Product Type: Nintendo Wii games
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I bought a Wii Fit but I'm still a Wii bit fat!!
Wii Fit (Wii)
Member Name: MammaAmenze
Wii Fit (Wii)
Advantages: Being able to store your data and set goals
Disadvantages: Repetitive and not very motivating
I ordered my Wii with the sole intention of using it for Wii Fit, to use as part of my new 'I'm gonna lose two stone for summer' plan! The first day it arrived, it was all very exciting, and I spent about three hours on it. The next two weeks followed the same pattern - as soon as the little on was in bed I was straight on the Wii Fit. At first I found it exciting to unlock new yoga positions and balance games, however after a while this wore off and I had unlocked pretty much everything, and most of it wasn't all that great anyway. Maybe it's just me, but once the novelty of having a new toy wore off, I found it very hard to motivate myself to stand in my own living room and do step aerobics, or jog on the spot for half an hour. I have now joined a gym and the balance board is shoved under my daughters trampoline in the corner of the living room! It's possible that this game could be better with more levels or variety of tasks, as on many of them there are two or three the same, just at different levels so once you have mastered the first level (eg running for 5 minutes and you unlock the running for 30 minutes) it's very unlikely you will go back and use it again, so that's one of the few activities which is unused. (This also applies to the hula hooping at different levels) I was also a little offended after I was weighed, and my little character ballooned infront of me as if to say 'is she is supposed to represent you she should be a bit fatter!!) Also, when it told me I had put on weight and I had to pick a reason for it - alright I know I have gained an lb, do I really have to explain myself!! One thing I do like about this however is the ability to bring across your own little character from other Wii programmes and how your details are stored. If you are a motivated person who is likely to exercise at home then this is a good product, however if you are like me and expected the programme to motivate me to do more, then it's not worth the money. Even the step kids (4 and 11) are bored of it already.
Summary: Good for people who are self motivated to work out alone at home