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Which Heart Rate Monitor is Best for Me? Analog, Bluetooth Smart, ANT+ or Proprietary Digital Heart Rate Devices.
May 14, 2013
Times have changed. In the old days, circa 1984 when I bought the first commercially available device, all heart rate watches would communicate with each other. Those days are gone. That’s because the transmission, how the transmitter (chest belt) and receiver (watch) connect or communicate has changed. Continue reading»
Testing for Your Low Threshold
Sally Edwards, MA, MBA is a veteran physical educator and the creator of the Heart Zones Training system. This was the first easy to use, practical methodology to measure cardiovascular training using a simple training tool, a heart rate monitor. Sally has authored more than 22 books on health and fitness including the popular Heart Rate Monitor GUIDEBOOK. This professional triathlete is a 16-time Ironman finisher, a member of the Triathlon Hall of Fame, and past winner of the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run. Today, she uses her passion for health and fitness to lead cardiovascular and emotional training seminars and workshops around the world for health and physical education teachers, athletes, and fitness enthusiasts on how to get fit for a lifetime. Sally is the author of 24 book titles and is the program co-developer of the in-service professional development program.
Jen Ohlson explains, “Helping teachers in both health education and high schools has been one of my professional high points, because when kids learn and see the results from their physical education, their enthusiasm is contagious and exciting”. As other health professional say about Jen that her energy and enthusiasm for fitness and education is more than contagious, it shows vision and a commitment to making a difference.
Watch "Health Needs a Hero" Jen Ohlson's award winning 2011 documentary on childhood obesity focusing on her home state, Texas. She created, wrote the script, did the research, and produced this 70-minute feature that explains the reason why physical education is so important to our children.
Health, science, and physical education teachers are using the ZONING PE3 curriculum, the support materials, and the technology tools purchased from IHT, Interactive Health Technologies, to innovate their programs.