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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.
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    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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    The Army's Basic Training Physical Fitness Test is a three-event physical performance test used to assess endurance.

Law Enforcement Fitness

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You Might Be a Runner if...

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jeffery Lewis runs at Fort Eustis, Va., May 12, 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Natasha Stannard)

It never fails – like clockwork – people start asking more questions about running every spring through summer. Seems like it is a natural trait many of us have engrained in us whether we like to run or not. Whether it is preparing for upcoming racing cycles or maintaining your speed for military or FBI fitness tests, people are running. If you... more

Which SpecOps is Right for Me?

Which SpecOps is Right for Me?

Every now and then I get a question that requires extra effort to answer. This question required every bit of experience I had to answer. If you are on the fence or how or where to serve your country, please read. I am debating where to serve? Firefighting EMT, Police SWAT, or Military Special Ops. I know you write about all of them - do you ha... more

Making it TO and THROUGH Training

Airman weightlifting.

Many people confuse the training programs groups like active duty Special Ops perform to maintain their fitness levels for the demands of the profession with how they prepare for challenging schools like BUD/​S, SFAS /​ SFQC, and PJ training to name a few. Here is a question to better describe a very common issue with candidate training program... more

Tactical Fitness Training /​ Testing Ideas

Air Force run

Training large groups with varied fitness levels is one of the most challenging things to accomplish with success. Success will be defined by the group’s increased fitness levels as well as not injuring people who maybe ill-​​prepared for new and challenging exercises. Here is a great question from a new PT coordinator concerned with adding new ... more

Tactical Fitness and Special Ops Training

Tactical Fitness: running with gear.

Hey Stew, I am working on a project and was curious what your opinion on today’s warrior and Special Ops fitness and which training disciplines best achieve this? Great question! Over the past decade Special Ops Fitness has morphed into a new fitness genre along with military, police, and fire fighter fitness called Tactical Fitness. In fact, t... more

What Are Some Group PT Ideas — Advanced Level?

The Five Day Pre-Boot Camp

Here is a commonly asked email from military members who are placed in charge of their command’s group PT program, but this one is a request for more advanced workouts for his hardcore group at his command. See his request: Stew, Thanks for your numerous articles /​ books as I have used them since I was a civilian several years ago. Now, I am p... more

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