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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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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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Physical Fitness FAQs

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

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Tips to treat tendonitis
Sometimes it’s hard to know if your ongoing, chronic pain is coming from your joints, muscles, ligaments, or tendons. It could be tendonitis. Learn more.
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Physical Fitness News

Enjoy your run without "the runs"
Having the urge “to go” during a workout isn’t unusual for endurance athletes. There are steps you can take that could get you to the finish line accident-free
5 ways to stay active at work
Even with regular exercise, sitting for most of the day can increase your risk for chronic illnesses and early death. Find out what you can do about it.
Foam roll with it!
Use a foam roller to relieve overworked muscles, reduce soreness, and improve performance.
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!

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