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Let's Pilates Video Game

Updated on September 16, 2012

Pilates

Pilates has become a popular workout nowadays. Since Pilates has become a well-known type of exercise, there had been a few celebrities that endorsed this workout. Looking at Pilates, you’d notice that it is very similar to yoga poses. That is because it is a combination of yoga, resistance training, and stretching that is involved in this workout. Pilates can help in developing lean muscles and improve posture therefore will make you look leaner and longer.


Let’s Pilates

Platform: Nintendo DS

Publisher: Konami


Let’s Pilates is an instructional video game that teaches its users how to properly perform Pilates workouts. It has detailed instructions on each routine. In case there is a workout you cannot understand, you can zoom in on the avatar and rotate it so you can better understand the routine. It has at least 40 Pilates exercises. Breathing techniques are also instructed in this game. Another interesting feature this game has is that you can choose your avatar and customize them with different outfits. So, it is a lot like a girl's game. If you are a gamer who just love to play dress-up games, this game can be a good fit for you.


You can manage your progress and customize your workout. It would let you choose how long you want to work out. The game is broken down into different variations, from easier to more difficult variation. This was done so that beginners as well as advanced exercisers can benefit from this game. You can choose the amount of time you want to work out. You can choose between short 3-minute workouts to full-length workouts that can last up to 15 minutes or longer. You can even design your own regimen using the routines that are already available in the game. Let’s Pilates also lets you do exercises where you can work on specific results; like improving your posture or preventing back pains.


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    • cgull8m profile image

      cgull8m 8 years ago from North Carolina

      I have tried Yoga but never Pilates, would love to check it out. Good report BeatsMe.

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      BeatsMe 8 years ago

      Hi Cgull, I think Pilates is much more easier than yoga. It's more user-friendly, so to speak, for people who are starting out.

    • katyzzz profile image

      katyzzz 8 years ago from Sydney, Australia

      A wonderful idea for such things as nintendo DS, I'm sure many will love you for it

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      BeatsMe 8 years ago

      Hi Katyzzz, I sure hope so. Thanks for dropping by and am very glad you liked it. :)

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      quicksand 8 years ago

      This is even more interesting. Must check out Pilates soon. Thanks! :)

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      BeatsMe 8 years ago

      Heheheh. Why do I get the feeling that Pilates is not that well known? Btw, I'm glad you find this hub interesting. :)

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