Military Fitness

The Military1 Fitness Topic provides news, expert opinion and training resources on Military Fitness. In this topic you’ll find the latest exercises, videos, tips and information for anyone trying to get into military shape, whether preparing for basic training, deploying or simply keeping in shape in general.

Military Fitness Articles

Navy to make recruits pass a run test prior to boot camp

By Jason Behnke Stars and Stripes The Navy will require recruits to pass a running fitness test prior to beginning basic training as of Jan. 1, the service said Wednesday. Recruits will have to run 1.5 miles in no more than 16 minutes, 10 sec ... - More

Military Fitness Videos

The secret to pull-ups: How to go from 0 to 20

Maj. Misty Posey, the Plans Officer for Manpower Integration, developed a pull-up program to help all Marines improve their pull-ups no matter their starting point, and says she has yet to find a Marine she has not been able to help. - More

Military Fitness Exclusives

10 tips for summer workouts

By Rachel Engel When the weather warms up, most people take their workouts outside—at least until the heat becomes too unbearable. Once the temperature hits the triple-digits, it can take all the joy and satisfaction out of getting a run in, ... - More