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Physical Fitness Resources

Rx3: Rehab, Refit, Return to Duty

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

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.

Physical Fitness FAQs

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


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Football season fitness
Football season is well underway. Make sure your healthy habits don’t take a hit on the weekends.

Physical Fitness News

Back-to-school ABCs for Total Family Fitness
School starts soon! Find out how to make a Total Family Fitness transition back to school this fall.
If the shoe fits—Part 3: Tying your shoelaces
Find out how to lace your running shoes for a better fit.
If the shoe fits—Part 2: The right fit
Part 2 of HPRC’s running-shoe series focuses on getting the perfect fit.
If the shoe fits—Part 1: Wear patterns
What’s your wear pattern? Learn how to find the right running shoes.
Exercise and breathing in summer
Exercising outside on hot, humid summer days might do more harm than good. Find out how to beat the heat!

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