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Doctor insights on: Air Force Physical Fitness Test Chart

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How can I prepare for a physical fitness test?

How can I prepare for a physical fitness test?

Fitness test: Depends on what is included in the physical fitness test. Training is directed towards an expressed goal. Hard to give directions unless you give your destination. ...Read more

Dr. Pam Yoder
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Fitness And Exercise (Definition)

Fitness refers to exercising as a means of maintaining a healthy body. Being physically fit means you have enough vigor to carry out daily tasks, with energy left over for leisure-time ...Read more


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Are there any jobs in the military without a physical fitness test or a way to bypass it?

Sorry: All active duty members must pass physical fitness testing and body fat / weight measurements twice a year. It can be waived during pregnancy or with particular medical problems. However, repeated waivers or failures will end a person's military career. ...Read more

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How can I improve physical fitness?

How can I improve physical fitness?

See below: A good start would be to try and walk 30min/day 3-5 times per week. You will also want to add resistance training to help build lean muscle mass and help burn more calories. A simple introductory home exercise program designed to build lean muscle and strengthen the core can be found at www.therehabzone.com ...Read more

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Is physical fitness important as I age?

Is physical fitness important as I age?

Definitely: It's helpful for general fitness, maintaining endurance and strength, reducing risk of many chronic conditions (eg, diabetes, heart disease, stroke) that often occur later in life, and it may help lower the risk of dementia due to alzheimer disease. ...Read more

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How can I increase my physical fitness?

How can I increase my physical fitness?

Lifestyle: If you have the blues, or if you don't, one of the best things you can do is to do fitness activities hard. When the other men see you working hard, they'll befriend and guide you. A combination of resistance training and aerobic training, coupled with eating like your gym buddies do, would be a great new focus for the new life that you know you need. Here's to your success. ...Read more

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Why is cardio so important to physical fitness?

Why is cardio so important to physical fitness?

Many reasons: Cardio exercise increases physical endurance; is good for a person's heart and blood vessels; helps prevent many conditions like diabetes, coronary heart disease, and some cancers; and can contribute to a longer life that has good quality. ...Read more

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Is it possible to work on physical fitness from home?

Of course: Most physical fitness programs can be done from home. It is not necessary to go to a gym to become fit. There are a variety of devices, weights, exercise equipment, dvds etc that can help you get fit. The simplest one of course is just to walk everyday. ...Read more

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How come flexibility is important to physical fitness?

See below: Flexibility is just one aspect of physical fitness but is very important. Everyone has different levels of flexibility. Some people can be too flexible. It is important to have a good balance between muscles on the front of the body and muscles on the back of the body. This promotes reasonable flexibility and helps are muscles and joints work optimally. ...Read more

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Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
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Physical Fitness (Definition)

Physical fitness refers to a person's general physical conditioning and ability to exercise. It relates to body strength, ...Read more