Virtual/Instructor-led training

Heart Health in the Workplace

Introduction

Maintaining heart health is important for everyone, and this is especially true in the workplace, where stress and long hours can contribute to an increased risk of heart-related health problems.

In this session, participants will explore the core influences on heart health: diet, activity, and stress. The session will tackle the challenges of maintaining wellness amidst work commitments, and delve into workplace-specific stress management strategies to help individuals navigate time and self-care effectively for a balanced life.

Details​
  • Exploring heart health factors (diet, activity, stress), tackling workplace challenges, and acknowledging the consequences of extended hours and stress.
  • Significance of heart-healthy eating, including fruits, veggies, and healthy fats, and smart work choices.
  • Exercise for heart health, its benefits, and integrating it into work routines.
  • Practical techniques for managing stress’ impact
  • Putting Heart Health into Action at Work

included in 90-min sessions

  • Heart-Healthy Lunch Planning: Participants will engage in a hands-on exercise of planning a heart-healthy lunch for a workday using provided guidelines to create a balanced meal that includes fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, and healthy fats.
  • Activity Integration Breaks: Participants will engage in short, simple exercises that can be performed in a limited workspace – designed to increase heart rate and energy levels.
  • Stress-Busting Desk Yoga: Participants will be guided through a short session of desk yoga and meditation techniques.