Course detail: Health and Fitness Plans for Public Safety
This course will help First Responders grasp basic nutritional information of various diet strategies for weight control, performance and general health. Students will be introduced to physical fitness concepts which will allow them to develop a personal fitness plan. Through diet and exercise, first responders will be better able to cope with daily stressors on and off duty. This class goes beyond lecture and allows participants to conduct various movements under the guidance of instructors providing them tools to confidently build a practical workout strategy.
Make sure that you dress comfortably as you will be doing a workout which you can customize to your fitness level. Also, if you have a set of dumbbells you like, consider bringing them with you to training.
Participants will support their wellness and resilience with skills learned in the physical, mental, spiritual and emotional areas required of law enforcement officers.
Identify the effects of stress and how it relates to on and off duty issues with first responders
Articulate the significance of physical fitness and compare it to mental and emotional states
Compare and contrast diet plans for personal goals and needs
Interpret and modify types of fitness to develop a personal fitness plan
Classroom point of instruction
Group exercises with classroom material
Physical workout monitored by instructors
Who Should Attend:
All Public Safety Personnel
100% participation and attendance
Fitness Requirements and Expectation of Physical Risk:Active
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Session Detail: LE23025F
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