【8月10日】看軍聞學英語

青年日報社
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原文:

Rather than delay the implementation of the new fitness evaluation, the Army instead will replace the APFT on Oct. 1 with the ACFT 2.0, said Sergeant Major of the Army Michael Grinston, adding ‘This isn't the version that we kind of rolled out in 2018, this is the new version.’

ACFT 2.0 still consists of six events–the maximum deadlift; standing power throw; hand-release push-ups; spring, drag and carry; leg tuck; and two-mile run. But the Army has added an alternative plank event for soldiers who still struggle to pass the leg tuck.

‘Some soldiers are having challenges with the leg tuck and we have a large percentage of the Army that has not even taken the ACFT yet,’ said Maj. Gen. Lonnie Hibbard, the USACIMT commander.

中譯:

陸軍總士官長格林斯頓表示,陸軍新式體適能鑑測不會延後施行,而會在今年10月1日以2.0版陸軍戰鬥體適能鑑測取代陸軍基本體能鑑測,此一新式鑑測不同於2018年所推行的鑑測版本。

2.0版陸軍作戰體適能鑑測依然包括6項測驗,即硬舉、站姿爆發投擲、修正版伏地挺身、衝刺/負重拖曳/負重行走、懸垂舉腿、2英里長跑等,惟對於一直無法順利通過懸垂舉腿的受測官兵,陸軍則另以兩分鐘「棒式運動」作為替代項目。

美國陸軍初級訓練中心指揮官希伯德少將表示,部分官兵操作單槓屈膝觸肘尚有困難,而大多數官兵甚至都還未實施陸軍作戰體適能鑑測。

-關鍵軍語-

※USACIMT:

U.S. Army Center for Initial Military Training.

※plank:

An isometric core strength exercise.

例句:

The plank exercise strengthens the core muscles effectively.

棒式運動可有效強化核心肌群。