EA Sports Active
It's a personal trainer in a box for the Nintendo Wii.
The 2008 release of Nintendo's Wii Fit revolutionized the way we workout in our homes. The EA Sports Active takes that a step further with its new personal training fitness program. Working with the Nintendo Wii, this "personal trainer in a box" makes working out more convenient. You will truly test your strength and stamina in this surprisingly hard-hitting video workout.
Respected health guru Bob Greene was actively involved with the development of the EA Sports Active, garnering the product a Best Life seal of approval.
EA Sports Active works with the Wii to give you a stimulating workout at home, surpassing privacy and convenience concerns typically plaguing busy people. The EA Sports Active comes with 25 exercises and activities that will burn calories and tone muscles, helping you to achieve gym-like results from your living room, den or game room. Virtual personal trainers will guide you through Bob Greene-approved workouts, and daily progress reports will keep you motivated to stay on track.
The latest version, EA Sports Active More Workouts, emphasizes abdominal and core exercises, features a Six-Week Challenge, and an all-new presentation. The latest version was released in the late fall of 2009. More Workouts can be updated to include trophies and workouts from your existing profile in the Active Personal Trainer.
- Endorsed by Bob Greene and Biggest Loser's Alison Sweeney
- A challenging and results-driven workout
- Fits any busy schedule
- Promotes privacy and convenience
- Single-player or multi-player options available
- Perfect for adults and children
- Movements are replicated on-screen to provide feedback on technique
- Virtual trainer offers instruction, feedback, motivation and tips
- Log foods you eat and activity outside of EA Sports Active
- Compact size is perfect for travel
- Must own a Nintendo Wii gaming system
There is no specific diet or nutrition guidance provided by the EA Sports Active. The program does allow you to use an extensive food journal, to monitor your calorie intake alongside your calorie burn.
The program was designed in part by Bob Greene, author of the Best Life Diet. If you wanted to include this as part of your new regimen, this balanced, healthy lifestyle approach is worth consideration.EXERCISE
Fitness really is the focus of the EA Sports Active. The game comes with 25 exercises and activities that will challenge you and certainly leave you feeling the burn. Some of these include tennis, dancing, inline skating, boxing, volleyball and 20 others that will target upper body, lower body and provide a real cardio workout.
The latest More Workouts version features 30 new workouts, a new presentation and a Six-Week Challenge. More Workouts is compatible with the EA Sports Active first edition and existing workouts and trophies can be easily carried over to this second edition.
Give yourself a more strenuous workout by incorporating the resistance bands included with the EA Sports Active, perfect for doing bicep curls or shoulder presses. The included leg strap will mimic your actions on your TV screen to provide additional expert feedback. While not required, using the Wii Fit balance board will increase the challenge of your workouts.
The virtual personal trainer is what really makes this game ace. You'll define your fitness goals, and the EA Active personal trainer will provide instruction, encouragement and feedback to help you improve and maximize your technique.CONCLUSION
Can't afford a gym or personal trainer? No time to make it to the gym? Pressed for more family time? All of these are common and legitimate excuses for not getting in your daily dose of exercise. Now, the EA Sports Active and EA Sports Active More Workouts leaves no room for excuses. This revolutionary fitness "game" works with the Nintendo Wii to bring you a convenient, challenging and expert-lead workout from your living room, office or any place your Nintendo Wii calls home.
You can workout alone, involve a spouse or friend, or even get your kids up off the couch to dance, skate and box right along side you. The advanced food journal lets you track the foods you're eating, as well as monitor any activity completed outside of the game.
At only $60, this is worth the investment of your time and money.Common Misspellings
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