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25 year old signing up

#1 Post by shouldawoulda »

hey guys, new to this forum, will cut to the chase... I will be 25 before i am fit enough to submit an application with the paras. was originally going to sign up around 4 years ago but medical problems put the the life plan on hold. along with the fitness (which is very poor currently) i am now again very interested and want to proceed. i know fitness fitness fitness with mental fitness is the key to success, however am just worried about the age side of things, is it still worth a shot at 25 or should i hang up the running shoes. any feedback would be awesome.

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I reckon if you can sort the fitness, and the physical and mental resilience then sure, why not?

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Been there done that, fitness is every thing in the Para's

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