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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?
Find out when it’s safe to exercise with the sniffles.
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Physical Fitness News

No pain, no gain?
Higher-intensity exercise—does it do a body good?
Performance Triad app – (down)load and go!
The new Performance Triad app provides important information on sleep, activity, and nutrition to help you stay ready and resilient.
How accurate is your activity monitor?
A new study looks at just how accurate your activity monitor really is.
Baby bumps and bumper plates: Is weight lifting safe for pregnant women?
Is it safe to lift heavy weights for exercise during pregnancy?
Running 101 for kids and teens
Is your child interested in running as a sport? Check out some helpful strategies on proper running form, hydration, and other tips to ensure your child is safe and gets the most out of this healthy activity.

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