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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

Exercise safely in the cold
If you exercise in the cold, consider these tips from the American Council of Exercise (ACE; Exercising in the Cold) to stay safe.
Nutrition for fitness
Exercise isn’t enough—you need to give your body the right kind of fuel to optimize your fitness. The new 2010 USDA Dietary Guidelines focus on balancing healthy eating with physical activity.
The Paleo Diet: Implications for the athlete
The Paleo Diet is based on what hunters/gatherers ate during the Paleolithic Era. But how might this affect athletes today?
Use it or lose it!
Once you start exercising, don’t stop. If you do, you will lose what you worked so hard to get.
Alternate hard and easy
Alternate days of more and less intense training for best results.

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