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Optimized physical conditioning that maintains performance, prevents injury and illness, and speeds recovery is essential to military readiness. If you can't find the answer to your Physical Fitness question in our resources, click the button below.

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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.

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Program Guides

These are the manuals used by military programs to stay at the top of their physical games.

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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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Physical Fitness FAQs

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

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Physical Fitness News

Tackle the obstacles to your goals!
People often say, “It’s good to think positive!” But is it always? Learn why you need to think about obstacles too.
Set the fitness example for your kids
Parents can help their children be physically active in a variety of ways. Learn more.
Stay injury free with our new strategies!
HPRC continues to expand its valuable strategies for injury prevention.
Safe return to duty after a head injury
Mild traumatic brain injuries (concussions) are very common in the military. Learn how you and your doctor can get you safely back to duty.
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.

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