I was wondering how many members out there are using a gaming system for added fun to their workouts or ways to move and be active despite stress, demanding schedules, or to beat boredom and the couch potato attitude from forming. Do you have or have you used a Wii, Playstation, or XBox for fitness? How about the DS?
I will admit in my household we actually now have all these systems. This is due to me being married to a gamer who has passed on that passion to our 11 year old son. I am not big on gaming but when we got the Wii system a few years back- that I could GET into since I was moving. I tend to like to be busy and when I am sitting its usually to read a book and exercise my mind.
Recently we just added the XBox 360 system with the Kinect feature to our house as a Christmas gift from my parents. Let me just say- setting the system up last night was a workout all in itself due to the room I decided we had the most room to move in. I finally got to work off my holiday stress last night with my son and again today. Just doing the Kinect Adventures game has me sweating and laughing for at least an hour with a raised heart rate. Plus it was amazing seeing my son doing boxing and really trying to throw punch combinations with the Sports game where as in the Wii system he found a way to cheat the system so I don't feel he gets the same interaction.
What do you use and do you have multiple systems too? Which games to do like to do best?
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