Video game consoles have become part of most living rooms over the past decades. Families have slowly accepted that playing video games can be a good form of entertainment, as it is a relatively effective way to keep children (and adults) occupied. While it may not be the best way to spend one’s time for everyone, playing video games has become so common that we sometimes forget if it has any benefit aside from its entertainment value.
Today, let’s talk about just one segment of the video game industry known as active video games. These are games where you use your body movement to control the characters in the game. Is this a good alternative to exercise? Does it even help you lose weight? Let’s find out!