Anyone who’s tried boxing on Wii Sports won’t be surprised that the research is showing genuine fitness benefits with the Wii. It’s not only fun – it’s quite a bit of work!
Wii – Kids Burn 40% More Calories Says Research
New research commissioned by Liverpool John Moores University has shown that kids who regularly play Wii games burn up a significantly larger amount of calories than kids who play other consoles, or spend their time passively watching TV.
The study, headed-up by John Mooreâ€™s researcher Professor, Tim Cable, claims that regular use of Wii could help kids shift 27lb (12.25kg) a year.