5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
I've played all of the Kinect fitness titles. Started out as a pear shaped, couch potato who got winded walking a flight of stairs and credit the original YourShape game with causing me to lose 30 pounds in 6 months in 2011. Other games helped me shed another 20 plus increase my endurance and increase my fitness level. I am now in great shape for a 50 year old guy.
I say that because I am really enjoying the Nike+ game. The workout is really different from most of the other games, especially as mentioned that it doesn't use any weights and it doesn't do any classes like Zumba or the Kickboxing/Dance aerobics in YourShape. Instead, it's more like P90X with high impact,… Read more
24 of 25 people found the following review helpful
Bought this today and have only used it once, so far, if further use changes my opinion, I'll update this review.
I've used ALL of the Kinect Fitness games. The thing that most distinguishes the good ones from the bad ones for me is:
1. Variety of workouts
2. Options to choose to customize your own workouts OR have a preprogrammed workouts that address your fitness goals
3. Game interactions that help you know when you're doing (or not doing) the routines correctly and motivate you
4. The games menu system
So far for MiCoach, I'd give the following letter grades:
#5:… Read more
99 of 104 people found the following review helpful
Played this last night for about an hour. Instead of a real work out I jumped around from activity to activity. I like all of the new classes they've added. I used Cardio Boxing a lot last game,(lost 45 pounds) and can see I'll be using the Hip Hop and Latin dancing often too.
The look and feel of this game is jazzed up a lot. The sterile white work out room is replaced by an environment that differs with what you're doing and at least in the classes, it changes as you progress. For example, cardio boxing is plain room with a flat floor when you start, but as you progress, punching bags drop from the ceiling, the ring pops up around you, etc. They're only decorations -you cannot… Read more