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Discover and incorporate new activities into your PE curriculum with fitness ideas found in these blogs! Learn how other PE teachers organize engaging circuits, while also creating excitement among students with energizing skills drills and fitness games for kids.

Learning Moves & Patterns for Fitness Drumming in PE

Fitness drumming is undoubtably one of the latest fitness trends that has quickly become a classic activity I will use for years to come. It is a great bridge...

Fitness Drumming Lesson Planning Tips in PE

Fitness drumming a great activity for any grade level! It teaches students various patterns, beat recognition and helps develop rhythm all while improving health-related fitness because of...

Getting Started with Fitness Drumming in PE

A highly engaging, non-traditional fitness activity I have incorporated into dance & rhythm units is fitness drumming. Students use rhythm sticks or drumsticks to drum out beats...

Strategies for Making Fitness Fun!

Episode Transcript: When many people hear the word fitness, the last thing they think of is, enjoyable. It certainly is for some students, but I...

Benefits of Incorporating Heart Rate Monitors into PE

Benefits of Incorporating Gopher Optic Heart Rate Monitors into PE Classes PE teacher, Kelly Koch, has found a new way to motivate her high school students in PE – heart...

Cardio Cone Conditioning: The C3 Lesson Plan

Most PE teachers have cones in their storage rooms, right? Well, this blog is going to show you how to use just cones to provide an organized, high intensity, yet fun workout for K-12...

Hosting a Family Fitness Night in Physical Education

We see library nights, movie nights and various other events to promote family engagement at our schools. We understand the importance of physical education when it comes to the development of the...

A Fun and Active Game to Teach Health-Related Fitness Concepts

Teaching health-related fitness concepts can seem overwhelming, especially given that many of us only see our students once or twice a week. My time with my students is so valuable I try...

Yoga in PE: Tips for Activity Progressions & Lesson Planning

Incorporating yoga in my physical education curriculum has enhanced my ability to teach students about flexibility, stress management, and mindfulness. It is an excellent addition to any program, and students...

Dr. Pangrazi’s Secret to Successful Fitness Circuits in PE

https://youtu.be/8Cf1P3-BBJ4 I want to talk a bit about interval training and why it's probably the best choice to use when you're designing fitness routines for your students.

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