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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
How soon can you start to exercise after giving birth?
Environment
Flying under G-forces? Here are tips you can use to improve your G-tolerance during flight.
Nutrition
Will loading up on carbs before an athletic event or mission improve my performance?
Dietary Supplements
Energy drinks are really “stimulant” drinks. Learn how to identify potentially harmful ingredients.
Family & Relationships
The needs and health concerns of aging parents can be stressful, especially when you’re deployed abroad. Learn some tips to help you manage.
Mind Tactics
Mental imagery isn’t a magic trick. It’s an essential training tool you can learn. Try these tips on how to make mind rehearsals productive for you.
Total Force Fitness
Learn how Recovery Care Coordinators help service members during their recovery, rehabilitation, and reintegration process after a serious or catastrophic wound, illness, or injury.

Featured Updates

Alerts

FDA warns consumers about BMPEA and DMBA in dietary supplements.

FDA Press Announcement, April 13, 2015: FDA warns consumers not to use dietary supplement product Tri-Methyl Xtreme.

FDA Public Notification, February 2015: OxyElite Pro contains hidden drug ingredient.

FDA warns consumers about caffeine powder. 

Announcements

Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act (DASCA) of 2014 signed into law in December

Products containing DMBA pulled from stores on military bases

DMAA list updated for January 2015 

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