Fitness and Wellness Webinars

September 11, 2020

Webinars from the Fitness Wellness Unit are available to provide current fitness and wellness industry information in the comfort of one's own region. These webinars are purely voluntary and for the purpose of self-enrichment. Please be sure to visit this page on a regular basis for new topics and webinar dates.

 

Journey to Wellness: HealthSelect Wellness Benefits Overview

From getting enough exercise to eating a well-balanced diet, you have many ways to maintain your health and wellness. This presentation will introduce you to the wellness resources and tools available to you and your covered dependents through HealthSelect of Texas® medical plans, including Consumer Directed HealthSelectSM. These resources will help you on your journey to wellness, starting with the Well onTarget® wellness portal.

This is where you will access: Journey to Wellness webinar - Event Summary | Online Registration by Cvent
-your Health Assessment,
-self-management programs,
-personalized coaching,
-trackers, and
-apps.

We will also cover the Blue PointsSM incentive program and fitness and weight management programs.

Date: Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Time: 10:00 am to 10:45 am CST

Registration Links:

10:00 am Registration

 

Finding Flow at Work and in Life

Learn how to get in “the zone,” and find your flow with flow master Albert Lucio. Lucio is a Foster Care Development Specialsit, internationally recognized sand sculptor and magician who will delve into the powerful benefits of finding your flow as well as the psychology behind the flow state.

You will take away from this webinar:

-a working definition of the flow state with practical examples.
-strategies to find flow both on and off the job, and
-a connection with other state employees that are interested in optimizing performance.

Date: Thursday, September 16, 2021

Time: 10:00 am to 11:00 am CST

Registration Links:

10:00 am Registration

 

Enhancing Performance and Productivity in the Modern Workplace

Join us as Stephen White, Chief Operating Officer for the Center for BrainHealth at UT Dallas, shares strategies to strengthen you and your organization’s performance through SMART (Strategic Memory Advanced Reasoning Training) principles. Our state workforce is inundated with information, overlapping deadlines and pressure to excel. In this webinar Stephen will provide strategies to help you enhance your brain’s performance and put into practice habits that can capitalize on your brain’s untapped potential.  Whether you are a leader who wants to minimize mental fatigue among your workforce or an employee who wants more time for the things and people you love, you will gain valuable insights from this webinar. The webinar will be conversational in nature and will provide plenty of time for your questions

Date: Thursday, September 23, 2021

Time: 10:00 am to 11:00 am CST

Registration Links:

10:00 am Registration

 

Exercise and Eating with Others!

Find creative and applicable ways to incorporate movement and healthy food with your friends in this session hosted by Alexis Schminke at Texas DPS. Balancing work, family, kids, and school can make taking time to move and sticking to a nutrition plan difficult. Join us to discover strategies to enjoy movement with your family or friends by carving out time that works best for you, eat with friends or co-workers with a mindset that will not compromise satisfaction, and enjoy movement and nutrient-dense foods for the long term by forming habits that will stick.

Date: Thursday, September 30, 2021

Time: 10:00 am to 11:00 am CST

Registration Links:

10:00 am Registration

 

HealthSelect Benefit Highlight: What is Wondr Health?

Wondr Health, formerly known as Naturally Slim, is a common-sense, online weight loss program based on Eatology™, the study of when, why and how we eat. Unlike diets which rely on your will power and ‘eat this, not that’ advice, Naturally Slim teaches you simple, repeatable skills to help you lose weight and keep it off in the real world, without giving up the foods you love.

In this webcast, you'll learn how Wondr Health works and how you can get started at no cost!

Date: Thursday, September 30, 2021

Time: 10:30 am to 11:00 am CST

Registration Links:

10:30 am Registration

 


 

Webinar Archives including the following webinars:

  • Move Correctly, Fix Imbalances and Feel Better!
  • Move More, Stress Less!
  • 3 Simple Steps to Improve Men’s Health
  • Taking it Outside: Safe Ways to Exercise Outdoors
  • Anxiety Awareness & Management
  • Stress and Nutrition: It’s a 2-way Street!
  • Building a Meditation Practice
  • Intro to Mindfulness: What, Why, & How
  • Intermittent Fasting Explained with Lindsey
  • Listen to your Gut! Building a healthy microbiome (AKA gut health)
  • Updates to the New USDA Dietary Guidelines
  • Meals in Minutes
  • Fuel for Fitness
  • Feel Good Food: Nutrition to Support Immunity
  • A Normal Response to an Abnormal Event
  • Mastering the Concept 2 Rower
  • Budgeting Basics
  • Pre & Post Workout Nutrition
  • Never Has Physical Activity Been More Important
  • Overcoming Postural Issues & Exercise Form
  • Quick Nutrition on the Go
  • Outdoor Workout Tips & Tricks
  • Walk on the Wild Side: How to reap the benefits of the outdoors
  • 3 Simple Tips to Help Prevent the Top Threats to Men’s Health
  • Recharge Tactics: Strategies to Reset, Plug in & Perform Better
  • Quick Exercise Breaks
  • Managing Relationships During Challenging Times
  • Smashing Stigma and Supporting Mental Health Before, During, and After Crisis
  • Maximizing Grocery Store Trips & Managing Intake in a New Environment
  • Intro to Mindfulness - the what, why and how
  • Unconventional Workout Equipment
  • Stress Management for Essential Staff
  • 10 Ways to maintain your health (and spirit!) while working from home
  • Outsmart Your Mind to Eat Better
  • Matters of the Heart
  • Which Fitness Test is Best for Me
  • Healthy Holiday Season
  • Limited Equipment Workout
  • The Sitting Disease
  • Quick and Easy Food Prep

For more information, please feel free to contact physicalfitness@dps.texas.gov.