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  • 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.
  • 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.

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Army Green Beret Training

Army Green Beret Training

If you want to wear the green beret of the Army Special Forces, be warned, it takes more than the ability to do hundreds of push-ups. To make it in the Special Forces of any branch of the U.S. military, you need intelligence, an outstanding record of prior military service (at least three years), and high motivation - very high. But now, a new p... more

Tactical Fitness: Pushups After a Collar Bone Injury

Pushups

After an injury, getting back to normal can take some time as it is a process that has to follow these steps: Injury Reduce Swelling Healing Regain Full Range of Motion Rebuilding Back to Normal This process can take a few weeks to more than a year depending upon the inury's severity, and if surgery is requ... more

Tactical Fitness with Stew Smith: Proper Pushup Posture

Stew Smith: Proper Pushup Posture

Dear Stew: Could you give me some tips for proper pushups? I will be leaving for AF BMT sometime in the next couple of months, and I want to achieve the Warhawk PT standard. I can't seem to do pushups correctly; my back always has a slight curve, especially near my shoulder blades. I'm really skinny, and I don't know if that contributes... more

Weekly Workout: Leg Day with a Tactical Element

Deadlift workout.

Leg days are great! Especially for the tactical athlete who needs to have a strong foundation of core and leg strength to do challenging job-related skills like rucking, equipment carry, buddy carry, running hills and stairs, and swimming with fins for long distances. So when you think leg day, do you think of adding in these type of job perf... more

Weekly Workout: Upper Body Lift and PT with Paced Running for PT Tests

Pull-up Push Workout

Here is a mix of upper lifts, calisthenics, and some push and pull balance exercises followed by goal-paced running for a total of 2.5 miles. Upper Body / Run Pushup pyramid 1-10 (run 25m between each set) = 55 pushups Repeat 3-4 times: Pullups max Bench press 5-10 (moderately heavy) Pushups max (immediately after bench... more

Stew's Favorites: Pullups / Pushups / Situps

Army Basic Training PFT

This week, we did an all-​​time favorite workout that we have been doing for decades. It truly is a classic workout and if you are ever in the area where we train, you can join us. Especially now, as we are cycling out of the weight /​ strength cycle and merging into the running, swimming, higher rep PT cycle to prepare for crushing any fitness ... more

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