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Physical Fitness Resources

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.

Fighting Weight Strategies

Weight-management and healthy-eating resources for all Armed Services.

Rx3: Rehab, Refit, Return to Duty

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

Physical Fitness FAQs

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


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Big gains with lighter weights
Can less be more when it comes to building muscle?

Physical Fitness News

Get fit on the job: Part II
More tips for working out at work.
Developing healthy sleeping habits while deployed
Sleep can be just as important to your mission as having enough food, water and ammunition.
Get fit on the job: Part I
If you can't find time to exercise, try getting fit at work.
Save your knees with a few simple tips
Prevent knee injury with these tips.
When to exercise and when to just stay in bed
Exercise can help fend off illness, but what if you're already sick?

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