Herriman principal initiates Walking Wednesday

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Herriman Elementary Principal Becky Gerber is working hard to win the My Heart Challenge. But she's also finding ways to motivate her students to get active. Walking Wednesdays has become a tradition at her school, and the students look forward to following her around the quarter-mile track during their lunch recess. Watch and learn why these kids think that Walking Wednesday Rocks!

Jumping rope is great cardio for the whole family

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Hayden Peak Elementary Principal Diena Riddle invited a local charter school's jump rope team to perform for an assembly to help get her students excited about doing heart-healthy activities - and the kids were amazing. Jumping rope is a simple activity that the whole family can do, according to experts at the Intermountain Heart Institute at Intermountain Medical Center.​​​

Butler Elementary students join principal in jumping rope

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Every Monday at recess, Butler Elementary principal Christy Waddell brings a bag of jump ropes outside and invites students to join her in a heart-healthy activity. As part of the My Heart Challenge, she enjoys the opportunity to be active and influence her students in healthy ways. Watch the mad skills of these students in jumping rope.

Principals share their favorite way to exercise

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Everyone's day is a little different. Some spend all day at a computer. Others spend all day on their feet. For some, it's a mixed bag. But these principals know that moving is a great way to keep year heart healthy, and share their favorite way of getting some exercise throughout the day.