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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

Achieve Washboard Abs

Achieve Washboard Abs

Having a flat stomach or more commonly, "washboard abs" is not just accomplished by working out daily, it has to become an all-encompassing lifestyle. The key components are healthy diet, cardiovascular training, and abdominal exercises. If a movie star stomach is your goal, you must realize that to achieve your goal you have to first concentrat... 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

Weekend Workout Challenges

U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Mark R. W. Orders-Woempner

If you are like most active people, the weekend is your time to shine when it comes to working out. The few weekday workouts you are able to squeeze in are shortened by work and life, so you use the weekend to play catch-up. The week is time to relax, but the weekend is your chance to push yourself, whether that means participating in a race, ob... more

Getting Fit on a Budget

Getting Fit on a Budget

Here is a great question that focuses on getting fit and losing weight on a budget. I think I can help. Here is the question: "There are some great ideas on the Stew Smith article archive for losing weight and such. However, I am 25 years old, I am single and live from paycheck to paycheck. Many things that people suggest doing are quite frankl... more

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