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Military Physical Training Workout

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One of the best things about being assigned to an Army Support unit is that we get to do PT (Physical Training) pretty much every day of the week. I thought it might be interesting to post an outline of the Exercise Program that we do 2-3 days a week up at Wheeler. We call this the Knipe workout (named after SMSgt Knipe who was the superintendent of the 25 ASOS when I first got there). It's also affectionately known the ab killer . You'll definitely feel it the next day. For each of the exercises, I'll try to find a good link or two that gives directions on how to do it. We pretty much always start the morning with a 3-6 mile run (or 45 minutes, which ever comes first). Once we meet back up and get a little water , we have 10 minutes or so of stretching , either individually, or as a group. After we're done stretching, it's on to the fun stuff; 20-30 minutes of strength exercises ... The first exercise on the PT field is always the Push-Up ... we do 10 by