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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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Passing Military Swimming Tests

Passing Military Swimming Tests

There are several military swimming-related tests most military members must be able to pass.  Usually, these tests are either performed at the various military indoctrination training programs throughout the branches or in advanced training such as that performed in special forces. However, in the Navy and Coast Guard the swim test is part of t... 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

PFT Run Workouts

PFT Run Workouts

Running Even Faster Most of the time, I receive emails from people who are seeking to pass their PFT, and just as many who wish to max out their PFT scores for their age group. Check out the "Ace Any Military PFT" article for more info. Every now and then, I get emails from people who are training to run even faster than they already are. Thes... more

Army Airborne PFT

US Army Airborne Physical Fitness Test (PFT)

If you are preparing to become a member of any Special Operations Group (Army SF, Rangers, Navy SEALs, Marine RECON, Air Force PJs, EOD units, and others) you must graduate from the Army Basic Airborne Course (BAC) in Fort Benning. Not only is it a prerequisite for Special Ops, but it has become a mandatory school to further your Army career as ... more

Remedial Fitness for Military

Remedial Fitness for Military

An Army Reservist of twenty plus years emailed me for some help. This question, and the need for a basic program, is universal throughout the military ranks - active and reserve. There is a growing trend in remedial fitness. Here is the question: "I have corresponded with you in the past and a while back you sent me an intermediate level fitne... more

The Next Level of Push-ups and Pull-ups

The Next Level of Push-ups and Pull-ups

The Next Step After Building a Solid Foundation Here is an email from a military man seeking to get better at his pull-ups and push-ups for an upcoming PFT for Special Ops Selection. "Thank you for the 14 day Pull-up and the Push-up routine. I did it to the letter, doing on average of a 130 pull ups and 300 pushups per work out. I went from 1... more

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