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Exercise & Sports Performance

Exercise & Sports Performance


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Pilots and other specially trained military members are a high-performing and successful subset of the population. These qualities lend this group to be exercise enthusiasts who push themselves to perform at their very best. In this section, GFM will discuss specific training programs that would benefit aircrew and astronauts as well as occasionally provide general commentary on exercise and fitness.


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Phiz Biz: Aug & Sep – Exercise & Fitness Pearls

Phiz Biz: Aug & Sep – Exercise & Fitness Pearls

Here are the Aug & Sep newsletters from our friends at the USAF Aerospace & Operational Physiology Team at Peterson AFB in CO. Click below for PDF’s 8. August 2018…

Be a Better G-Monster:  The Anti-G Straining Maneuver (AGSM)

Be a Better G-Monster: The Anti-G Straining Maneuver (AGSM)

This installment will review the effect of G’s on the human body, the Anti-G Straining Maneuver (AGSM) and how you as the modern fighter pilot can decrease the likelihood of…

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