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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.

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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.

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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?

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Performance Triad

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

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Performance Strategies

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

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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.

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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.

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Laughter: Great for mind, body, and relationships
Heard any good jokes lately? If so, just remembering them probably has you smiling and feeling better. Did you know there is scientific evidence to support those feelings?
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Total Force Fitness News

Performance Quotes: Feed your performance
“Our food should be our medicine and our medicine should be our food.” - Hippocrates
Toning shoes: Buyer beware!
In the past, concerns about the effectiveness of toning shoes have been questioned at HPRC. Here is an important update on the issue.
Science article asks: Are we winning the war against PTSD?
A review on how the military is preventing and addressing PTSD in troops suggests that programs are helping keep rates low.
Preparation for the PFT/PRT Part 2: Developing muscular strength and endurance
In Part 2 of our PFT/PRT prep series we will focus on exercising for muscular strength and endurance, while highlighting some common injuries and methods for injury prevention.
Make problem solving a family affair
Families are constantly confronted with problems and are constantly trying to find solutions to them. Two researchers suggest a structured process.

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