The APFT is the Army Physical Readiness Test. The APFT Manual TC 3-22.20 covers a number of areas. Among them; leadership and philosophy, physical readiness, activities, strategies, climbing bars, posture and body mechanics and obstacle negotiation. At the end of it all, the soldiers and leaders end up with the doctrine of Army physical readiness and training. They soldiers are physically conditioned in such a way that they are battle ready and have an endurance that should be sufficient to see them through. To get the same level of physical readiness as the Army, download the APFT Manual TC 3-22.20 here.