1. 2016 Exergame Youth Obesity Report

    Youth Fitness & Childhood Obesity have been two huge focuses of Exergame Fitness since the beginning. It has been awhile since we have touched on this so we put together a short infographic (below) that highlights some of the alarming statistics of childhood obesity in our nation. If you would like to view the full resolution version of the infographic, click here. Take a look at our last Exer…Read More

  2. What Is The PHIT Act & Why Care?

    What Is The PHIT Act? This country is very objectively overweight, and to the sports and fitness industry this is a big problem and needs to be solved. That is why non-profit organizations are pushing legislation to assist in this dilemma. PHIT America is an organization that is attempting to push the PHIT Act as well as refund the PEP Program. Directly from their site, here is what they have this…Read More

  3. Obesity and Exergaming: Changing the School Environment

    By Dan Lawler, Ph.D. Education Consultant   Obesity is a health crisis in the United States, as well as in many other countries around the world.   On average, an obese person in the U.S. will cost society over $6,000 a year in loss of productivity and medical treatment.  There are many experts and organizations in this country dedicated to changing this national trend, but, unfortunately,…Read More

  4. 33 Mind-boggling Stats About Childhood Obesity

    Health professionals, including nurses, may find a new and frustrating problem facing them on the job, presented by childhood obesity. The numbers are staggering, showing that childhood obesity has become a nationwide epidemic. While the nation is addressing the problem, illnesses that affect obese children often become obstacles in helping them to lose weight. Hence, obese children often become o…Read More

  5. Childhood Obesity: The Educational Cost

    A Message from Phil Lawler - PE4Life Many people argue that childhood obesity is not a school issue and it is not the responsibility of the school to be concerned about children’s health. Schools are designed to teach reading, math, science, English, now foreign language, and history. No Child Left Behind as made sure core academics remains the focus of American Schools. These same people argue …Read More