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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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Running indoors versus outdoors—does it matter?
Have you ever wondered whether it’s better to run on a treadmill or outdoors? You’re not alone. Read on to learn the answer.
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Physical Fitness News

Keeping fit while deployed at sea
Marines and sailors rely on creativity and enthusiasm to keep fit while at sea.
Which is better: 30 minutes of swimming or running?
The Globe and Mail (Toronto) has an interesting piece on which activity is better for you – swimming or running?
The hidden danger of extreme workouts
Are high-intensity fitness programs safe?
Build strong teams to prevent operational stress
Teamwork is vital to operational success.
Choose your friends wisely!
Friends can inspire us to be our best.

All Physical Fitness Blog Entries