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.


Resting metabolic measurements are available at the following locations:

Paige Field House Human Performance Office BLDG 1110, (760) 763-3793

53 Area Human Performance Office BLDG 530301, (760) 763-0419

14 Area Fitness Center BLDG 14013, (760) 725-5941

22 Area Fitness Center BLDG 22160, (760) 725-3163

Air Station Fitness Center BLDG 2369, (760) 763-1353

21 Area Fitness Center BLDG 210750, (760) 725-2951

31 Area Fitness Center BLDG 31A30, (760) 725-2678

43 Area Fitness Center BLDG 430320, (760) 725-3468

62 Area Fitness Center BLDG 620411, (760) 725-7421

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:

Paige Field House Human Performance Office BLDG 1110, (760) 763-3793

53 Area Human Performance Office BLDG 530301, (760) 763-0419

43 Area Fitness Center BLDG 430320, (760) 725-3468

O’Neill Fitness Center BLDG H-94, (760) 725-1366

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.

BodPod Body Composition Testing

Paige Field house & Camp Horno Fitness Center
This assessment is fast, safe and accurate.

Interested in finding out how your diet and exercise program is working?
Get a PodBod measurement. Measure body fat and muscle mass percentages to predict your total daily energy expenditure.

Call: (760) 763-3795

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 Paige Field House.

Participate via Adobe Connect

  1. Open link
  2. Sign in as guest using your first initial and last name
  3. You will not be shown on camera; mic privileges are granted by host
  4. 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

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

Contact Information

Human Performance

BLDG 1110 13th Street
Camp Pendleton, CA 92058

Phone: 7607633793

Phone: 7607630419

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