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Semper Fit Human Performance employs subject matter experts to provide resources that support force readiness, resiliency, and optimized performance for active duty Marines, Sailors and their families.

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A FREE 1 hour class to help weight loss and learn to eat healthy. This is a great class if you need to lose weight, you’re on the BCP program or just want to learn how to eat healthy. Seating is limited – first come first serve.

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One-Day course focusing on the fundamentals of eating and training to lose weight. Participants will learn how to help their BCP Marines with planning their diet and exercise program for life-long weight loss. Topics will include nutrient needs, healthy weight loss, fitness for weight loss, exercise and diet myths, supplements, and practical sessions. A certificate of completion will be given to all participants. Active Duty only.

Participate via Adobe Connect or
Call for BCP class registration (760) 725-6288

Tobacco Cessation

Tobacco cessation counseling is one of the most effective tools to help you quit tobacco. When you’re ready, we’re here to help. Contact the Semper Fit Human Performance coordinator to quit tobacco for good.

Tobacco cessation counseling services are available through Semper Fit Human Performance at Paige Field House. Call (760) 763-3793 for an appointment.

Mint snuff is available for free through the Human Performance office.

Medications may be available at your local BAS as a walk-in service.

Operation Tobacco Free Marine

These classes provide the tools for quitting and remain smoke-free.  Available to active duty personnel, family members, retirees & MCCS employees. For more information, contact Semper Fit Human Performance. For information on quitting, visit

Additional Resources

Marine Corps Policies

Other Programs

  • Unit Briefs on Health Topics
  • Resting Metabolic Rate Testing
  • VO₂ Testing
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Cholesterol Screenings
  • Blood Pressure Assessments
  • Resource Materials on Fitness, Nutrition, Tobacco Cessation, STD’s

Cholesterol Screenings

By appointment ONLY

Human Performance Policies

Marine Corps Order P1700.29 identifies required elements of health in which every Marine is required to receive annual training:

  • Tobacco Cessation Program
  • Sexual health and responsibility

In addition, Marines are required to get two hours of annual training in the following:

  • Physical Fitness
  • Nutrition
  • Injury prevention
  • Disease Prevention

Classes, programs and support for unit health are available in the above subjects as well as stress management, alcohol abuse prevention, suicide prevention, etc. Please call (760) 763-3793 or email us with requests.

Fitness Centers

The professionally trained staff provides a wide variety of programs and services. The Semper Fit Paige Field House is one of the largest in the Marine Corps. There are 13 fitness centers on base, each offering its own program and targeting specific needs.
 For more information, visit /getfit.

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