How Body Wraps Can Help You Pass Your PFT

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Thousands of servicemen and women in San Diego dedicate their lives to serving our country. They do it willfully and humbly, and make countless sacrifices along the way. Not only is it mentally and emotionally taxing at times, but the military can be physically demanding as well.

Whether you’re an active member of the Coast Guard, Navy, Army, Air Force or Marines, there’s one thing that all these branches have in common—a Physical Fitness Test (PFT). Although the standards may vary slightly, all military personnel are required to complete a PFT at some point. According to Military.com, Army members are required to pass a Basic Training Physical Fitness Test before they can graduate and move on to infantry training. For the Marine Corps and Navy, PFTs are conducted twice a year.

These tests are designed to test the endurance, strength and flexibility of military personnel. Many of the tests include recommended scores or time requirements for 2-mile runs, push-ups, pull-ups, and swims. Height/weight/body fat measurements are also routine for many of the tests.

While the PFT can be a walk in the park for some, others struggle to barely pass. Depending on the branch of military, failing your PFT could mean mandatory conditioning for a set length of time, or even missing out on a promotion. For those who need helping passing the PFT, there’s Aztec Tan & Spa.

Aztec Tan & Spa in San Diego is a premier wellness spa dedicated to helping hundreds of people, including active military, reach their goals when it comes to burning calories and achieving inch loss. The Formostar Infrared Body Wrap is a safe, fast and effective treatment that uses infrared heat to penetrate twice as deep as other heat sources to target toxins and cellulite trapped in pockets below the surface of the skin. With the Formostar Infrared Body Wrap, a person can burn up to 1,900 calories in just one 50-minute session. After just a few sessions, many clients notice significant inch loss around the hips, abdomen, legs and arms, and feel a difference in how their clothes fit. These results have helped many military men and women pass the measurement portion of the PFT! Body wraps may also help reduce stress, manage pain, reduce the appearance of stretch marks and cellulite, and even stimulate weight loss.

At Aztec Tan & Spa, we salute all military men and women, and are grateful for their unwavering service.  We currently offer a military discount every day: save 15% on a body wrap package (with a military ID at the time of purchase). Our skilled staff is always available to answer any questions you may have about infrared body wraps, or any of our wellness services. Call us today!


SOURCES:

http://www.military.com/military-fitness/fitness-test-prep/physical-fitness-test-standards

http://www.military.com/military-fitness/army-fitness-requirements/army-basic-training-pft