running

  1. B

    Concerned about running...

    Greetings: I am currently a senior in high school and was accepted to the USNA back in November. In December 2018, I avulsed my right hamstring tendon in a school wrestling match. I had surgery on 03 Jan 2019, and I am just now able to get back into running. I am currently going through the...
  2. NetGAIN

    Women's fitness scores

    I'm a senior in high school and I took the AFROTC fitness test a few days ago. My scores were as follows: 42 - 1 min pushups 31 - 1 min sit-ups 13:39 - 1.5 mile time Is this good? I'm done with trying the 1.5 mile but I'd love some pointers on how to get my 8:25 mile time to 7:30 within a month...
  3. B

    PFT Preparation

    Hello all, I am an incoming freshman into a university on scholarship from NROTC. As August is approaching, I am physically preparing myself for the PFT, and am looking for the best way to do so. The minimum required scores for me are: Curl ups - 62 Push ups - 24 1.5 mile - 13 mins 30 secs At...
  4. Z

    Running.

    Hi Everyone, I've seen a lot on this forum about running and thought I'd give my 2 cents. I'll be at BCT in 2 weeks and have been thinking a lot about the topic. Best advice I ever got was that running is almost all mental. Someone who runs a 8 minute mile can knock it down to a 6 minute if...
  5. W

    SLE morning PT

    Past SLE members, can you please let us know what the daily morning PT consists of? I am somewhat cardiovascularly challenged and a bit worried :( Thanks!
  6. R

    CFA concern/question

    I'm a female candidate at USNA, and after searching this site for weeks, I can't find anyone answering one of the specific questions I have. (If it has been answered somewhere else, please link me to the thread.) I took my CFA in late September and submitted it to USNA. I was relatively pleased...
  7. U

    Separation question

    My NC worked out and ran before r-day. Running has never been their strong suite but they worked hard at it. Based on their letters the first week was ok. But they are tired (expected) and hungry (also expected). They have suddenly started to puke during runs and falling out. Often. Is...
  8. tw1026

    Running track/XC at USAFA

    I was wondering if anyone had any insight into what it is like to be on the Academy's track and/or cross country teams. How is it different from other sports in terms of practice time? What are practices like? Also, what is it like to be a walk-on? Any information at all on the experience would...
  9. R

    Worried about running...

    Hello everyone - I was accepted into USNA and I have questions about plebe summer. I know there have been many forums on this, but I wanted to confirm and receive advice about running in particular. I have never been a runner. I am female and a swimmer, and lift weights. I can do more than 80...
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