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Physical Fitness Resources

Rx3: Rehab, Refit, Return to Duty

Rx3 is your guide for recovering from common injuries, with help to keep them away for good.

Training & Exercise

Getting fit and staying fit for optimal performance.

Injury Prevention

Strategies and recommendations for injury prevention and management.

Fitness Tools & Videos

Noteworthy interactive online resources and videos on health and fitness.

Women-Specific Resources

Learn more about the issues that specifically affect service women and women’s fitness.

Physical Fitness FAQs

HPRC answers some common questions we’ve received about physical fitness and injury prevention.


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Football season fitness
Football season is well underway. Make sure your healthy habits don’t take a hit on the weekends.

Physical Fitness News

Running safety
Safety first! Check out some tips on how to stay safe while you’re out for a run.
Get SMART about your goals
Setting goals that you will actually accomplish can be easier said than done. Check out HPRC’s goal-setting worksheet to learn a formula for success!
How to get over a workout plateau
If you feel like you’ve hit a wall in your workout routine, try periodization to increase your performance.
Big gains with lighter weights
Can less be more when it comes to building muscle?
Hot to (turkey) trot
Start your Thanksgiving off on the right foot (then the left).

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