1. Exergaming: A Tool for Educational Challenges of ADHD

    By Dan Lawler, PhD “Schools can be an excruciating experience for kids with ADHD,” notes John Ratey, MD, of Harvard Medical School and author of SPARK:  The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain.  It’s not that students with ADHD can’t focus, but that they can’t focus on command.  They are wired differently and working with that physiology can allow their potential for h…Read More

  2. Village Health Club Reinvests In Exergaming

    Last year Camelback Village Health Club & Spa decided to invest in Exergame Fitness equipment and make their own "ExerZone" room. After the installation, this interactive fitness technology and equipment proved to be rewarding for children and adults alike. They even have staff on hand to assist, teach, and play with the kids using the equipment. From AZ Family about the Village Health Club: …Read More

  3. New Rye YMCA Fitness Center

    The innovation in Exergame equipment doesn’t just come from the machines or software, but it also comes from the gym area itself, it’s more interactive and unique than a traditional gym space. Our products can easily be set up individually and still get a great amount of use, but when using the option of our full room solutions, (or 'ExerZone'), we see lots of amazing results. Our newest partn…Read More

  4. Breaking Through the Awkward Gateway Into Fitness

    No matter how engaging and inviting something may be at a gym or fitness center, there will always be people who are too nervous to go. Whether they are new or returning, over or underweight, or just paranoid it is a not an uncommon problem. Some want to be experienced and sometimes fit enough to enter a gym in the first place, which until the means to easily workout in your home were available, w…Read More

  5. Exergames in Rehab

    Physical therapy is not most people’s idea of a fun time. It often pushes one just beyond their comfort zone in their abilities and seeing visible results can take a while. But what if the therapy session was an engaging interactive exergames in rehab, providing interactive fitness instant feedback to motivate the user to continue to push themselves? Fitness-Gaming.com describes a couple of thes…Read More

  6. YMCA To Install Adult and Youth Exergame Solution

    The RYE YMCA is set to install one of the biggest Exergame rooms in New York this September. The room will include seven different interactive fitness products: tWall 64, Exerbikes, JumpQ, 3Kick, HeavyBall, Pavigym 3.0 Floor, and Nexersys.These products will be used to create a highly engaging and physical environment for both kids and adult members alike. Following their vision of nurturing the s…Read More

  7. ASPIRE Community Day School Connecting At Risk Students To Physical Activity With Exergames

    After five years, Hemet Unified School District will once again open a Community Day School (ASPIRE) that will serve expelled and at risk youth in grades 7-12.. ASPIRE Community Day School is planning to offer a variety of opportunities to help their students including: smaller class sizes, a strong set of social and behavioral support interventions, and an exciting blended learning curriculum t…Read More

  8. Interactive Light Walls Are Your New Best Training Tool

    If you talk to the average health club-goer – or even the personal trainers - about what fitness equipment they or their clients use, you’ll get the standard answer of the treadmill, stationary bikes, free weight or machines. Some of them will talk about the classes they attend like yoga or zumba or the products that use your body weight for resistance training. However, very few will have hea…Read More

  9. Indoor Cycling Simulators Add Motivation for Members

    No matter what time of day it is, whether the weather or traffic is bad; indoor cycling simulator games let you get the most out of your ride—even when you’re inside. Nothing is more frustrating than planning a full workout only to have it affected by things you can’t control. With virtual cycling games you can experience the benefits of a full workout along with the excitement of riding alo…Read More

  10. Youth Fitness Gaming

    Video gaming is one of the most popular activities kids choose to spend their free time on. According to a national survey conducted by the National Institute on Media and the Family (NIMF) "92% of children and adolescents ages 2-17 play video games" and "...on average, [children ages 2-18 spend] 20-33 minutes a day playing video games." Many people are anti-video games because it's a sedentary …Read More