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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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Physical Fitness News

Strength training to optimize performance
No exercise program is complete without strength training. It contributes to your strength, speed, and size—and makes you look good, too.
No place to exercise?
Not having a place to exercise is no excuse. The whole world can be your gym if you just put a little thought into it.
Ditch the elevator
Bored with going nowhere on that stair climber at the gym? Try using real stairs, and get where you are going while exercising.
Stop and go: Benefits of interval training
Interval training is a time-efficient way to improve strength, speed, and endurance while improving your body composition and reducing cardiovascular risk.
Swimming for fitness
Try swimming to improve your overall fitness while minimizing your risk of injury.

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