When many people think ‘gamer’ they envision an out-of-shape couch potato. While gaming usually means time spent slouching on the sofa, there are actually many ways to remain active while playing video games. With a little planning and dedication, you can play your favorite games while you get fit and healthy. Today, the Stamina Products team will share a few tips you can use to develop a fitness plan while you play video games.
Develop a Consistent Plan
The most common mistake among people who are just starting a workout plan is thinking they have to go all out right away. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Consistency is much more crucial than intensity when you are building a healthy lifestyle. When you put together your fitness plan, whatever it is, make sure you stick with it. If you keep at it, you WILL see results. Stay patient and keep working. Even an hour of cardiovascular work at night as you play your favorite video game will improve your fitness levels immensely.
Proper Equipment is Key to Success
Gamers can’t bring their consoles or PC to the gym. However, that doesn’t mean you have to pause your gaming to burn calories. There is a variety of home fitness equipment you can use that won’t interrupt your game time. Below, we have compiled a list of the three best gaming exercise machines from Stamina Products:
- WIRK Orbit strider – The WIRK Orbit Strider from Stamina Products is the perfect machine for burning calories while you are seated at your desk or couch. This low-attention exercise is perfect for promoting leg movement and circulation without distracting you from your game!
- WIRK Under Desk Exercise Bike – If you prefer cycling to striding, Stamina Products has the answer. Our Under Desk Exercise Bike is perfect for cycling in a seated position without banging your knees on your desk. With eight levels of magnetic resistance, you can tailor the challenge of your workout to your fitness levels. Best of all, you don’t need to keep track of your progress as you play, the wireless monitor will track your time, calories burned, distance, and RPM’s.
- Compact Striders – There are a number of incredible compact striders from Stamina Products. Featuring low-impact cardiovascular training — these striders will take your cardiovascular performance and lower body strength to the next level.
Trust Stamina with Your Fitness Needs
Contact Stamina Products for your exercise equipment. We have been serving the health and fitness community for years, and we have established ourselves as an industry leader. Stay up-to-date with the latest fitness trends at the Stamina Products blog. If you have any questions about our equipment or anything else, contact our team today at 1-800-375-7520 to learn more.