Wii Fitness For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 15, 2010 - Games & Activities - 264 pages
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Have fun while getting fit!

Here's how to get the most from your Wii Fitness system

It's a perfect fit — Wii gaming fun designed to improve your overall health and fitness! The advice of these two personal trainers makes it even better. You'll learn to use Wii Fit Plus, EA Sports Active: Personal Trainer, and Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2010. Find out how to create your own individualized workout and watch yourself improve!

  • What's all this stuff? — set up Wii Fit Plus, EA Sports Active: Personal Trainer, and Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2010

  • The right way — learn the safest and most effective way to perform dozens of exercises

  • Spice it up — explore different types of exercises to keep your routine fresh

  • Take a deep breath — improve health benefits by learning optimal breathing techniques

  • Have a heart — strengthen your heart and lungs while enjoying the challenge of sports

  • A delicate balance — identify routines that improve your balance while strengthening different muscle groups

  • All season sports — experience volleyball, baseball, boxing, tennis, inline skating, and basketball right in your living room

  • Keep it interesting — vary your workout by moving among the featured games

Open the book and find:

  • Ways to vary your routine

  • How to set up your Fitness Profile

  • Tips for staying motivated

  • The power of yoga and strength training

  • What to consider when setting fitness goals

  • Warm-up and cool-down routines

  • How to build your own workout

  • Ten cool Wii Fitness accessories

  • Ten other Wii Fitness games to expand your virtual gym


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Lose weight, find serenity, and tone your muscles while playing a video game? It's almost too good to be true! Yet, the Wii offers all of that, with fitness games that focus on losing weight ... Read full review

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Christina T. Loguidice is Editor of Oncology Net Guide and OncNurse and holds a Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do.

Bill Loguidice is cofounder and Managing Director for the online publication Armchair Arcade (www.armchairarcade.com). Both are American Fitness Training of Athletics (AFTA) Certified Personal Trainers.

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