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Fun and Fitness – The Essentials

Getting in shape can be fun and a wonderful opportunity to bond with your family and community. Military OneSource resources can help you begin or sustain your path to a healthier you.

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Morale, Welfare and Recreation Programs and Eligibility

From fitness and sports to tickets and travel, MWR programs offer something for everyone. Whether you’re stationed on an installation or off, you’ll always have a way to access these offerings to relax, have fun and connect with others.

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Helping Family Members With Special Needs Meet Their Fitness Goals

Getting in shape, eating better and exercising regularly helps us lower stress, improve self-esteem and our general well-being. Individuals with special needs often share in these same goals and can achieve their health and fitness goals with the help of an adaptive fitness and nutrition plan.

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The resources on this page are designed to assist service providers and leaders as they conduct and promote MWR programs and services. They provide background, highlights, data and other information.. …
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Families Who Walk Together Talk Together

Family time is precious to service members and their spouses, so make the most of it by looking beyond phones and screens for simple activities together. Make family time count and try something as simple as going for a walk together. It will pay off in more ways than one.

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Family Fitness With Young Children

As a parent of young children, your time may not always feel like your own. Despite your best efforts to stay on top of your family’s schedule, there’s always another mess to clean or mouth to feed.

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Single Life – The Essentials

You’re unattached and ready to explore. Military OneSource has pooled together items of interest for single service members in search of recreation. Read about valuable resources that will help you travel across America or abroad, transition home from a deployment, survive the breakup of a relationship and more.

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Recreation – Benefits

As a service member, you may qualify for a number of discounts on fun activities and adventures. Take advantage of the. …
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Fitness Classes With Morale, Welfare and Recreation

From high-intensity aerobic workouts to relaxing yoga, your installation’s fitness center has classes for everyone, at every level. Classes are available for little or no cost to anyone who can access the gym through the Morale, Welfare and Recreation program.

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Health & Wellness Coaching – The Essentials

Losing weight, managing stress, tackling transitions – if you’re ready to make some life changes, free consultations with a Military OneSource health and wellness coach can help. Coaches can help you make a plan to reach your desired goals, keep on course and celebrate your achievements.

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Fitness, Nutrition and Active Living – The Essentials

Optimal health begins with nutrition, fitness and active living. From guidelines on developing healthy eating habits and ideas on how to stay fit to strategies for giving your child a happy, healthy start, Military OneSource provides practical and fresh content as well as initiatives and programs that will motivate you to maintain healthy living and manage your health in creative ways.

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How to Be Healthy Through the Holidays

Don’t let the hectic holiday schedule and party foods derail your health, nutrition and fitness goals. Sure, you want to have fun, but not so much you regret it come New Year’s Day.

Department of Defense Summer Camps

Have some activities planned to keep your kids busy, engaged and having fun when school lets out. Department of Defense summer camps may be a great addition to your child’s summer lineup.

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Keeping Your Child Healthy and Engaged Over the Summer

A little leisure is much needed when school lets out; however, children with special needs thrive with a little structure. It’s beneficial to maintain a routine during the summer as a way to keep your child learning and developing healthy habits.

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Best Kept Secrets: Military Campgrounds at a Discount

The Morale, Welfare and Recreation Program and Military OneSource offer cost-effective ways for military families to enjoy their time off. This includes the Best Kept Secrets: Joint Services Campgrounds and Facilities guide, which will connect you with recreational sites across the country.

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6 Tips to Reduce Holiday Stress for Families With Special Needs

The holidays are packed with fun, food, festivities and, for some of us, – stress. For families with special needs, the unfamiliar sounds, smells and visitors can sometimes be disruptive. Minimize your stress this holiday season with six simple strategies for keeping your family member engaged and calm. Be prepared and put the fun back into your festivities.