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Optimized physical conditioning that maintains performance, prevents injury and illness, and speeds recovery is essential to military readiness. If you can't find the answer to your Physical Fitness question in our resources, click the button below.

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Physical Fitness Resources

Training & Exercise

Getting fit and staying fit for optimal performance.

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Injury Prevention

Strategies and recommendations for injury prevention and management.

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Fitness Tools & Videos

Noteworthy interactive online resources and videos on health and fitness.

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Women-Specific Resources

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

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Fighting Weight Strategies

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

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Exercising when sick – a smart move?
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Physical Fitness News

Determine your ideal body weight
Your optimal body weight depends on many factors; ACE offers information that will help you determine what is ideal for you.
Finan's Blog: Tips for training
Tips on preparing for Physical Fitness Training – from an OCS candidate
Army revamps its yearly physical fitness tests
The U.S. Army retools the yearly physical fitness tests with more practical exercises geared to really getting soldiers in fighting shape.
Take small breaks from sitting
If you are sitting hours at a time, try standing breaks to improve health
Did you get enough sleep?
If you needed an alarm clock to wake up this morning, you probably didn't get enough sleep. You know you have had enough sleep when you are able to wake up naturally, feeling refreshed.

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