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Contact / Hours:
Paige Field House
BLDG 1110
(760) 763-3793
53 Area Fitness Center
BLDG 530301
(760) 763-0419

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

The Human Performance team are degreed professionals who provide various assessments like resting metabolic rate, VO2 Max, and body fat. Classes offered include performance nutrition and weight management, injury prevention, tobacco cessation, sleep hygiene, sexual health and responsibility, and chronic disease prevention.

  • Performance Nutrition and Weight Management
  • Injury Prevention
  • Tobacco Cessation
  • Sleep Hygiene

  • Sexual Health and Responsibility
  • Chronic Disease Prevention
  • Unit Briefs
  • Special Events and Family Days

  • Body fat
  • Resting Metabolic Rate Measurements
  • VO2 Max Assessment

Workshops / Classes

Human Performance AssessmentsNutrition 101Nutrition and Fitness BCPTobacco Cessation
Semper Fit Human Performance offers various assessments aiding athletes in improved performance, goal tracking, and proper fueling. Assessments include resting metabolic rate measurements (RMR), VO2 max assessment, skin-fold body fat measurement, blood pressure screening, and cholesterol screening (TC and HDL). Assessments and counseling (nutrition, fitness, tobacco, and sleep) is offered by appointment only. Contact the Human Performance team for more information.

Resting metabolic rate measurements are available at the following locations:

Must abstain from food and beverages, exercise, caffeine, supplements and tobacco 4-hours prior to measurement. Consuming water is acceptable and encouraged.

VO2 max assessments are available at the following locations:

Please avoid strenuous activity one day prior and leading up to measurement. Partaking in the assessment on a fast is not encouraged and could result in poor performance. Patrons will be required to complete a health risk assessment and informed consent prior to assessment.

Body Fat Measurements

  • can be performed at any of the fitness centers
  • are for personal interest only and will not override MCO taping standards
  • Please avoid exercise prior to measurement
Blood Pressure Screening
can be measured at any fitness center using blood pressure monitors.
Cholesterol Screening
is only available at Paige Field House Human Performance Office.
One-hour class on the basic principles of Nutrition. Class includes information on macro and micro nutrients, goal setting, timing meals, eating for performance, and dietary standards.

Seating is limited – first come first served.
This class will be available to active-duty Marines, Sailors, and their families.

Classes are offered once a month, at two locations, one at PFH and one at the 53 area SMP.

Participate via Adobe Connect

  • Open link
  • Sign in as guest using your first initial and last name
  • You will not be shown on camera. Mic privileges are granted by host
  • Contact with questions

One-day course focusing on the fundamentals of eating and training to lose weight. Participants will learn how to help their Marines on the Body Composition Program (BCP) with planning their diet and exercise program for life-long weight management.

Topics Include:

  • Nutrition for Performance and Weight Management
  • Diet and Supplement Education
  • Fitness Fundamentals
  • Food Preparation Techniques
  • Practical sessions

A certificate of completion will be given to all participants. Available to active duty only.

Participate via Adobe Connect or

Call for BCP class registration (760) 725-6288

Tobacco cessation counseling services are available through Semper Fit Human Performance at Paige Field House and the 53 area Human Performance office.

Call (760) 763-3793 or (760) 763-0419 for an appointment.

  • Human Performance provide patrons Mint Snuff, a herbal chew made of mint instead of tobacco. It is non-nicotine, non-tobacco, non-addictive healthier alternative to traditional chew tobacco.
  • Cessation aids including over the counter nicotine replacement therapies (NRT) and prescription medication may be available at your local BAS as a walk-in service.

Operation Tobacco Free Marine
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.
Federal Legislation, Tobacco 21, prohibits the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. The T21 law applies to sales of tobacco products including cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, hookah tobacco, cigars, pipe tobacco, electronic nicotine delivery systems including e-cigarettes and e-liquids.
Additional Resources

Additional Info

ProgramsHuman Performance Policies

The following services are available to all authorized patrons free-of-charge:

  • Resting Metabolic Rate Testing (Metabolism testing)
  • VO2 Max Testing (Fitness Assessment)
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Tobacco Cessation Counseling
  • Nutrition 101
  • Nutrition and Fitness for BCP
  • Body Fat Testing
  • Cholesterol Screenings
  • Blood Pressure Assessments

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

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

  • Physical Fitness
  • Nutrition
  • Injury prevention
  • Disease Prevention


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