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25th Aug '16 3:41:26 PM tsstevens
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* ''WiiFit'', the TropeCodifier.
** Before that, Mario had his own ''[[VideoGame/DanceDanceRevolution Dance Dance Revolution]]'' game.
* ''{{EA Sports Active}}''
* ''TheBiggestLoser'' has a LicensedGame, of course, about this.
* ''Jillian Michaels' Fitness Ultimatum''
* ''VideoGame/WeCheer'' has a workout mode.

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* ''WiiFit'', ''Adidas MiCoach'' has real athletes train you to achieve weight loss and strength goals to help better perform their respective sports whether it be running, soccer or basketball.
** ''VideoGame/DanceCentral'' comes across as doing
the TropeCodifier.
** Before that, Mario had his own ''[[VideoGame/DanceDanceRevolution Dance Dance Revolution]]'' game.
* ''{{EA Sports Active}}''
* ''TheBiggestLoser'' has a LicensedGame,
moves of course, about this.
* ''Jillian Michaels' Fitness Ultimatum''
* ''VideoGame/WeCheer'' has a
your SugarWiki/CrowningMusicOfAwesome of choice with cool characters, but they provide quite the workout mode.and include an exercise mode to gauge how many calories you burn.



* ''Personal Trainer: Walking'' (although less about direct exercise than getting in a walking rhythm).
* ''[=EyeToy=]: Kinetic''
* {{Ubisoft}}'s ''Your Shape'' for the Wii and its sequel, ''Your Shape: Fitness Evolved'' for [[{{Xbox 360}} Kinect]].
* On ''TheSimpsons'', Lisa bought a [[BlandNameProduct Funtendo Zii]] for the old folks' home so they could get some exercise.
* ''VideoGame/WarioWare: Smooth Moves'' has a rather tenuous workout mode where you burn "kelories".
* ''Dance Aerobics'' for the NES is the UrExample. It made use of the Power Pad.
* ''Yourself!Fitness'' for the Xbox, [=PS2=] and PC platforms. Ubisoft later bought it to release on the Wii as ''My Fitness Coach''.
* ''JustDance 2'', ''3'', and ''4'' has a mode for this.
** So does ''VideoGame/DanceCentral''.

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* ''Personal Trainer: Walking'' (although less about direct exercise than getting in a walking rhythm).
''{{EA Sports Active}}:'' A series of simple aerobic and strengthening games to motivate you to train.
* ''[=EyeToy=]: Kinetic''
* {{Ubisoft}}'s ''Your Shape''
Kinetic'' were a series of Nike inspired gym games and ''Kinetic Combat'' taught Wu Shu kung fu, fairly standard when compared to the likes of Jillian Michaels but fondly remembered for the Wii and its sequel, ''Your Shape: Fitness Evolved'' for [[{{Xbox 360}} Kinect]].
their [[SugarWiki/CrowningMusicOfAwesome kickass music.]]
* On ''TheSimpsons'', Lisa bought a [[BlandNameProduct Funtendo Zii]] for the old folks' home so they could get some exercise.
* ''VideoGame/WarioWare: Smooth Moves'' has a rather tenuous workout mode where you burn "kelories".
* ''Dance Aerobics'' for the NES is the UrExample. It made use of the Power Pad.
* ''Yourself!Fitness'' for the Xbox, [=PS2=] and PC platforms. Ubisoft later bought it to release on the Wii as ''My Fitness Coach''.
* ''JustDance 2'', ''3'', and ''4'' has a mode for this.
** So does ''VideoGame/DanceCentral''.
''Get Fit With Mel B.'' ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin.



* ''Prop Cycle'', a 1996 arcade game from Namco has you riding a flying bicycle to pop balloons and ultimately save a village in the sky.
* Any Nintendo3DS game that allows you to exchange Play Coins for rewards has elements of this, since the only way to earn Play Coins is to go for a walk while carrying your system in sleep mode. You can shake the system to trick it into counting steps, but it's generally less stressful and tedious to just walk around your neighborhood, a park, or a shopping mall (assuming you live someplace safe, of course).
* ''VideoGame/ZombiesRun'' and from the same creators, ''VideoGame/TheWalk''


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* ''Jillian Michaels' Fitness Ultimatum'' is kind of a ''Franchise/TombRaider'' trainer where you follow Jillian done up like Lara Croft running through jungles, caves and...ah, tombs, doing some of the same moves from the game.
Coach''.
* ''JustDance 2'', ''3'', and ''4'' has a mode for this.
* ''Kinect Sports'' is the XBOX version of Wii Sports below with simplified versions of soccer, golf, boxing, ect and the various sports being available as stand alone games on Live.
* ''Michael Phelps Push The Limit'' has Olympian Michael Phelps as your trainer, where he gets you to, well, [[ShapedLikeItself push the limit.]]
* ''Motionsports'' and ''Motionsports: Adrenaline'' are semi realistic takes on sports, some of them extreme like slalom skiing, mountain climbing and white water rafting.
* ''Nike + Kinect Training'' is a very hardcore trainer not unlike the Wii Fit below, except without the cutesy graphics.
* Any Nintendo3DS game that allows you to exchange Play Coins for rewards has elements of this, since the only way to earn Play Coins is to go for a walk while carrying your system in sleep mode. You can shake the system to trick it into counting steps, but it's generally less stressful and tedious to just walk around your neighborhood, a park, or a shopping mall (assuming you live someplace safe, of course).
* ''Personal Trainer: Walking'' (although less about direct exercise than getting in a walking rhythm).


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* ''Prop Cycle'', a 1996 arcade game from Namco has you riding a flying bicycle to pop balloons and ultimately save a village in the sky.
* ''Self Defense Training Camp'' goes in a slightly different direction in trying to teach self protection moves (as in, not using the killing blows of the SAS,) with the idea being that you go through them slowly to train then use them at full force should the need arise.
* ''TheBiggestLoser'' has a LicensedGame, of course, about this.
* On ''TheSimpsons'', Lisa bought a [[BlandNameProduct Funtendo Zii]] for the old folks' home so they could get some exercise.
* ''UFC Personal Trainer'' has the ring girls train and motivate you on the speed bag, heavy bag, and tire lift, or you can pull aside one of the actual UFC fighters to spar with.
* ''Virtua Tennis'' allows the use of Kinect to move about the court like Pat Cash or Anna Kornikova. [[NintendoHard You will need to.]]
* ''VideoGame/WarioWare: Smooth Moves'' has a rather tenuous workout mode where you burn "kelories".
* ''VideoGame/WeCheer'' has a workout mode.
* ''Dance Aerobics'' for the NES is the UrExample. It made use of the Power Pad.
* ''WiiFit'', the TropeCodifier.
** Before that, Mario had his own ''[[VideoGame/DanceDanceRevolution Dance Dance Revolution]]'' game.
** And before those two we got the ''VideoGame/WiiSports'' and the sequel ''Resort'' that served to demonstrate the capabilities of motion controls, ending up the biggest sellers on the system.
* ''Yourself!Fitness'' for the Xbox, [=PS2=] and PC platforms. Ubisoft later bought it to release on the Wii as ''My Fitness
* {{Ubisoft}}'s ''Your Shape'' for the Wii and its sequel, ''Your Shape: Fitness Evolved'' for [[{{Xbox 360}} Kinect]].
* ''VideoGame/ZombiesRun'' and from the same creators, ''VideoGame/TheWalk''
* ''Zumba'' and it's sequels are based on the idea of dancing to salsa and reggae music to help lose weight and build fitness.
15th Jul '16 7:21:12 AM DracoKanji
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* ''VideoGame/PokemonGO'' is built off of the same platfore as ''Ingress'', even sharing locations with in-game points of interest. In particular, hatching eggs involves walking anywhere from 2 to 10 kilometers.

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* ''VideoGame/PokemonGO'' is built off of the same platfore platform as ''Ingress'', even sharing locations with in-game points of interest. In particular, hatching eggs involves walking anywhere from 2 to 10 kilometers.
15th Jul '16 7:20:44 AM DracoKanji
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* ''VideoGame/PokemonGO'' is built off of the same platfore as ''Ingress'', even sharing locations with in-game points of interest. In particular, hatching eggs involves walking anywhere from 2 to 10 kilometers.
3rd Jun '16 10:06:10 AM nombretomado
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* ''Yourself!Fitness'' for the Xbox, PS2 and PC platforms. Ubisoft later bought it to release on the Wii as ''My Fitness Coach''.

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* ''Yourself!Fitness'' for the Xbox, PS2 [=PS2=] and PC platforms. Ubisoft later bought it to release on the Wii as ''My Fitness Coach''.
14th Mar '16 6:26:51 PM Prfnoff
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* ''WeCheer'' has a workout mode.

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* ''WeCheer'' ''VideoGame/WeCheer'' has a workout mode.
13th Sep '15 4:21:24 AM LucaEarlgrey
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* Any Nintendo3DS game that allows you to exchange Play Coins for rewards has elements of this, since the only way to earn Play Coins is to go for a walk while carrying your system in sleep mode. You can shake the system to trick it into counting steps, but it's generally less stressful and tedious to just walk around your neighborhood, a park, or a shopping mall.

to:

* Any Nintendo3DS game that allows you to exchange Play Coins for rewards has elements of this, since the only way to earn Play Coins is to go for a walk while carrying your system in sleep mode. You can shake the system to trick it into counting steps, but it's generally less stressful and tedious to just walk around your neighborhood, a park, or a shopping mall.mall (assuming you live someplace safe, of course).
13th Sep '15 4:20:55 AM LucaEarlgrey
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* Any Nintendo3DS game that allows you to exchange Play Coins for rewards has elements of this, since the only way to earn Play Coins is to go for a walk while carrying your system in sleep mode.

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* Any Nintendo3DS game that allows you to exchange Play Coins for rewards has elements of this, since the only way to earn Play Coins is to go for a walk while carrying your system in sleep mode. You can shake the system to trick it into counting steps, but it's generally less stressful and tedious to just walk around your neighborhood, a park, or a shopping mall.
28th May '15 1:12:56 PM ShinyTsukkomi
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** Likewise, so does PumpItUp [=/=] Pump It Up Pro, InTheGroove, and even VideoGame/StepMania if a dance mat is on hand.

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** Likewise, so does PumpItUp ''VideoGame/PumpItUp'' [=/=] Pump ''Pump It Up Pro, InTheGroove, Pro'', ''VideoGame/InTheGroove'', and even VideoGame/StepMania ''VideoGame/StepMania'' if a dance mat is on hand.
11th Aug '14 1:11:06 PM rexpensive
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Now even though this became successful with the {{Wii}}, it's been around longer than that. See [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exergaming this article]] from TheOtherWiki.

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Now even though this became successful with the {{Wii}}, UsefulNotes/{{Wii}}, it's been around longer than that. See [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exergaming this article]] from TheOtherWiki.
1st Jul '14 1:02:05 PM Someoneman
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** Likewise, so does PumpItUp [=/=] Pump It Up Pro, InTheGroove, and even StepMania if a dance mat is on hand.

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** Likewise, so does PumpItUp [=/=] Pump It Up Pro, InTheGroove, and even StepMania VideoGame/StepMania if a dance mat is on hand.
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