Computer games that help you lose weight

Despite being involved fulltime in ICT, I dislike computer games, because to me games are meant to be played “out there”. Having spent a lot of time staring at the computer screen, I can’t bear the thought of spending play time in front of the screen yet again.

But this game from Nintendo caught my eye, because its games make you lose weight via carbo activity. A guy with handle “hey_suburbia” started on Wii Sport in early December 2006 and religiously stuck to his regimen of games. 6 weeks later he had lost 9 pounds – that’s more than 4 kilos.

A compilation of footage he shot throughout the six weeks after the jump:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4ZwcOD96e0

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