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  • Army PFT Push-up Score Chart
    Army PFT Push-up Score Chart
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    You must score at least a 50 in each event in order to pass the APFT to graduate Basic Combat Training.
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    Army PFT Two-Mile Run Score Chart
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    You must score at least a 50 in each event in order to pass the APFT to graduate Basic Combat Training.
  • Army PFT Sit-up Score Chart
    Army PFT Sit-up Score Chart
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    You must score at least a 50 in each event in order to pass the APFT to graduate Basic Combat Training.
  • Army Basic Training PFT
    Army Basic Training PFT
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    The Army's Basic Training Physical Fitness Test is a three-event physical performance test used to assess endurance.

News Archives for 2014

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Your Olympic Support Team

Your Olympic Support Team Image

Teammates, if you haven't figured it out by now, the Olympics FIRE ME UP! I happen to be a snow nut, so the winter games add additional fuel to my Fire -- but what gets my fire stoked in the first place is what the Olympics remind me of every time I watch them -- that is, what I call the Olympic Fundamentals.  Olympic Fundamental #1 -- You're only as good as your Olympic Support team! Very few of us will ever be an Olympian, but the fundamentals of becoming an Olympian can be used by anyone. They have universal application and when employed can take us to our own Olympic podium in life.  These are fundamental rules of success, whether yo... more

Can I Die from Drinking Too Much Water?

Can I Die from Drinking Too Much Water?

Water  Oxygen = Weight Loss A concerned Army Reservist asks: "I have heard about people dying of drinking too much water. Is this possible?" This is a great question because so many times this issue is taken out of context causing people to stop drinking water altogether. When you read about people who die or get kidney damage "from drinking too much water" you are only hearing half of the story. The other half of the story is often overlooked. These people die or are seriously injured internally from over-hydration with insufficient replacement of sodium, which is called dilutional hyponatremia. The documented cases are from partici... more

Total Fitness: The Next Generation

Total Fitness: The Next Generation

Each week, I search for ideas to write about. Most ideas come from the readers themselves, but every now and then I find a new fitness product or idea I think could really be beneficial to everyone. Many of the program developers I interview claim they have the total fitness solution, though they actually lack some of the key components of fitness. I define total fitness as strength training, aerobic training, core strength training and flexibility. I saw a new product while on travel when I stayed in a Marriott Hotel. They have just introduced a new, in room fitness program and they offer the BodyRev FAST program. I tried it and I liked ... more

Top Ten List to Stay Motivated and Build Mental Toughness

Top Ten List to Stay Motivated and Build Mental Toughness

Most high school and college athletes are pretty motivated but need guidance on how to get to a new level of fitness and athleticism. From off-season growth and speed workouts to in-season maintenance plans, there are different programs to choose from and it all depends on your goals and current fitness level. The difference in excelling during the off-season is your own self-motivation and the question is, "Are you a wanna-be or a gonna-be?" 1 -- Get your workout over with - Before any commitments, work out either in the early morning before school or immediately after school. Write it down in your calendar because if your workout is not... more

Top 15 NikkiFit Tips

Top 15 Nikkifit Tips

1) Set goals that are realistic and specific. Have a set time period as your goal to help you stick to a new fitness regime. Write down your plan of action for every day, week, and so on. Start with a plan that you think you can accomplish or exceed. For example, walk for 30 minutes, and then run for 20 minutes. See how many times you have to stop and walk each time. Eventually, work up to running for 30 minutes. 2) Identify and eliminate your barriers to exercise and eating well. Make a plan to conquer and avoid those specific barriers. Take each barrier or excuse and write down ways you can solve the problem. 3) Put one sneaker in fron... more

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