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Wii Fit is an added accessory developed by Nintendo for its Wii. The Wii Fit is a set of games with the Wii Balance Board. Wii Fit uses a unique platform peripheral called the Wii Balance Board that can measure a user’s weight and their center of gravity, and calculate their body mass index when told the user’s height. The game has about 40 different activities, including yoga poses, push ups, and other exercises. This was previously called the Wii Health Pack. A List of things you can do using the Wii Balance Board:-

  • Yoga exercises
  • Push ups
  • Step aerobics, including a game in which the player must step on and off the Wii Balance Board in rhythm to the background music
  • Heading on-coming soccer balls and avoiding other objects by leaning forward and back
  • A ball-rolling mini-game
  • Hula hooping
  • Ski jumping, whereby the player squats as low as possible, whilst maintaining his or her balance, and then quickly stands as fast as possible in order to gain a good jump
  • Jogging
  • Tightrope walking

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Wii Fit Description:The hit combination of Wii Sports and the Wii Remote brought golf swings and tennis serves into people’s homes. Now Nintendo turns the living room into a fitness center for the whole family with Wii Fit and the Wii Balance Board. Family members will have fun getting a “core” workout, and talking about and comparing their results and progress on a new channel on the Wii Menu.• Lean to block soccer balls, swivel hips to power hoop twirls or balance to hold the perfect yoga pose. As users stand on the Wii Balance Board, included with Wii Fit, their body’s overall balance is tied to the game in a way they’ve never experienced before.
• Wii Fit also uses the Wii Balance Board for daily tests. These evaluate two key measures that a household can track via progress charts:
• Body Mass Index (BMI): A weight evaluation based on a ratio of weight to height.
• Wii Fit Age: The Wii Fit Age is measured by factoring the user’s BMI reading, testing the user’s center of gravity and conducting quick balance tests.
• Wii Fit includes more than 40 types of training activities designed to appeal to all members of a household. Training falls into four fitness categories:
• Aerobic Exercise: 10-minute exercises that are designed to get the heart pumping.
• Muscle Conditioning: Controlled motions using arms, legs and other body parts.
• Yoga Poses: Classic poses that focus on balance and stretching.
• Balance Games: Fun activities, such as ski jumping and heading soccer balls, that challenge the player’s overall body balance.

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