Forget about the old ways to lose weight. There is no need to go to expensive gyms, hire personal trainers or purchase a new six pack ab exercise video. All you have to do is go to the toy department of any store and buy a Wii game system. Invest in one of the multitude of fitness games and you are on your way.
The game system is no longer for use by youngsters only. It is not only for seeing who can shoot the most aliens or who can drive a race car around the track the fastest. Now they are offering games that allow you to get a workout and to have fun while you are at it. While they can’t promise that you will learn how to lose weight fast, they can be part of a complete diet and exercise program.
Because of the way the Wii system is designed, it allows you to be up and moving while playing. It is not like game systems of old that you just sat on the coach with a contoller and exercised your fingers. The fitness games teach you how to do many different exercises and help set up an exercicise plan for you. They allow you to monitor your weight and body mass while keeping track of how you are moving towards your goal. They also keep track of how much time you spend on your exercises and offer tips to help you reach your goal. All this is made possible because the game system is interactive with its user.
There are many different games to choose from. They differ in the type of exercises that are available. They include cardio and weight exercises, sport exercises, and dance and cheer exercises. Because of the wide variety it is important to pick a game that fits the person who will be using it. As with any exercise program, it won’t work unless you use it. One of the games that is available is The Biggest Loser. It offers calesthentics, fitness program and challenge events. The challenge events can make exercising fun. Use this game in connection with discussion groups like the Biggest Loser Forum, and success might not be far behind.
The fact that it is fun can help make the Wii system more successful for some people. Playing a game can be fun. Because it is a video game, it is easy to get the whole family involved. When a whole family shows support for the idea of losing the excess weight and belly fat that they are carrying around, they are more likely to achieve the goals they want to reach. The exercises can be done in the family room instead of a corner in a dark room in the back of the house. The Wii games are not teaching us any new and startling exercise and diet routines that will cause people to suddenly become fit and healthy. There is still no shortcut that will lead to results that are desired except for hard work. But by putting the routines into a video game format the whole family can take part in, people are enjoying what is often seen as a chore. If it is no longer a chore than people are more likely to make a commitment that they can and want to keep.
Losing weight is not about miracle pills or fad diets. It is about making a decision to change a lifestyle and live a healthier life. Using a game system makes it more fun and thus easier to accomplish the gaols that a person sets for themselves.
Dr. Michael Allen
Fitness Instructor & Fat Loss Factor Founder