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Fun and Fitness – The Essentials
Staying healthy and fit can be fun. It’s also a wonderful way to bond with your family and community. Military OneSource offers resources that can help you begin or sustain your path to a healthier you. And you might have some fun along the way.
Start here to learn about the benefits of healthy living as you explore fun fitness:
Work out with a partner or a group.
Exercising with a partner or team helps you:
- Maintain consistency in your workouts
- Stay motivated to show up for that early morning session
It’s good to know someone has your back and you’re responsible for theirs. With your military resources, you’ve got a lot of options for workout locations and activities.
- Visit the gymnasium or fitness center on your installation.
- Explore the recreational fitness or sports teams and group activities.
- Discover other activities available through your installation’s MWR.
- Check out the recreation and fitness options in your community.
Get fit with your family.
There is no better time to bond with your family than on a walk, a bike trail or in the pool. Even dancing together in your living room or doing active chores around the house, such as raking leaves or moving boxes, are physical activities you can enjoy together.
Stay motivated with a health and wellness coach.
Everyone could use a cheerleader to inspire fitness goals. Connect with a Military OneSource health and wellness coach to:
- Clarify your focus
- Keep you on course
- Celebrate your achievements
- Prepare you for the unexpected
A coach can help you lose weight, get in better shape, manage stress, tackle transitions and more.
Reduce your risk of injury and overtraining.
Understanding the risks that go with extreme conditioning programs can help you reap the benefits of peak fitness, while avoiding injury from overtraining. Make sure your goal to better your health doesn’t end up doing more harm than good.
Use tools to manage stress and improve wellness.
Military OneSource provides a variety of wellness apps to help you stay strong and resilient in mind and body. Take advantage of available resources to improve your resilience and keep you and your family moving, motivated and on the road to better health.