Strong B.A.N.D.S.

Balance • Activity • Nutrition • Determination • Strength



 All Army Sports Hockey Team

Make positive changes in your health during May with Strong B.A.N.D.S.

Strong B.A.N.D.S. – Strong Balance, Activity, Nutrition, Determination and Strength – promotes healthy, active lifestyles for Army communities. Throughout the month, it motivates Army Soldiers, Families, Retirees and Civilians to get and stay fit.

There are lots of ways to get involved! Participate in garrison fitness and wellness programs. Learn about health and fitness topics with our online resources. Make our nutritious recipes at home. And don’t forget: share your news with friends and family, and invite them on the adventure, too!


Fitness Tips

Get stronger, faster, and healthier! Whether you’re a new exerciser or an old pro, check out these great ways to get and stay fit.


Searching for tasty, nutritious ways to fuel your body? Look no further! We’ve got recipes for sports drinks, snacks and other healthy options.

Local Events

Find motivation, support, competition and fun. Check out these nearby opportunities to get out of the house, meet others and enjoy healthy activities together.


Make sure you’re getting health and fitness information you can trust. Here’s the low-down on exercise, eating, sleep and more from the experts at the Human Performance Resource Center (HPRC).


Meet Our Athletes

Get motivated by the All-Army Hockey Team! Learn more about our featured athletes, hear their stories, and find out what propels them to the top of their field.

Contest Rules

Win fantastic prizes! Learn new fitness tips! Find new motivation to hit your fitness goals! Here are the details of the annual Strong B.A.N.D.S. contest.