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Wii Fit

Nintendo touring the UK to demonstrate their sitting room gym.

Wii Fit, the latest fitness craze to sweep our shores is heading around the UK in a national tour which kicks off this week. Whether its shopping centres or universities, Nintendo and their team of Wii Fit staff will be hitting the streets to show you just how easy and fun it can be to exercise in your living room with Wii Fit – regardless of age or fitness level.

Starting this week in Bristol, the Nintendo Wii Fit tour will visit a number of events, shopping centres and universities across the country until the end of June including the Grand Designs Show in London and hot spots in Newcastle, Sheffield, Manchester, London, Birmingham, Milton Keynes and Southampton.

If you loved the energetic nature of Wii Sports you’ll love Wii Fit, which makes it easy for everyone to experience a fun and interactive way to exercise which launches across the UK on 25th April 2008. So if you’re looking for a fun and easy way to incorporate fitness into your daily routine but not sure where to start then head down to one of the events for your chance to try for yourself.

Wii Fit is an easy, simple and enjoyable way for every member of the family to incorporate exercise into their daily routine. Whether you have used a Wii before or this is your first time experiencing the console, with over 40 fun and entertaining exercises, it is designed to appeal to everyone. With a collection of fun activities and exercises in the areas of aerobics, yoga, strength and balancing, Wii Fit encourages all the family to become more physically active on a daily basis.

Wii Fit comes with the Wii Balance Board, a wireless, pressure sensitive board that is placed on the floor in front of your television and console. Used in the majority of exercises, the Wii Board registers your movement as you stand on it, with the personal trainer character on the screen mirroring your actions and giving you advice. Combining this with the Wii Remote, which you simply need to pick up and point at the television, Wii Fit is simple and straightforward for anyone to use – regardless of age or fitness level.

Get ready to exercise in the comfort of your own living room as Wii Fit launches across the UK on April 25th 2008 for the estimated retail price of £69.99 with the Wii console priced at £179.99.

About Nintendo

The worldwide innovator in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii™, Nintendo DS™, Game Boy® Advance and Nintendo GameCube™ systems. Since 1983, Nintendo has sold more than 2.5 billion video games and more than 430 million hardware units globally, and has created industry icons like Mario™, Donkey Kong®, Metroid®, Zelda™ and Pokémon®. As a wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of Europe, based in Grossostheim, Germany, was established in 1990 and serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in Europe.

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