2-Mile Sub 18:00 APFT Military Training Plan
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The Army's Basic Training Physical Fitness Test (APFT) is a three-event physical performance test used to assess endurance. It is used to measure a your physical strengths, abilities, and cardio-respiratory fitness. This plan is designed to help you achieved a time inside 18-minutes for the 2-mile distance alongside specific strength work for runners, which will help you meet the required standard for push ups and sit ups.
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Our plans are progressive and can help you safely train for your fitness testing over a 3-month period devised by British International athlete Jonny Mellor.
Combining a mixture of easy running, interval work and hills this plan will help you build fitness to tackle the fitness test head on.
Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
|2:21 hrs||1:10 hrs|
|0:48 hrs||0:30 hrs|
Day Off x1
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||2:21 hrs||1:10 hrs|
||0:48 hrs||0:30 hrs|
Training Load By Week
This plan works best with the following fitness devices: