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As a trained professional fitness coach I bring an informed and balanced take on fitness video games. I cover Xbox 360, PS3, Wii-Fit, DS lite and PSP games from a gym, health and fitness angle.

It is time to share my experiences, give an insight into the people, the equipment and the emerging gamign fitness industry as Game People's very own Fit Gamer. Not a million miles away from my time playing Online Blackjack. Read more about me.

Just Dance 3 turned my serious dancing exercise into something fun and social. Getting eight friends and family dancing on the Wii at the same time (rather than just taking turns) was more important to me than Kinect's full body detection... read now

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Activity Log comes pre-installed on the 3DS as a taste of fitness and exercise games on the new console. Battery life and physical footprint may need to be overcome, but the exercise tracking possibilities of the cameras and motion sensors more than compensate for this... read now

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In a world of increasing childhood obesity and ill-health, a computer game might not sound like a solution, but Nickelodeon Fit Wii does a great job of making exercise fun for kids... read now

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EA Sports Active 2 builds on the series' strengths as it loses the wires to create a comprehensive exercise program for even the most ardent of fitness fanatic. Although each version has its benefits, on Wii, PS3 or 360 this is most impressive... read now

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Michael Jackson: The Experience may lack depth, complexity and progression, but slick game-play and fantastic source material courtesy of the King of Pop makes it an huge amount of fun... read now

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Vacation Isle Beach Party Wii is just the thing to take you away from the long cold winter while working your leg muscles... read now

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Family Party: Fitness Fun fails to deliver on fun and fitness promises... read now

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My Fitness Coach Dance Workout focuses on quick rhythm and movement exercises. While a sensible diversification, the complexity got in the way of the calorie burning for me... read now

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Dance on Broadway Wii is a rather limited Wii party game that doesn't provide enough reward to make you play it more and was unconvincing in terms of fitness potential... read now

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Water Sports Wii adds variety to your balance board fitness regime. Although limited in terms of gaming, it is good to see a game that places balance rather than weight-loss at the centre of its health plan... read now

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