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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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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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Physical Fitness FAQs

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

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PFT/PRT training series—Part 3: Flexibility and mobility
The third and final article in HPRC’s series about PFT/PRT training focuses on the importance of flexibility and mobility.
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Physical Fitness News

No gym? No problem!
Try these 25 strength exercises anytime, anywhere. No equipment or gym necessary!
Reduce work-related aches and pains
Not only can yoga reduce stress, it can also help to reduce the risk of those annoying aches and pains.
Predicting body weight from childhood to adulthood
Now you can calculate your child’s risk of becoming obese with a simple online calculator.
Get moving to help manage PTSD
Research has found that those with PTSD are at higher risk for cardiovascular disease; for some, exercise might be a great addition to other types of treatment.

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