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Journal EntryArmy revises training program to deal with overweight and unfit recruits
The New York Times presents a look at the Army’s new physical-training program to deal with recruits who reach basic training having less strength and endurance than those privates in the past.
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Journal EntryMarines address fitness testing
Failing a fitness test can get a Marine passed over for promotion,perhaps ending career hopes. According to an article from KVOA.com based in Tucson, AZ, there is growing pressure to hold marines to a higher standard for physical fitness and combat readiness.
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Journal EntryArmy recruit goes from couch potato to Warfighter
A former couch potato turned disciplined army recruit gets into fighting shape.
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Journal EntryAirman provides some tried and true workout methods
NBCwashington.com (Washington, D.C.) has an article on how one U.S. Air Force airman stays healthy and in shape for Air Force-related missions.
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Journal EntryPerfect pushups: Which service branch offers the best methods?
Navy Times has an article that examines what the definition of a “military push-up” means to a soldier, sailor, airman and Marine.
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Journal EntryStudies look to see if mouthpiece boosts athletic performance
According to researchers at The Citadel, wearing a small plastic mouthpiece during exercise could boost athletic performance.
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Journal EntryPerforming at your peak in high altitudes
Researchers at USARIEM conduct research on military performance in high altitude environments and published their findings in Altitude Acclimatization and Illness Management Guidelines this year.
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Journal EntryBuild strong teams to prevent operational stress
Teamwork is vital to operational success.
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Journal EntryFunctional Movement screening might be a better assessment of total fitness.
When you’re in the military, being fit is part of the job – that has never changed. Neither, it seems, has the Physical Readiness (PRT) Test.
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Journal EntryConfused about supplements?
Wandering down the aisle of a store looking for a dietary supplement can be overwhelming and intimidating. The Natural Medicines Database can help.
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