The Air Force Fitness Program goal is to motivate Airmen to participate in a year-round physical conditioning program that emphasizes total fitness, to include proper aerobic conditioning, strength and flexibility training, and healthy eating. Health benefits from an active lifestyle will increase productivity, optimize health, and decrease absenteeism while maintaining a higher level of readiness. 


  • New Armed Forces Series Challenge set to begin in 2024

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Marathon, in conjunction with four other service-level armed forces road races, announced the creation of the Armed Forces Series Challenge at the marathon’s Finish Line Festival on Sept. 16.The challenge involves completing the Air Force

  • 51st MSG shows warriorship through taekwondo

    The 51st Mission Support Group poses for a group photo during a physical training event at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 25, 2023. The 51st MSG practiced taekwondo with Master Mun in an effort to explore innovative methods of physical fitness to remain agile and resilient. (U.S. Air Force

  • 2023 Air Force Marathon weekend: What you need to know

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 2023 Air Force Marathon weekend, which encompasses not only the titular 26.2-mile race but also a half marathon, 10K, 5K, 1K and various festivities open to the public, is set to take place at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force and Wright State

  • Minot Airmen compete in Summer Games

    A Summer Games trophy is displayed inside the McAdoo Fitness and Sports Center at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, during the 2023 Summer Games Aug. 25, 2023. The 5th Force Support Squadron hosts the annual Summer Games to encourage physical fitness, camaraderie and competition. (U.S. Air Force

  • Fitness in the face of adversaries

    Serving in the U.S. Air Force requires commitment to a set of standards that support all aspects of an Airman’s life.These standards, recently referenced by the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, JoAnne Bass, in her letter to the force addressing standards, are a key component in upholding the

  • Run with Pride: Ramstein AB hosts 5k Color Run

    U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Otis C. Jones, 86th Airlift Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Charmaine Kelley, 86th AW command chief, welcome participants to the Ramstein KMC Pride 5k Color Run/Walk at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, June 24, 2023. Inclusive events like the color run are held to bring

  • Reducing your waist size, the healthy way

    The Air Force has Registered Dietitians and Diet Technicians who can provide guidance on healthy eating. Nutrition classes and appointments are open to active-duty members, retirees, and dependents.

  • AFRL leads USSF Continuous Fitness Assessment study

    The Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, is conducting a two-year voluntary study with Guardians to assess the use of wearable fitness devices that measure physical activity. The study, which began enrollment in May 2023, is part of the U.S. Space Force’s Continuous Fitness Assessment, or CFA,

  • Arnold AFB Fitness Center access changed to improve base security

    In May, fencing was installed to prevent access to the Arnold Air Force Base Fitness Center from Wattendorf Memorial Highway.Prior to this change, patrons could park in a lot between the highway and the Fitness Center. They would then access the facility through a secured turnstile.Now, patrons must


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