I've traded stocks in Grand Theft Auto, farmed vegetables in Harvest Moon, and herded cattle in Red Dead Redemption. In real life these are chores at best.
But what is a chore in real life becomes incredibly satisfying on the timeline of a video game, where visible results are immediate and encouraging. This is how fitness games work. They're great motivators for when your body isn't sending you the rapid results you are hoping for.
We never simply lift with our biceps, and then lift our backs to stand straight up, and then push up with our legs to lift a box, in stilted, separate motions, as we might if we tried to isolate muscle groups in our daily actions.
Functional Fitness or Functional Strength addresses this disparity by using full body exercises rather than exercises that focus on one muscle group.Read More
Your metabolism is the key component in getting your body to lose or gain any reasonable amount of weight, and sometimes even when you are doing nearly everything right, it takes a while for your body to change the way it intakes and processes energy.Read More