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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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Stay injury-free while running
It’s race season. And if you’re a Warfighter, every season is running season. Do you know what kind of running injuries you’re most at risk for and when you should or shouldn’t “run through the pain”?
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Physical Fitness News

Army unveils new fitness test
New changes are on the horizon for Army fitness testing.
High Intensity Training (HIT) conference presentations
High Intensity Training (HIT) conference presentations are now available on our website.
Determine your ideal body weight
Your optimal body weight depends on many factors; ACE offers information that will help you determine what is ideal for you.
Finan's Blog: Tips for training
Tips on preparing for Physical Fitness Training – from an OCS candidate
Army revamps its yearly physical fitness tests
The U.S. Army retools the yearly physical fitness tests with more practical exercises geared to really getting soldiers in fighting shape.

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