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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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Stay injury-free while running
It’s race season. And if you’re a Warfighter, every season is running season. Do you know what kind of running injuries you’re most at risk for and when you should or shouldn’t “run through the pain”?
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Physical Fitness News

Go to “workout hour!”
Hanging out with your friends doesn't have to be unhealthy.
Take the stairs, not the elevator
Improve your cardiovascular health on the stairs.
Runners: How to pace yourself on hills
A study published this year in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise suggests that most runners make two key mistakes: They try to run too fast uphill and don’t run fast enough downhill.
Fitness 2.0: Can social media help you get fit?
More and more apps are supporting the goals of getting health and staying fit. Join them!
Is high endurance running harmful to your heart?
MedicalNewsToday.com presents an article that reports on a 2009 study from the European Journal of Echocardiography that assesses the effects of running in ultra-endurance races.

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