APFT Sit-ups

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  1. Lumukanda

    Lumukanda New Member

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    I recently noticed this with regards to sit-ups during the APFT: "You may not swing your arms or use your hands to pull yourself up or push off the ground to obtain the up position. If this occurs your performance in the event will be terminated."

    Can this be clarified? Specifically, is it okay to swing your elbows closer together during the upward motion?
     
  2. AROTC-dad

    AROTC-dad Moderator 5-Year Member

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  3. ArmycadetMS19

    ArmycadetMS19 Member

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    yes. you just cant let your hands unlock or the rep wont be counted.
     
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    ..."you may not use your elbows or any part of the arms to lock on to or brace against the legs. Your elbows can go either inside or outside the knees, but may not be used to hold yourself in the up position. If this occurs your performance in the event will be terminated.”