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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

One small step for man, one giant leap for lower-limb amputees
Thought-controlled bionic technology previously only available for arms now exists for legs. The once-farfetched idea of a bionic man is becoming a reality.
Keep your exercise resolutions with the help from an activity tracker
There are lots of different activity trackers out there. Compare some of the most popular ones on the market to find the right one for your needs.
Roll with it!
Foam rolling is a new, quick, easy method that can help you loosen up your muscles. Read on if you want to roll with it.
Trench mouth revisited
Maintaining good oral health can be challenging in the field. Check out these tips to help keep your mouth healthy!
HPRC’s Vertical Core Series
Vertical core training is a great way to change up your workout routine and improve your performance.

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