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Why the 2,000-Meter Row May Be the Most Killer Fitness Test Ever Created

The rowing machine is a killer workout. Training on a rowing machine activates 85 percent of the body's musculature and can get your heart pumping ...

Watch the U. S. Marines Train the UConn Women's Basketball Team

Last week, University of Connecticut women's basketball junior point guard Moriah Jefferson woke up for 6 a.m. practice. It was not a typical pre-se...

Learn the Murph CrossFit Workout

The author is a seven-year active member of the Florida Army National Guard. Many CrossFit workouts were created in memory of fallen soldiers, ...

No-Nonsense Push-Up Plan for Guaranteed Results

Want to challenge yourself with a new Push-Up plan for 2012? Whether you're trying to add upper-body strength for your spring sport or you want to do ...

Ace the Marines' Physical Fitness Test: Do More Pull-Ups

For many recruits considering the U.S. Marine Corps., one obstacle looms above all others: the Pull-Up. In the Marines, every soldier must take the ...

New Army Fitness Test a Better Fit for Athletes

After using the same physical fitness test for more than 30 years, the U.S. Army is making radical changes that will better prepare its soldiers for...

Strengthen Your Core with the Army's Latest Fitness Test Exercise

As a part of its physical fitness test overhaul, the U.S. Army is replacing the Sit-Up with the Rower. Whether you're preparing for the Army Physica...

Do More Push-Ups With Staff Sergeant Ken Weichert

Are you Army Strong? One quick way to find out is by doing your maximum number of Push-Ups. To pass the Army Physical Fitness Test, 17- to 21-year-old...

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