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This is the Army’s plan to stop physically breaking so many of its soldiers
“My sergeants major right now, they hurt. Their bodies hurt."
I took the Army Combat Fitness Test. Here’s what I learned
I'm still kind of sore.
Army leaders are begging soldiers to take the fitness test everyone loves to hate
“It’s extremely important for us to know and get the information that we can pull and say, ‘Do we have the right version?'"
How the Army combat fitness test exposes the military’s unhealthy focus on ‘making weight’
“It’s become just a normal part of Army culture and military culture, and that’s not good.”
A trailblazing female Ranger grad has reignited the debate over the Army’s controversial new fitness test
Here we go again.
Scores for the Army’s new fitness test may not end up ‘gender-neutral’ after all
“We had this big thing of inclusion but this is one of the biggest eye sores that goes against inclusion."
Servicewomen’s advocacy group says the ACFT could deal ‘irreparable damage’ to the Army
SWAN joins a growing chorus of voices raising concerns over the Army's new fitness test
Lawmakers are mad about the Army’s new fitness test and think the leg tuck is useless
They said they have "considerable concerns regarding the negative impact it may already be having on so many careers"
Soldiers won’t have to pass the Army Combat Fitness Test to graduate initial training
The Army has suspended a rule requiring new enlisted soldiers and officers to pass the Army Combat Fitness Test to graduate initial military training through next year
How to crush your two-mile run like an Olympian
Of all the events that make up the Army Combat Fitness Test, the two-mile run generally causes soldiers the most grief.
Soldiers will start taking the new Army fitness test in October, but don’t worry — it doesn’t count yet
If you've been struggling with the leg tuck, we have some good news.
Army delays ACFT start date over COVID-19
It's your lucky day, soldier.
New Army Combat Fitness Test
The Army is working on implementing its first gender-neutral Army Combat Fitness Test within the next five years.
Training for the ACFT? There’s now an app for that
"It delivers on all fronts of physical training"
The first Army unit has received its ACFT equipment
Soldiers will start being scored on the ACFT in October 2020.
The Army is facing a major performance divide in its new combat fitness test
It may take up to five years to finalize the standards for the Army Combat Fitness Test as the service struggles to address the performance gap between male and female soldiers on the service's first-ever gender-neutral fitness assessment
This officer candidate just maxed the new ACFT, so step up your game
A senior drill sergeant said the "special sauce" is "hard work and motivation."
Army leaders aren’t worried about the ACFT, despite women failing at an astronomical rate
Time to work it.
The entire Army is going to start doing the new ACFT, but the scores won’t count until next year
Good luck out there.
No, an Army captain did not forbid his soldiers from having mustaches to raise APFT scores
"All soldiers in the company are authorized to grow facial hair in accordance with AR 670-1 policies"
Implementing new PT standards may hurt Army readiness. The service should learn from how US allies pulled it off
After nearly two decades of grinding low-intensity conflict, the U.S. military is shifting to focus on near-peer competition — and tailoring its physical fitness requirements accordingly.
The Army is developing an alternate combat fitness test for soldiers with permanent injuries
Injured soldiers could be rowing instead of running.
The Army National Guard is shelling out for some sweet fitness gear to help your lazy ass get in shape
Perhaps have a salad tonight?
The Army May Change Its Pushup Technique For The New Combat Fitness Test
Editor’s Note: This article by Matthew Cox originally appeared on Military.com, the premier source of information for the military and veteran community. U.S. Army fitness...