From protection to innovative anti-slip, storage, and travel accessories, the Nintendo Wii Fit has spawned many supporting products to help users get the most from their new toy. This article gives a rundown of the various options that are available.
- 1 Wii Fit Balance Board Skins, Sleeves and Covers
- 2 Wii Fit Yoga Mat
- 3 Wii Fit Exercise Mat
- 4 Wii Fit Travel and Storage Solutions
- 5 Wii Fit Rechargeable Battery Pack
- 6 Lose Even More Weight with Nintendo’s Wii Fit
Wii Fit Balance Board Skins, Sleeves and Covers
Available in a wide variety of colors (even a glow-in-the dark version), these tight fitting silicone coverings protect the top of the board from scratches and dirt. The soft material also provides cushioning to lessen the impact of stepping on the board.
For those who use the board without shoes, the sleeve provides extra grip as well. Look for cutout openings to access the batteries on the bottom and the on/off switch on the side.
Wii Fit Yoga Mat
This mat is placed between the board and the floor. It protects flooring and provides stability and support when doing the yoga exercises. Nintendo makes their own Wii Fit yoga mat that is made with environmentally friendly materials and comes with a yoga strap.
Wii Fit Exercise Mat
This mat is specifically designed to keep the board from moving around during exercise. It has a textured surface for better traction and helps users by decreasing impact during workouts.
Wii Fit Travel and Storage Solutions
There are several options to consider for those planning to transport their board, or if they just want to protect it when it’s not in use.
The Wii Fit Travel Bag allows the Wii Fit Balance Board to fit inside, leaving no room for it to slide around. The adjustable shoulder strap makes it easy to carry around. An external zippered pouch allows storage for accessories.
The Official Wii Fit Balance Board Sleeve has a handle for easy carrying. The balance board It fits very snugly in the sleeve to keep it well protected. It has just enough space to fit the Wii Fit disc and case inside. The sleeve protects the board from dust, pet hair and curious little fingers.
The Travel/Storage Case zips all the way around the board making it easy to get the board in and out. There is an external pocket and an internal mesh pocket allowing storage of games, batteries and accessories. This bag is padded for extra protection.
Wii Fit Rechargeable Battery Pack
This lithium-Ion-powered pack fits directly into the board’s battery compartment. It powers the balance board for up to 30 hours and is recharged from any AC outlet.
Lose Even More Weight with Nintendo’s Wii Fit
You can lose weight with the Nintendo Wii Fit. Now that you have the motivation and the basic techniques to lose weight – it is time to lose even more weight. Slim down even further playing additional fitness games on the Nintendo Wii Fit.
Weight Loss Plateau
If you are attempting to lose weight with the Nintendo Wii Fit, but have noticed your weight loss level off recently, you may have reached what diet experts call, a fitness plateau. According to Eugenie Jones in the article “Avoid plateaus” [Scripps Howard News Service, September 09, 2004], plateaus occur when your body adapts to your workout routine.
Therefore, the Super Hula Hooping and Training Challenges you had regularly been incorporating into your three times per week Nintendo Wii Fitroutine are just not enough to challenge your improving body! Now that your body has adapted to your yoga and stretch combinations and your trainer challenges – it is seeking something more stimulating.
This is where our slim down secrets come in! Read on for hints on losing even more weight playing Nintendo Wii Fit fitness games.
Change the Game
When your body has adapted to the exercises for your Nintendo Wii Fit it is time to change the game. Literally. Currently, there are two popular games on the market that complement the Wii Fit balance board. One is called, My Fitness Coach and the other is Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2009. Both offer a personalized approach to fitness to help you reach your personalized goals. Each game also includes a wide variety of unique exercises designed to mix up your routine and take you to the next level of Wii fitness.
My Fitness Coach
Improve your weight loss with My Fitness Coach by UBI Soft. With over 500 exercises, your trainer will prepare a personalized workout regime that focuses on:
- Cardio Fitness
- Strength Training
- Additional Fitness Activities
Unlike the Nintendo Wii Fit original workout exercises, My Fitness Coach offers higher intensity over longer time periods. Also, users have the ability to customize music, background and trainers. However, just like the Wii Fit original workout game, your progress will be charted for you. You will also have the benefit of additional and more advanced fitness and healthy living tips.
Jillian Michaels’: Fitness Ultimatum
If you are looking to spice up your routine, look no further than Jillian Michaels’: Fitness Ultimatum by Majesco. With her unique approach to fitness, Michaels’ routines consist of interesting activities such as grenade throwing, row boating and monkey bars. This fitness game has exercises that focus on:
- Strength Training
- Weight Loss
- High Climb
Much more motioned-based than My Fitness Coach, Michaels’ Ultimatum allows users to track their progress and customize their trainers. The more you exercise the more great fitness and lifestyle tips you unlock. Don’t think she’ll give you an easy ride! This game is all about testing your boundaries. If you are a fan of the show The Biggest Loser than this could be the game for you!
Take Nintendo Wii Fitness to the Next Level
Last year, you were introduced to an amazing piece of technology that motivated you to look at fitness a different way. This year, take your Wii fitness routine to the next level. The secret to losing even more weight with your Nintendo Wii Fit and slimming down this year is to break through your fitness plateau playing new fitness games such as My Fitness Coach and Jillian Michaels’ Fitness Ultimatum 2009. We dare you!