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Total Force Fitness (TFF) is a framework for building and maintaining health, readiness, and performance in the Department of Defense. It views health, wellness, and resilience as a holistic concept where optimal performance requires a connection between mind, body, spirit, and family/social relationships. If you can't find the answer to your Total Force Fitness question in our resources, click the button below.

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Total Force Fitness Articles

New initiatives in Total Force Fitness.

Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness

A structured, long-term assessment and development program to build the resilience and enhance the performance of every Warfighter, family member, and Army civilian.

One Shot One Kill Performance Enhancement Program

“One Shot One Kill” – How does the elite warrior accomplish it, time after time, under the most challenging conditions? How can every Warfighter achieve it?

Performance Triad

The Army’s Performance Triad has what you need to improve your sleep, activity, and nutrition…to give you a performance edge.

Performance Strategies

Quick and easy to apply strategies to optimize your performance as a warrior athlete—on the frontline or in garrison.

Pain Management

This section of HPRC’s website contains resources to help you manage pain. It also will keep you up-to-date with what the DoD and Veterans Health Administration (VHA) are doing to improve the treatment and management of pain.

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.


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Tackling chronic pain
Be empowered to do more about chronic pain with this article from HPRC and video from the Defense and Veterans Center for Integrative Pain Management.

Total Force Fitness News

Get into a state of flow
You’ve heard of being “in the zone,” but do you really know what it is? Find out what is involved in getting yourself into this optimal state of flow.
Be a “Joy Multiplier,” not a “Joy Thief”
The way you respond to someone when they share good news can either enhance or detract from your relationship. Learn how to strengthen others with “Active Constructive Responding.”
What’s all the compression about?
Compression garments have become a part of sports uniforms and everyday athletic wear, but can they actually help your performance?
Don’t let your performance suffer from grogginess
Learn about whether sleep inertia impacts your performance.
Social media “red flags”
You shouldn’t believe everything you read on social media, especially when it comes to dietary supplements and sports products.

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