1. I’m 18 and I also did the army pt and my score was :
    Push ups: 44
    Sit ups: 62 (ran out of time)
    2 mile run: 17:44

    I challenge everyone else to do this & Comment down below what’s your results!!

  2. For future reference, after you run don’t sit down. Stand up and put your hands over your head. (It helps you breathe better. It opens your lungs so you can breathe better.)

  3. Shit’s hella easy for me as far as Pushups and sit-ups. Only problem I’ve ever really had with a PT test is my run. Failed it for the first time at my current station, got injured for a whole month, then came back with a 250 score.
    Anyone who struggles with calisthenics, the only way to get better is to actually do it. I remember when I couldn’t even do more than 5 push-ups. Now I can rep out 40-50 in one go. Same goes for sit-ups & the run.
    Anyone can do this. Take your time, & you’ll get better in no time.

  4. Interesting to hear your feedback. I'm British. I went to a Royal Marines potential officers selection when I was 17 and at that time they were using the USMC physicial fitness test. Overhand pullups, situps, pressups and a shuttle run of 6 x 50m (under 50 seconds I think was the pass rate) to the best of my recollection. It was interesting to be able to compare my results at that age with the other candidates. Later in life I then went on to join the Army as an Officer and did an older version of the Basic Fitness test (there have been at least 3 versions in the last 20-30 years) and Academy's version of the Combat fitness test. Completely agree with your sentiments on doing the run having just finished the situps, pressups (and pull ups in my case). Running when abs, arms, and especially hip flexors, are fatigued. Interestingly, in my time, the pressups for females were different (knees on the ground) and pullups (lower beam, feet on the ground with body at an angle underneath), but because of different physiology (men have far more weight on their upper body so more pressure on abs to lift that weight) it was often a female that finished last on activities like the abdominal bleep test. I wouldn't advocate anyone doing the combat fitness test (speed march) without specific training beforehand as it could likely result in lower limb injury if not used to that kind of activity.

    The run part of the Basic Fitness test for the British Army, in the most recent version I did, was a half mile warmup (800m) in about 6 minutes, followed immediately by a 1.5mile best effort (2400m), the time to attain being based on age and gender. For under 30 male the target was 10 min 30, for Under 30 female 13 mins. The best times I ever witnessed were in the region of 6mins 45.

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