Bundled up against the cold, military police trainees exercise early Wednesday morning, Dec. 1, 2010, at the 787th Military Police Battalion complex in Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. The U.S. Army plans to ... more 
Bundled up against the cold, military police trainees exercise early Wednesday morning, Dec. 1, 2010, at the 787th Military Police Battalion complex in Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. The U.S. Army plans to get new recruits into better shape with a revamped approach to health, fitness and diet at basic training. The "soldier athlete" initiative is designed to prepare new recruits with training methods similar to those offered to elite athletes preparing for competition _ including greater use of athletic trainers, physical therapists and strength and conditioning coaches. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Kelley McCall
Thu, Dec 2, 2010 4:43 PM EST