Army Holistic Health And Fitness Program

Army Holistic Health And Fitness Program

What is Army holistic health and fitness?

It’s been slightly more than a year since the Army kicked off its new Holistic Health and Fitness program. The initiative seeks to go beyond decades of focus almost solely on the physical fitness test by expanding soldier readiness to nutritional, sleep, mental and even spiritual areas.[1]

What are the 5 domains of holistic health and fitness?

This goal is reached by following the five domains of H2F: physical, nutritional, mental, spiritual, and sleep. Each of these domains intertwine with and support one another.[2]

What is the goal of H2F Army?

H2F is designed to optimize Soldier personal readiness, reduce injury rates, improve rehabilitation after injury, and increase the overall effectiveness of the Total Army.[3]

What are the principles of the H2F system?

Soldier access to a fitness facility is just part of the equation. In order to improve individual behaviors and lifestyle choices, the principles of H2F (physical fitness, quality sleep, adequate and appropriate nutrition, and mental and spiritual wellness) must extend from the workplace to the home.[4]

Can you take naps in the Army?

“Soldiers can use short, infrequent naps to restore wakefulness and promote performance,” the new manual advises. “When routinely available sleep time is difficult to predict, soldiers might take the longest nap possible as frequently as time is available.”[5]

What are the 4 types of wellness?

Spiritual Wellness. Spiritual strength is that force that drives us to make sacrifices for others, our nation, and the greater good. Emotional Wellness. Emotional wellness refers to building an awareness of and accepting one’s feelings and moods. Physical Wellness. Social Wellness.[6]

What FM covers ACFT?

The OIC will have an appropriate number of printed copies of the testing instructions available at the ACFT test site. Prior to the start of the first test event, Soldiers will warm-up using the FM 7-22 Preparation Drill (approximately 10 minutes) and 3 Repetition Maximum Deadlift warm-up (approximately 10 minutes).[7]

What is the new FM 7 22?

Army PRT FM 7-22, Physical Readiness Training. The purpose is to help Soldiers become better educated and earn quicker Army promotions by assisting in not only their army educations but also their college educations as well. The source for Army Doctrine 2015, NCO 2020 and Doctrine 2020.[8]

What are the holistic fitness dimensions?

The program takes a holistic approach to fitness by optimizing five dimensions of strength: Physical, Emotional, Social, Spiritual and Family.[9]

What are the two phases of H2F?

The two phases of the Holistic Health and Fitness (H2F) System, the initial phase and the sustaining phase, cover the Total Army.[10]

What replaced FM 7 22?

And it’s why the Army has rewritten the former “FM 7-22 Physical Readiness Training” as the brand-spankin’ new “FM 7-22 Holistic Health and Fitness (H2F)”.[11]

What ar covers health and fitness?

The Holistic Health and Fitness (H2F) System is the Army’s primary investment in Soldier readiness and lethality, optimal physical and non-physical performance, reduced injury rates, improved rehabilitation after injury, and increased overall effectiveness of the Total Army.[12]