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Optimized physical conditioning that maintains performance, prevents injury and illness, and speeds recovery is essential to military readiness. If you can't find the answer to your Physical Fitness question in our resources, click the button below.

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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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Physical Fitness FAQs

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

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Tunes and training
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Physical Fitness News

High Intensity Training (HIT) conference presentations
High Intensity Training (HIT) conference presentations are now available on our website.
Determine your ideal body weight
Your optimal body weight depends on many factors; ACE offers information that will help you determine what is ideal for you.
Finan's Blog: Tips for training
Tips on preparing for Physical Fitness Training – from an OCS candidate
Army revamps its yearly physical fitness tests
The U.S. Army retools the yearly physical fitness tests with more practical exercises geared to really getting soldiers in fighting shape.
Take small breaks from sitting
If you are sitting hours at a time, try standing breaks to improve health

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