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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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Weight Management

Figure out what your fighting weight is, how to get there, and how to maintain it once you're there.

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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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Training your ears may improve your balance
Your ears are responsible for more than hearing. Your inner ear also helps you with your balance. Learn more about training this balance system.
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Physical Fitness News

Performance Triad update
The U.S. Army rolled out the Performance Triad a few months ago. So, what’s new?
Exercise for the wounded warrior—mind and body
The physical benefits of exercise abound, but there are also psychological benefits associated with physical activity.
A holistic approach to performance
Check out the customizable “One Shot One Kill” (OSOK) performance enhancement program to jumpstart your performance.
Marine Corps Embassy Security: New year, new requirements
If your goal is to serve in the Marine Corps Embassy Security Group, then you should know about the new requirements and fitness standards.
Safe moving tips to spare your back
Here’s a reminder about how to lift heavy objects properly and protect your back when loading your moving truck during a PCS.

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