Videogame Tricks You into Working Out

Developed by Takei in conjuction with Hitachi, the Smart Trainer is basically an all-in-one exercise machine that disguises itself as an elaborate videogame controller. You have the choice of four different muscle-building routines, as well as some aerobics, and at the same time, your movements control your in-game avatar as it kayaks its way through a virtual river. At the end of your set, you get your typical scoreboard, except this time it shows how much calories you've burned so far.

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