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  • Improving run times for the PT test

    The Air Force will resume physical fitness testing on July 1, 2021. The 1.5-mile run component is weighted as the highest scored portion of the assessment, accounting for 60 component points of the 100 point composite score.

  • Resilient and fit despite COVID-19

    On July 1, 2021, the Air Force will resume its physical fitness testing, following months of delay caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. During the pandemic, Airmen of all ranks, ranging from new arrivals to those in the senior tier, have had to find different ways to maintain a healthy level of fitness

  • AFMC releases new PTL Guide

    The guide is designed to provide PTLs with basic fitness principles, examples for leading safe and effective exercise sessions and the ability to recognize potentially unsafe exercise programs.

  • Airmen who vape accept unnecessary risks

    With the use of electronic cigarettes on the rise, concerned Air Force health officials warn of the possible side effects of these devices.According to Alicia Ferris-Dannenberg, the 509th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron health promotion coordinator, vape use at Team Whiteman increased from

  • Dietitian keeps Airmen fit to fight

    The building blocks that ensure Airmen are healthy and able to take the fight to the enemy starts with what they put on their plate and in their bodies. The base dietitian provides dietary counsel and offers a variety of sustainable wellness practices to help keep Team Moody fit to fight.

  • How the human body reacts while running

    Do you ever wonder how your body physiologically responds to an exercise such as running? In order for our muscles, cells and organs to work properly our blood must first carry oxygen and nutrients to them. During intense physical activity, the body’s blood flows to our larger muscle groups, which

  • New Year, New You: Take control of your own health

    A new year can mean new opportunities, new discoveries and maybe a few new goals. While the New Year’s Resolution is a common tradition, many of them get abandoned long before the new year is gone again. Setting goals for a healthier you is something everyone can do, if you do it right. “Probably

  • Taking back their health

    Heather Baxter works as a captain in the 19th ForceSupport Squadron civilian personnel flight through the week serves as a captainon the weekend in the Air National Guard. is another person who’s transformedher body and her health with diet and exercise.So Heather, what made you decide to become

  • Warrior Games premiere at Laughlin

    Members of the 47th Student Squadron from Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, competed in the first ever Warrior Games, a competition organized by physical training leaders to change up fitness routines.

  • New MDS Program helps Airmen get in shape

    Fitness and activity trackers, such as Fitbits and Garmin Connects, have been becoming very popular among those in the fitness industry, and have become a useful tool for individuals trying to lose weight.These trackers have capabilities which include tracking physical activity and steps, heart

  • Airman achieves lifelong dream of becoming pro bodybuilder

    The technical sergeant stood on the 2015 National Physique Committee National Bodybuilding Championships stage, Nov. 21, in Miami, Florida, in front of thousands of people. The blazing spotlights were on him as the announcer read off the winners -- the moment when his dream came true.