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Total Force Fitness

Welcome to Total Force Fitness, a program that focuses on your entire health throughout your military career. Readiness is measured in more than just physical fitness and medical status. Through Total Force Fitness, we’re going to talk about other areas in your life – like social, spiritual, environmental, and financial – to make sure you and your community are ready for you to do your job.

Because we’re changing the way we talk about health, we created this portal to give you the latest news in Total Force Fitness and information on how its dimensions affect total health.


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How to develop a new relationship path after a TBI

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When you or your partner suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI), changes to your relationship are likely.


What are the Total Force Fitness Dimensions?

By bringing attention to the eight dimensions of total health, Total Force Fitness makes sure your and your community are ready for you to do your job.


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Physical Fitness is your ability to physically accomplish all aspects of your tasks while avoiding injury.

 

 

 

 

 

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Environmental Fitness is the ability to perform your tasks in any operational environment.

 

 

 

 

 

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Medical and Dental Preventive Care Fitness is your ability to sustain your health and wellness and facilitate restoration to meet medical and dental standards for fitness for duty, return to duty, and medical readiness.

 

 

 

 

 

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Nutritional Fitness is your ability to sustain your performance through foods, dietary supplements, and beverages in adequate quantities, quality, and proportions.

 

 

 

 

 

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Ideological and Spiritual Fitness refers to your beliefs and practices that strengthen connectedness with sources of hope, meaning, and purpose.

 

 

 

 

 

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Psychological Fitness is your ability to integrate and improve cognitive, emotional, and behavioral practices.

 

 

 

 

 

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Social Fitness is your ability to engage in productive personal and professional relationships, positively interact with unit and command networks, and use resources that promote overall well-being.

 

 

 

 

 

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Financial Fitness is the combination of attitude, knowledge, and skills to make and exercise money management decisions that best support your life circumstances.

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