Weight Management 

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TG 358 Army Weight Management Guide (APHC)

Being a Soldier means being physically able and healthy enough to perform your duties. TG 358 is designed to help Soldiers meet the Army body composition standards per AR 600-9.

Army Weight Management 

Government Resources

 Soldier eating APD: The Army Body Composition Program (AR 600-9) external link 

This updated Army Regulation (AR) 600-9 will be effective 28 July 2013.  It provides revised strategic policy oversight, interpretation, and guidance that enhances readiness of the total force. AR 600-9 provides guidance found in the Department of Defense Instruction 1308.1 which establishes a body composition program and guidance for body fat standards across the services.

General Weight Management

Government Resources

Eat Healthy Your Weight Management external link       

Provides up-to-date, science-based information on weight control, obesity, physical activity, and related nutritional issues; includes a section on commonly asked questions concerning weight management.

My Plate

USDA Weight Management and Calories  external link

Provides information for adults on how to personalize a daily food and activity plan to help guide food choices and tips on making healthier food choices; also provides several tools, including the SuperTracker,  to help with weight management.

USDA Analyze My Plate external link 

Tool for examining what you eat and creating healthy plates which include a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables to your meals.

Super Tracker resourceUSDA SuperTracker external link 

The SuperTracker helps plan, analyze and track food intake and physical activity.  

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CDC  Overweight and Obesity Statistics external link            

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides data and statistics on Adult and Childhood obesity and U.S. obesity trends; also provides information on various surveillance systems.


Healthy Weight and Physical Fitness Tools

Government Resource

CDC BMI and Waist Circumference Calculator  external link

Body Mass Index (BMI) provides a reliable indicator of body fatness for most people and is used to screen for weight categories that may lead to health problems.  The waist circumference calculator will help you determine if your waistline measurement puts you at greater risk for developing obesity-related conditions.

 Non-Government Resource

Target Heart Rate Calculator (Mayo Clinic) external link 

Helps calculate appropriate heart rate based on age for a safe and effective exercise session.