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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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Is hot yoga too hot?
Bikram yoga, or “hot yoga,” has become a popular activity for fitness, flexibility, strength, and mindfulness. Do the benefits outweigh the risks?
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Physical Fitness News

Tackle the obstacles to your goals!
People often say, “It’s good to think positive!” But is it always? Learn why you need to think about obstacles too.
Set the fitness example for your kids
Parents can help their children be physically active in a variety of ways. Learn more.
Stay injury free with our new strategies!
HPRC continues to expand its valuable strategies for injury prevention.
Go Red for Women
Friday, February 6th, is Go Red for Women day. Wear your best red to support women and the prevention of heart disease.
Safe return to duty after a head injury
Mild traumatic brain injuries (concussions) are very common in the military. Learn how you and your doctor can get you safely back to duty.

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