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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

Injury Prevention Strategies: A lot rests on your shoulders
The shoulders are highly movable joints that are vulnerable to injuries. There are some steps you can take to keep them injury-free.
Too loud for you to hear?
There are some tips you can use to prevent exposure to hazardous noise levels recreationally and occupationally.
Tunes and training
Do you listen to music when you exercise? Find out how it affects your workout.
Performance Triad update
The U.S. Army rolled out the Performance Triad a few months ago. So, what’s new?
Exercise for the wounded warrior—mind and body
The physical benefits of exercise abound, but there are also psychological benefits associated with physical activity.

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