Gamified Group NeuroFunctional Programs for All Ages & Abilities

Gamified Group NeuroFunctional Programs for All Ages & Abilities

We have great news for all of you looking for a group brain and body training solution for your programs!  We call it SMARTfit NeuroFunctional training. It’s engaging, fun, and high-energy, offering side-by-side individual and team competition with hundreds of cognitive and physical games that measure results and track progress.The idea is to improve human […]

SMARTfit Dual Task Gait Training on a Treadmill

SMARTfit Dual Task Gait Training on a Treadmill

Take a look at this simple but ingenious way to add gamified dual-task training to an otherwise boring cardio workout. Adding four gamified SMARTfit Strike Targets to a rehab treadmill provides an engaging and economical solution to improve: Gait Activities of daily living Hand-eye-foot coordination At any level. Try it with a recumbent or upright […]

Staying Cognitively & Physically Healthy Could Save as Much as $6,900* Per Month

Staying Cognitively & Physically Healthy Could Save as Much as $6,900* Per Month

For less than this, SMARTfit can keep all your residents physically strong and cognitively fit for years. Retirement should not equate to giving up on physical and cognitive engagement in the world. In fact it is essential to living a long and happy life as it is what keeps our bodies and brains functioning well. […]

Delaying Dementia Could Save Millions – Evidence & Hope from SMARTfit study

Delaying Dementia Could Save Millions – Evidence & Hope from SMARTfit study

What if we could delay or substantially slow the progression of dementia or Mild Cognitive Impairment, increasing quality of life as we age and saving millions in the cost of care for individuals and businesses? A study published in the Journal of Aging and Physical Activity offers evidence and hope.  MCI and Dementia deplete not only […]

SMARTfit – A Better Path for Senior Living and Wellness Industry

SMARTfit – A Better Path for Senior Living and Wellness Industry

Senior Living is a huge industry and so is the wellness industry. There are more than 117 million Americans that are 55 and older, and we are on track to hit 157 million by 2050. People are living longer lives, but the discouraging part is that many of those Americans 65 and older are living […]

Improve Executive Functioning to Extend Healthspan for Older Adults

Improve Executive Functioning to Extend Healthspan for Older Adults

Dr. Rob Winningham, leading neuroscientist and gerontologist, was recently interviewed about the critical role executive functioning plays in maintaining independence and quality of life and extending healthspan as we grow older. “SMARTfit can improve executive functioning better than physical or cognitive exercise alone. 20 years of research says that generalizes, or transfers, to real-world function […]

Is the Brain the Next Frontier in Fitness & Rehab?

Is the Brain the Next Frontier in Fitness & Rehab?

Is the brain the next frontier in fitness and rehab?  The team at Act!vate Brain & Body, a first-of-its-kind healthy aging fitness facility, say YES and have built their business model around it. Neuroscientists say the benefits of training the brain and body simultaneously (aka dual tasking) to enhance cognitive function, physical mobility, and overall […]

Beyond Yoga: Elevating Mind-Body Exercise to Battle Cognitive Decline

Beyond Yoga: Elevating Mind-Body Exercise to Battle Cognitive Decline

“Combining physical activity with cognitive training yields better results than either alone. Here’s what you can do.” We’re pleased to share highlights from this fascinating and educational article in NextAvenue.org.  Author Rashelle Brown explores the history and science of efforts to slow the aging process by combining physical with cognitive training. She takes us through […]

A Single Session Using SMARTfit Can Address Multiple Domains of The Brain

A Single Session Using SMARTfit Can Address Multiple Domains of The Brain A Single Session Using SMARTfit Can Address Multiple Domains of The Brain

SMARTfit’s Games to play. Memory –  Memory pairs, pairing and sequence activities. Attention – Seeking and tracking activities, and cognitive motor dual-tasks Processing speed – Chase the Color, Knock the Lights Out, and tracking activities Executive Functioning – Equations activities, track left/right/both, impulse control training Language – Spelling attention letters (track, seek), memory letters (pair, […]

Play Smart, Get Fit and Have Fun With SMARTfit – A Brain-Body Wellness Solution for 55+ and Senior Living Communities

Play Smart, Get Fit and Have Fun With SMARTfit – A Brain-Body Wellness Solution for 55+ and Senior Living Communities

“Thanks to SMARTfit, I have more confidence about my ability to take care of myself as I age.” “I’ve been working out regularly on SMARTfit for 3 years and it has improved my life,” says Leslie Brtek, a 73-year-old retired school teacher from Santa Barbara, CA. “It creates the engagement and demand that makes it […]

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