Summary: I thought that this game was just okay. However, I can be a bit scatterbrained... I bought this game once, tried it and didn't really like it that much. I liked the workouts as they were, but in integration with the board and the Wiimote, things just got awkward. I also didn't like the lack of interaction that there was with this game overall. There are other Wii fitness games that actually make the workout fun, and this was more of just a glorified exercise video.
Summary: I was constantly interrupting my playtime to have to recalibrate the Wii balance board or the Wii remote. I felt this took away from the aerobic exercise I was supposed to achieve while playing the game which I did not obtain.
Summary: I have to say that I was hesitent about purchasing this game. I had tried the 2009 version and was completly turned off. I wanted to give it a second chance, but didn't want to waste valuable workout time. I had purchaced the 2009 product used from Game Stop and knew I had only 7 days to return it. I had read other reviews that said the 2010 version was better and since I am a new Jillian/Biggest Loser addict, I had to try it.
Really need the balance board to get the whole workout.
A. Breithaupt, Amazon
19 March 2010
Summary: The game requires you to have the balance board to give you any feedback on about half the exercises. Even the exercises that only require the wii remote really do not give you that good of feedback of how you are doing. Many times while thinking I am doing the exercise exactly how I am suppose to the wii remote does not even register one or two reps of the workout. It does have a useful build you own workout, using the available exercises.
It's decent...but don't expect incredibly good fitness results
RT North, Amazon
11 December 2009
Summary: The intent of the game is good, and it does pretty well in imagining creative ways to build exercises around the wii fit. That said, it can't REALLY tell if you're doing the exercises with proper form or "cheating". You'll only get out of this what you put in, in terms of commitment to proper form etc. You would be much better off doing the same exercises on a flat floor rather than trying to make the wii fit "detect" that you're doing them.
Not fun like Wii Fit, not effective like Jillian's videos
Mana Ionescu "@manamica", Amazon
12 November 2009
Summary: I am a huge Jillian fan and have gotten great results from her workouts. The philosophy behind her workouts is to combine strength training with cardio in fast-paced circuits to get the most effective workout in the shortest period of time. Following her videos accomplishes that, playing the game doesn't, mostly because the game has long pauses between exercises.
Okay for die-hard fans of Jillian; for others, there are much better options.
7 November 2009
Summary: After the fiasco that was Fitness Ultimatum 2009, you might be hesitant to buy the 2010 version. I was too. I've had the game for a while now and thought I'd break out the good and the bad. The Good: 1) The exercises are definitely more intense than the ones you'll find on games like Wii Fit Plus or EA Sports Active.