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  • Army PFT Two-Mile Run Score Chart
    Army PFT Two-Mile Run Score Chart
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    To ace the running portion of any PFT, it is most important to learn your pace. Recognize breathing, arm swing, leg stride, foo...
  • Army PFT Push-up Score Chart
    Army PFT Push-up Score Chart
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    The Army's Basic Training Physical Fitness Test is a three-event physical performance test used to assess endurance. It is used...
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    Army Basic Training PFT
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    Check out the updated version of the Army PFT. The Army's Basic Training Physical Fitness Test is a three-event physical perfo...
  • Army PFT Sit-up Score Chart
    Army PFT Sit-up Score Chart
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    The Army's Physical Fitness program features a Physical Fitness Test and the Army Weight Control Program. The program helps mak...

Diet and Nutrition

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The Fundamentals of Nutrition

The Fundamentals of Nutrition

When people stop exercising and no longer care about what they eat, they can gain five to ten pounds a year, on average. That's why in five short years, people step on a scale and cannot believe that they are nearly fifty pounds overweight. Weight has a way of sneaking up on you over time. Gaining weight doesn't happen overnight - and you don't ... more

Recovery Tools of the Trade

The "Three-Hour" Diet

How Do You Best Perform Daily? “Recovery and Maintenance,” We hear these terms often in just about every area of our lives: from improving your fitness and athletic performance and handling stressful professions to maintaining your health with a strong immune system. Typically, most people in the military /​ law enforcement fitness and health g... more

Missing Link to Performance: Rest /​ Recovery, De-​​Stressing

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Often life can get in the way of fitness performance as well as your basic health. The missing link to many Special Operations candidates as well as active duty members is proper amounts of rest, recovery, and stress mitigation skills. Actively pursuing recovery has to be done whether you are in a high level Special Ops training program or just ... more

Tactical Athletes and Nutrition

Nutrition For Fitness

Here is an article from a friend of mine after having this discussion at a conference a few weeks ago on nutrition for military, police, fire fighters — our tactical athletes. Theere is the need for more carbs for highly active people but it goes deeper than that: Nutrition and the Tactical Athlete As a firefighter understands fire, the warrio... more

The Biggest Health Problem in the USA

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Insulin Resistance is our nation’s biggest public health problem and will potentially get much worse in our future. Insulin Resistance (IR) is defined by Dr. Greenwald of Specialty Health in Reno NV as “When humans become insulin resistant, the glucose receptors of our liver and muscle cells get clogged. Insulin has a difficult time allowing glu... more

Health Screening 101 (Part 1 of 3)

Reducing Your Blood Pressure

This is article 1 of the 3 part series of Health Screening 101.  The other two articles in the series of Health Screening 101 are the following: Health Screening 101 – Part 2:  Courses of Action to Follow:  Diet, Exercise, Medications Recommended Health Screening 101 – Part 3:  Blood Testing Without a better understanding of health screenin... more

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