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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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Physical Fitness News

What surface is best for running?
Runners often hear the suggestion to “run on softer surfaces to save your knees.” When it comes to running and injury prevention, does surface matter?
Mind-body help for breast cancer
It’s National Women’s Health Week! Breast cancer affects MANY women. Medical doctors can guide your recovery, but learn how complementary-health techniques can help you feel empowered.
Fueling up for the PFT/PRT
Getting ready for your PRT/PFT? Check out these tips that can help you pass with flying colors!
Putting some fun into recovery
Learn how therapeutic recreation can be part of the healing process or fitness program for injured and/or ill service members.
Celebrate Mother’s Day
Celebrate Mother’s Day wherever you’re serving—at home or abroad.

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