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Optimized physical conditioning that maintains performance, prevents injury and illness, and speeds recovery is essential to military readiness. If you can't find the answer to your Physical Fitness question in our resources, click the button below.

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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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Weight Management

Figure out what your fighting weight is, how to get there, and how to maintain it once you're there.

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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 News

Follow-up article questions the validity of military's blood test screening for concussions/TBI
Wired Magazine questions the Army's research on concussions and traumatic brain injuries.
Overweight recruits make it tough to fill military ranks
There have been a rash of articles in the news recently focusing on soldier fitness (or lack thereof).
Army recruit goes from couch potato to Warfighter
A former couch potato turned disciplined army recruit gets into fighting shape.

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