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Old 10 October 2011, 05:13
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I don't know if it's because I'm running uphill in my neighborhood...but everyone's run time is minutes faster than mine. Now I'm not the best runner. But I'd like to think that I'm fairly fit when it comes to cardio work outs. Where are you guys running? A track? A neighborhood?

Whatever it is...All of these times are motivating me to drop my run time as much as possible, starting now.
Okay, so I went out and did a PFT. (With what I could remember when I was in the DEP for the USMC...Which was four years ago.)

I did a lot worse then I thought I was going to do.

Pull ups - 21
Crunches - 62 (within two minutes0
1.5 mile - 14:58...

So I know what I should be working on...Core strength and cardio work outs. Big time.

Do you guys sprint the whole run? I was going about twice as fast as my usual jogging speed, and those were my results. I'm glad I did this though. Definitely put me in my spot and shows that I really need to step my game up. I haven't run at that speed in a long time.

I met up with my dinner at the end of the run. That was a fun little surprise.
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Old 10 October 2011, 06:29
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I'm currently following this routine mixed with a few others that fellow members on here recommended.

http://www.coreperformance.com/daily...nute-mile.html
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Old 29 October 2011, 10:21
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Great link, by the way, Danno.

I ran a 14:03 last night. Still slower than most, but that's 55 seconds of my last time, so I'm happy about it.
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Old 29 December 2011, 22:27
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....I am weak.

AF PT test, highlights how meager my strength is.

PU in 1 min: 50
SU in 1 min: 49
1.5 mile run: 9:48

Hit the gym with a buddy yesterday afternoon for cals and tire flips till muscle failure. Let's see what happens in 30 days.
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Old 30 December 2011, 00:58
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I love this thread, no shame, just the facts. I will post one soon. The references to fuel and rubber hoses makes me feel safe I will be in good company in the garage.
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Old 31 January 2012, 03:33
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So there's a bugeater specific test.

Chin ups, 2 min max PU, 4 min max SU (real sit-ups, not crunches like regular AF PT test), 2 mile run. It's an annual requirement for us.

I've been working out, doing 100 PU program, and found a giant hole in my fitness. Pull/chin ups.

Tested today:
7 chin ups
101 sit-ups
42 pushups
13:43 run

Haven't been doing chin ups or pull ups. So that helped weaken my arms/shoulders. Then 85 was max sit-ups but I'm dumb and wanted to see if I could do 100+. Have only run 4-5 times since last month. Sub 14 is ok, but push and pull ups are apparently still wicked weak.
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Old 31 January 2012, 18:26
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Had a horrible awful abysmal representing on the PST I did yesterday. I will say I'd been taking it easy for 8 days prior with some light PT and swims but no runs as my lower back was trying to kill the rest of me so:

Swim 500yd css in 11:13
Pushups in 2mins 84
Situps in 2mins 76
Pullups 12
1.5 mile run was 13:35 (started upchucking at about a mile and tried to keep going but speed went to a slow crawl during that time period and didn't get back up to a real run pace by the end) I'll try it again in 2 months or so.
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Old 4 March 2012, 22:02
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78 Push-Ups
70 Sit-Ups
13:46 Run

Need to work on getting my shoulder blades all the way to the mat on sit-ups, had quite a few not count.

Apparently, this is common with former Marines, being used to crunches, and all.
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Old 5 March 2012, 17:54
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Swim dropped considerably, push and situps are both consistent. Pulls and run still suck (even worse this time). I'm going to be changing my workout methods methinks.

500 CSS 8:33
2min Push 80
2min Sit 80
Pull 10
1.5 mile run 15:16 (embarassing to say the least)
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Old 5 March 2012, 18:53
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Are we talking "pull ups or chin ups", big difference in level of difficulty and are we fully extending our arms when in the hang position? I've seen some funny forms of pull/chin ups ranging from the swinging to the kicking form.
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Old 5 March 2012, 19:12
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Full Pullups with overhand grip and extending the elbow joint. I did 12 but didn't count 2 personally because I didn't think I extended far enough.
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Old 6 April 2012, 19:16
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APFT

Push ups: 67
Sit ups: 68
2 mile run: 13:30

Overall: 270

So close, yet so far away.
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Old 23 April 2012, 23:29
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Just did mine last drill

APFT 296 in my age group and 288 in the one that matters.

79 push ups
77 Sit ups
13:42 two mile run

11 pull ups (My unit requires 5 mile run, 12 mile ruck and pull ups as part of our PT test)


This was the best PT test I've ever had in 7 years of service (6 Navy, 1 Army). I'm 32 years old so I think it's a pretty good test.
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Old 24 April 2012, 10:28
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I thought this might be an interesting thread, even if I am the only one ever posting in it.

The rules are fairly simple, run a PFT and post your times. No one cares which service's PFT you run, or which version (perhaps since you got out, it was changed). No one cares if you are old or young, AD or prior service.

Just run a PFT and post your score.

I'll start. Today I ran a circa 1985 USMC PFT. I thought it would be a good way to see how I did after several days of being sick. And on a hot day. My idiocy knows no bounds.

20 pullups
52 situps
27 min 15 sec 3 mile run

Even though I can't find a scoring chart from that era (everyone uses crunches, today), I think the only time I've ever run a worse PFT was the week after RS.

I'm now accepting PayPal donations for gas so I can kill myself with carbon monoxide....
Somewhat Jealous, I ran a PFT last week my run time sucked 31min 22sec 3 mile
24 pullups
48 situps
and I hate to say it but by the end of the run I thought I needed a Oxygen bottle to suck on to prevent from passing out
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Old 24 April 2012, 11:08
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Somewhat Jealous, I ran a PFT last week my run time sucked 31min 22sec 3 mile
24 pullups
48 situps
and I hate to say it but by the end of the run I thought I needed a Oxygen bottle to suck on to prevent from passing out
That fact that both of you are banging out 20+ pullups is pretty impressive guys.
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Old 24 April 2012, 11:41
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That comes from continuing to hit the weights, knees and ankles are wrecked, no more squats for me, and a continuing LARGE supply of supplements
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Old 15 June 2012, 20:24
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Marine Corps Initial Strength Test

Pull ups: 20
Crunches: 107
1.5 mile run: 9 minutes 18 seconds

Assuming I could run the same pace for 3 miles that puts me at a 296.
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Old 16 June 2012, 19:40
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Agreed...hell, I'm combat arms, and she beat me on the situps...
Same here, always maxed run and pushups....situps are a whole different story.
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Old 16 June 2012, 20:06
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Assuming I could run the same pace for 3 miles that puts me at a 296.
Run the distance, don't ASSume....
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Old 16 June 2012, 20:31
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Noted.

The IST is pass/fail. Figured I'd try to convert.

I should have known better than to try to half-ass anything on here. =)
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