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Physical Fitness

Introduction to the foundational movements of functional fitness
The foundational movements of an exercise program are the most basic movements you perform throughout your program, but they’re often...
The core: Foundation of movement
When it comes to functional fitness, having a strong core is key. Your core is more than just your abdominal...
Stay fit during the holidays
It’s holiday time, and maintaining your fitness can be a challenge with all the hustle and bustle of the season...

Total Force Fitness

The core: Foundation of movement
When it comes to functional fitness, having a strong core is key. Your core is more than just your abdominal...
Imagery improves your total fitness
Imagery is a skill that can help optimize your total fitness, including your physical and mental performance, nutrition, and relationship...

Nutrition

I think I might have an eating disorder. How do I know if I need help?
If you think you might have an eating disorder—whether you aren’t eating enough or you’re binging and purging or something...
Overcome your weight-loss plateau
Have you been watching what you eat and exercising regularly, but for some reason, the scale just won’t budge? You...

Family & Relationships

“The New Year, The New You”: Tips to RENEW your relationship
To have a healthy, long-term romantic relationship, you might need to take a new approach to some old patterns. For...
How Couples Fight the Good Fight
To learn more about stable conflict types and how to avoid those hostile communication pitfalls, read HPRC’s articles about how...
Avoid argument traps
Arguments are bound to happen in your intimate relationships. To build and maintain close connections, it’s essential you’re able to...

Mental Fitness

Got anxiety? Get excited instead!
Most people equate feeling anxious or nervous with something bad, or it’s a signal you’re not prepared or mentally tough...

Environment

Is it safe to exercise when you’re sick?
Regular physical activity can help prevent illness, but what happens when you do become sick? Should you stop your exercise...
Mindfulness in military environments
Mindfulness training, or the practice of training your mind to stay in the present moment, offers many benefits, particularly for...
Lavender and stress reduction
Your sense of smell is a powerful tool when it comes to how you interact with your environment. Certain smells...