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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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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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Physical Fitness FAQs

HPRC answers some common questions we’ve received about physical fitness and injury prevention.

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Tunes and training
Do you listen to music when you exercise? Find out how it affects your workout.
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Physical Fitness News

High-intensity exercise for your teen
April is the “Month of the Military Child.” Learn how to help your child stay fit for a healthier tomorrow.
National Veterans Wheelchair Games
April 15th is the registration deadline for the National Veterans Wheelchair games. The event is open to veterans who need a wheelchair to participate in sporting events.
Listen to your heart
With special equipment, you can manage your emotional stress as well as the timing and intensity of your physical training.
Is your Achilles tendon an uphill battle?
The Achilles tendon is stronger than you think, even when running hills.
Computer Vision Syndrome
Learn how to recognize and prevent eye problems associated with extended computer monitor use.

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