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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.
  • Army PFT Two-Mile Run Score Chart
    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.

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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

Ten Things You Should Start Doing Today

Navy Master-At-Arms 2nd Class Nichole Lowery instructs Sailors during sunrise yoga

When people say you need to get healthy or that you need to start stretching, it is easy to get lost in the vastness of the options available from such rather general and even specific suggestions. The following is a list of ten things you "need to do today" with specific examples and links to more ideas of how to make them all work for you ... 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 2 of 3)

The "Three-Hour" Diet

This is article 2 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 1:  Introduction to Blood Tests /​ Insulin Resistance /​ Cholesterol Education Health Screening 101 – Part 3:  Blood Testing In this article, we will discuss the recommend... more

Achieve Washboard Abs

Achieve Washboard Abs

Having a flat stomach or more commonly, "washboard abs" is not just accomplished by working out daily, it has to become an all-encompassing lifestyle. The key components are healthy diet, cardiovascular training, and abdominal exercises. If a movie star stomach is your goal, you must realize that to achieve your goal you have to first concentrat... more

Reducing Your Blood Pressure

Reducing Your Blood Pressure

Here is an email that I receive with increasing regularity as of  late. More and more young people have elevated blood pressure or high  blood pressure and this is affecting their ability to join the military. I'm trying to get in the Army National Guard. I passed the ASVAB and most of the physical. I said most because they found that I had hig... more

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