Its difficult for those that have been thorugh the course to answer questions like that. You'll get alot of opinions on how fit you should be, on distances, and
endurance. The simple answer is if you meet the minimum requirements you should not have a problem physically getting through BMQ.
BMQ in and of itself is not a fitness course. You'll walk around, march around, swim, climb over obstacles, rush to meet timings, stand around and wait,
prepare for tests, rush to get your kit in order, laundry, practice drill, and all with little sleep and little time for anything but course work. This may not seem
like a big deal physically, but with various stresses and lack of sleep, you feel pretty fatigued. Graduation day is one you'll feel pride in yourself and the
Anyways, you'll get various PT periods per week. They will involve running, circuit training, strength training, swimming, obstacles, and general all
around fun. Each week for the first five weeks they ramp you up from 3 km runs to 6 km runs once a week. You'll likely get two periods of ruck marches
per week for distances of 3 km to 10 km over six weeks. There are numerous drill periods and marching around from building to building. Then theres
Farham at the end of the course and that helps top improve the endurance. The runs are timed but there is no pass or fail. Each recruit runs at their
own pace, yet you will be expected to show drive and improve during the course.
If you're a fitness fanatic particularily strength or cardio (like having a bench press around or running marathons) likely you'll feel BMQ is not
challenging (physically) except for other aspects of the course. Don't worry about it. Once you get out of BMQ and move on to your training or gaining unit,
there'll be a gym or a track around and getting back into it isn't a problem.