Heart Rate Training

Bring Heart Rate Training Into A School Near You

Bring Heart Rate Training Into A School Near You

  While most of us are focused on adult fitness, Sally Edwards and her Heart Zones company are doing some pretty amazing stuff with middle and high school aged children - using display training technology to motivate kids and get them active 🙂 https://youtu.be/psEPcsR-R3A   I love seeing active kids who are enjoying fun activities...  they're our future Instructors and participants! Use this contact form to request more information. Thinking many of us would love to know how we could improve the fitness of the children in our neighborhoods, I'm sharing this press release I received earlier this week: For Immediate Release Contact: Joe Gooden Heart Zones, Inc. Award-winning Physical Education teacher and visionary Beth Kirkpatrick joins forces this week with the experienced...

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What's the best number of Heart Rate and/or Power Zones in our classes?

What's the best number of Heart Rate and/or Power Zones in our classes?

If your objective is to communicate (sell) the value of either Training With Heart Rate - or - Training With Power, teaching your class using Three Zones will be the most easily understood, accepted and remembered... here's why. The Rule of Three It's no accident that...

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Prescriptive Exercise – Your Doctor writing a prescription for YOU to attend indoor cycling classes

Prescriptive Exercise – Your Doctor writing a prescription for YOU to attend indoor cycling classes

A national policy of Prescriptive Exercise would be the holy grail* for small studio owners.  Imagine; A new client walks in with her doctor specified exercise regimen for you to "fill", just like at a pharmacy. As an approved provider, you and your studio would...

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My new HR Monitor

My new HR Monitor

I got tired of replacing the chest-strap-battery in my old Nike monitor so I though it was time to upgrade. Based on the recommendation from a Personal Trainer at my club, I bought this Polar RS200. It is the lowest priced Polar monitor he was aware of that you can...

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The 80/20 Rule

The 80/20 Rule

Now I think we can start working on some solutions. While researching this article I learned that the the 80/20 rule is also called the Pareto principle. It's more of a rule of thumb drawn from multiple examples where roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the...

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More on ZONING – the video!

More on ZONING – the video!

In this post I mentioned that I was using a Blink Heart Rate monitor because I can't see the numbers any more. It's flashing light shows me when I'm below JRA ( T1 or aerobic threshold), between T1 and T2 (T2 is anaerobic threshold) or above T2. Very simple. I like...

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