1. Unexpected 2016 PEP Grants from SPARK

      At the end of 2015 we were like many others in the physical education world, saddened to hear that there would be a lack of PEP grants in 2016. As many are aware these are usually very large sums of money that go toward physical education grants, that schools can then use to fund their exergaming purchases. But we are happy to see and extend the great news that funds have become allocated for 2…Read More

  2. Interactive Light Reaction Games

    One of the best workouts and way to train your body is speed and reaction training exercises. It is very necessary to have the proper equipment/machines to do these specific exercises though, something that drives the speed or quickness of a reaction. The light reaction games made possible with Exergame Fitness equipment are the perfect fit for this type of training, especially for youth fitness. …Read More

  3. Pittsville School District Invests in Exergaming

    We always love seeing schools branch out and try Exergaming to pave the way for others in the future. It is a big step to take, so when one school invests in Exergaming, others around soon follow once they see what the equipment can do. Pittsville School District located in central Wisconsin chose to have two CardioWall Compacts and an iDance system installed, both multiplayer systems. Coming in r…Read More

  4. Spivi Studio Virtual Cycling System

    Stationary bikes are nothing new in the fitness world, in fact they are old news in a way. Most of the bikes out there can do the same things, varying slightly from model to brand. Like most other traditional exercise equipment it suffers from being outdated at times and lacking motivational tools for the person using it. Virtual Cycling is the fix to this problem, putting the excitement, engageme…Read More

  5. iDance by Positive Gaming

    iDance by Positive Gaming Dancing is not what typically comes to mind when thinking about fitness. You think about things like running some laps for cardio or weight lifting, but that does not work for everybody. Especially for the younger generations, it sometimes can become a battle to fight boredom while working out. Positive Gaming is company that makes the iStep and iDance lines, which for …Read More

  6. The Power of Vision – Dan Lawler, Ph.D.

    Dan is great friend in the Exergaming world, he understands its value and pushes for people to see it. One of our more recent installations was at the Estes Park Middle School – their Exercise Learning Center, and Dan explains how it can to be and why. Click here to see our SmugMug photo gallery of the ELC, and click here to see our last blog on the location. The Power of Vision By Dan Law…Read More

  7. Estes Park Exercise Learning Center – Exergame Fitness

    A couple of weeks ago we helped out Estes Park Middle School in creating their Estes Park Exercise Learning Center (ELC). The Estes Park Middle School are The Bobcats, and their website can be found here. We installed several popular pieces of equipment that we think will really make an impact on the kids. The following products were installed at the Estes Park Exercise Learning Center: Spivi  iS…Read More

  8. Exergaming: A Tool for Educational Challenges of ADHD

    By Dan Lawler, PhD “Schools can be an excruciating experience for kids with ADHD,” notes John Ratey, MD, of Harvard Medical School and author of SPARK:  The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain.  It’s not that students with ADHD can’t focus, but that they can’t focus on command.  They are wired differently and working with that physiology can allow their potential for h…Read More

  9. ASPIRE Community Day School Connecting At Risk Students To Physical Activity With Exergames

    After five years, Hemet Unified School District will once again open a Community Day School (ASPIRE) that will serve expelled and at risk youth in grades 7-12.. ASPIRE Community Day School is planning to offer a variety of opportunities to help their students including: smaller class sizes, a strong set of social and behavioral support interventions, and an exciting blended learning curriculum t…Read More

  10. Interactive Fitness Equipment

    The word “Interactive” in the fitness industry has become so common that it could mean something as simple as walking on a treadmill and watching ESPN or a movie. True Interactive Fitness Equipment is much more. It is computer game technology to motivate, engage participation, and measure results, so that fitness training becomes a fun and entertaining experience. What are the Benefits of Inte…Read More