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2009-11-10 07:04:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Council on Exercise (ACE), America's leading authority on fitness and one of the largest fitness certification, education and training organizations in the world, today released key findings from two separate studies conducted with University of Wisconsin La Crosse Exercise and Health Program. The studies examine the fitness benefits of Nintendo's Wii Fit and the PC-based fitness system geared toward older adults, Dancetown. After analyzing...

2009-08-24 20:26:00

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifestyle changes that include regular wellness check-ups, daily exercise, better food choices and stress management techniques result in fewer trips to the doctor or emergency room, insure a more productive workforce and reduce the burden of healthcare on us all. Further, the CDC reports that just 45 minutes of daily exercise can have a positive impact on chronic diseases associated with being overweight, like high blood pressure, diabetes, digestive...

2009-07-22 19:14:34

Children playing active video games do burn calories, but the games are not a substitute for sports, U.S. researchers say. Compared to watching television, the calories burned while gaming or walking increased two- to three-fold. Similarly, high rates of energy expenditure, heart rate and perceived exertion were elicited from playing Wii boxing, Dance Dance Revolution Level 2 -- comparable to walking at 3.5 mph, researchers say. Wii bowling and beginner level Dance Dance Revolution elicited...

2009-06-29 12:20:00

New tapping game combines entertainment value with Christian values NEWARK, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Praise Inc, a leading developer of family-friendly Christian computer games, announced that Dance Praise(TM) for the iPhone(R) and iPod Touch(R) is now available at the iTunes(R) store. Dance Praise for the iPhone combines a robust tapping game with music from top Christian artists. "Dance Praise is the first full-featured iPhone game with Christian music," says Tom Bean,...

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2009-05-28 13:01:26

As the recession is causing many Americans to opt out of expensive gym memberships and personal trainers, the video game industry appears to be seeing an opportunity to cash in with a variety of new games aimed at helping people get in shape. The campaign by video game companies to add exercise to entertainment will be emphasized during next week's E3 Expo in Los Angeles. Electronic Arts has a new game called "EA Sports Active" on Nintendo Wii. The game comes with a resistance band and a leg...

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2009-05-20 09:32:11

The U.S. cable television network Oxygen has announced plans to air a new dance/weight loss competition series called Dance Your Ass Off. The casting special Dance Your Ass Off: The Weight is Over is set to premiere June 16, with Tony Award-winning actress and former Dancing with the Stars competitor Marissa Jaret Winokur serving as host. The half-hour special gives viewers a glimpse into the lives of the contestants who have had issues with their weight and hope to dance to unleash their...

2009-01-08 08:00:00

Game Crazy Offers Tips on How to Keep Commitments the Whole Year Through WILSONVILLE, Ore., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Go to the gym, spend more time with family. . . play video games? Just days ago, millions of Americans resolved to make changes that would help them lead fuller, healthier and more productive lives. Whether it was a commitment to eat healthier, reduce stress or save money, an unexpected ally can be found in the hottest video games of the season. Video game retailer Game Crazy...

2008-06-24 09:02:55

DRAPER, Utah, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Launching at the IDEA World fitness conference (Booth #309) week of July 8 in Las Vegas, Power Music(R) will introduce a revolutionary technology that is sure to change the face of fitness music forever. Aptly named ClickMix, it is the first online music mixing service tailored to fitness instructors and workout enthusiasts. According to Power Music(R) CEO Richard Petty, "In the 20 years since I started the fitness music industry, nothing has come...

2006-01-25 20:40:00

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Children in West Virginia's public schools will be required to play Konami Digital Entertainment Inc.'s popular "Dance Dance Revolution" video game under a deal to help the state battle rising childhood obesity rates, the company said on Wednesday. In the game, arrows appear on a video screen according to the beat of a song. Players score points by stepping on matching arrows on a mat. Units with a special workout mode allows players to track the calories they burn. As...


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