Women's Physical Wellness and Fitness Program
We will accomplish this through programs that address the unique wellness and fitness needs of women.
Women's Wellness Continuum
1ST POSTING (18-25 YEARS)
Increased sex specific training focused on enhancing occupational relate fitness by optimizing and increasing lean
RECRUITMENT & BASIC TRAINING
Pre-BMQ physical fitness training for applicants emphasis on individual needs based on self-assessment.
DEPLOYMENT (25-40+ YEARS)
Epidemiology and advance analytics to guide the development of targeted interventions related to Operational/Occupational
PRENATAL/ POSTPARTUM PROGRAMS (PNP3)
More CAF exploration on military employment capabilities during pregnancy and a post-natal program in collaboration with CFHS to ensure op readiness at return from long leave (6-18 months).
PROMOTION/ BACK AT THE DESK (40-50+ YEARS)
CAF emphasis on health related physical training to maintain lean body mass and achieve a healthy weight. FORCE Test Compliance should also be an area of focus to guide support resource allocation.
MATURING (50+ YEARS)
Menopause and post-menopause physical training resources. Evidence and research-based programming to ensure longevity aimed to protect against female-specific health matters like osteoporosis and sleep disturbance.
Considering in advance what the CAF member wants to achieve or maintain with regard to physical fitness and wellness after retirement.