The Marine Corps PCP has two main components - The Physical Fitness Test and the Body Composition Program.
Marine Corps Fitness
The following tables reflect the Marine Corps weight standards for both male and female Marines.
The following are the detailed score charts for both male and female Marine's for each PFT event.
The Marine Corps PFT is a semi-annual evaluation of three events, pull-ups, abdominal crunches, and a 3-mile run.
The CFT is intended to keep Marines ready for the physical rigors of contemporary combat operations.
If you are thinking about joining the USMC, you will have to pass the IST -- Initial Strength Test.
The USMC Physical Fitness Test is administered every six months. All Marines are provided time to train and are expected to...
Using the pyramid as a warm-up, mixing in upper body exercises is a good way to prepare for higher volume sections of a...
Marines will have the option of performing a plank in lieu of crunches when completing the physical fitness test.
Here is a workout that builds up quickly and peaks with several mental/physical challenges.