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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

Protect your skin from the sun
With the hot sun of summer, make sure your skin is protected when exercising outdoors.
Stay cool and in shape!
Fitness and fun – swimming gives you both.
Caffeine can boost sports performance
High doses of caffeine can increase muscle power and endurance, researchers from Coventry University said in a news release.
Preventing heat-related illness
What to drink when you're working out in hot environments.

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