1. 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

  2. Combining Exergaming with New Research on Students with ADHD

    Source: ABC News In September 2014 “Good Morning America” had a specialsegment sharing the results of a study on how exercise impacted kids withADHD.  They reported that in the US, 6 millionkids are diagnosed with ADHD, with half of them on medication.  In the reported study, the researchersintroduced exercise for 100 students diagnosed with ADHD but not onmedication.  They found that stude…Read More

  3. Recent Research Shows Link Between Physical Activity and Better Education

    In recent years Finland has outperformed every nation on international educational assessments. The Finnish school system is recognized for utilizing research and applying that knowledge to the daily operations of the school.  Pasi Sahlberg, a Finnish educator and scholar, attributes their success to a variety of reasons.  For example, there’s been a strong emphasis on teacher training, leade…Read More

  4. Improve ADHD Behavior with Exercise

    School can be excruciating for children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), largely because the structure of school does not align with the physiological “wiring” of these students. A student’s inability to focus on command and stay on task often results in missed learning opportunities, negative feedback, and a feeling of inadequacy, all of which make school particularly c…Read More

  5. Exergaming Gives Everyone A Chance To Play

    Anyone who’s ever played sports knows how special that can feel. And everyone should have a chance to feel it. Courage League gives anyone that chance, and puts it in painting. “It`s right here on our walls. They have to believe. They get to grow, and most importantly they get to play, and it`s a level playing field for them,” said Courage League Sports founder Melissa Clarke-Wharff. And now…Read More

  6. Corsicana YMCA to Introduce Exergames

    Palatine, Ill (May. 21, 2014) – The Corsicana YMCA located in Corsicana, Texas will have their Exergame grand opening Friday, May 30, 2014.  Kids will get the chance to experience the ultimate interactive fitness equipment. After attending the YMCA General Assembly last year and visiting our booth to see the state-of-the-art exergaming equipment, Terry Seth, the Executive Director of the YMCA l…Read More

  7. Exergaming Lab: Six Months Later

    Oftentimes, after implementing an Exergaming lab in the schoolsetting, we seldom look back and see what the impact has been.  Last fall, Motion Fitness installed anExergaming lab that could accommodate 20 students at Lincoln M.S. in FortCollins, Colorado.  Our goal inconducting a survey six months after installation was to capture student andfaculty reactions regarding the success of the interve…Read More

  8. Youth Fitness: The Industry’s Response

    The problem was clear. The challenge set forth was daunting but vital. How can fitness be introduced to children at an early enough age to change the course of the childhood obesity epidemic? The answer seems simple enough: more access to fitness opportunities and healthier eating alternatives in order to instill healthy habits at a young age. But the obstacles kept coming. Budget cuts at schools …Read More

  9. BrainBike: Exercise for the Brain and the Body by Dan Lawler, Ph.D.

    Most oftenwellness programs focus on improving employee fitness levels along withemphasizing good nutrition.  Seldom isany specific attention given to retaining and improving the functions of thebrain. “A life-long commitment tostimulating brain activity contributes to quality of life, especially in thelater years. Exercises that promote brain health vary widely and include physicalactivities …Read More

  10. Makoto for Special Needs

    We always tell our customers that the products and solutions we provide serve more than just one population. In a school setting, a PE class, fitness class, special needs kids, and the sports teams can all get a tremendous benefit from the Exergame products.  The key is how they use them for each population. Below is a great article from a teacher in Naperville IL School District explaining how h…Read More