Fun and Fitness - The Essentials

Home Recreation, Travel & Shopping Recreation Fun and Fitness

Staying healthy and fit can be a fun and a wonderful opportunity to bond with your family and community. Military OneSource highlights some resources that can help you begin or sustain your path to a healthier you – and have some fun in the process.

Start here to explore fun fitness:

Work out with a partner or a group.

Exercising with a partner or team helps you maintain consistency in your workouts and motivates you to show up for that early morning session. It’s good to know someone has your back and you’re responsible for theirs. Explore the recreational teams and group activities on your installation or in your local community.

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Get fit with your family.

There is no better time to bond with your family than on a walk, on a bike trail or in the pool. Even dancing together in your living room or doing active chores around the house, like raking leaves or moving boxes, counts for physical activity that you can enjoy together.

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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 and prepare you for the unexpected. A coach can help you lose weight, get in shape, manage stress, tackle transitions and more.

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Reduce your risk of injury and overtraining.

Understanding the risks associated 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.

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