Boston Marathon Runners Take Inspiration from Home Base’s Mission

The 124th Boston Marathon Virtual Experience was a tough challenge in an already challenging year, but 12 runners took inspiration from Home Base’s mission and committed to running virtually, raising more than $177,540 in critical funds to support Veterans, Service Members, and their Families. The Boston Marathon was initially postponed from April to September due

Nutrition: Secret Ways to Sneak in Hydration 

We all know that we need to consistently drink water to stay hydrated and healthy and that drinking glasses of water are the easiest way to do so. In today’s Operation Health at Home post, you will learn some fun, easy ways to stay hydrated that aren’t just drinking water!

Fitness WOD: Lower Body Plyometric Workout

Welcome to our first of our 2 plyometric workouts. Today we will be focusing on lower body plyometrics or “jump training” Plyometrics or “plyos” are advanced, explosive movements. They incorporate power and are a great approach to enhance athleticism. To make sure everyone can join us in this workout, we have included regressions or exercises that build you up to plyometric execution but easier to execute. If you do not feel you are yet ready for plyometrics as they are very advanced, stick to the regressive exercises and still join us in this workout.

If you are ready for some explosiveness and power production in your training, then let’s get to jumping and burning some calories! I’m ready! You ready? Then let’s go!

Stand with Home Base This National Suicide Prevention Month

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day, an awareness day observed each year to provide worldwide commitment and action to prevent suicides. To further create awareness and strengthen this fight, the entire month of September is Suicide Prevention Month. Though suicide is certainly not a Veteran-specific issue, a report released by the Department of Veterans Affairs