Genius Gyms uses well-validated neurocognitive games to create a data-driven, engaging exercise and cognitive training experience.
A patent-pending interactive, neuroscience-based fitness App combining cardio exercise and cognitive training to optimize brain functioning. You can use the Genius Gyms audio exercise App anywhere you do your cardio workout (walk, run, or on stationary cardio equipment) to maximize the benefits of exercise for your brain. No gym, no class, no specific equipment, not even wifi needed-just your smartphone.
This App is for anyone who wants to improve their cognitive performance, from athletes looking to get an edge to aging older adults wanting to stave off cognitive decline. The Genius Gyms program was developed from the research of Dr. Sarah McEwen, a Cognitive Psychologist, Associate Professor of Neurosciences and NSCA-Certified personal trainer. Dr. McEwen has conducted evidence-based research as a faculty member at UCLA and UC San Diego and is an expert in cognitive aging and the application of exercise and cognitive training to induce neuroplasticity.
The Genius Gyms fitness App is a ground-breaking new way to improve brain and body health that uses well-validated neurocognitive games, known to activate specific neural networks, to create a one-of-a-kind interactive and engaging exercise experience.
Scientific research has shown that simultaneous physical exercise and cognitive training promotes a greater impact on neuroplasticity and is the most efficacious method to improving cognitive performance. Animal research has found that combined aerobic exercise and cognitive enrichment can yield up to a 30% greater increase in new neurons than either intervention alone.
Current research in cognitive aging and risk reduction for neurodegenerative conditions, such as Alzheimer’s disease, have concluded that two of the most effective means to reduce risk are staying physical active and being cognitively engaged and challenged in our mid-life and older adult years. With no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, engaging in preventative measures and prioritizing brain health is critical for successful aging and longevity.
The Genius Gyms audio-based, exercise program improves overall physical fitness while simultaneously engaging cognitive networks. The training exercises specifically target increasing brain functioning for performing the following cognitive skills: memory, attention, processing speed, and executive functioning. Our program aims to help reduce/delay the negative effects of aging on the brain. But the program can tailored and used by anyone, regardless of age, physical and cognitive skill level, from kids to high performance athletes.
With the Genius Gyms App you will no longer have to suffer through another boring cardio workout. Genius Gym’s workouts are engaging, challenging, interactive and the best part is you can do them anywhere. All you need is your smartphone and headphones.
The Genius Gyms App is free to download and includes 3 free exercises and access to the cognitive category "Focus" exercises.
For unlimited access to the App, you will need a subscription. The subscription will give you full access to:
-All of the interactive, neuroscience-based Genius Gyms exercises designed specifically for use during aerobic exercise
-Custom psychologist-developed clinical programs for: Cognitive Aging, ADHD, Autism, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, OCD, depression and Stress.
-Custom optimizer programs for: Executives, Team Athletes, Golfers, Gamers
-Individual scores and tracking on each cognitive task for accuracy and reaction time. Filters best score, average score, and current session statistics.
- Save your workout feature
- Build your own custom workout
- Regular addition of new cognitive exercises and other data tracking integrations as they become available
We offer the following recurring subscription options:
1 month: $5.99
Annual: $5/month ($60.99/year)
Ratings and Reviews
Data Linked to You
The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:
- Contact Info
Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More
- Genius Gyms LLC
- 106.8 MB
- Health & Fitness
- Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
- Age Rating
- © Genius Gyms LLC
- In-App Purchases
- Monthly Subscription $5.99
- Yearly Subscription $60.99