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ExerBeat Review

Reading the manufacturer’s enticing opening line product description -“Ever used the following excuse: “I’m too busy to go to the gym!”- I knew this Wii game has been designed with people like me in mind! I actually DO have a gym membership but I hardly use it because there is always something more pressing to do: cook dinner, take my little one to a play area, and watch a programme on T.V..... Anyway, I also dread looking at over toned women lifting huge weights in the gym and feel rather inadequate when my two sets of 12 lunges leave me exhausted. So I much prefer the option of working out from home where its only the virtual trainer who can have a go at my fitness level!

For whom has ExerBeat been manufactured?

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Exerbeat Wii Review

Millions of people have jumped on board with the Wii craze and have found that video games and fitness can go hand in hand. This fitness revelation has really changed the way people think about weight loss. As you can imagine choosing to workout with the Wii versus on your own at the gym is an easy decision for most people.

Exerbeat for the Wii is one of the newest fitness applications for the Wii and again, one that the entire family can take part in and enjoy. Within this article we are going to go through this video game in great detail, providing you with all the information you need to decide if this avenue for weight loss is right for you.

How Does "Exerbeat Wii" Work?

In the video below you can see a description of the way that the "Exerbeat Wii" works. This video gives a tutorial of the way that the various workout exercises in this fitness game work.

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Wii Zumba Fitness Review | Video Games

If you are just entering the fitness and exercise world, it may seem overwhelming. Zumba is a dance craze that has been sweeping the nation and the Wii game consoled has taken this dance craze and turned it into a fitness interactive video game. If you are looking to lose weight and tone up your body, why not consider a new and different way to get the results?

For anyone interested in ditching their treadmill and enjoying their cardio workouts, Zumba dance can be the answer for you. Let me guide you through this workout program so you can decide for yourself if "Wii Zumba Fitness" by Wii sounds like the right avenue for your weight loss journey.

How Does "Wii Zumba Fitness"  Work?

Below is a video which shows how the popular fitness routine  "Wii Zumba Fitness" works. This workout is a cardio exercise based on dancing and the video is going through the various functions of this aerobic dance class. It also shows some of the dance moves giving a review of this fitness program as a whole.

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Gold's Gym Dance Workout Review | Video Games

Men and women alike are searching for the perfect method to help them lose weight but not only this, a solution that can help them keep it off for good! If this sounds like you I may have an option for you. Have you considered utilizing the world of interactive games?

Millions of people around the world have gotten rid of their gym memberships and now conduct their own personal workouts from home with the help of trainers and instructors. "Gold’s Gym Dance Workout" Video Game is one of the most popular Wii fitness games available today and I am going to take you through the specifics to help you determine if this is for you as well?

How Does "Gold’s Gym Dance Workout" Video Game Work?

Below is a video which gives you a good picture of the way that the "Gold's Gym Dance Workout'  Video Game works. This video clip demonstrates the features and benefits of this dance workout that will help you achieve your fitness and weight loss goals.

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Gold's Gym Cardio Workout Review | Video Games

After years of evolving, the fitness and weight loss world has found a new and improved way to lose weight; via interactive gaming. Millions of people have tried running on treadmills and joining their local gyms only to find themselves bored with the routine and traditional styles of fitness.

The Wii and many other game consoles have come up with interactive fitness games that allow you to lose weight from the comfort of your own home. Games like "Gold’s Gym Cardio Workout" Video Game provide detailed instruction, fun music and different routines so you are happy to start your workout instead of dreading it.

Let me guide you through the specifics of this fitness game so you can decide for yourself if it is right for you.

How Does "Gold’s Gym Cardio Workout" Video Game Work?

Below is a video which describes the way that this "Gold's Gym Cardio Workout" boxing exercise game works. The description goes through the features of this video game as well as the way that the various boxing and exercise moves that you have to put into practice.

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Wii My Fitness Coach Review

Right from the beginning the Wii delivered innovative games that were not only entertaining but great for our fitness levels and overall health as well. People who could not afford a gym membership or were not interested in working out in front of strangers took advantage of this form of fitness and it is only continuing to evolve today.

"Wii My Fitness Coach" is one of the most popular Wii fitness games today and it can really deliver results. I have taken the time to do some research for you and help you decide if this interactive game is the right way to go in order to achieve your weight loss and fitness goals.

How Does "Wii My Fitness Coach" Work?

In the short video below, you can take a clear picture of the way that "Wii My Fitness Coach" work. You can watch a user exercising while she is following the customized program she likes. There is also a description of the various options and functions this video game is offering to you.

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Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2010 Review

One of the most popular ways to workout from home today is through different video game consoles such as Xbox 360 or the Wii. Not everyone is interested in working out with strangers at a gym where they may not even know how to use the equipment.

When you choose to work from home, you have the opportunity to learn at your own pace, without the eyes of other people on you. "Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2010" is one of the most popular fitness video games on the market today and I am here to help you decide if this game is right for your weight loss needs.

How Does "Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2010" Work?

Below is a short but very interesting video which gives you a clear picture of the way that the "Fitness Ultimatum" works. You can take a preview of the features of this video as well as a preview of the high intensity, customized training workouts that are targeted for women and moms.

Jillian Michaels is one of the most famous fitness trainers today and her workouts are known for being not only intense but also effective. This video game provides you unique environments for your workout settings as well as a boot-camp style workout.

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Wii EA Sports Active Review | Video Game

The Wii took the world by storm with its innovative fitness and workout methods that had never been seen before. This type of workout regimen was embraced by men and women everywhere who didn’t want to have to go to a gym in order to accomplish their weight loss goals.

If this sounds like you, maybe it is time to consider "EA Sports Active" Video Game from Wii. This is one of the many fitness video games on the market today and because of this, I have done some research to help you determine if this program is the one for you out of the many to choose from today.

How Does "Wii EA Sports Active" Video Game work?

Below you can watch a reviewing video made by an expert who is actually putting the "Wii EA Sports Active" Video Game to the test. She is figuring out for herself all the features and benefits of this game and she gives her own opinion of this personal trainer that comes into your home.

This is an interactive workout program that has been created around the Wii remote. As a beginner, you have the opportunity to create your profile and therefore set your weight loss goals and choose your programs as a start.

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Wii Just Dance Review

Dancing is an awesome cardio exercise.  Professional dancers always look amazing.  The art and grace of dancing is wonderful.  It’s a skill I have always wanted to learn but have been to afraid to try in public. 

That is until UbiSoft released Just Dance.  It may not be professional dancing taught by a real life instructor, but it gets me up and moving while enjoying some nice rhythms.

How Does Just Dance Work?

Just Dance is a flat out video game in the same style as Dance Dance revolution or Guitar Hero.  The premise is simple; as music plays the player must match certain rhythmic motions with certain points on the screen.  Motions are captured with the Wii remote.

But there is dancing involved. Lots of dancing. The idea of the game is to dance my way through each song to obtain the highest score.  And this dancing makes for the perfect weight loss game play.  And dancing provides an excellent cardio workout.  It’s a win-win deal that combines lots of fun and lots of exercise. 

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The Biggest Loser Challenge Wii Review

The Biggest Loser inspired the world to start losing weight. Starting as a reality TV series, the hosts helped multiple contestants with severe weight problems achieve their goals and drop those pounds to live a much better life. The Biggest Loser went past just physical fitness.

The idea was a complete lifestyle change. Even contestants that were voted off the show kept dropping weight because of the mantra that was taught during their visit. That experience is now brought home with The Biggest Loser Challenge for the Nintendo Wii.

How Does The Biggest Loser Challenge Work?

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The Biggest Loser Challenge follows the formula of many other exercise video games for the Wii. An animated avatar in the image of Bob and Jillian coach along, showing me how to do the workouts and various routines. My progress is tracked after each session and logged for later use. The game does this, but in the style of the biggest loser.

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