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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
||APD: The Army Body Composition Program (AR 600-9)
This updated Army Regulation (AR) 600-9 will be effective 28 July 2013. It provides revised strategic policy oversight, interpretation, and guidance that enhance 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.
Fit for Performance: A Weight Management Program (Link to NEW BROCHURE Coming Soon!)
General Weight Management
Nutrition.gov Weight Management
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.
USDA Super Tracker Provides information for adults on how to personalize a daily food and activity plan to help you lose weight. Helps you analyze what you eat and create healthy plates which includes incorporating a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables to your meals and snacks.
CDC Overweight and Obesity Statistics
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
BMI Calculator (CDC)
Body Mass Index (BMI) provides fairly reliable indicator of body fatness for most people, and it is used to screen for weight categories that may lead to health problems.
How to Measure Your Waist Circumference (CDC)
Target Heart Rate Calculator (American Cancer Society)
Helps calculate appropriate heart rate based on your age for a safe and effective exercise session. (Consult with your physician to also help you determine your target heart rate.)