5 Popular Exercise Video Games

 

There are many video games available now that help with losing weight. The most popular gaming system for these games is the Nintendo Wii. Many of the games you cannot just sit on the couch and play, they require you to get up and move. These are helping people with their weight loss goals all the time. Here are some of the most popular games

EA Sports Active: More Workouts

This game comes with accessories to hold the Wii controller and a resistance band. The leg strap is placed around your upper thigh and helps to identify the actions being performed. The resistance band is used like weights. The game has the multi-player function so you are able to compete against another person. It has different types of obstacle courses and activities to perform. You are able to choose from different exercises to create a custom workout to help with your needs.

 Wii Fit or Wii Fit Plus

The Wii Fit game has several different fun games to play while exercising. It also has step aerobics and hula hooping in addition to games that will help improve your balance. These games help to get your heart rate up while having fun. It also keeps track of the time you spend exercising, your weight, and your weight loss goals.

The Biggest Loser

The Biggest Loser game is like to TV show. You have the choice in picking Bob Harper or Jillian Michaels, the trainers from the TV show, as your trainer. Then you choose a character from one of the past season’s contestants. It has a variety of different workout plans to choose from. It keeps track of your weight-loss goals and your progress. It also has fitness tips and recipes available. There are also challenges, like on the TV show, where you will compete against other characters in the game. This game is definitely a workout, but great for losing weight.

Just Dance

Just Dance lets you choose from a variety of songs and then you follow the moves of the characters. The moves run across the bottom of the television just before you are to do them. It then keeps track of all the moves that you get correct and adds them up to give a final score. You can play against someone else or play alone. This game teaches you dance moves and gives a workout at the same time. It is a great cardio workout.

Dance Dance Revolution Hottest Party 3

With this game you use a dance mat that keeps track of your movements or the Wii balance board. It has different modes that you can choose from depending on the intensity you would like. It combines exercise and music to make working out more fun.

 

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  • Brian

    I enjoyed your blog. I have really been looking at different exercise video games for our new xbox 360 kinect. I ended up getting EA Sports Active 2 and can 100% recommend this to anyone who is looking to combine gaming and exercise. This game really got me back in shape.