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Review: 'Wii Fit U,' 'Xbox Fitness' feel the burn

While video game consoles can't help users save money or stop smoking—yet, anyway—there are a few recently released games that can help with the most popular of New Year's resolutions: exercise. Here's a look at four ...

dateJan 15, 2014 in Software
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Review: 'Nike+ Kinect,' 'Your Shape' sweat it out

It's that time of the year when the line for an elliptical machine at your local gym stretches a bit longer thanks to freshly motivated folks who've resolved to start 2013 by shedding pounds and shaping up. Why wait to work ...

dateJan 03, 2013 in Software
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One man's video game is another's exercise regime

Dr. Umit Ergin is cramming for a final exam. Standing on a balance board created by Nintendo for its Wii Fit series, Dr. Ergin -- a retired octogenarian internist who good-naturedly prefers to call himself "mid-mature" -- ...

dateJan 31, 2011 in Health
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Can Wii help control gestational diabetes?

Many women have trouble finding time to exercise in their busy lifestyles. That's especially true for pregnant women who live in northern climates such as Canada, where the weather can limit outdoor activity during winter ...

dateOct 13, 2010 in Health
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Robot takes on battle of the bulge

Imagine something between a computer game and a pet that helps makes you slim. One inventor did just that and came up with Autom -- a robot that will look dieters in the eye and tell them what they need to hear.

dateApr 27, 2010 in Robotics
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