This program will offer a deeper dive into the subject of officer health, wellness and fitness. This course is designed for administrators as well as officers. The training class will cover in detail – not vague suggestive terms – how to build a successful officer wellness/fitness program and how to motivate employees to participate. First Responders who are looking to make positive healthy changes to their physical training regime and nutrition are highly encouraged to attend.
1) What officer wellness/fitness programs should focus on to include Nutrition, Fitness Training, Financial Planning and Mental Health Awareness.
2) How to gauge success in wellness/fitness programs to include pre- and post-testing
options and how to fund them.
3) Knowledge and awareness of common untruths in the wellness, fitness and nutrition industry.
4) Proper nutrition protocols and how they directly relate to disease prevention, insulin response and reduction of bodily inflammation. Additional topics of discussion will include the importance of adequate sleep, hydration and supplementation.
The fitness-programming portion of the class is appropriate for beginners as well as experienced practitioners. The topics covered in detail include workout programming plans and how to incorporate first responder job specific skill transfer training into a well-rounded physical training routine. Personalized macro nutrient based nutritional protocols will be developed for everyone attending the session. The nutrition protocol will also discuss supplements and other additional wellness resources that will benefit each attendee.
Steve Petrilli has been with the Normal Police Department for almost 20 years and is currently the Assistant Chief of Operations. He has been a recruiter, FTO, SWAT Operator and K-9 handler. Steve has held supervisory roles in Patrol, VICE, SWAT and for the Town of Normal’s Employee Wellness Committee. He is a graduate of Illinois State University (B.S.), Northwestern Police Staff and Command and the FBI National Academy Session #264. Steve is a former college athlete, a CF-L1 Trainer, and has successfully completed L-1 Power Athlete Methodology Training. Steve is the Head Coach of “Ignite”, a high school-age strength and conditioning program in Bloomington, Illinois and the owner of First Responder Health and Wellness LLC.
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