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Wii Fit and shoes

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by martinbuchan, May 1, 2008.

  1. martinbuchan

    martinbuchan · Well-Known Member

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    I hav some Amazon vouchers and my family are keen to get the Wii Fit. I quite fancy it as well (especialy the balance and yoga aspects).

    I have to wear shoes but all the adverts show barefooted users.

    Anybody got it yet?
     
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    Tormod · Member

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    Martin - it's great - my lad has been using it without issue with his trainers on - although I never read why it tells you to go bare feet or socks only!! - the great manly way of switching things on - chuck the instructions!!

    I also have a go - when everyone else is in bed!!
     
  3. sugarless sue

    sugarless sue · Master

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    I think the reason you go barefoot is that it measures your BMI.If it is like my scales it sends a small inpulse up through your body to do the measurement and it can't do this through shoes.If you are just exercising you can wear shoes.
     
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    samliver · Newbie

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    Heloooooooooooooo
    I got a WIiiiiii bout 3 weeks ago and its great! Especially for workin up a sweat, better than going to the gym sometimes! Game i recommend is Sonic and mario olympic games, really tires you out!! :mrgreen:
     
  5. Tormod

    Tormod · Member

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    Sue - if it's because of BMI - then it's simply a weighing issue

    You tell it your height when you set yourself up and so weight and height give BMI. The only pulse up through my body was my imagination! :shock:
     
  6. sugarless sue

    sugarless sue · Master

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    Well I'm just going by my scales.When i first got them I tried them out with socks on and they kept coming up with an error message.I phoned the manufacturer and the lady on the other end asked if I was using them barefoot as they wouldn't work with socks and that was the reason.However these are scales not a wii so could be different.
     
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    millie · Member

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    I have a wii but i don't have a wii fitness board i really want one but every shop i go in they say they have sold out. but my mom says she will buy me one because of what i have bin through. :D
     
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