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2010-03-05 08:00:00

PEARLAND, Texas, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The ongoing advancements in gaming technology have created a generation of kids more interested in the latest, greatest video games than traditional outdoor games such as freeze tag, hide-n-seek or hop scotch.

2010-01-01 07:15:00

SOUTHAMPTON, England, Jan. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Gamers who want to get fit but found Wii Fit lacking in enjoyment or exertion can take advantage of this offer to experience exergaming with Gamercize. Trading in your Wii Fit discs will entitle you to a mail-in rebate worth up to $150/70GBP.

2009-11-05 12:00:00

Researchers seek to discover how interactive video games can be designed to improve physical activity, prevention behaviors and self-management of chronic conditions PRINCETON, N.J., Nov.

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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.

2009-01-02 17:20:09

A U.S. researcher wants to know if a popular holiday gift -- the Nintendo Wii Fit video game console -- improves family fitness.

2008-12-01 08:30:00

SOUTHAMPTON, England, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- An independent study at the University of Cumbria found that nine in every ten youngsters want to play video games at the same time as exercising.

2008-10-16 09:00:10

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Expresso Fitness(R), the leading supplier and developer of interactive cardio fitness systems, today announced the launch of their third generation of upright bikes (the S3u(TM)) and second generation of recumbent bikes (S3r(TM)).

2008-09-25 03:00:12

NEW YORK - Like many parents, Diana Ennen had trouble getting her daughter Amber to exercise. So two years ago, she decided Amber was coming to the health club. Now 10, Amber is using the stair stepper, lifting hand weights and doing sit-ups on a stability ball.

2008-09-16 09:00:15

By MEGAN K SCOTT By Megan K. Scott The Associated Press NEW YORK Like many parents, Diana Ennen had trouble getting her daughter Amber to exercise. So two years ago, she decided Amber was coming to the health club.


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  • Having no light.
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