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Wii Fitness For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-52158-8
264 pages
February 2010
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A fun and friendly guide to enjoying the benefits of video games with actual fitness results!

Lose weight, find serenity, and tone your muscles while playing a video game? It's almost too good to be true! Yet, the Wii offers all of that, with fitness games that focus on losing weight, achieving balance and building strength. Written by an author team of Certified Personal Trainers, this friendly guide is aimed at anyone who is eager to take advantage of combining the fun, interactive, and motivational aspects of video games with traditional fitness activities.

You'll learn how to use Wii Fit Plus, EA Sports Active and other games as part of a sensible workout routine and lifestyle. The authors guide you through best practices for doing the exercises and explain how to incorporate a variety of other activities to maintain long-term results.

  • Wii Fit Plus and EA Sports Active feature different fitness games that focus on losing weight, achieving balance and building strength
  • An author duo of Certified Personal Trainers guide you through combining the fun, interactive aspect of Wii fitness with traditional fitness activities
  • More than 100 color screen shots serve as helpful examples for performing the routines safely and effectively

Using this instructional and innovative book, you'll be fit with your Wii!

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Introduction.

Part I: Wii Fit Plus.

Chapter 1: Getting Started.

Chapter 2: Understanding Your Baseline.

Chapter 3: Getting Fit with Yoga and Strength Training.

Chapter 4: Working Out with My Wii Fit Plus.

Chapter 5: Breaking a Sweat with Aerobics.

Chapter 6: Training Plus and Balance Games.

Part II: EA Sports Active: Personal Trainer.

Chapter 7: Getting Started.

Chapter 8: Performing the Exercises.

Chapter 9: Getting Active with the Routines.

Part III: Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2010.

Chapter 10: Getting Started.

Chapter 11: Tackling the Exercises.

Chapter 12: Running through the Routines.

Part IV: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 13: Ten Best Wii Fitness Accessories.

Chapter 14: Ten Other Wii Fitness Workout Programs.

Index.

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Christina T. Loguidice is Editor of Oncology Net Guide and OncNurse and holds a Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do.

Bill Loguidice is cofounder and Managing Director for the online publication Armchair Arcade (www.armchairarcade.com). Both are American Fitness Training of Athletics (AFTA) Certified Personal Trainers.

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