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Optimized physical conditioning that maintains performance, prevents injury and illness, and speeds recovery is essential to military readiness. If you can't find the answer to your Physical Fitness question in our resources, click the button below.

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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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Program Guides

These are the manuals used by military programs to stay at the top of their physical games.

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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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Fighting Weight Strategies

Weight-management and healthy-eating resources for all Armed Services.

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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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It’s Men’s Health Awareness Month
The Military Health System has declared June as Men’s Health Awareness Month. Exercise, good nutrition, and regular screenings can help keep you healthy.
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Physical Fitness News

Get your daughters moving!
Girls are less physically active then boys. With encouragement from parents and opportunities to get moving, girls can get the exercise they need.
One-Rep-Max for strength
Lifting weights helps you stay strong and perform well. Learn how to boost your muscular strength and endurance.
How to avoid stress fractures
Painful stress fractures can hurt your workout routine too. Learn more about training safely.
Pull-up: Train above the bar
HPRC recently designed a training program to help you achieve your first pull-up. Check it out!
The need for speed workouts
Looking to improve your 2-mile time or set a new 5K personal record (PR)? Learn how to train smarter and faster.

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