Sailors from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 begin a 1.5 mile run during the Physical Fitness Assessment (PFA) (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Petty Officer Chris Fahey/Released)

It’s safe to say the novel Corona Virus has changed the course of the Navy. From captains losing their posts to travel restrictions and even class cancellations, it’s safe to say that 2020 was full of growing pains. But, no growth has hit the Navy harder than their never-ending battle against their ever-expanding waistlines. Indeed, with movement restrictions and gyms being closed, sailors now more than ever are struggling to keep their midsections from blocking the view of their “feet.”

Yet, the Navy is no stranger to expanded girths. After all, the only thing bigger than a chief’s belly is…

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