1. Mitch Park YMCA Closes the Teen Tween Gap

    YMCAs across the country are always looking for solutions that can help close the gap between younger kids, and adults.  Seven to fourteen year olds - too old to be in the Exergame Playground or day care area but too young to be in the main fitness areas. Whether they are athletes or not, they still need a place to call their own at your club. Enter the Exergame Youth X Room, a room specifically…Read More

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Launch of Gym for Good at LIW UK

    At Leisure Industry Week (LIW), Luke Lancaster, founder of Young Pioneers Charity, launched Gym for Good. This is a ground breaking initiative that enables independent gyms to use CSR in a meaningful way that will increase membership and engage the local community. Luke presented a case study of an independent gym and the effectthe CSR program has had on the way they operate, generate new membersh…Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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