Get Ahead of Any New Year's Resolutions: Nike+ Kinect Training

Get Ahead of Any New Year's Resolutions: Nike+ Kinect Training

Gregory Han
Dec 12, 2012
Nike+ Kinect Training$49.96Nike

A couple years back, my partner and I gave into our infommercial temptations and purchased the Insanity workout program DVD. That @$ is for reals and in just a few weeks later, both of Emily and I were a lot more fit than before thanks to the workout's mix of muscle confusion and interval training. The Nike+ Kinect Training for Xbox 360 shares a very similar in look, feel, and workout routine (and in-game trainer Alex Molden sounds almost identical to Insanity's Shaun T)...

But where a DVD program is passively interactive (my better half had a propensity to curse at the TV screen), the Nike+ Kinect edition is as personalized as you'll get without stepping into a room with a real life trainer. The Kinect monitors your movement/form with a blobby representation of yourself on screen, providing real time feedback, with the "game" increasing difficulty as you progress through the program's routines.

Just note you'll need a moderate amount of space, since you'll be jumping, lunging, and stepping your way to fitness, so I had to move our coffee table out of the way, and I'm still a little hesitant to go 110% since we live on the 2nd floor of an apartment unit. But the workout is legit, as my sore muscles have proven, and anyone with an affinity for home workouts, a la P90X or Insanity, will likely enjoy the challenges posed for both male and female workout enthusiasts using the power of their Xbox 360.

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