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Last Post 18 Oct 2012 10:31 AM by captkyguy. 4 Replies.
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18 Oct 2012 08:28 AM
    I am a high school student, seriously considering joining the Coast Gaurd and need some advise, this is totally new to me, and no one in my family has ever been in it, so I'm just blindly researching. I'm a cross country runner, so I'm in shape, but need to work on weight training.
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    18 Oct 2012 09:33 AM
    Welcome aboard. The CG can be an excellent choice. Look around the forum, see what answers you can find. If you are still wondering about things, start asking. We are happy to help get you started and answering some questions.

    Don't do too much weight training that you gain muscle and with it weight, then go over the max allowable. I have no idea if you are close just wanted to throw that out there.
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    18 Oct 2012 10:25 AM
    I am going to guess if you do cross country, you are probably pretty tiny and would probably be just fine. But Old Guard is right, make sure you know what your max allowable weight is before you go weight training crazy.

    I too came from a family that had no military experience (except my grandpa - but that was in the 40's and things are so different now). Good luck to you, and feel free to ask questions. That's what we are here for.
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    18 Oct 2012 10:26 AM
    You can find your weight here: http://www.uscg.org/Forum/aft/8902.aspx
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    18 Oct 2012 10:31 AM
    Excellent career choice...we wish you all the best!
    I want to finally set it free, So show me how to see what Your mercy sees, Help me now to give what You gave to me...Forgiveness, Forgiveness
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