Wii Sports Experiment, Results!

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Jan 16, 2007
  1. hey_suburbia
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    Six weeks ago, I began what has become a huge obsession of mine. It is called the “Wii Sports Experiment”. I outlined a 6 week game plan for myself, the idea being that I would continue All normal activity and eating habits, and simply add 30 minutes of Wii Sports to my day. I kept to that plan meticulously, here are the results...

    http://wiinintendo.net/2007/01/15/wii-spor...riment-results/
     


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    dude, thats awesome! i am gonna try something like that .. if i can ever find a wii to buy!!! congrats!
     
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    That's very cool, nice work [​IMG]

    Although I dunno how accurate it all is, but still great to see [​IMG]
     
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    awesome and I'm... ehh... not small but not huge either...
     
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    My main focus was to be as accurate as possible, aside from visiting a doctor/fitness trainer on a daily basis I did everything as honest and accurately as I could.
     
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    i havent been playing my wii cause of Finals exams

    but next week ima get back in shap >:D
     
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    great job putting that all together!
     
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    Wow, I knew boxing would do something for me (even if it is retarded). Thanks for giving me the inspiration to play the Wii.
     
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    I think the key is to play it with intensity and to make sure you do it on a regular basis (daily or every other day) for at least 20 solid minutes.
     
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    You gave yourself all this trouble for basically proving what Dance Dance Revolution proved about ten years ago.

    Good job, mate. Good job.
     
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    I wonder if Medicaid will buy one for me...
    ..yeah, that's the ticket!
     
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    Very nice! [​IMG] I should do more boxing...
     
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    I joked a while back that they should make a Tae Bo type workout for the Wii, and they could measure how your arms moved with the Wiimote/Nunchuck.

    Glad it worked out. I'll stick to Tae Bo and Yoga myself though [​IMG]
     
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    Yeah, I can't tell you how much trouble it was to play one of my favorite games everyday. What a bummer it was.

    I was out to "prove" anything, I was just gathering data to what should be an obvious concept. 30 minutes of movement = weight loss. I just wanted my own numbers.
     
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    I agree, he didn't try to prove anything.
    Because it's obvious exercise leads to a better physical shape or weight loss.

    I think your experiment was a pretty cool idea, just supporting that the Wii will get you in 'some' kind of condition.

    Q~
     
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    =D judging by my friends's terrified eyes when i play wii sport.. i might try this..

    never really exercise so this might be a good start.. =D~
     
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    Awesome stuff [​IMG] Maybe thisll reach some news networks and raise more awareness for the Wii [​IMG]
     
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    someone needs to digg this article [​IMG]

    great job hey_suburbia
     
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    I just saw you managed to get on the news! Great stuff! [​IMG]

    Youtube vid of NBC news

    Thanks for uploading the youtube vid it was really interesting to watch. Hopefully it'll bring about even more awareness for the Wii.
     

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