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RegenESlim Appetite Control Capsules voluntarily recalled due to the presence of DMAA.

FDA warns consumers about caffeine powder. 

FDA advises consumers to stop using any supplement products labeled as OxyElite Pro or VERSA-1. Please see the following advisories: FDA -10/08/13, FDA - 10/11/13 and CDC - 10/08/13.

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New article on reporting side effects of supplements
Just published in The New England Journal of Medicine: A recent article brings up dietary supplement issues you need to be aware of and discusses how dietary supplement side effects could be monitored better. A PDF of the April 3rd article is available free online.

3rd International Congress on Soldiers’ Physical Performance
August 18-21, 2014
The ICSPP delivers innovative scientific programming on soldiers’ physical performance with experts from around the world.

DMAA list updated for April 2014

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Dietary supplement module
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HPRC's human performance optimization (HPO) website is for U.S. Warfighters, their families, and those in the field of HPO who support them. The goal is Total Force Fitness: Warfighters optimized to carry out their mission as safely and effectively as possible.

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Educational Print Materials

Printable postcards and infosheets created by HPRC for Warfighters, leaders, families, and healthcare professionals, can all be found here for convenient access.

In this section you'll find a variety of products created by HPRC to help keep Warfighters, leaders, families, and healthcare professionals informed about various aspects of Total Force Fitness. They are available to download as PDFs for your personal use or to distribute.

Physical Fitness

Physical Fitness Infosheets and Postcards
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    Efficacy of Pro Mask for Enhancing Aerobic Exercise Training

    USARIEM and HPRC provide the facts in this infosheet on using commercial devices, including the Pro Mask, during exercise to improve respiratory muscle function.

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    Body Fat Comparison by Service

    HPRC compiled body composition requirements for the various services in this single infosheet for ease of reference and comparison.

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    Physical Fitness and Injury Prevention

    An HPRC postcard on core strength and flexibility.

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    HPRC FMS Postcard [JPG]

    Functional Movement Screen

    Created for an educational session at the Uniformed Services University (USUHS), this postcard provides information about the functional movement screening (FMS) method to test fitness and help prevent injury.

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      HPRC Core Strength Postcard [JPG]

        Core Strength

        Created for an educational session at the Uniformed Services University (USUHS), this postcard provides information about the importance of core strength in preventing injury, with suggestions for exercises.

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          HPRC Prehabilitation Postcard [JPG]

            Prehabilitation

            Created for an educational session at the Uniformed Services University (USUHS), this postcard provides information about methods used to improve range-of-motion, muscular weakness, and other conditions that affect risk of injury.

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              HPRC Intersession PF and Injury Prevention Postcard [JPG]

              Physical Fitness and Injury Prevention

              This postcard describes physical fitness methods for reducing the risk of injury, including warm-ups, core strengthening, functional movement, and foam rolling.

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                Peak Performance: Core Strength

                This HPRC postcard provides information about the importance of core strength in preventing injury, with exercise suggestions and descriptions of the muscles involved.

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                  Environment

                  Environment Infosheets and Postcards
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                    Heat Stress Card

                    An excerpt from the Warfighter Nutrition Guide, this infosheet includes guidelines for fluid replacement while training in warm weather, as well as warning signs of heat stress and illness.

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                      Nutrition

                      Nutrition Infosheets and Postcards

                        Peak Nutrition: Sodium Facts

                        This postcard from HPRC provides information about sodium and how to choose foods that are low in sodium.

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                          Alcohol: Bad for the Bones

                          This postcard from HPRC can help you learn about how alcohol affects performance.

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                          Fueling for Peak Performance

                          Learn how and when to eat for peak performance with this postcard from HPRC.

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                          HPRC Peak Nutrition Don't Run on Empty [JPG]

                          Peak Nutrition: Don't Run on Empty

                          This postcard from HPRC helps you determine when and what should you eat before exercise.

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                          HPRC Peak Peformance Refueling [JPG]

                          Peak Performance: Refueling

                          This postcard from HPRC helps you determine what to eat to aid in recovery after exertion.

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                          Healthy Living for Children and Families

                          This postcard from HPRC provides nutritional information for raising healthy kids that works for adults too.

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                          Nutrition: Your Child and Sports Drinks

                          This postcard from HPRC discusses the impact of sports drinks on children and adolescents.

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                          An Athlete's Guide to Nutrient Timing

                          This postcard from HPRC discusses nutrition and nutrient timing for athletes.

                          *This card should be used with "Fueling for Training and Ops."

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                          Fueling for Training and Ops

                          An HPRC postcard on the special nutritional needs of Warfighters.

                          *This card should be used with "An Athlete's Guide to Nutrient Timing."

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                          Peak Nutrition: G4G and MyPlate

                          An HPRC postcard to help diners be more aware of food quality and nutrient density.

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                          H-man logoBody Fat Comparisons by Service

                          HPRC compiled body composition requirements for the various services in this single infosheet for ease of reference and comparison.

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                          Dietary Supplements/OPSS

                          Dietary Supplements and OPSS Infosheets and Postcards
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                            Dietary Supplements: Check the Label First

                            This postcard from HPRC provides guidelines for making informed dietary supplement choices.

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                              Dietary Supplments: Red Flags [JPG]

                                Dietary Supplements: Red Flags: What You Need to Know to Stay Safe and Avoid Fraud

                                This infosheet includes warning signs to help spot potential problems with dietary supplement products.

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                                    OPSS Campaign Press Kit

                                    Numerous posters, infosheets, postcards, etc. are available for Operation Supplement Safety (OPSS), a dietary supplement education campaign that allows service members and retirees, their families, healthcare providers, and DoD civilians to get the scoop on dietary supplements.

                                      Family & Relationships

                                      Family & Relationships Infosheets and Postcards

                                        Strength Training: Strong Children and Teens

                                        This postcard from HPRC provides tips on how your child can safely start a strength training program.

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                                          Healthy Living for Children and Families

                                          This postcard from HPRC provides nutritional information for raising healthy kids that works for adults too.

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                                          Fitness for Children and Teens

                                          This HPRC postcard on exercise for children and teens provides tips to help build aerobic fitness, strength, and strong bones.

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                                          HPRC Effective Communication [JPG]

                                          Effective Communication

                                          Being able to communicate well is essential for happy relationships. This postcard from HPRC describes a structured process for how to communicate well with others (especially your loved ones).

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                                          HPRC Making Decisions [JPG]

                                          Making Decisions

                                          Families need to make a lot of decisions and solve a lot of problems together. This postcard from HPRC offers guidelines to help you with this process.


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                                          Mind Tactics

                                          Mind Tactics Infosheets and Postcards

                                            Talk Yourself Into Peak Performance

                                            This postcard from HPRC provides tips on how to use “self-talk” to optimize performance and how to prevent worry from affecting performance.

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                                              HPRC Sleep [JPG]

                                              Sleep

                                              Sleep is important for performance, too. This postcard from HPRC allows you to assess the quality of your sleep habits.

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                                                Change Your Mind for Peak Performance

                                                Tthis postcard from HPRC offers guidelines on how to avoid “mind traps” and change how you think to achieve peak performance.

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                                                    Transform Stress With Your Breath

                                                    This postcard from HPRC provides instruction for how to use deep breathing exercises to reduce stress.

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                                                      S.M.A.R.T. Goals

                                                      An HPRC postcard on an important performance skill – goal setting.

                                                      Further your goal setting skills by completing this step-by-step printable SMART Goals worksheet.

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                                                      H-man logoBuilding an Imagery Script

                                                      Mental imagery is a sport psychology technique that Warfighters can use to help build optimum performance. You can use a “script” to help learn and apply this tool, but writing a mental imagery script is not as easy as you might think. This worksheet includes a brief description of mental imagery and will make the process as “cookbook” as it can be, providing step-by-step guidance on creating your own script.

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                                                      HPRC Rules of Engagement [JPG] Ten Rules of Engagement (ROE)

                                                      The Ten Rules of Engagement (ROE) Performance Strategies were created to assist the warrior athlete in the quest to reach optimum performance. It’s important to review these ROEs—provided here as both a convenient card summarizing the rules and as an infosheet—when developing your own plans for performance optimization to ensure lasting success.

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                                                      Infosheet [PDF]