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  • Army PFT Overview

    Army PFT Overview

    Whether you're thinking about joining or you've been a soldier for years, staying in fighting condition is vital to your success. In fact it is so important that the Army has a physical fitness program designed to ensure every soldier is combat ready at all times. The Army's Physical Fitness program features a Physical Fitness Test and the Army Weight Control Program. The program helps make sure that you look as good as you feel. In addition ... more

  • Army Weight Control Program (AWCP)

    Army Weight Control Program (AWCP)

    The Army's Physical Fitness program has two factors: the Physical Fitness Test and the Army Body Composition Program. The AWCP ensures every soldier is healthy, physically fit, and combat ready. The program requires you to meet specific weight standards, which are based on their height, weight, and gender.  Under the AWCP you will be required to weigh-in at least once every six months.  This may be done at the same time as your Army Physical... more

  • Army Physical Fitness Program

    Army Basic Training

    The Army Physical Fitness program has two factors the weigh-in and the Physical Fitness Test. The APFT is a three-event physical performance test used to assess endurance. It is a simple way to measure your physical strengths, abilities, and cardio-respiratory fitness. The intent of the APFT is to provide a baseline assessment regardless of your Military Occupational Specialty. The APFT is to be taken at least twice a calendar year and you mus... more

  • Army's Big PT Test Changes

    Army's Big Pt Test Changes

    This potential policy change of the Army PFT standards article was written in 2011. After testing the ACRT / APRT on more than 10,000 soldiers, TRADOC decided not to implement proposed changes and are still researching the data.  The original Army Physical Fitness Test of pushups, situps, and 2 mile timed run is still being used by the entire Army until further notice. For the first time in more than 20 years, the Army is gearing up to chang... more

  • Army PFT Sit-up Score Chart

    Army PFT Sit-up Score Chart

    The Army's Physical Fitness program features a Physical Fitness Test and the Army Weight Control Program. The program helps make sure that you look as good as you feel. You are required to pass the Basic Training APFT to graduate boot camp and continue on to Advance Infantry Training. You must score at least a 50 in each event in order to pass the APFT to graduate Basic Combat Training. US ARMY SIT-UP STANDARDS - Age Group 17-21 - Age Gr... more

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