6 Creative Ways to Get Moving
Easier to do in the privacy of your own home or group center are active gaming systems that emphasize physical activity. Pick the movements that appeal to you: yoga, Pilates, balance and strength training, bowling, or aerobics are just some of the options. Wii bowling leagues have sprung up in community centers, retirement communities, and adult day programs.
Great for: Moderate exercise when you can't get out or are in hospital rehab, measuring progress through scoring and other incentives
Start here: The Nintendo Wii platform offers sport-specific games, as well as other programs such as My Personal Trainer and Zumba Fitness (a dance game).
Here's an NBC story about seniors playing Wii: