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Wii Fit - September 13th 2010, 12:45 AM

So... I'm curious.
Does the Wii Fit really help you lose weight?
We have it... but I don't want to be like spending loads of time on it and it not help me lose weight
So from your experience... Does it help you lose weight?
   
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Re: Wii Fit - September 13th 2010, 01:42 AM

From my experience no because I don't use it everyday. But I would guess it does I mean it helps you burn calories and if you keep a good diet it can help you lose weight.


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Re: Wii Fit - September 13th 2010, 06:22 AM

Look there's probably better exercise choices out there, but if the options are either playing wii fit or sitting on your ass all day doing nothing, then by all means go for it.
   
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Re: Wii Fit - September 13th 2010, 07:00 AM

No, but I didn't use it for the recommended 30 mins a day. It bored me and I never felt like using it.

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Re: Wii Fit - September 13th 2010, 08:47 AM

Well, I'm guessing that technically it will help you lose weight, because everything that involves movement burns extra calories. But for it to be effective you'd have to make sure your diet is good as well and that you listen to what the wii has to say.
The most useful feature of it though is probably the fact it tells you your weights and tells you how much you've lost and gained (y) though I don't know how accurate it is.
   
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Re: Wii Fit - September 13th 2010, 09:51 AM

Hey there,

The answer is yes, but to be perfectly honest there's so many more exciting ways to lose weight. Also, you need to focus on your diet and what types of exercise you're doing. It all makes a difference in how many calories you'll burn/how much weight you will lose.

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Re: Wii Fit - September 13th 2010, 12:18 PM

I suppose technically, if you use it often and be really enthusiastic when you move, you should be able to tone up and shed a few pounds. But it's probably easier to do a different type of exersize.



   
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Re: Wii Fit - September 13th 2010, 01:37 PM

If you use it right, and use it everyday for at least thirty minutes, then yes it does. It's kind of like those exercise tapes in a way. I read an article at some point that said it DOES help lose weight, but the problem is that people tend to stop using it after a month.
I know I did that. But, I have to say, the cardio stuff is probably your best bet on it.



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Re: Wii Fit - September 13th 2010, 02:11 PM

I started using it last xmas, I've lost a fair amount cose of it ^^





   
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Re: Wii Fit - September 13th 2010, 02:45 PM

I have a Wii and my mom uses it more than me. It does help you get in shape and lose weight. You just have to do it for at least 30 mins a day. You don't have to work on it every single day, but it's good to check your weight and body mass every day. I know some people's opinions are different from others, but in my opinion, it helps you if you do the right exercises


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Re: Wii Fit - September 13th 2010, 03:01 PM

Just remember that if you DO use a wii fit, the games shouldn't count towards your thirty minutes :P



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Re: Wii Fit - September 14th 2010, 02:34 PM

Yes and no

It can help, but barely. You can get more fitness biking, rollerblading, running, or even just stretching
   
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Re: Wii Fit - September 14th 2010, 04:30 PM

yes i believe it does, it also improves balance and stuff also if you loose to much weight alll in one go the wii fit tells you ' i'm getting concerend about your health your loosing weight very quickly'



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Re: Wii Fit - September 14th 2010, 10:35 PM

My friend lost a lot of weight by using the Wii Fit. She was on it for like 1 hour a day. Sometimes more.



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Re: Wii Fit - September 19th 2010, 12:52 AM

I like using Wii Fit, but the problem is I only go on about once a month. But you could probably learn from the Yoga and Strength training sections and incorporate them into a daily workout


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Re: Wii Fit - September 19th 2010, 02:48 AM

If you went for a run instead of going on Wii Fit it would help more. I think Wii Fit was intended to be used as a supplement for a regular exercise plan, not a replacement.
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Re: Wii Fit - September 19th 2010, 11:00 PM

Hey there,

Any type of exercise that burns calories is going to make you lose weight. The Wii Fit will burn calories and in turn make you lose weight, but it might take longer than going biking or running for that amount of time each day. Mainly because the Wii Fit is a light type of exercise, as biking and running is a bit heavier. Meaning you would have to spend more time on the Wii Fit to burn the amount of calories you would if you were to bike or something of the sort. Though, don't let that sway the way you exercise! If you enjoy using the Wii Fit, then I say go for it. You could even incorporate some heavier types of exercise a few times a week as well, which will help build muscle.

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Re: Wii Fit - September 19th 2010, 11:36 PM

i'm sure it can, technically.. but getting outside and doing some proper exercise would be better. wii fit is more a bit of fun than a serious fitness programme.


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