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  • AF pushes fitness testing to Jan. 1

    Move is help continue minimizing close contact among personnel and ensure units and personnel are fully ready to resume.
  • Fitness Center keeps Airmen, families on track

    Officials from the Hanscom Fitness and Sports Center have developed a program to keep service members and their families active and in shape while gyms and many public parks are closed.
  • Strengthen your immune system with exercise

    Exercise can have a profound impact on the normal functioning of the immune system. According to the American College of Sports Medicine, performing regular bouts of cardiorespiratory exercise is shown to improve immune responses to vaccination, lower chronic low-grade inflammation and improve various immune markers in several disease states
  • Around the Air Force: A New Normal and A Message to Parents

    Today's look Around the Air Force features Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein addressing Air Force parents about COVID-19 concerns and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Kaleth Wright begins a weekly video series, “The New Normal.”
  • ‘Disruptive renovation’: Airman fitness vital amid COVID-19 pandemic

    According to the American College of Sports Medicine, regular physical activity can help reduce feelings of stress and anxiety. Also, moderately intense physical activity is associated with better immune function.
  • Air Force releases grooming, fitness guidance during COVID-19

    In a message to Airmen March 31, Lt. Gen. Brian T. Kelly, Air Force deputy chief of staff for manpower, personnel and services, explained installation commanders have the authority to adjust standards as needed, while also encouraging Airmen to maintain grooming and fitness standards to the greatest extent possible.
  • AFMC beta-testing diagnostic fitness assessments

    The Air Force Materiel Command will offer diagnostic fitness assessments to Airmen starting Jan. 20. As the Air Force continues to review the overall current fitness assessment guidance for Airmen, the AFMC has elected to implement diagnostic testing as a potential part of the policy change.
  • Goldfein emphasizes fitness by walking (actually, running) the walk

    By the time he finished 13.1 miles later, the 59-year-old Goldfein was able to claim a personal achievement and something larger – a hard to miss statement from the highest levels about the critical role fitness plays in assuring that the Air Force meets every mission, every time and everywhere.
  • Passion for fitness drives AFIMSC colonel

    As an Air Force Academy cadet, Yvonne Spencer hated running. Now – 14 marathons, 15 sprint/Olympic-distance triathlons, 10 half-ironman triathlons and 7 Ironman triathlons later – she says her passion for the challenge of training and competing has helped her become a better Airman and leader.
  • Running with faith: an Airman’s journey to redemption

    ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Standing there with a knife in hand and cold-hearted from the most devastating news of his life, Master Sgt. Brandan “Troy” Keel contemplated an irreversible decision. Looking into his wife’s eyes after learning she was pregnant with another man’s baby, he couldn’t fathom living anymore. Suicide, he thought, was
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