Those wanting to join the US Marine Corps must first pass the IST before they are accepted. However, once you pass the IST there is still the annual Physical Fitness Test (PFT) you must also satisfy. The PFT is the standard test that all recruits must pass, and all Marines run once a year to assess their physical conditioning.What is the Marine Corps physical fitness test?
A trial of endurance and strength, the US Marine Combat Fitness Test is a semiannual test used to assess the day-to-day effectiveness and combat readiness of the Marine Corps.What is a normal physical exam?
A physical examination usually includes: Inspection (looking at the body) Palpation (feeling the body with fingers or hands) Auscultation (listening to sounds) Percussion (producing sounds, usually by tapping on specific areas of the body)