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

Navy Workouts

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Tough Mix of a Few Types of Workouts

UpHillPushups600

Eventually, what was a workout becomes a warmup as you progress into bigger and better conditioning. Here is a mix of PT pyramids for warmup, a super set circuit to push your maxes, and a Build Your Own Spartan 300 to see your creativity and ability to finish when tired. Of course, this is all followed up by a sprint / jog cardio session. ... more

Ask Stew: Improvement Needed on Fitness Test

Marines and Sailors Beach Run

There are not many fitness tests out there that exposes a weakness quite like the way PT tests that test for special ops courses do. For instance, the BUD/S PST is a classic mix of requirements: Upper body strength, muscle stamina, ability to swim well, and run fast. Times and scores have to be competitive with the maximum efforts of the bes... 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

20 Years of Periodization Training

 Students assigned to Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S) class 286 participate in a surf passage training exercise at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Kyle D. Gahlau)

I realized I have been using my Periodization style of training now for 20 years, after one of my former Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S) prep students reminded me that it was 20 years ago he and his classmates shipped off to BUD/S. That was the year when I learned I needed to make some changes in my personal and profession training prog... more

Making the PT Test Just Another Workout

Army Situp PT

Wouldn't it be nice to go into your next PT test and have the feeling of "this is just another workout" versus "this is not going to be good" and worry yourself sick over it? There is a way to get to that point, but it takes practice, discipline, and building good training habits. Here is a way to make the Navy physical screening test (PST)... more

Running Prior to Navy Boot Camp

An airman runs through a puddle. U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Carlin Leslie

Preparing for the running prior to attending Navy boot camp goes without saying — you should be doing it, and often. This is especially true if your future goals potentially include units that require follow-on training programs with tougher standards. You need to be well prepared BEFORE you start day one at Boot Camp. Here is a very common ques... more

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