Your Shape: Fitness Evolved will deliver dynamic, interactive, customizable and convenient at-home workouts, created by Men’s Health and Women’s Health fitness experts.
Players will also have the opportunity to work out with some of the best personal trainers in the industry in the comfort of their own homes without the cost of a gym membership. Michael George, Los Angeles–based celebrity fitness trainer and Michelle Bridges, trainer for all five series on Australia’s “The Biggest Loser,” will both offer workout classes at launch. There are also a variety of fitness class options, including yoga, Pilates, martial arts and boxing. In addition, Your Shape™: Fitness Evolved will also offer a wide choice of mini-games including dancing, ball games, balance games and hula-hoop. The mini games support turn-based multiplayer mode so players can challenge friends and family.
Kinect for Xbox 360 puts you at the center of your favorite entertainment experiences, including fitness," said Matt Barlow, general manager of IEB marketing for Microsoft. "The precision of the Kinect for Xbox 360 sensor will transform your workout routine by making you the controller, taking technology out of your hands to allow you to get fit and have fun in the most natural way possible."
Your Shape’s online fitness portal will allow players to track and share all their workout data and will provide a centralized location for all fitness, wellness and training needs. It will host a thriving community where users can share their fitness challenges, interact with groups and stay inspired and engaged. Your Shape: Fitness Evolved will also offer new content online available on Xbox LIVE to refresh and continually develop players’ workout experiences.
Players will have the freedom to choose how they want to play and interact with Your Shape: Fitness Evolved. They have the choice of working with a personal trainer, taking a variety of classes or getting the entire family involved with fun mini-games, such as dancing and target practice. At the start of the game, players will complete a fitness test and will be asked to input their goals. The game will offer players a complete fitness program fully adapted to their goals and capabilities. The fitness program will evolve and change as a players’ fitness level improves, keeping them motivated and challenged.
“When we started working on the development of Your Shape: Fitness Evolved, we contacted several renowned fitness experts and trainers”, said Claudine Cézac, game’s producer for Your Shape: Fitness Evolved. “Each trainer insisted on the fact that in order to keep people motivated, it would be important to consistently bring new varieties of exercise to the game. That’s why from the very start, we thought of Your Shape: Fitness Evolved as a comprehensive fitness program that players would be able to enrich at their will. There are many different ways to work out and get in shape, and that’s what we want to offer with the add-on content.”
The add-on content for Your Shape: Fitness Evolved will include personalized workouts, dance-related fitness programs, and a variety of cardio and toning exercises, expanding the overall gameplay experience.
The first installment of add-on content will become available in early December 2010 and will include:
- The “Toned Body Program”, to strengthen all your muscles and get a firmer body
- “Cardio Boxing Platinum”, a new advanced level of the Cardio-Boxing class
The second installment will come shortly after and include:
- “New Year New You”, a specific program to get back in shape after Xmas and New Year’s celebrations
- “Dance Workout: Bollywood”, a high impact dance workout using popular Bollywood dance moves.
All extra workouts and programs will be offered individually or in bundle packages. In the first half of the calendar year, over 12 new fantastic workouts for Your Shape: Fitness Evolved will be released on Xbox LIVE.
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