Military Fitness Archive

An Army soldier performs squats at Fort Carson.
U.S. Army Sgt. Melissa Schimmel, an intelligence analyst with Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 2nd Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, performs squats on a Smith machine at Fort Carson’s Iron Horse Sports and Fitness Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., April 18, 2013. (Staff Sgt. Andrew Porch/U.S. Army photo)

This is a one-stop shop article to help people find information on specific fitness topics more easily in the Fitness Center. Here, you will find fitness requirements for each service and tips on improving your fitness scores.

Military fitness -- General topics

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