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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.

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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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Physical Fitness FAQs

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

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PFT/PRT training series—Part 1: Cardiovascular fitness
Learn how to boost your cardiovascular fitness before your next PFT/PRT.
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Physical Fitness News

PFT/PRT training series—Part 1: Cardiovascular fitness
Learn how to boost your cardiovascular fitness before your next PFT/PRT.
Protect your back during your PCS
Don’t let PCS put you on profile. Make sure you’re moving properly to prevent injury during your move.
How to breathe during exercise
Paying attention to how you breathe during exercise might boost your performance.
How to run hills
Running hills can be hell, but proper form can help reduce fatigue and your risk of injury.
Boost your push-up performance
Learn some tips on how to improve your push-up performance.

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