There are numerous health benefits associated with physical activity, which include reduced risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Physical activity further improves cardiovascular health, strength and overall wellbeing.

Promoting an active lifestyle in and around the workplace begins by creating an awareness of the benefits of certain activities and then encouraging their adoption as part of one’s day-to-day routine. The following document, Promoting Physical Activity in the Workplace, describes each initiative, how to implement it, and gives an idea of the behavioural impact that could be expected once in place. Be part of making BALANCE, the Canadian Armed Forces Physical Performance strategy, a success.

Resources for leadership, BALANCE strategy committee members and those looking to help create change.