Why does a video game console worth a mention in Fashionese Daily? That is, because us ladies (and gents), are considering to incorporate some exercise into our routines. I personally stopped striving to be a size 2 (of which I’m not). I do, however, strive to have more energy during the day, so I don’t feel like needing to take a nap at 3pm. But then again, we always find excuses on why we can’t find the time to exercise for all the silly reasons (my favorite excuse: I’m too lazy to find parking at the gym).
What is Wii Fit?
Wii Fit is an exercise game in Nintendo Wii, using a proprietary tool called “Wii Balance Board”. It is called the Balance Board because the main theme of the Wii Fit is to improve overall fitness by way of developing better posture and balance.
How does it work?
The main component of the Wii Balance Board is the four sensors located in the four corners of the Balance Board. Inside these sensors is a strain gauge. Oversimplifying terms, the strain gauge works like a very thin stretch band (aka. “karet gelang”). The slightest pressure would strain the band (bayangkan menarik karet gelang), and a micrometer movement in the strain gauge will then be translated into how many kilograms of weight shifted. Uhm, yeah, something like that. Next!