1. 2 years old — a childhood obesity tipping point?

    Research suggests that childhood obesity begins in infancyOver the last decade, childhood obesity has grown into an epidemic, reflected in soaring rates of type 2 diabetes and recommendations that pediatricians check toddlers for elevated cholesterol. What hasn't been as clear is how early to intervene. A study presented at a pediatric research program on Friday suggested obesity prevention effort…Read More

  2. Boost Your Child’s Brainpower by Simply Letting Them Spend More Time on a Playground

    Who doesn't want to spend more time playing? I know I do! Today's guest column by Marina Mironov underscores the benefits of play for our kids. We grown ups benefit from our relationships with happy, well adjusted children too! We all know kids love playgrounds. Now, research shows that playing on the playground can boost brainpower too! Playing has been linked to emotional, social, motor and cogn…Read More

  3. Exergame Products Available at Exergame Fitness.com

    PS3 Eye Toy Package w/ Plasma TV/Roll Cart - [more information] This package is great for Exergaming competitions playing various mini games on the PS3. The camera puts you in the game as you physically interact with the software! Alpha Mats - [more information] Text your name, compute math problems and up your cardio on this amazing Exerlearing pad. These high quality durable pads can get your gy…Read More

  4. Wal-Mart Giving Back to Kids…

    Recent Initiatives Recent InitiativesWal-Mart is proud to be a good neighbor and citizen in thousands of communities across the country and around the world. We believe it’s a privilege to be a store that’s part of the community. And, we believe it’s our responsibility to help sustain the communities that rely upon us. The stories below are just a few examples of how Wal-Mart and their assoc…Read More

  5. US News & World Report article on Exergaming

    Earlier in the week Senior Editor (Health/Medicine) Katherine Hobson from US News & World Report interviewed me by phone. Here is the online article titled "The Power of Wii: Getting in Shape with Video Games?"What if you could turn video games, criticized for everything from their obsessive hold on users to their purported role in childhood obesity to their misogynist elements, into something…Read More

  6. Popularity of video game workouts takes Y by surprise

    Popularity of video game workouts takes Y by surpriseCARTER HAYDU The Moose Jaw Times Herald Jessica Sorowski, 12, poses with the video boxing game at the YMCA on Thursday. The YMCA has incorporated physical activity and video games as a way to keep kids active. Colin Dewar photographA happy surprise from the local YMCA’s summer video game fitness trial program is the positive response from seni…Read More

  7. Nintendo Wii Sqweeze controller coming in 2009

    When it comes to casual gaming there is one games console that’s miles ahead of all the others, and that’s the Nintendo Wii. The Wii Fit has brought people onto the Nintendo Wii that may never of owned an Xbox 360 or Sony PS3, and there are many more accessories on the way to the Wii. This is one such example, the Nintendo Wii Sqweeze controller. The controller will not be available to 2009, a…Read More

  8. Pensioners say no to bowls but yes to Nintendo Wii

    Looks like the pensioners are here to battle it out with the younger generation and fair play to them, pensioners and teenagers love the Nintendo Wii because is mimics real life motion plus it keeps you active. Well whilst visiting Times Online they have some interesting news that we thought you show read, pensioners are basically saying no to bowls and yes to Nintendo Wii, they talk about Doris w…Read More

  9. Exergame Fitness – Experience The Difference

    WELCOME! We are elated that you are taking a big step forward into learning and/or providing Exergaming products & services at your facility! To have come this far we know you are very serious about opening a facility or are interested in adding new products to your Exergaming center. Please take some time to see how we can partner with your company providing you with the best & proven pro…Read More

  10. Our Next Exergame Education Workshop – 08/14/08 – Fishers, IN

    Exergame Education Workshop "Our years of experience and endless dedication to kids fitness will get you and your company on the best possible path to success using Exergame fitness equipment." Next Exergaming Workshop: Thursday August 14th 2008 - Fishers, Indiana About Our Workshops:Our Exergame Education Workshops are designed to give you and your facility a jump start on the exciting Exergaming…Read More