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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

Is your app backed by facts?
Make sure the information in your injury-prevention app is backed by science, not hype.
DOMS: The morning after (a tough workout)
Learn more about soreness after a workout, including ways to help prevent and reduce it yourself.
No pain, no gain?
Higher-intensity exercise—does it do a body good?
Performance Triad app – (down)load and go!
The new Performance Triad app provides important information on sleep, activity, and nutrition to help you stay ready and resilient.
How accurate is your activity monitor?
A new study looks at just how accurate your activity monitor really is.

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