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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

Those last 10 pounds—the weight-loss plateau
Struggling to lose those last few pounds? Here are some tips to help you get past the plateau and back on track to achieving your goal.
Bomb blasts and eye damage
Blast shockwaves can cause serious damage to a Warfighter’s eyes, but early and proper care can help prevent serious permanent injury.
Tips on tendonitis
Tendonitis results from damage to connective structures in your body. Learn more about it and get your body back in action.
An app for U.S. Marines to HITT hard
You can now access the Marine Corps’ HITT program on your smartphone.
Listen up!
Hearing loss is a silent epidemic in the military, but it isn’t inevitable. When not around firearm explosions or helicopter noise, follow safe listening practices to help prevent hearing loss.

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