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HappySqurriel said:

 and in association with even minor dietary changes can drastically change a person's body ...


Does wiifit broach what a proper diet is or ways to alter diet while maintaining good health? Perhaps easy ways to reduce excess intake?

Or is that something they would need to figure out on their own?  Nothing i looked at about wiifit mentioned that; it would definately be a good thing for it, eventhough it wouldnt change my opinion of it.



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This is so last year!
haha, you need to come up with new fanboy stuff.

Hurry, give this man a Wii Bingo Board.



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trestres said:
This is so last year!
haha, you need to come up with new fanboy stuff.

Hurry, give this man a Wii Bingo Board.

Please elaborate.



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Someone please give this man a Wii Bingo board!!
You will find the answer on it.

Also dont forget to check iblamewiifit.com



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MrBubbles said:
HappySqurriel said:

 and in association with even minor dietary changes can drastically change a person's body ...


Does wiifit broach what a proper diet is or ways to alter diet while maintaining good health? Perhaps easy ways to reduce excess intake?

Or is that something they would need to figure out on their own?  Nothing i looked at about wiifit mentioned that; it would definately be a good thing for it, eventhough it wouldnt change my opinion of it.


I haven't really seen anything that shows Nintendo trying to market Wii Fit as a serious weight loss program either; it has always seemed to me like Nintendo wanted Wii Fit to be an enjoyable way to increase the activity level of gamers.



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MrBubbles said:

Doesnt interest me and tbh im slightly baffled why others are. I had a look at some information about the game...all the activities within it appear to be fairly simple things which dont look very "fun" and wouldnt help someone lose weight or build muscle outside those with severe problems. most of the exercises can be done without its board. bmi is notoriously unreliable. yet people flock to this thing...

Have people just been got up in hype? Will the success last or fade away shortly? (if you own it, please state so before answering questions) 

I'm not sure if your post is a "joke" post or not, but here goes:

1/ Its the best (only?) digital weight tracking system ever created, that is easily available to the public.

2/ Its innovative, in that whereas there have been "pressure" controllers before - there has never really been a "balance" controller before.

3/ It appeals to non-gamers, more so than ever WiiSports does.

4/ It DOES help lose weight AND build muscle. You are simply wrong in your comments. How so? Well, we could start a new thread based on this alone:

    - its more convenient than going to the gym, less time wasting and a lot cheaper

    - the user gets '1-1' feedback, rather than just being a single person in a workout class of 20 people

    - by adding "game-ness" & "fun" to exercise, it encourages gamers to use it. This I think is the core element of it. Its intentionally part-game & part-exercise. If it was all-exercise, it would be a chore - rather than fun. If it was all-game, it wouldn't be different from anything else.

    - the muscle exercises in the game are HARD, and DEFINITELY help build muscle. I have slowly been getting into them, because they actually intimidate me :P 

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More than anything else, the game helps with awareness - of diet, exercise, posture, balance (etc). I have found my habits are already changing thanks to WiiFit.

Will buying WiiFit turn you into a muscle man, or fitness junkie? No.

Wii buying (and using) WiiFit improve your fitness or health? If used regularly, almost definitely. 

 



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MrBubbles said:

Doesnt interest me and tbh im slightly baffled why others are. I had a look at some information about the game...all the activities within it appear to be fairly simple things which dont look very "fun" and wouldnt help someone lose weight or build muscle outside those with severe problems. most of the exercises can be done without its board. bmi is notoriously unreliable. yet people flock to this thing...

Have people just been got up in hype? Will the success last or fade away shortly? (if you own it, please state so before answering questions)

 


 Just because you don't understand or don't like a game doesn't make it bad.  I hate the MGS series but I still completely respect them as good games.  People like Wii Fit (myself included) and that's all you need to know.

The activities at first do seem silly and easy but it is a work out.  After the first day I was sore and it just plain is a nice work out.  Another amazing thing is I've been gone all this weekend and I get home only to notice the fiance (who hates games) has used it everyday and was even excited to tell me she unlocked things.

Just accept different things make different people happy. 



MrBubbles said:
HappySqurriel said:

and in association with even minor dietary changes can drastically change a person's body ...


Does wiifit broach what a proper diet is or ways to alter diet while maintaining good health? Perhaps easy ways to reduce excess intake?


Actually it does give some suggestions.  For example, it said I eat dinner too late at nigh, and that I should eat at least 3 hours prior to going to bed.

 

I find it sad how some people complain about a things they haven't tried themselfs.  Anyways, to get back to the main question...   WiiFit is not a fad.

 



shams said:


- its more convenient than going to the gym, less time wasting and a lot cheaper

 


 That's one of the reasons I love it.  When I got to the gym during lunch I generally have about 20 minutes to work out, 25 if I'm fast.  Going home and using Wii Fit is A LOT easier and gives me more time.



It's not necessarily a fad but a niche. Don't think you can call it a fad yet. I mean many called Brain Training a fad and look at it now. Selling solid for 3 years and over 23 million in sales for the series.