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Aerobic Video Game type exercises

I am looking for video game type programs for aerobic exercise I should have a look at. What I am looking for is: (1) To be able to set time, intensity and perhaps physical difficulty. (2) To record ...
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How much time is appropriate 7-year-old to play "Fit in Six" on the PS3?

How much daily time is appropriate for a child of 7 years to do the routines in the game "Fit in Six" on the PlayStation 3? My son is thin, but is very active and likes these routines. However, I do ...
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Are "Fit in Six" PlayStation routines safe and appropriate for any age?

I have the "Fit in Six" fitness game on the PlayStation 3 and similar games for the Wii, and I would like to know if it is recommended to follow those routines. In particular, I am concerned about the ...
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How does Zumba Fitness 2 calculate the calories burned?

Zumba Fitness 2 keeps track of how many calories are burned in a session. However, there isn't any indication of what it uses to determine the amount burned. I have to take the number of face value. ...
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Is Zumba Fitness 2 (Wii) an accurate representation of Zumba?

I just got Zumba Fitness 2 for the Nintendo Wii, and prior to receiving it I knew almost nothing about Zumba. I understand Zumba is a fitness routine based on Latin dance, but when playing the game I'...
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Are video games like Wii Fit Plus actually any good for losing weight?

Does anyone have an sources on this? I love the idea of playing video games to lose weight, just not sure how effective it is. At the end of my exercises it tells me your burned x calories, but not ...
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