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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
Bikram yoga, or “hot yoga,” has become a popular activity for fitness, flexibility, strength, and mindfulness. Do the benefits outweigh the risks?
Environment
Learn how to recognize and prevent eye problems associated with extended computer monitor use.
Nutrition
Eating right goes hand-in-hand with preparing for an endurance event such as a marathon. Learn more about nutrition for endurance events.
Dietary Supplements
Is the weight-loss product Redotex legal?
Family & Relationships
Learn tips to help your child build “grit.”
Mind Tactics
Learn how to do stretches in a mindful way using yoga poses to get the benefits of both stretching and mindfulness.
Total Force Fitness
Pain is not just in your head, but your head plays a role. Holistic treatment that also addresses your mind may be your best bet in facing pain.

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 

Fueling Performance Photo Campaign
Share photos of how you fuel your performance and be featured on our Facebook page!

Dietary supplement module
Earn continuing education credits (if eligible) for this two-hour online module. Access code is usu.

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