Alerts

RegenESlim Appetite Control Capsules voluntarily recalled due to the presence of DMAA.

FDA warns consumers about caffeine powder. 

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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Fitness Tools

These tools offer quick and easy resources for planning and sticking to a fitness plan to achieve optimal performance.
Physical Activity Calorie Calculator
This is an easy-to use-calculator to determine the number of calories you burn when performing physical activity. Simply choose from the drop-down list to see what you are expending during your workouts!
Body Mass Index Calculator
Plug in your height and weight and let this calculator figure out what your BMI is, and help keep you on track for health.
SuperTracker
Use this online, interactive set of tools from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s MyPlate program to help track your physical activity and diet habits to keep you on track to your health and wellness goals.
Exercising for a Healthy Life
Learn about the benefits of exercise and how it impacts your emotional and physical health in this interactive tutorial from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
Muscles & Muscular Injuries
An interactive online tool from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. Learn about the different types of muscles you have, common muscle injuries how they impact your physical performance.
Healthy Living Tools
Use this tool from the American Council on Exercise to find your target heart rate when doing aerobic exercise. Your heart rate is an important measure of exercise intensity. Note: If you are not in shape, are taking medication, or have a health condition, always check with your healthcare provider before applying the target heart rate range in your workouts.
Wet Foot Test [PDF]
Check out these step-by-step instructions on how to conduct a wet foot test, which will help determine your foot type and arch characteristics. Knowing your foot type is helpful when buying running shoes, boots, and other athletic footwear.
Performance Triad App
Check out the new Performance Triad app to get the latest information on how to improve your sleep, physical activity and nutrition behaviors. The app is available for the iPhone, Android and Windows phones.