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post #11 of 35
The thing is Bull****

Want to tone? Take up Tai-chi-Gong or Tai-Chi-Chuan.
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post #12 of 35
I would say that if it gets activity out of an inactive person it's got it's place.
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post #13 of 35
I know this sounds *Really* out there, but why don't people just do real exercise? Wii fit is not a substitution for real exercise. Even something as simple as mowing the lawn is better than nothing. Plus you get to run over stuff and smell like gas.

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post #14 of 35
I love how people bash so easily.

neways, I think the Wii Fit is a great idea. I haven't played it but the idea behind it is to get people who do nothing but sit at home and play games to actually move around a bit. Unless your playing DDR, the wii is the only console that allows you to have fun and actually move at the same time. Give The Big N some credit at least.

As for the rating, I would say that pretty good for a game of it's type. Baby steps people baby steps. It's rare for a game with a new idea to become a hit out of the gate(halo doesn't count since there is nothing special about it).
    
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post #15 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by ichiveritas View Post
I would say that if it gets activity out of an inactive person it's got it's place.
Exactly.

If WiiFit manages to get some fat asses to break a sweat, mission accomplished.


And to everyone else - no one likes a preachy gym-goer. If you workout on your own, good for you. Not a single person on OCN is impressed.
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post #16 of 35
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Stupid "game" is stupid. Get off your butt fatty and run outside instead of paying $100 for this ><"

Just imo tbh 2c
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Originally Posted by OmegaNemesis28 View Post
exactly

Hell, $100 can get you a personal trainer for 4-5 days at my gym, and it'd be more productive then this would probably ever be

But it is nice to see someone in the gaming industry trying to help encourage health some more, but at the same time it isn't helping when the game isn't good.
i get exactly what you guys are saying, and i for one would never purchase this...but nintendo markets for kids so this could be looked at has a more active game that a younger audience would play. Making them get some exercise, i think its a good idea but still needs work.
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post #17 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by OmegaNemesis28 View Post
exactly

Hell, $100 can get you a personal trainer for 4-5 days at my gym, and it'd be more productive then this would probably ever be

But it is nice to see someone in the gaming industry trying to help encourage health some more, but at the same time it isn't helping when the game isn't good.
$100 can get you a used weight bench or dumb bells or whatever. I workout 30 minutes everyday. Not much but it helps.
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post #18 of 35
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Originally Posted by ichiveritas View Post
What gym are you getting a deal like that? Where I work that would be 2 days with some change.
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post #19 of 35
Hospitals are using the Wii for rehab. They are not using this pad but regular games to get people to regain lost motor skills and functions. It might not be for you or me but it is helping some people. It was not something I was not expecting from a video games.
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post #20 of 35
lol if anyone is considering getting this game as a means of 'replacing' a proper excercise regime.. you need help.

Wii Fit will be cool, but in non way accurate in successful weight loss. my old lady is a qualified personal trainer, $100-$125 will get you 5 sessions, and i promise you, it does more than any Wii game could ever do.

i hope no one is seriously taking this Wii Fit..well..seriously, in terms of health and fitness and proper successful exercise.

if you are... *facepalm*
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