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A Student’s Physical Education Class Experience

How Could a Negative Experience Impact Their Lifestyle? Simply put, if you enjoy doing something, chances are that you’ll do it again. That’s why it’s so important to create a positive PE class experience for your students. As physical educators, it’s our job to inspire youth to pursue healthy, active lifestyles—and that starts in our…

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Keys to Successful Online K-12 Programs

And How Heart Zones Can Help As schools face unprecedented circumstances amidst a rapidly changing world, physical education and K-12 programs continue to evolve in order to keep students motivated and engaged. Whether students are in an online PE class away from school, or participating in a hybrid program, it is important to leverage current…

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The Importance of Physical Education In Schools

Our communities, schools, students, and teachers are facing unprecedented challenges including social distancing, sanitization protocols, shifting instructional formats (i.e., hybrid models, virtual programming) and fiscal responsibilities. As the COVID crisis continues, Heart Zones remains dedicated to stressing the importance of physical education. Two clear results of the current constraints in education are the spike in…

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Assistant Professor Conducts Key Research on SPARK and MVPA

How Heart Zones Helped Collect the Data As fitness-focused technology pioneers and innovators, Heart Zones is on a mission to get America fit—and it starts in the classroom. Whether kids are engaging in person, or in a virtual or distanced learning environment, it’s important to provide PE teachers, schools, students, and families with tools that…

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COVID-19 Information

Dear Heart Zones Community, At Heart Zones, Inc., there is no higher mission than to positively care and support the health and wellness of those we connect with daily, especially our customers. Recent events surrounding the Coronavirus are making this mission of supporting and caring about our customers, suppliers, and friends more important than ever.…

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Get Up And Get Out To Tackle Childhood Obesity Prevention

How to Establish Healthy Exercise For Kids According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, 1 out of every 5 children in the United States struggles with childhood obesity. When looking at this astonishing statistic, it’s important to educate ourselves on childhood obesity prevention and healthy exercise for kids, making sure they can get fit, stay…

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How MVPA Benefits Physical Education Metrics In Schools

What MVPA Tells You About Your Students’ Activity Physical education is a crucial part of developing healthy lifestyles, and Heart Zones is dedicated to helping students develop a lifetime of fitness using personalized data through the Smart PE Movement™. Our mission is to teach students and train teachers how heart rate and other data points…