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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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How to breathe during exercise
Paying attention to how you breathe during exercise might boost your performance.
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Physical Fitness News

Are girls at higher risk of concussion?
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, and this year’s theme is “Think Ahead.” If you have a daughter, learn how to reduce her risk of concussion.
Prevent “text neck”
There’s a healthier way to read this article on your mobile device.
Exercise boosts mental health
Learn how regular bouts of exercise can improve your physical health, mental health, and well-being.
Financial incentives and fitness goals
Money is a strong motivator, but can it help you exercise more?
Can massage relieve my back pain?
When performed by a licensed massage therapist, massages can help reduce your back pain. Learn more.

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