Fitness Frenzy

FUTP60 Grant Provides Opportunity to Bring Heart Rate Monitors to PE

With a Nov. 7 deadline on the horizon, teachers searching for funding to purchase heart rate technology have time to apply for a $4,000 grant from the NFL’s Fuel Up to Play 60 program.

Fuel Up To Play 60 (FUTP60) grants provide teachers with funding to implement programs designed to improve their fitness and nutrition. The grants require that funding is spent evenly on each, and applications must demonstrate specifics how students will learn nutritional and fitness skills. Read More


Use FUTP60 to Deliver PE Heart Rate Monitors, Training to Classes

Application Deadline for Popular Fitness, Nutrition Grant Approaches; Take Opportunity to Introduce Technology that Improves Student Engagement, Achievement in PE

Teachers wanting to add IHT’s PE heart rate monitors to their curriculum have until Nov. 7, 2018 to apply for $4,000 grants available from the NFL’s Fuel Up To Play 60 program.

The Fuel Up to Play 60 grant awards winning applicants $4,000 that must be split evenly on initiatives that will help students with healthy eating and physical fitness. Teachers can use the physical fitness funding to add new technology such as the IHT Spirit System, which uses data from the wrist-based IHT ZONE heart rate monitor to help students take a direct role in learning lifelong fitness skills. Read More


Socorro ISD Schools Earn Grant to Bolster Healthy Eating, Physical Activity

Originally published Aug. 14, 2018 in the El Paso Herald-Post.

Four Socorro Independent School District campuses have been awarded the 2018 Fuel Up to Play 60 (FUTP60) grant by Dairy Max

On Tuesday, SISD officials announced that Robert R. Rojas Elementary School, Jane Hambric K-8 School, Col. John O. Ensor and Montwood middle schools will receive $4,000 each to promote healthy eating and physical activity programs at their campus.

Socorro ISD was one of eight school districts in the state, and the only one in the region, to earn the grant. Schools will receive $2,000 as part of the healthy eating play program, which will be used to upgrade kitchen equipment. The other $2,000, for the physical activity play program, will be used to purchase equipment and gear.

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