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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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DOMS: Post-workout delayed muscle soreness
A tough workout can leave you sore for days. Find out how to prevent and reduce delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS).
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Physical Fitness News

The need for speed workouts
Looking to improve your 2-mile time or set a new 5K personal record (PR)? Learn how to train smarter and faster.
Exergaming: Is it really exercise?
There are lots of exercise video games on the market, but should they really be considered exercise?
Winter dehydration
Heading out into the cold? Remember to stay hydrated!
Choosing the right personal trainer
It’s important to know what to look for when you’re considering hiring a personal trainer.
Take it to heart
February is American Heart Month. Remember your fitness and nutrition goals to keep the most important muscle in your body healthy!

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