1. Increasing the Effectiveness of Physical Education

    Experts are predicting that our children today will be the first generation who will likely have a shorter lifespan than their parents, yet we’re not being incredibly accomplished at changing the patterns of inactivity, obesity, and their related disorders that impact that lifespan. For a long time it’s been commonly thought that the way to get people to make changes is to give them facts that…Read More

  2. Canandaigua Family YMCA Zones In On Innovative Ways to Move the Mind & Body

    Canandaigua NY - Youth Development. Healthy Living. Social Responsibility. These three ideals are the focus at the Canandaigua Family YMCA. And the addition of Exergame Fitness equipment to the Zone - their interactive fitness room for people of all ages at their club - is a testament to their commitment to these ideas. Exergaming merges technology with gaming while adding a dose of fitness. It’…Read More

  3. The Science Is Leading Us to Change

    The brainis the body’s most active organ and thus requires the most energy to functionwell.  The brain is estimated to account for 2% of our body’s weight butuses 20-30% of our body’s energy.  Because the brain doesn’t store oxygenand glucose, it requires the blood stream to provide thenecessary requirements to function well. What’s becoming more and moreevident from the research is t…Read More

  4. Exergame Playground Solution – A Place Of Their Own

    The next generation of fitness is here; it’s the wearable technology, or the Spivi Virtual Indoor Cycling classes. It’s interactive fitness equipment like Exerbike or iDance or even home fitness like the Nintendo Wii. If the current generation of adults are integrating this much technology into fitness routines, it would only make sense to have a solution on how to introduce the newest age gro…Read More

  5. South Glen Falls Schools PEP Grant in Review: How $2.1 Million Revamped Their Fitness Program

    Childhood obesity is an epidemic affecting many of the youth in America today. Approximately one in three children are either overweight or obese, which has doubled in kids under twelve and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years. There are many different reasons for the cause of this rise in childhood obesity. According to HealthierGeneration.org, increased screen time, limited access to h…Read More

  6. PEP Grant Winner Perry School District Provides 21st Century Opportunity For Their Students

    The Perry School District in Perry, Ohio has always placed a high degree of importance on ensuring that each student has the opportunity to reach their full potential in and out of the classroom. The school community knows the opportunities for their students are always changing, especially with the way technology constantly progresses. They are also aware of how stress, anxiety, and boredom from …Read More

  7. Break Up Your Winter Work Out Routine With Exergame Fitness

    It’s that time of the year when the sun rises later and sets earlier, holiday eating and left-overs are taking over the fridge, and where exercise for some reason slips into the background and for many is soon ignored until May. We all are familiar with this cycle. Make this year the year to do something about it. But what? It’s dark. It’s cold (for those who live where there are seasons). A…Read More

  8. What is Gamification?

    Exercise and video games. Exergame believes these two were meant to coexist together and that video games (and especially multiplayer video games) actually enhance your workout. But most people at first glance think these two are polar opposites, like oil and water. When people think of exercise they think of moving around, getting sweaty, and burning calories. And when people think of video games…Read More

  9. Study: After-school exercise yields brain gains

    Regular daily exercise appears to improve children's attention and multi-tasking skills, according to a new study.   Elementary school-age students who participated in an after-school program with plenty of physical activity showed greater improvements in several areas of so-called "executive function" than similar students who did not participate.   Executive function refers to a range of menta…Read More

  10. Create Your Own 3D Exergame Room

    With some of our more recent success in implementing full scale Exergame Rooms across the U.S. we have decided to put out an opportunity to HAVE YOUR SPACE designed with a full 3-D room by Exergame Fitness.   We get questions all the time from customers asking us how are other facilities doing it?  Well not only do we provide a fun, exciting solution to fighting childhood obesity; we also want t…Read More