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Well said.

Plus, I don't understand what people's obsessions are with gyms. What's wrong with running (which is free), swimming (which is a better overall workout), Cycling?

I hate treadmills and stationary exercise bikes, not to mention the attention-whore brigade doing the weights
What about racquetball courts? They don't install those at your neighborhood park, otherwise, I could be gym free! I'd really like to try the Wii Fit though, just out of curiosity.
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I'm buying a Wii Fit. I don't have have the time nor motivation to go to a gym due to my busy schedule. I work 50-60 hours a week plus a 1 hour commute each way to and from work. So I spend about 10-12 hours a day working + driving.

However, I do have time and motivation to play 30 minutes of video games every couple of days. If my 30 minutes playing video games is moving around and doing stuff, then what's wrong with that?

Note that I don't expect to become a tri-athlete or anything by playing Wii Fit. I do expect to get my blood moving a little more so than sitting on the couch and watching TV. It's kinda one of those "better than nothing" ideas.
     
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Agreed. I have a membership to a healthplex, but I never get to use it. I'mlive a crazy life, and my schedule is like this: 5:30am to 6:00 - 7:00 pm most days, then I work a 30 hour shift straight through on Saturday through Sunday. Monday I sleep and catch up on paperwork, phone calls, try to muster energy to play with the kids,etc. That's what? 80 hours a week minimum?

I just can't get to the gym, but perhaps I could stumble out into the living room and do a few push-ups, crunches, and if the Wii would facilitate that, that's ok by me.
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my girlfriends got a wii. Thanks for the future gift idea
    
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