1. Fitness gives results

    HUNTINGTON -- At her request, Sarah Specht and her family of four received Huntington YMCA's "Family Fit" program as a Christmas present in 2013. She thought it would be a great way to spend time together and learn healthy habits. Little did she know what a tremendous gift that would turn out to be. "The first day, we had to run a mile, do pushups and sit ups, and worst of all, we had to get weigh…Read More

  2. Corsicana YMCA Fills the Gap: No Child Left on their Behind

    Corsicana, Texas is a community that values its history and the people that continue to make the town a great place to live.  The Corsicana YMCA wanted to continue this by motivating their future members to be active and healthy at a young age by introducing interactive fitness and Exergaming. At the beginning of summer, the Corsicana YMCA opened itsdoors to their brand new Exergame Youth X room.…Read More

  3. Using the Spivi Performance Table to educate and motivate your indoor cycling riders

    The Performance Table When it comes to Indoor Cycling classes, one of the great benefits Spivi provides is the ability to collect and analyze rider data made in real time at your studio. Spivi collects data from sensors on each bike, combines it with age, weight and workout history information, and processes everything so it can be used to educate and motivate your members. Some types of bikes hav…Read More

  4. Exergame Fitness Partners with Midtown Athletic Club to Fix Kids Fitness

    Palatine, Ill (May 28, 2014) – Exergame® Fitness, the worldwide leader in interactive fitness technology has partnered with Midtown Athletic Club, a leader in the upscale fitness club and sports resort industry,to inspire movement and engage their future members at a young age.  The Midtown Athletic Club in Bannockburn, IL is renovating their Kidtown facility to introduce younger children to t…Read More

  5. Norwich YMCA Introduces Interactive Fitness

    NORWICH – After months of renovations,the Norwich Family YMCA is one step closer to officially opening a cutting-edgeworkout room that combines health and wellness with interactive technology. The organization’s new interactivefitness room is just one part of a larger $300,000-plus construction projectrecently spearheaded by the YMCA that includes a complete overhaul of thefacility’s 3-story…Read More

  6. How to Increase Physical Activity in Schools

    The United States Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth at Capitol Hill was released on April 29. The report card evaluated the physical activity of the nation's children. Not surprisingly, the report card gave the physical activity of children a D-. Why? Because as the report showed - only 1 in 4 children ages 6-15 get the recommended 60 minutes of moderate physical activity eve…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. North Crawford “Springs It On” with Exergames

    In 2012, North Crawford SchoolDistrict in Wisconsin was one of the lucky schools that won the Carol M. White Physical Education Program Grant (PEP)award.   The PEP grant is funded bythe U.S. Department of Education's Office of Safe and Healthy Schools (OSHS)and gives schools the funding to enhance Physical Education and Nutritionprograms.   North Crawford choseexergames as a way to keep student…Read More

  9. Chicago Sports Museum Lights the Lamp with tWall

    On April 2nd, 2014 the Harry Caray’srestaurant franchise opened a 22,000 square-foot complex on the seventh floorof the Water Tower Place in downtown Chicago. The complex includes Harry Caray’s 7th Inning Stretch restaurant andan 8,000 square-foot Chicago Sports Museum, a memorabilia mecca for touristsand fans of Chicago sports. “We’re excited to bring this new breed of dining,entertainme…Read More

  10. Success Stories: Marion County YMCA

    As childhood obesity grows, steps taken to get kids moving Eighth Street Elementary School student Aubree Grubbs furiously peddled a stationary bicycle one recent evening at the Frank DeLuca YMCA Family Center.  Holding a video game controller, Aubree looked up at a television screen and guided a bicycle along a virtual course. The 6-year-old was not there just to get healthy. She was actually us…Read More