Functional Fitness: Stress Reduction and Optimized Performance
This presentation is part of the VALOR Officer Safety and Wellness Program. As a law enforcement officer, the body is one of the greatest tools on the job. Physical health can make all the difference when apprehending a subject, surviving a critical incident, and much more. However, some law enforcement officers de-prioritize their physical health and endanger themselves by not being physically prepared for the job. This panel discussion features lessons learned and techniques for making behavior changes based on promising practices and personal stories of law enforcement executive leaders from across the country. It will show officers how to improve their overall health and wellness through simple tasks, such as maintaining a proper diet and getting quality sleep.
- Articulate the importance of strength training and functional fitness as it relates to the law enforcement profession.
- Articulate the importance of maintaining a healthy relationship with food and the importance of meal planning.
- Articulate the concept that sleep is beneficial to both their bodies and minds, and how it can enhance their physical health and safety.