Army FIT-P: Fitness Improvement Training Program

In the Army National Guard you will find the Fitness Improvement Training Program, also known as FIT-P.  This is a program designed to help Soldiers who are overweight and/or cannot pass the APFT get back in shape.  The program offers a comprehensive approach to fitness, teaching Soldiers about proper nutrition, dieting, and exercise.  The FIT-P …

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APFT Requirements

Today, I want to discuss the APFT Requirements.  These are the requirements for Army personnel concerning the Army Physical Fitness Test.  The APFT consists of three events: 2 minutes of push-ups, 2 minutes of sit-ups and a timed 2-mile run.  The standards vary, based upon the Soldier’s age and gender.  Injured Soldiers and Soldiers with …

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