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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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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

Dietary supplements and surgical procedures
Be careful about using dietary supplements if you are planning to have surgery or if you have recently had surgery. Some ingredients could cause problems.
Take a deep breath and relax
All the added stresses of military life can leave your body’s muscles tight and sore. Deep breathing exercises can help release that excess physical tension.
Pause—to be prepared
The best way to deal with the tough times is to be ready for them. When faced with a challenge, take a moment to reflect on the best way to react.
Think PINK for optimal sleep
Pink could be your new favorite color, at least when it comes to sleep. This kind of noise may help you get the quality of sleep your body needs.
Tax day is quickly approaching!
Service members and their families can get special help preparing tax returns to get the most out of military-specific and other tax breaks.

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