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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

A holistic approach to performance
Check out the customizable “One Shot One Kill” (OSOK) performance enhancement program to jumpstart your performance.
Marine Corps Embassy Security: New year, new requirements
If your goal is to serve in the Marine Corps Embassy Security Group, then you should know about the new requirements and fitness standards.
Safe moving tips to spare your back
Here’s a reminder about how to lift heavy objects properly and protect your back when loading your moving truck during a PCS.
Armed Forces Sports: Are you game?
Have you considered playing an organized sport for one of the military branches? DoD’s Armed Forces Sports offers opportunities in 25 team and individual sports for men and women. Check it out and see if you can take your game to the next level.
Sub terra firma
Combat training is moving underground. New tactics—and, potentially, new doctrine—are being developed to help troops perform in underground environments where enemies could hide.

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