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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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Program Guides

These are the manuals used by military programs to stay at the top of their physical games.

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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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Fighting Weight Strategies

Weight-management and healthy-eating resources for all Armed Services.

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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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Physical Fitness News

NOFFS: There’s an app for that!
A new app for the Navy Operational Fitness and Fueling Series is now available on the iTunes Store.
Amputee soldier reporting for duty, Sir!
More amputee soldiers are returning to active duty because of advancements in medicine, facilities, and especially techology.
Namaste: Using yoga to manage PTSD and TBI symptoms
Wounded warriors are using yoga as a way to manage stress and other symptoms involved with PTSD and TBI.
Exercise and sleep
Regular exercise improves sleep quality but doesn’t make up for shortage of sleep.
Preparation for the PFT/PRT: Wrap-up
Fitness doesn’t stop once you pass the PFT/PRT. To wrap up our series, we have a few tips about injury prevention, and maintenance of your exercise program.

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