triathlon training

We love the sport of triathlon! It is one of the fastest growing sports in the world and we encourage everyone to learn more about it. Find article below on different triathlon distances, training tips & insights from some of the sport’s best athletes.

Triathlon Training, Tips & Motivation

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Lesson of the Month: Stride Length Calibration

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Heart Zones Spotlight: Nicole Smith in Fresno, CA

The Spotlight Shines On: Nicole Smith Higher Education Teacher & Star Player   Star high school basketball player, Nicole Smith, differs in many ways. For example, she doesn’t have a storied history. Her rise up through the ranks in Physical Education is a positive example to others. In 1987, she played on the undefeated Tucson,…

Find Your Peak - Lesson of the Month

Lesson of the Month: Find Your Peak Heart Rate

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Showcase District – Missouri: Wentzville School District

What’s Good for the Kids?   Over the 33 years Sandy Moore taught Physical Education, whenever she asked for programs, equipment, funds for conferences, and more, her administration always said “if it’s good for kids, let’s do it.” Looking back over her years of teaching, she noticed that some things were great for the kids,…

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Giving the Gift of Fitness Energy

  How can students and community stakeholders invest their fitness energy back into their homes and neighborhoods?   Written by Beth Kirkpatrick, Heart Zones Director of Advocacy August 2022 There are several valuable steps to accomplish this outcome. First, for the fitness enthusiast, you should generate energy (aka burn calories) through physical movement activities of…

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Showcase District – Minnesota: Mound Westonka Public School District

We met with Heart Zones, Garmin, and Polar… Maybe 7-8 years ago, the Mound Westonka district began looking at heart rate sensors to help their students evaluate and assess activity objectively. We met with Garmin, Polar, and Heart Zones. In the end, due to the cost, ease of use, and the fact that the heart rate…

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Showcase District – Missouri: Farmington School District

We Needed a Change… During a district wide physical education collaboration, our staff noted that we needed a change and physical education needed to be made a top priority in the Farmington School District. We started doing K-12 PE collaboration every month where we were fortunate enough to meet Sandy Moore who presented Heart Zones…

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