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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

Treat your feet right!
Hiking and marching and training in boots can be problematic if you don’t take care of your feet. It’s time to give some TLC to a neglected—but important—part of your body.
Attention! Announcing the Army’s “Performance Triad”
Find out what the Army is doing to help you improve your physical fitness, develop better nutrition habits, and get a more restful night’s sleep with the new Performance Triad.
Performance Strategies for injury prevention
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Check out our performance strategies for preventing common military injuries.
A big name for a common knee problem
One very common cause of knee pain has a fancy name, but avoiding it can be quite simple if you follow some important advice.
A snappy way to get into shape
Snap into shape! Learn about the benefits of using elastic bands during resistance training rather than free weights or weight-machine exercises.

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