Another Good Way Wii Can Get Into Shape

July 14th, 2009 | Posted in Games / Contests, Hardware, Misc Assorted General Stuff, Opinion, Software, Technology | 3 Comments

I know, I just posted about how the Nintendo Wii can be a really major boon to folks like myself that need to increase their physical activity in order to help them lose weight.  What I should have done was taken a look at the next sale page over.  That’s where I found evidence that the Nintend people actually did have fitness at least partly in mind when they designed the Wii.

wii fit exercizeThe Wii Fit and Balance Board turns the Wii from a really cool gaming system with side benefits of helping people lose weight and get into better shape to a complete workout system.  Not only does it have a wide range of activities designed to be part of a full body workout, it also handles the chores of tracking statistics and showing results over time.

wii fit bmi trackingAgain, one of the big advantages in my opinion is that you don’t have to go outside in the heat and humidity, you don’t need to shell out a fortune in gym club fees and all the workout clothes and stuff that goes along with it.

It also means that you can save yourself potential embarrassment by being able to start your workout plan in the privacy of your own home.  I don’t know about YOU, but *I* don’t fancy the idea of being anywhere public while I attempt any kind of workouts.  I can quite do without all the wonderful little comments and snickering that any overweight person gets when they are first starting out.  Lifelong skinny people for the most part don’t get it that stuff like that has caused a lot of obese people to just give up and stay home because they just can’t stand to hear one more stifled laugh when somebody sees their attempt at a workout.

[Tags]weight loss, losing weight, workout, bmi, workout at home, avoid gym, save money[/tags]

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3 Responses to “Another Good Way Wii Can Get Into Shape”

  1. Yeah, I once, yes only once tried the exercise routine at a public place.  The skinny twits refused to get off of the bikes to let any one else try them, so others were reduced to having to jog on a treadmill, or use that stupid belt that makes all off your fat wiggle.  I canceled my membership and explained why and who.  Maybe they do that because they do not want anyone to get skinny and become competition against them.  Other wise, I don’t know.
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  2. i wish i have that wii..:D
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  3. The nintendo wii is so awesome. I have one myself and play tennis for my fitness. What other games do you have on them?
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