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How To Lose Weight Playing Wii

星期日, 一月 16th, 2011

Expand the description and view the text of the steps for this how-to video. Check out Howcast for other do-it-yourself videos from JustinChris and more videos in the General Video Games category. You can contribute too! Create your own DIY guide at or produce your own Howcast spots with the Howcast Filmmakers Program at Get your game on and shed pounds, too, just by playing your Wii. To complete this How-To you will need: Wii Fit A Mii Wii Sport A dance video game Some user-tested routines Commitment A virtual dance partner Step 1: Become a Mii Get Wii Fit and follow the directions to set up a Mii, a virtual alter ego that will keep track of your fitness stats and chart your progress. Step 2: Go for the aerobics Focus on the aerobic activities. Yoga and balance games will help you get fit, and strength training will build muscles that burn calories more efficiently, but aerobic exercises are the most direct route to weight loss. Step 3: Start dancing Start boogying to "Dance Dance Revolution:" Research shows that people burn about 172 calories per half hour on light mode, 201 on standard, and 243 on difficult. Tip: Find a dance partner to challenge to a daily virtual dance-off. Step 4: Get sporty If dancing is not your thing, try Wii Sports. One study found that Wii boxing burned an impressive 216 calories per 30 minutes. Tennis came next, at 159 calories per half hour, followed by baseball, at 135 calories for every 30 minutes of play