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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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The Blue Falcon Workout is Great for a Buddy Workout

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I call this workout the Blue Falcon Workout, as it works best if you have a buddy to push you (or make you work harder because he/she is slower than you). How it Works You have distance events and 100 repetition events to do as a team. While one buddy does the distance event, you do the 100 rep event -- neither can stop until both are fin... more

Ask Stew: Marine Corp Fitness Test Changes

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If you were not aware, the Marine Corps made some pretty big changes not only to the PFT, but also to the Combat Fitness Test, and the body fat standards. Here is an email from a female Marine recruit considering her options as she prepares for a future in the USMC: Stew, I am heading to USMC OCS in the next few months, I have been working ... more

Ask Stew: Can You Train Strength and Endurance?

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Working with professional trainers has been one thing I have enjoyed tremendously since joining the National Strength and Conditioning Association and becoming certified through their Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist program (CSCS). I have had the opportunity to learn from some of the best, but also share a side of fitness tha... more

Special Ops Prep for Log PT and Leg Stamina

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There are a few things most people worry about prior to attending Special Ops programs. Typically there is something that is ultra-challenging to most of the class. It could be rucking without much food (Ranger), swimming skills and PT (SEAL / PJ), or a combination of running, rucking, and swimming constantly. Most will agree that preparing ... more

AIT Workouts

Victor Dioguino assists Matthew McLaughlin while lifting weights at the Warrior Fitness Center June 17, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. (U.S. Air Force/Caitlin Kenney)

We train and prepare for basic training programs, but often find that, after the basic training, we are actually in worse shape than when we started. This happens especially to those seeking more advanced Special Ops level of fitness and, in this soldier's case, the Army Rangers. Sometimes you can find extra time to train to get back to where yo... more

Ask Stew - Unprepared but Athletic

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Some rush head first into challenging programs without much thought as to what they are really getting into. Some actually consider the unknown and look for guidance. Here is an email from an athlete curious about training for the Army Special Forces, trying to balance the line between pushing harder physically and relying on mental toughness to... more

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