You are here: Home / Physical Fitness

Physical Fitness

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.

Your human performance questions answered by our experts

Physical Fitness Resources

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.

Fighting Weight Strategies

Weight-management and healthy-eating resources for all Armed Services.

Rx3: Rehab, Refit, Return to Duty

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

Physical Fitness FAQs

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


Now on the homepage ...

Big gains with lighter weights
Can less be more when it comes to building muscle?

Physical Fitness News

Do mindful people have good hearts?
New research suggests that highly mindful people also engage in healthy habits that protect them from heart disease.
Training your ears may improve your balance
Your ears are responsible for more than hearing. Your inner ear also helps you with your balance. Learn more about training this balance system.
Don’t be a boob!
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Learn about early detection and prevention.
Let the 2014 Warrior Games begin!
The Warrior Games are about to start. Here’s some information about this year’s events!
How good are you at setting SMART 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!

All Physical Fitness Blog Entries