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While there can be no doubt that the best way to achieve a perfect body is through lots and lots of hard work in the gym, there are other ways to keep in shape as well. We are going to be discussing one of those ways today and it is an unconventional way at best, that way is through video games. Ever since the X-Box 360, Playstation 3 and Nintendo Wii came out many years ago, fitness video games have been sprouting out on a seemingly weekly basis. What you will be checking out from here on out will be about the ten best video games to help you stay physically fit.

Game #1: Nike Kinect Training (X-Box 360)

This Nike training program not only allows you to create your own custom workout plans, plus there are many predetermined workout programs that can be chosen based on your workout goals and needs.

Game #2: Get Fit With Mel B (Playstation 3)

Mel B is best known as a former member of the Spice Girls and a judge on America’s Got Talent, this game is notable for allowing you to use workout equipment as well, which when combined with the standalone workouts that the game comes with, you can get a full workout experience.

Game #3: Your Shape (X-Box 360)

This game is great for not only keeping track of your fitness goals throughout the time you are playing the game, but it also includes a wide variety of different workouts to choose from.

Game #4: Harley Pasternak’s Hollywood Workout (X-Box 360)

Harley paasternak is known to many as the trainer to a lot of the Hollywood starlets you see on the big screen today and this game brings those workouts plans he uses for them right to your very own home.

Game #5: EA Sports Active 2 (Nintendo Wii)

This is one of the best workout games ever created for the Nintendo Wii, but it’s the added materials like a heart rate monitor and motion bands that come with the game that make it a must add to any gamers list.

Game #6: Fit In Six (Playstation 3)

This game is notable because it breaks workouts down into six key ways, which are core body, upper body, lower body, cardio, balance and flexibility.

Game #7: ExerBeat (Nintendo Wii)

This game is notable because it uses choreographed dance plans for your workout routine, there are many other dance fitness games out on the market today, but many consider this one to be the best of them all.

Game #8: Zumba Fitness Core (X-Box 360)

This is one of the most well liked fitness video games by those in the aerobic fitness community and with the huge variety of workouts included in the game, it is still one of the best selling fitness games going today.

Game #9: Everybody Dance (Playstation 3)

This game is not considered a fitness video game per say, but as you train yourself by watching the game and learning the plethora of dances on the game, you will have no choice but to get fit.

Game #10: Dance Dance Revolution 2 (Nintendo Wii)

Dance Dance Revolution2 started out as a part of a series of dancing related arcade games, but when it came to home consoles, it grew to a whole new level of popularity and based on the insane amount of dancing you can do in the game, you will be getting fit quickly.

Maybe video games are not considered to be the best friend of the physically fit, but these games may help you get physically fit while enjoying the video game world.