Sally Edwards is the Founder and CEO of Heart Zones, Inc. Sally is a serial entrepreneur, professional athlete & member of the Triathlon Hall of Fame, a physical educator, an app developer, a heart rate expert and motivational speaker. She enjoys sharing her experiences in sport, health and fitness with others in an effort to "Get America Fit"

Making The Connection Between Exercise And Mental Health

How An Active Lifestyle Can Improve Mood It’s safe to say everyone struggles with mental health from time to time, whether it’s general depression and anxiety, stress-related issues from the everyday, or trauma of some degree—we’ve all been there. However, there is strong evidence that a healthy, active lifestyle can have positive effects on mental…

5 Basic Principles of Heart Zones Training | Principle No. 2

Principle No. 2 of Heart Zones Training: Multiple zones give multiple benefits. Remember all those charts on the walls of aerobics or weightrooms, charts listing our “target heart rate zone”? Good. Now forget them. If we want the individualized benefits of Heart Zones Training, we’re going to forget about that single, set zone and concentrate…

5 Basic Principles of Heart Zones Training | Principle No. 1

Principle No. 1 of Heart Zones Training: Your sneakers are fitted; your training should be, too. Every fitness plan has the holy ground of principle: “Thou shalt not allow a cookie to cross thine lips”…“Thou shalt run ‘til thou drop”…“Thou shalt suffer pain, then gain.” Heart Zones Training, too, has its principles, but there are…