1. Increase Family Memberships With Active Gaming Options for Youth

    KidRec opened in July 2016 to meet the needs of the FitRec families in the community of Palos Hills. This new addition offers unlimited KidRec visits, open times for families to enjoy together, and additional classes and programs designed to encourage your children ages 3 months to 15 years to stay active and have fun!  One of the core pieces of this new facility was the launch of their Exergame …Read More

  2. HIIT Training with Interactive Fitness and Exergame Interview

      At the Auburn Racquet & Fitness Club in California one of the key focuses is on small group, and personal training.  But one of the largest growing trends in fitness is High Intensity Interval Training.  HIIT training is any workout that alternates between intense bursts of activity and fixed periods of less-intense activity or even rest. High Intensity interval training is a great w…Read More

  3. Using Interactive Fitness Equipment For Physical Therapy and Rehab

      Physical Therapy is defined as therapy for the preservation, enhancement, or restoration of movement and physical function impaired or threatened by disease, injury, or disability that utilizes therapeutic exercise, physical modalities, etc. Recovering from injuries can take time and patience. Using interactive fitness can be a motivational tool for people who are struggling to recover from…Read More

  4. Exergaming For Adults and the Millennial Fitness Trends with Exergame

      Interactive fitness for adults is becoming a trend that is growing quickly. When you think of Exergame, most people think that it’s just for kids. But that’s not true! Health Clubs, YMCA’s, Park Districts, etc are looking for ways to get adults to want to come and join their facility. There are so many different types of fitness classes offered that can be used with interactive fitnes…Read More

  5. Agility Drills To Use With Interactive Fitness and Gaming Equipment

      Agility is defined as an athlete’s ability to move at an accelerated in one direction and then instantly decelerate and shift position within a matter of seconds. It is one facet of sports training that can separate a good athlete from a great one. Agility drills can improve your performance by strengthening your joints and muscles.  With products like the tWall, CardioWall, Heavyball, 3…Read More

  6. Using Interactive Fitness To Improve Hand Eye Coordination

      Hand Eye Coordination is the ability to do activities that require the simultaneous use of our hands and eyes. We use hand eye coordination every day and is one of the skills that can be constantly improved. This is why it’s crucial to evaluate hand eye coordination in children. A child  might take a long time to react to something that happened or they might have trouble focusing in sch…Read More

  7. Exergaming Can Improve Executive Function In Children With ADHD

      A new study has found that Exergaming can improve executive function in children with ADHD. As most people know, children with ADHD struggle with being to stay focused for long periods of time, which has a major effect on their performance in school. Using Exergame as a way for physical activity can become a safe space for children with special needs like ADHD or Autism. In the study, 51 ch…Read More

  8. Improving Mobility For Senior Citizens with Interactive Fitness

      Falls are a major health concern for our senior citizen population. Each year, more than 800,000 people in the U.S. require hospitalization from a fall. A lot of these falls are due to declining strength, balance, and mobility due to inactivity.  Are you looking to get your aging loved ones up and moving? Here’s some great tips to get seniors active again. Stretch- Remember stretching is…Read More

  9. Using Exergame & Interactive Gaming to Improve Reaction Time in Sports

      Reaction time is defined as the amount of time it takes to respond to a stimulus or something we react too. Having fast reaction time can give athletes a competitive advantage. An athlete’s ability to react shows how quickly and effectively he or she can make decisions and then initiate action. For example, fast reaction time can help a basketball player get to a rebound or loose ball fas…Read More

  10. Assistive Technology Can Benefit All Students

      Assistive technology tools have always been meant for students with learning disabilities but there is documented proof these tools can benefit all students. Assistive technology enables students with disabilities to compensate for the impairments they experience. This specialized technology promotes independence and decreases the need for other educational support. Appropriate assistive te…Read More