Could you pass the US Army Fitness Test?

United States Army this year replaced its outdated physical fitness test with a more rigorous model designed to better prepare soldiers for the demands of modern warfare. The United States Army in the 1980s introduced rhythmic gymnastics and tests for push-ups, sit-ups, pull-ups, and running. The test consisted of two minutes of push-ups, 10 minutes of sit-ups, and a 2-mile run.

But after the numerous physical injuries of soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan, the army decided to change the physical access tests to confirm the physical condition of its soldiers and establish a very difficult fitness test. As of 2020, the APFT (National Test) has been phased out to make way for the new Army Physical Fitness Test, Combat Physical Fitness Test o ACFT (Army Combat Fitness Test) and every soldier in the army has to pass it twice a year.

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