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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.
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    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.

Air Force Workouts

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Ask Stew: Weakness Wednesday

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Recently, we have been focusing on a variety of weaknesses people typically have with regards to fitness training prior to military service. Sometimes, it is the fitness test itself -- maybe the run time or the low numbers of repetitions on pullups, pushups, or situps. Sometimes, it is the bigger events students will see while in training: s... more

Tough Mix of a Few Types of Workouts

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Eventually, what was a workout becomes a warmup as you progress into bigger and better conditioning. Here is a mix of PT pyramids for warmup, a super set circuit to push your maxes, and a Build Your Own Spartan 300 to see your creativity and ability to finish when tired. Of course, this is all followed up by a sprint / jog cardio session. ... more

Special Ops Prep for Log PT and Leg Stamina

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There are a few things most people worry about prior to attending Special Ops programs. Typically there is something that is ultra-challenging to most of the class. It could be rucking without much food (Ranger), swimming skills and PT (SEAL / PJ), or a combination of running, rucking, and swimming constantly. Most will agree that preparing ... more

AIT Workouts

Victor Dioguino assists Matthew McLaughlin while lifting weights at the Warrior Fitness Center June 17, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. (U.S. Air Force/Caitlin Kenney)

We train and prepare for basic training programs, but often find that, after the basic training, we are actually in worse shape than when we started. This happens especially to those seeking more advanced Special Ops level of fitness and, in this soldier's case, the Army Rangers. Sometimes you can find extra time to train to get back to where yo... more

Top 10 GO-TO Workout Plans

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We all have that favorite workout that is the GO-TO plan when you miss your normal workout due to a variety of reasons such as a busy day at work, facilities closing early, and travel. Some people go back to a basic calisthenics circuit that they remember from the military, while other take a day off. Whatever your workout plan is today, som... more

Special Operations Fitness Prep

Special Operations Fitness Prep

Since 9-11, many former military members have asked me about re-joining active units or challenging themselves to try for Special Operations positions after several years out of the military or in reserve units. This email comes from a Marine Reservist, who is taking that challenge to go active duty again AND push for Marine RECON units. His em... more

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