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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

If you’ve ever choked under pressure, read on.
Emerging research suggests that activating the right side of your brain may decrease likelihood of choking under pressure.
A new approach to prevent non-combat injuries
The heavy loads that active duty service men and women have to carry during deployments and training are taking a toll. Extensive research continues on how to reduce body armor weight and decrease the risk of associated non-combat injuries.
Performance Quote: No garbage in
“Garbage in, garbage out.” - George Fuechsel, IBM programmer and instructor
Spice up your core workout!
A strong core has MANY benefits. Try some alternative exercises to improve core strength and shake-up your workout.
Activities help kids during times of deployment
Children feel lots of different things while their parent is deployed. There are organizations that can help kids through physical activity, peer mentoring, and other social gatherings.

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