Alerts

FDA advises consumers to stop using any supplement products labeled as OxyElite Pro or VERSA-1. Please see the following advisories: FDA -10/08/13, FDA - 10/11/13 and CDC - 10/08/13.

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Announcements

New article on reporting side effects of supplements
Just published in The New England Journal of Medicine: A recent article brings up dietary supplement issues you need to be aware of and discusses how dietary supplement side effects could be monitored better. A PDF of the April 3rd article is available free online.

3rd International Congress on Soldiers’ Physical Performance
August 18-21, 2014
The ICSPP delivers innovative scientific programming on soldiers’ physical performance with experts from around the world.

DMAA list updated for April 2014

Fueling Performance Photo Campaign
Share photos of how you fuel your performance and be featured on our Facebook page!

Dietary supplement module
Earn continuing education credits (if eligible) for this two-hour online module.

Operation LiveWell

Performance Triad

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HPRC's human performance optimization (HPO) website is for U.S. Warfighters, their families, and those in the field of HPO who support them. The goal is Total Force Fitness: Warfighters optimized to carry out their mission as safely and effectively as possible.

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Mind Tactics

Mental fitness—including toughness and resilience—contributes to the overall goal of optimum performance. If you can't find the answer to your Mind Tactics question in our resources, click the button below.

Your human performance questions answered by our experts

Mind Tactics Resources

Mental Resilience

Exercise your mind to give you the edge you need for optimal performance.

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Mind-Body Skills

Peak mental performance can occur when the connection between the mind and the body is strengthened and optimized.

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Sleep Optimization

This section provides tips on how to get the Zs you need for optimal performance.

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Mental Health & Suicide Prevention

Knowing when you need to stop and assess your mental health is a valuable skill.

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Stress Management

Everyone experiences stress. As we go through life, stress can ebb and flow depending on our experiences. Learn about stress and effective ways to manage it.

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Tobacco, Alcohol, and Drugs

Resources on tobacco, alcohol, and drugs, and their impact on performance.

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Are you tough enough…mentally?
Are you mentally tough? See if you’ve got the 4 Cs. Develop these traits and maintain them.
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Mind Tactics News

Mind-body strategies for pain
Relaxation techniques, imagery, and redirection strategies are all mind-body techniques that could help you manage your pain. Read on to learn more.
New from HPRC: Pain Management
An entirely new section has just been added to HPRC’s Total Force Fitness domain: Pain Management. It includes articles and resources to help Warfighters who need to manage pain—long-term and chronic.
TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) for pain?
Many different types of pain respond to transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, or TENS—read on to find out if this therapy might be appropriate for you.
Healthy hearing habits for your children
Everyday noise pollution may not seem as bad as what Warfighters face, but children need to protect their hearing too. Help yours develop good hearing habits early, and they’ll be better prepared for whatever they face later in life.

Take a deep breath and relax
All the added stresses of military life can leave your body’s muscles tight and sore. Deep breathing exercises can help release that excess physical tension.

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