Debra Hein is a Certified Medical Exercise Specialist and Certified Exercise Physiologist in the Washington DC area, predominantly in the Upper Montgomery County region. She is also a certified/licensed CPR and First Aid instructor. Currently self-employed, her business, URHEALTHZONE is growing at a fast pace. The business is a complete wellness source covering both personal training, wellness education, CPR and First Aid training. Besides trying to spend time with her family, hours are split between commercial gym training, client in home visits, private health clubs, Jr college outreach education, and healthcare provider education.
With over three decades of experience in the fitness and safety industry, Debra has had ample time to specialize in several special populations, such as; cancer treatment issues, MS, post stroke and cardiac, and orthopedic issues. She holds a degree in Exercise Science from Concordia University, St Paul with an emphasis in Kinesiology and Psychology, along with national certifications from American College of Sports Medicine and American Council on Exercise as a Certified Exercise Physiologist, Certified Medical Exercise Specialist, Personal Trainer, Group Exercise Instructor and Orthopedics Specialty. She also holds a specialty certification as a Cancer Exercise Specialist.
As an instructor for CPR and First Aid with the American Heart Association and American Safety and Health, URHEALTHZONE also offers comprehensive training in CPR, First Aid, and other safety programs to individuals, community groups and organizations.
Her belief is to never stop learning and advancing knowledge. With this belief, her role as an educator is one of
the most important, to prepare the individual to take control of their situation and health, and to prepare the next generation of trainers and educators to take training into the future.