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
Can less be more when it comes to building muscle?
What is “blue light,” and how does it affect you?
Taking a holiday road trip? Make sure your car isn’t the only “vehicle” that’s properly fueled.
Dietary Supplements
Do you know if a dietary supplement’s advertising promises more than the product can actually deliver? The Federal Trade Commission can help.
Family & Relationships
Military families’ grandparents sometimes face parenthood again—when raising their grandchildren.
Mind Tactics
Learn about the real cost of using tobacco and find resources to help you quit.
Total Force Fitness
Be empowered to do more about chronic pain with this article from HPRC and video from the Defense and Veterans Center for Integrative Pain Management.

Featured Updates


FDA takes action to protect consumers

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 warns consumers about caffeine powder. 


DoD releases educational dietary supplement products in support of multi-federal agency DS Sweep

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

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