PT requirements for somebody aged 38?

#1
Just out of curiosity, what would the PT requirements be for somebody in his late thirties, early forties?
For myself, I´m working out regularly, keeping myself civvy fit, but I´d like to give it a try to get to the military standard for my age group.

Thanks,

Jan
 
#2
Search for BPFA and look for the table that states fitness levels for the army tests for age group. Think m & f have to do tha same now.

Fitness requirements change on trade, rank etc..
 
#3
OK Jan: I did the Civvie version of the BFT (not even TA or ACF) and I found that I could do 2 miles in 10:39 minutes having pulled 25 situps, 15 pushups and 10 pullups. The only motivation was 'CAN I STILL DO THE WORK"

Age 44. P1ssed off that at 1/2 my age now I could do the BFT (part 2) in less than 8.5 minutes in lightweights, putties and DMS Boots.

It comes down to your personal motivation and that is all.
 
#5
BTW, does anybody have a link to a site with the BPFA tables? I´ve been loking up and down google, but couldn´t find anything.

Jan
 
#7
Thanks a million, Kate!

I had atalk with the trainer in the gym I´m usually working out in. He suggested that I´d wear a rucksack with a few light weights (not too much, just a few kg´s) for training, to make it more difficult, and then, when the time comes for the real run, to run without the extra weights.

Jan
 

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