Summary: Although the workouts are decent the sensor is basically a gimmick that barely works and stops working at all after one year. It so bad that I found myself wishing for an option to just turn off the sensors completely. Anything that helps get you active is a good thing, but the sensors are just a pos.
Summary: Made the decision to get EA Active 2 after doing a couple days of research and so far I've been very pleased. I was a baseball player in college and I was always in pretty good shape, but herniated discs in my back have always held me back from enjoying or even really succeeding with heavy weight lifting. I've been trying various workout methods, shifting more to bodyweight exercises since graduation, with decent success but to be honest I was pretty bored.
Summary: I got mine right on time brand spanking new. I ripped open the box and hooked it all up to myself and my system. I created my character and entered my stats. Immediately the Cardio work out session(22 exercises) had me sweating and my heart rate speeding. I might have looked crazy doing it but i was having fun working out. Im definitely keeping this and continuing my plan. This was better than Move. If only they could integrate them.
Summary: I've tried many fitness programs, DVDs, etc., and I have to say this looks like something I can stick to. You can customize your workout from a menu of what seems like a huge amount of choices from warm-ups, upper body, lower body, cool downs, cardio, and core. You can put in your own music playlists (at least on PS3, don't know about X-Box) and the sensors show a version of you on the screen so you can follow what your virtual trainer is doing.
Summary: The game is really a challenge for all those who wants to lose weight and keep healthy. Is necessary discipline and dedicate your time, as a real gym. You can do from easy to hard exercises and burn calories easily. I liked to play the box eercises, soccer and basketball games. Also having the sensors are the amazing thing once that they allow you to track the calories burned, heart rate and other statistics more precisely.
Summary: waste of money, time and effort. The sensors stopped working and there is no way around that to still use the disk. And even when they did work, it didnt really pick up and wouldn't let me get past that exercise to the next. Total waste.
Summary: Electronic Arts is now notorious for trading innovation and ingenuity for programmed obsolescence. I would encourage Amazon to insert a disclaimer on this product to indicate that it is no longer supported by EA and as of the date of this review ALL ONLINE FEATURES HAVE BEEN DISABLED. I suppose this should be the rule of thumb for any software at this point. However, if EA had the customer in mind they would allow peer-to-peer connections for workout groups.