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Physical Fitness Resources

Training & Exercise

Getting fit and staying fit for optimal performance.

Injury Prevention

Strategies and recommendations for injury prevention and management.

Fitness Tools & Videos

Noteworthy interactive online resources and videos on health and fitness.

Women-Specific Resources

Learn more about the issues that specifically affect service women and women’s fitness.

Fighting Weight Strategies

Weight-management and healthy-eating resources for all Armed Services.

Rx3: Rehab, Refit, Return to Duty

Rx3 is your guide for recovering from common injuries, with help to keep them away for good.

Physical Fitness FAQs

HPRC answers some common questions we’ve received about physical fitness and injury prevention.


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Physical Fitness News

Hot to (turkey) trot
Start your Thanksgiving off on the right foot (then the left).
Fight the effects of bullying with exercise
The mental health benefits of exercising for children and teens are just as important as the physical ones.
Tart cherry juice for muscle soreness?
Drinking tart cherry juice might offer one more way to get relief from tough workouts.
Massage therapy and muscle recovery
Sports massages may be beneficial for your recovery after a workout, as well as relaxing!
Marathon recovery
It’s marathon season. How do you recover after pounding the pavement for 26.2 miles?

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