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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

The power of muscle memory
The number of hours a person spends pumping iron may make it easier to get back into shape and could also stave off weakness and decline in muscle function in old age. That's according to findings recently published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
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Fluid replacement during operations or exercise
There's a right way to replace the fluids you lose when you sweat.
Dealing with repeat injuries
The August 16 edition of the New York Times has an interesting piece on how athletes try to follow their passion for sport while at the same time coping with the frustration of repeated injuries.

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