Guided Access Setting on iPad

Friday, 14 March 2014 by

There are a lot of options under iPad Settings that most of us don’t use and are unaware of. To make your experience with Foov at the Ballpark more enjoyable, we’d like you to teach you how to enable one setting in particular. The Guided Access setting keeps your iPad in a single app, in

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Getting Warmer

Wednesday, 05 March 2014 by

So, you’re ready to jump into “the game” – your Foov at the Ballpark or another workout – and, like most of us, you probably only have limited time. Should you skip your warm-up and just get started? No, say the experts.   Warming up is an essential part of your work out. There are

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Stadium Sue: Foov in Real Life

Thursday, 06 February 2014 by

While you’re experiencing Wrigley Field through FOOV from home or the gym, Sue’s actual workout is at the ballpark. From waking up and down ramps to walking the perimeter of the ballpark, Sue has turned Wrigley Field into her own gym. She is the real live Foov! Meet Sue.

Before using Foov

Friday, 31 January 2014 by

Welcome to Foov at the Ballpark!   Movement is the goal of the app! With that in mind, we don’t want to bog you down with lots of rules to read through. However, we thought it would be helpful to help get you in the right state of mind. Before you start moving with Foov,

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Dr. Brian Chicoine is the Medical Director of the Adult Down Syndrome Center and on the Family Medicine faculty at Lutheran General Hospital. Dr. Chicoine specializes in the area of adults Down syndrome and has been with the center since its inception in 1992. Recently, Dr. Chicoine shared a link to Foov with the clinic’s Facebook

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    Evanston-based business Foov Fitness will be a featured exhibit at the 2014 Cubs Convention later this month. The 2013 Silver Davey Award winners will be showcasing their app “Foov at the Ballpark.” Spurred by the iPad’s success engaging people with autism,  Foov Fitness founders Meghan Finnigan and Sylvie Légère used their combined 30 years of

Pretend Play With Us!

Monday, 30 December 2013 by

Pretend play is vital in an individual’s development. It’s such a fundamental way of learning to interact in the world, that most of us fail to recognize its importance. As parents of children with developmental disabilities will attest, some individuals come to this stage of learning later or need to be coaxed into it. Below

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When we had the idea of creating a fun, engaging exercise routine – one that would include the four elements of a FABS workout (flexibility, aerobics, balance and strength) – and, specifically, an activity that would captivate the attention of those with developmental disabilities, youth and older adults, we weren’t quite sure where to go

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Thursday, 12 December 2013 by

What makes FOOV so effective? In addition to being FUN, FOOV also provides a well-balanced workout with four key elements: flexibility, aerobics, balance and strength.   Flexibility – Some of us are born with natural flexibility, others of us have to work on it daily with stretches. Flexibility is important because it allows us to

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Bad habits are hard to break, but the reverse is true too. Good habits, once engrained are also hard to break. Starting healthy eating guidelines with kids when they are young is a good way to set them on a lifetime path of healthy eating. With kids, you never know what is going to stick.