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Study: Wii Isn't As Good As Workout

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Posted December 21, 2007 - By Stephen Johnson

The dream is over, fatties. Turns out playing with your Wii is no substitute for riding your bike once in a while.

 A UK study entitled "Energy expenditure in adolescents playing new generation computer games" reveals that Wii Sports isn't as much of a workout as, say, a workout.  While it expends more energy than "idle" gaming, the difference is negligible. .

So sorry, chubs. Time to fire up the Shcwinn and hit some hills.

For a more detailed, less mean analysis, check out the link:

Arstechnica: Study: Wii gaming no substitute for exercise

Study: Wii Isn't As Good As Workout
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