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Straight up military style calisthenics and drills will help you shed pounds and tone up without a gym or ANY equipment whatsoever aside from shoes. I'm talking Jumping Jacks, Sit-Ups, Push-Ups, High Knees, Mountain Climbers, Steam Engines, Up Downs, Military Press, Lunges and Squats. It's hard work but it pays off. Google search for military physical fitness requirements, and find your age group. It'll give you the standards and in turn something to shoot for.

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Pick a date on a calendar a couple months into the future and have that be your "TEST" day -- see what level of fitness you're at and then work on getting your score higher a couple months later.
- Submitted by KAY-SUPREME 1/8/2011 in Exercise | 1 Comments
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DRB13_1 1/8/2011 4:48:00 AM

    The President's Challenge
www.presidentschallenge.
org
is
another set of challenges available for FREE.
Begun in the 1960s, it has been available for years.
(Presidential Fitness Award, Physical Fitness Test, Presidential Active Lifestyle Award - PALA, or Presidential Champions)
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The Adult Fitness Test will measure aerobic fitness, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition.
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PALA goals are 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week for 6 of 8 weeks (or 8,500 daily steps on your pedometer).
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For the Champions Award, you earn activity points (sound familiar?) for a bronze, silver, gold, or platinum award.

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