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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 News

Physical activity can boost quality sleep
A new study suggests that exercising at least 150 minutes a week can help people sleep significantly better and feel more alert during the day.
Running to exercise
Running is one of the easiest forms of aerobic exercise, which strengthens your heart and improves your overall health.
Workouts you can do at home during the holidays
You can fit in these workouts at your home through the holiday season to keep you on track.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
This martial art relies on technique and balance to overcome an opponent, but it will also tone and build muscle without the use of weights.
Swim to stay healthy
Swimming is not only one of the best total-body exercise forms, it can also help you avoid getting sick. Take the plunge!

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