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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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Get motivated to exercise through friends
October is the MHS’s Women’s Health Month! Invite a girlfriend to exercise with you and help each other stay motivated.

Physical Fitness News

The foundations of Total Force Fitness
Get back to basics with the foundations of Total Force Fitness: health, resilience, and performance optimization. What are they and how do they go together?
Men's Health Month: Exercise and older men
Certain risk factors for chronic diseases increase with age. Older men especially need to maintain an active lifestyle in order to prevent future health complications.
Warrior Games 2015
The 2015 Warrior Games will be starting soon, and they have a new venue!
Remembering on Memorial Day
Memorial Day is not only a time to remember those who have served but to remember how to serve those who do.
Is hot yoga too hot?
Bikram yoga, or “hot yoga,” has become a popular activity for fitness, flexibility, strength, and mindfulness. Do the benefits outweigh the risks?

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