It's official: Wii is good for you

Seems traditional Scottish sports such as caber tossing and tug-o-wars aren't keeping our Celtic chums in trim anymore, so a Glaswegian personal train

Seems traditional Scottish sports such as caber tossing and tug-o-wars aren't keeping our Celtic chums in trim anymore, so a Glaswegian personal trainer has enlisted the help of Nintendo's Wii.Zander Urquhart discovered its motion sensitive controllers are just the thing for shifting exercise-shy clients with a spot of Wii Sports action.Meanwhile, south of the border in Liverpool, the folks at John Moores University have done the sums and concur: 15 minutes of Wii equals 125 calories burnt. That's 63 Tic Tacs, or more than an entire Milky Way.Sadly it's only 14 per cent of a takeaway kebab – better pass us that Wii remote.

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