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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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Rx3: Rehab, Refit, Return to Duty

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

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National Veterans Wheelchair Games
April 15th is the registration deadline for the National Veterans Wheelchair games. The event is open to veterans who need a wheelchair to participate in sporting events.
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Physical Fitness News

Read this and then break a sweat
Before you curse the puddle of sweat at your feet after a workout or when you’re out in the heat, think about this: How much you sweat may be an indication of how fit you are.
Do mindful people have good hearts?
New research suggests that highly mindful people also engage in healthy habits that protect them from heart disease.
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.
Don’t be a boob!
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Learn about early detection and prevention.
Let the 2014 Warrior Games begin!
The Warrior Games are about to start. Here’s some information about this year’s events!

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