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We Break Down the Army’s New Fitness Standards

Let's get physical.

 FIRST REPORTED BY THE ARMY TIMES, NOW CONFIRMED BY THE U.S. ARMY...

THE NEW ARMY COMBAT FITNESS TEST IS BASED ON OCCUPATION AND UNIT 

BLACK = SOLDIERS IN "HEAVY" PHYSICALLY DEMANDING UNITS OR JOBS  

GREY = SOLDIERS IN "SIGNIFICANT" PHYSICALLY DEMANDING UNITS OR JOBS, AND… 

GOLD = SOLDIERS IN "MODERATE" PHYSICALLY DEMANDING UNITS OR JOBS  


THE NEW TEST IS DESIGNED FOR COMBAT AND CONSISTS OF 6 EVENTS:  
DEADLIFT  (BLACK=180 LBS, GREY=160 LBS, GOLD=140 LBS)
POWER THROW  (BLACK=8.5 M, GREY=6.5 M, GOLD=4.6 M)  
HAND-RAISED PUSH-UPS  (BLACK=30, GREY=20, GOLD=10)  
LEG TUCK  (BLACK= 5, GREY=3, GOLD=1)  
250-METER SPRINT, DRAG AND CARRY  (BLACK=2 MIN 9 SEC, GREY=45 SEC, GOLD=35 SEC)  
A TWO-MILE RUN  (BLACK=18 MIN, GREY=19 MIN, GOLD=21 MIN 7 SEC)  


ALL SOLDIERS WILL BE REQUIRED TO TAKE THE NEW COMBAT FITNESS TEST BY OCTOBER 2020 

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