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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).

Check out this CBS News story about women taking part in a Wii tournament:

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