Play Wii, Get Skinny
You, too, can be a lean, mean, video game playing machine! You'll also get that nice Fight Club look (missing teeth, black eyes, etc.), so people will no longer be on your case about being such a nerdy shut-in all the time.
This story arrives in the BBC on the heels of Wii making its debut in the UK--nothing convinces mom and pop to buy you a Wii like the promise of weight loss...
Playing new style computer games can help people burn up a significant amount of calories, research has found.
Games consoles such as Nintendo Wii require players to use body movements to control the action.
A study by Liverpool John Moores University found regular use could help shift 27lb (12.25kg) a year.
The study was carried out to establish whether computer games can contribute to the daily activity recommendations for children.