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Trial by Fire Blog

Flint and Steel, Part 2


In addition to rest, diet, and exercise I trained specifically for the CPAT by creating my own version! With some help from my friends and family I made my own CPAT test at a local elementary school:


  • For the stairs I put 80 pounds of concrete blocks in a backpack and climbed a set of 35 stairs over and over again.

Read More on how Brandon created a DIY CPAT practice course.

.Brandon Glenn in his gear