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The best ellipticals to keep up the cardio all year long
Ride with style with some of the best ellipticals on the market.
Why the Air Force will allow airmen to walk instead of run on their fitness tests
"More testing options will put flexibility in the hands of our Airmen – where it belongs."
The best fitness trackers to help you crush your PT
Keep tabs on your training with an assist from these top-rated fitness trackers.
Overweight troops are costing the Pentagon more than $1 billion a year
That's the equivalent cost of 52 Apache attack helicopters going down the drain every year.
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.
A 43-year-old paratrooper with stage 3 kidney disease just hit the max ACFT score
"A lot of people look at me and think, 'Oh, this dude's just a meathead' ... but I'm part of the population that a lot of providers are worried about."
The mother of a Navy recruit who died in boot camp claims the service ignored clear PT-related health risks
"This health condition (Kierra had), they knew it," she said. "They found it. They should have handled it better."
A new line on the Air Force fitness screening questionnaire may help solve the service’s rash of PT deaths
Screening for sickle cell will help flag airmen who might need additional clearance or care ahead of their PT test, officials said
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.
Marine poolee dies during fitness test at Maryland recruiting station
Jose Rodriguez had completed the run portion of the Initial Strength Test, which all prospective Marines, or poolees, must take to qualify to ship off to boot camp
Eglin AFB curtails running portion of PT test following captain’s death
Physical fitness tests were briefly suspended earlier this week and outdoor cardio testing will be curtailed for the remainder of the summer at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, after an airman died Saturday. She had completed her PT test on Friday
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.
What Soldiers Really Think Of The New Army PT Test, According To Reddit
The new Army PT test is right around the corner, and every soldier with Internet access seems absolutely pumped. That’s...
The Army Is Pushing To Make Basic Training And PT Longer And Harder
Editor’s Note: This article by Matthew Cox originally appeared on Military.com, the premier source of information for the military and veteran community. Senior...
The Army’s Next Crisis: Americans Aren’t Fit Enough To Fight
The mission of the U.S. Army is to fight and win the nation's wars. To that end, soldiers at installations...
The Navy Just Gave 48,000 Sailors Who Failed Their PRT A Sweet Deal
The Navy has a new message for tens of thousands of sailors who’ve struggled to work on their fitness: The...
The Military Wants To Make Bases More Walkable Because Vehicles Are For The Weak
As Syria heats up, the Gulf states get snippy, and North Korea keeps lobbing rockets, the Department of Defense’s top...
Here’s What Marines Have To Say About The New PFT Standards
A lot of changes hit the Marine Corps’ annual physical fitness test this year: a sliding point scale based on...