Fitness Professional

Diane Hart

Master Trainer; Health Educator, Hart to Heart Fitness, Inc.

Albany, NY 12205-3632


If you would like safe, sane and quality fitness and wellness instruction, please contact me. I am a nationally certified Fitness Professional and Health Specialist with more than 25 year of expertise in all aspects of workforce health and wellness programming. I have designed and implemented global, national and local corporate wellness programs and believe in prevention and control of chronic disease. I would love to help you achieve your health and fitness goals!
I am the recipient of awards from the United States President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition and Be Active America.
In celebration of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month in May, the President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition announced its five winners of the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award, including Diane H. Hart. The recipients received their awards on May 16 at the Council's annual meeting in Washington, DC.
Presented annually since 2007, the Lifetime Achievement Award honors individuals whose careers have greatly contributed to the advancement or promotion of physical activity, fitness, sports and nutrition-related programs nationwide. Recipients are selected by the Council's members based on the span and scope of their career, the estimated number of lives they have touched, and the impact of their legacy.
About 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree
Diane H. Hart, CHES, NCCA, CPT - Ms. Hart is the President and Executive Director of the National Association for Health and Fitness and the key architect and Chair of the Global Employee Health and Fitness Month (GEHFM). As a fitness professional, Ms. Hart holds multiple national certifications in the field of fitness and health promotion. Her activities include Provider and Health Specialist with BlueShield of Northeastern New York, specializing in Corporate Wellness Programs; Founder of Hart to Heart Fitness; Co-Chair of BeActive New York State and creator of the "Move for Life" state-wide health plan initiative; consultant to the New York State Department of Health Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention; contributor to the National Physical Activity Plan; contributor to the Declaration of the United Nations in connection with non-communicable diseases and physical activity; and member of the Advisory Board of the Medical Fitness Network. Ms. Hart is the proud recipient of the Silver Eagle National Leadership Award created in memory of C. Carson Conrad, who served five U.S. Presidents as Executive Director of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports.
On April 30, 2017, Diane Hart will join the likes of Jack Lalanne, Jane Fonda, Vic Tanny,Tony Little, Arnold Schwarzennegger, Leslie Sansone and other top industry professional as Health Educator inductee into The National Fitness Hall of Fame. The Board of Directors stated that Diane has dedicated her life in the service of others and have helped countless individuals live healthy, happy and productive lives. ... show less.




25-30 years

Payment Methods

  • Cash
  • Personal Check
  • I am interested in working with people who have the following conditions:

    I am certified in: Arthritis • Diabetes • Fibromyalgia • Heart Disease • Osteoporosis • Women's Health • Obesity
    I am familiar with: Alzheimer's Disease • Breast Cancer • Cancer - General • Multiple Sclerosis • Parkinson's • Respiratory Disease • Stroke • Post-Surgical


    University at Albany, Albany NY -- Health Science

    Industry Certifications

    National Exercise Trainers Assoc (NETA) -- Personal Trainer

    National Fitness Hall of Fame -- 2017 Inductee to National Fitness Hall of Fame as a Health Educator

    PACE - Pre-approved continuing education -- Evaluation and Treatment of Workers Comp Injuries

    National Exercise Trainers Assoc (NETA) -- NETA-GCEI

    Continuing Education and Coursework

    American College of Sports Medicine -- Use of Heart Rate Training Technology to Manage Training Stress and Recovery
    Fitness Learning Systems -- Health Appraisal and Risk Assessment
    American College of Sports Medicine -- Exercise Science
    ACE/NETA -- Exercise and Osteoporosis
    ACE -- Practical Strength Training
    National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT) -- Basic Measurement and Body Composition Assessment
    Fitness Learning Systems -- Kinesiology
    American Coders Association -- Complying with HIPPA
    NETA -- Personal Training
    NETA -- Post-Rehabilitation/Shoulder
    ACE -- Facilitating the Adoption of Physical Activity
    National Exercise Training Association -- Exercise and Stroke
    NETA -- Exercise and Auto-Immune Disease
    NETA/ACE -- Exercise and Diabetes
    NETA/ACE -- Exercise and the Back
    NETA/ACE -- Exercise and the Heart
    American Association of Professional Coders -- Managing Stress
    IACET -- Stress Happens: How to tame it and enjoy life
    IACET -- Employee Wellness Engagement

    Additional Certifications

    CPR/AED -- American Heart Association

    Liability Insurance -- Fitness & Wellness Insurance

    Techniques and Specialities

    Fitness Activities and Specialty Areas

    • Core Training
    • Personal Fitness Trainin
    • Corporate Wellness
    • Senior Fitness
    • Group Exercise

    Insurance Types Accepted

    • Blue Shield of Northeastern New York