The Human Performance Program (HPP) is designed to meet the unique physical needs of the SOF operator. This conditioning is accomplished through a holistic "pre-habilitative" physical training program developed and led by certified professionals that involve focused strength and conditioning, performance nutrition, and physical therapy.
Physical Training Articles
Excess Post-exercise Oxygen Consumption (EPOC), also known as “afterburn,” occurs after strenuous exercise as a way to bring your body back to its “normal” resting state.
Hypoxic blackout—loss of consciousness under water—can affect anyone, even skilled, fit, competitive swimmers and free divers. Some individuals practice hypoxic training, to improve their breath-holding ability.
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Children and adolescents (6–17 years) should get 60 minutes or more of physical activity daily, and running can partly fill this requirement. Here are some tips to help meet your child’s running needs.
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Ready to start a running routine? Here are a few tips and tricks to get you out the door and hitting the road today.