National Healthy Kids Day puts spotlight on importance of youth fitness

April 27, 2017 – On Saturday, YMCAs across the country will be full of children celebrating the annual Healthy Kids Day, where families can come to learn about ways to stay healthy, both over the summer and into the future.

National Healthy Kids DayAt New York’s Westside YMCA, families can take part in a unique celebration of music and fitness. The Y has partnered with the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition and Hip Hop Public Health as well as Interactive Health Technologies (IHT Spirit) in celebration of the Council’s 60th Anniversary. Read More

Hendrickson community gears up for FitFest fundraiser

Originally published online by the Austin American-Statesman and Pflugerville Pflag

Dec. 7, 2016

Hendrickson High School will host the Hawk Nation IHT Spirit FitFest Sunday, a fundraiser to purchase heart-rate monitors and related software for the school’s physical education department.

Students in Boone, Iowa smile before taking part in a 2015 Fit Fest fundraiser at their school.

The Hawk Nation FitFest features a 5K fun run, a Kids K and a health and wellness expo for the community. Organizers aim to raise money to purchase adidas Zone for IHT Spirit wrist heart-rate monitors and the IHT Spirit System assessment software to enhance the school’s physical education department. Read More


My Trip of a Lifetime Helped Shape Revolutionary PE Tech

After a year in the making, IHT and adidas will launch their next generation technology at the SHAPE National Convention in MN on April 5th. Doug Hallberg, the 2015 New York Middle School Teacher of the Year from the Mohonasen School District shared with us what it was like to play a BIG role in helping our two companies rethink and reinvent how to create the perfect wearable for PE and education.

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A Recap of Success on Speak Out! Day

On Wednesday, the 2nd of March, Speak Out! Day brought together over 200 Physical Education and Health leaders from 46 states and gave the physical education profession the opportunity to meet face to face with elected representatives on Capitol Hill.

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FitnessTech Summit Brings Elites to the Stage

The FitnessTech Summit presented by Living in Digital Times at the 2015 International CES adds star power and brings fitness elites to the summit stage on January 6, 2015 in Las Vegas (8:30am – 6:00pm in the Venetian, Level 2, Bellini 2004). Fresh off the heels of the major fitness tech announcement of 2014 with NBC’s Launch of Radius, the workout-focused video brand, this year’s summit special guests will include their virtual trainers Natalie Uhling and Keoni Hudoba. Other new panelists will include Kate Drane of Indiegogo and Jen Ohlson, co-founder and president of Interactive Health Technologies.

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