I posted this article because I received a wii console a few month ago as a gift. The first thing I did (after saying thank you) was go out and buy the wii fit. I love it! My favorite is the yoga. I've been wanting to do yoga for some time now. With the wii I feel confident I'm doing the poses correctly. I'm also a big fan of the hula hoop. Way fun!
The Wii Will Get You Into Shape With Wii Fitness Games!
Will a video game promote your good health? You bet it can, if its a Nintendo Wii fitness game! We all know the bad reputation video games have gotten in the past. It was believed video games led to a sedentary lifestyle. Parents have complained for years that their couch potato tykes do nothing but sit around day and night playing video games as their health deteriorates. And, of course, we all know the horror stories of how sofa tater children grow up to be sofa spud adolescents who can't cut it in the adult world.
Some may disagree with these fears, but now, things have changed! Nintendo Wii video games makes these fears a thing of the past. A Wii fitness game mixes all the skill and fun of a average video game with exercise you would get, if you were actually playing it. Doctors and parentshave all started to support the Wii. You may not burn as many calories as playing the actual sport, but, you will burn a significant amount and that's a heck of a lot better...and more fun, than sitting there.
Just envision yourself on a tennis court, ready to serve the ball to your opposition. You enhale, throw the ball up and swing with all you've got. Now envision doing this in the comfort of your own home, wearing whatever you find comfortable. If you are not able to find an opponent to play against, no problem, you can just play against the computer. If, on the other hand, you have a friend (or three), you can all get into the fun. Volley the ball to and fro, matching your skill against your nemesis. You start to get into the game and begin to forget it's just a Wii fitness game, and best of all, you even forget you are receiving an aerobic workout!
The Wii game console has made it a possibility. The action can be so close to reality, and the bodily benefits so terrific that some physical therapy specialists have in reality tied wii fitness games into their patient's workout procedures, helping them to regain lost or impaired joint and muscle flexibility.
Senior citizens are even getting in on the action. It is no longer accurate to depict the elderly sitting around living a dormant life. Wii fitness games have been turning up in more and more elderly living centers. What was once seen to be a lethargic universe has again acquired fresh life, as the elderly are able to easily learn the necessary skills to enter into all the fun the Wii gaming console has to offer. There have even been Wii bowling clubs starting up in the centers, providing hours of amusement and most importantly bodily movement and exercise.
So, if you've been considering getting into better shape, or getting your family active together, then toss out your antiquated ideas and turn to video games. Provided you're talking of the Nintendo Wii gaming console, you can't lose anything but some extra pounds.