Stride Enrichment Programs – PLT4M & Stride Partnership

PLT4M and Stride Inc. are teaming up to bring fitness, health, and wellness to more learners!  Stride is preparing learners for the future, and PLT4M will support that mission with high-quality curriculum and technology. Through Stride’s Enrichment Programs, learners will explore and experience fitness on their terms! 

 

There has never been a more crucial time to empower individuals with lifelong fitness skills. Exercise has mental and physical benefits that support better learning and happier lives. Everyone should build a fitness and wellness toolbox to achieve sustainable healthy living. 

 

With this new partnership, PLT4M and Stride will continue to shape an education that fits the future.

Stride and PLT4M are partnering up! Stride is preparing learners for the future. PL will support that mission with high quality, curriculum and technology. Stride Enrichment will give learners a chance to explore fitness on their terms through lessons, and workouts, and much more. Stay tuned for a lot of fun stuff from Stride and PLT4M.

About Stride Enrichment Programs 

 

Stride Enrichment Programs help ignite interests in teens and adults and encourage them to learn new skills, build a portfolio of creative work, and foster long-lasting friendships and professional connections.

“Students and adult learners want next generation skills that will take them to the next level and prepare them for jobs of the future,” said Karen Ghidotti, Senior Vice President of Customer Experience, Advocacy & Retention at Stride, Inc. “Each of these programs enables learners to invest in themselves in a way that can open new doors and start them on a path to success.”

Enhance Overall Well-Being With PLT4M Powered Stride Enrichment Programs 

 

When learners think about enriching their lives, they don’t often consider how fitness can help. Yet, there has never been a better time to invest in health and wellness.

 

Most of our days are spent sitting in front of a computer screen. We need to dedicate time to movement and activity. Unfortunately, many learners don’t know where to start.

 

With PLT4M and Stride Enrichment Programs, students will explore and apply foundational elements of fitness and living healthy lives. As a result, students will see the immense physical and mental benefits. Students will not only feel better but also perform better and feel happier.

Hey Stide, Max Isaak here, PLT4M fitness instructor. We know that within Stride there’s lots of great content around math, science, coding and so much more. So why sign up for a fitness and movement program?

 

Well, there’s a wide range of physical and mental benefits that promote better learning and well-being. Taking part in regular physical activity is one part to living a happy and healthy life. And a good first step is signing up for an enrichment program with Stride and PLT4M.

Fit 4 Life – Stride Enrichment Program 

 

“I want to work out, but I don’t know where to start!” 

 

Start with this 5 week Stride Enrichment Program to build a foundation of movement, fitness, health, and wellness. Students participate in weekly movement education, mindfulness practice, and fitness activities in order to promote the Fit 4 Life mentality. This course demonstrates how to build a foundation of fitness while exposing students to different pathways to achieve overall wellness. Students will have access to a library of on-demand content and lessons from PLT4M, the leader in educational fitness for students.

Hey Stride, Max Isaak here, PLT4M instructor We’re incredibly excited to bring you a new enrichment program “Fit 4 Life”. Within this program, you’ll see me and other instructors guiding you through workouts, breaking down fun fitness activities, mindfulness meditations, stretching, and much more. Our goal is achieving overall wellness. So be on the lookout for fun activities and much more from Stride and PLT4M.

Sample Content From PLT4M 

PLT4M is the leader in educational fitness content. Better yet, every video is made with students in mind! 

Check out a sample of Coach Max breaking down the 4 points of performance of the air squat. 

 

Hey Stride! Within our fitness enrichment programs, There’s lots of great content and you’ll see me and other instructors bringing you through workouts and different movements. Here’s a sample of me breaking down just one movement that you’ll learn.

Air Squat Review

We’re gonna review our air squat. As you remember, there are four points of performance with the air squat. It starts with stance. Our stance is right outside of our hips, entire foot in contact with the ground. Once we have our stance, we’re now gonna talk about our knees. Our knees should always track our toes. So as we go down to execute the squat, my knees are in line with my toes. We don’t wanna squat, and let our knees come in.

And we see when we do this, we actually break our first rule, which is entire foot not in contact with the ground. So we go, stance, knees, lumbar curve maintained, which we talk about chest up, And then and only then do we talk about full depth in our air squat. Here’s a couple good reps of our air squat.

Knees Tracking Over Toes Focus

Now, Today, our focus is our second point of performance, which is knees tracking our toes. What that means is, again, with my entire foot on the ground when I initiate my squat are the knees in line with the toes here. Now, If we let those knees cave, we’re not activating anything in this part of our legs here.

So you’re gonna see we focus on driving the knees out, and by driving the knees out, the hips are able to move freely. the hips are able to move back and down because the knees are out of the way. So again, with that full depth squat, The knees are not changing.

One fault we’ll also see is the knees starting to cave. And then as we squat, coming back out and in. The knees should not change throughout the entire squat. They stay in line the whole time.

Right now, you’re gonna break up into groups and do four sets of five reps. Let’s remember, we’re not doing these for speed, we’re doing them for quality.

Learn More About Stride & PLT4M

About Stride, Inc.

 

At Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN) we are reimagining learning – where learning is lifelong, deeply personal, and prepares learners for tomorrow. The company has transformed the teaching and learning experience for millions of people by providing innovative, high-quality, tech-enabled education solutions, curriculum, and programs directly to students, schools, the military, and enterprises in primary, secondary, and post-secondary settings. 

 

Stride is a premier provider of K-12 education for students, schools, and districts, including career learning services through middle and high school curriculum. For adult learners, Stride delivers professional skills training in healthcare and technology, as well as staffing and talent development for Fortune 500 companies. Stride has delivered millions of courses over the past decade and serves learners in all 50 states and more than 100 countries. 

 

The company is a proud sponsor of the Future of School, a nonprofit organization dedicated to closing the gap between the pace of technology and the pace of change in education. More information can be found at stridelearning.comK12.comgalvanize.comtechelevator.com, and medcerts.com.

About PLT4M 

PLT4M is a K-12 wellness platform built for the next generation of physical literacy. PLT4M exists to empower educational systems with the tools and resources needed to impact the health and wellness of this nation’s youth in a real way. We aim to be partners with teacher and student alike in pursuit of lifelong physical, mental, and emotional well-being.

 

PLT4M partners with over 350,000 students, 24,000 teachers, and 1,200 schools across the country.  With a blend of content and technology, students are able to explore fitness and wellness with what interests them. PLT4M has digital lesson plans and programs that range from fitness, weightlifting, yoga, dance, pilates, boxing, nutrition and so much more. 

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