Recruits spend a lot of time running during boot camp. In the first week, expect a 1.5-mile formation run and several rounds of an 880-meter
One of the first challenging events that recruits face in boot camp is the Marine Corps Obstacle Course, also called the O-Course, or the Tarzan
When it comes to Marine Corps Strength Training, I never knew where to start. I wanted to be strong enough for boot camp but didn’t
The Marine Corps Initial Strength Test, or IST, is given to new recruits to ensure they are ready to begin training. Recruiters administer the test prior to enlistment, and recruits will take the test again during their first week of boot camp. The Marine Corps IST consists of pull ups, crunches, a 1.5-mile run, and for recruits training for infantry occupations, ammo can lifts.
Physical fitness is essential to the combat effectiveness of the Marine Corps. Every Marine is required to maintain a high level of fitness regardless of
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