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    Dump the Plump

    {Please read the following in your best drill instructor voice} Ladies (both literal and figurative), the holidays are over and it’s time to get your nasty bodies off the couch, throw away those Christmas cookies and get back to your pre-holiday figure. Marines don’t make excuses and we won’t let you either. Use these pins to motivate you to get out there and run, walk, lift and swim your way to be fit to fight.


    Dump the Plump

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    A Marine recruit muscles his way through an obstacle course during boot camp (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Caitlin Brink/Released)

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    Complete with cammies and gear, Marines take swimming to a whole new level.

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    It's not about what you CAN'T do. It's about what you CAN do.

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    Too cold to run outside? Hit the pool for a water-running workout.

    Running With A Splash | Marines Magazine

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    Try these Marines' killer workouts if you are up to the challenge.

    Ready To Rumble | Marines Magazine

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    What drives and motivates you?

    Wounded Body Warrior Spirit (Cpl. Josue Barron) | Marines Blog

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    Work some muscle-building pull-ups to your daily workout routine.

    So Long Flexed Arm Hang | Marines Blog

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    For those days when you lack motivation.

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    Thinking of building up your upper body? Make sure you know the proper way to build upper body strength first.

    Balancing the Weights | Marines Blog

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    When life knocks you down, get back on your feet again.

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    For his New Year's Resolution, this Marine did 1 million pushups in one year to raise money for wounded warriors.

    Pushing Yourself to the Limit | Marines Blog

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    Do you have what it takes to complete the Marine Corps obstacle course?

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    Even on those days when life gets you down, find a way to get on top.

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    To improve your fitness, go straight to the core.

    Getting Straight to the Core | Marines Magazine

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    How's this for some motivation?

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    Stretching out your muscles after a workout will help prevent unnecessary injury.

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    Tire flipping is a workout that will leave your muscles burning.

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    Having a workout buddy can help you push yourself to the next level.

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    You're never too old for a bike ride.

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    Sports are a great way to get a workout while having fun.

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    No challenge is too big to overcome.

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    Swimming can be a great break from your usual cardio workouts.

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    Don't worry, swimming with a rifle at the pool isn't necessary for a great workout.

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    Morning runs are a great way to start a productive day.

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    Getting out for a jog with friends is a great way to get cardio workouts into your day.

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