HPRC's human performance optimization (HPO) website is for U.S. Warfighters, their families, and those in the field of HPO who support them. The goal is Total Force Fitness: Warfighters optimized to carry out their mission as safely and effectively as possible.

Physical Fitness
Runners often hear the suggestion to “run on softer surfaces to save your knees.” When it comes to running and injury prevention, does surface matter?
Learn how to protect and maintain your eyesight. And find out where you can get the best eye-health information and resources.
Planning to give a speech or presentation? Learn some valuable nutrition tips to help.
Dietary Supplements
DHEA is a hormone and marketed to have anabolic effects. Does this make it illegal?
Family & Relationships
This Mental Health Month, think about your kids’ emotional wellness and how you can best nurture their mental health.
Mind Body
May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month and National Bike Month. This Memorial Day, bicycle and motorcycle enthusiasts will take to the roads. Wearing a helmet is essential!
Total Force Fitness
On Memorial Day, Americans honor the commitment—and sacrifice—of our fallen service members.

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