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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
Shin splints—sharp, sore, and/or throbbing pain that runs down the front of your shin—are common among those who exercise regularly. But how can you prevent them?
Environment
Check the expiration date on your bottle of sunscreen before heading outdoors for summer fun.
Nutrition
Helping your child with ADHD fuel with nutritious foods and drinks might boost his or her performance. Learn more.
Dietary Supplements
Our most recent list of DMAA products on the Internet market shows a rise in the number available, including some apparently new products.
Family & Relationships
What does it mean to be “transgender” or “gender non-conforming”? Learn more about these terms in case your kids have questions.
Mind Body
Routines help you focus your attention on what’s important, but rigid routines sometimes can get in the way. Flexibility is key to your successful performance. Learn more.
Total Force Fitness
If you struggle with chronic pain, you might ask, “How can I exercise if I’m in pain?” or “Won’t exercise make it worse?” Read about exercising to reduce pain.

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