Get fit to join: Shape up for the Royal Navy

When it comes to fitness, there’s only one condition for life in the Royal Navy. Peak condition. We ask a lot of all our personnel, which is why we have an exacting set of physical standards that you’ll need to reach. Once you’ve managed that, you’ll be able to perform in difficult situations, and in the most challenging environments. If a career in the Royal Navy is what you really want, this section provides all the information you need to make sure nothing stands in your way.

My fitness plan

Click on the block which best describes how you stay fit and your current fitness level, and we’ll supply you with a plan to help you get in shape for your role.

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Stages and standards

Select your entry level and see the different physical tests that you’ll need to pass, and the standards you’ll need to achieve to progress.

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Advice and guidance

From eating healthily to exercising properly, these helpful hints, tips and bite-sized pieces of information have been specially created to help you get fit for the Royal Navy.

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