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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
A tough workout can leave you sore for days. Find out how to prevent and reduce delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS).
Environment
Exercising outside on hot, humid summer days might do more harm than good. Find out how to beat the heat!
Nutrition
Some children and teens are vulnerable to hunger and poor nutrition, especially during the summer months when school is out. Learn how the Summer Meals Program keeps them healthy.
Dietary Supplements
A recent workshop on appearance- and performance-enhancing substances emphasizes that anabolic steroid use is a major health problem.
Family & Relationships
Take advantage of free admission to national parks and over 2,000 museums and nature centers this summer. Grab your kids and go!
Mind Body
Feeling anxious or down? Find out how awareness and mental flexibility is more important than thinking other, specific thoughts.
Total Force Fitness
Learn more about how adding yoga to your pain management plan can help.

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