Riiflex: Dumbbells for the Wiimote

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  1. War
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    "Add some weight to your Wii Fit™ Workout

    Trading in your gym membership for a Wii Fit™?

    Need to add some resistance to your workouts?

    Introducing riiflex, a weighted attachment designed for the the Wii™ remote. Soon gamers and fitness enthusiasts alike will be able to turn their Wiimote into a weighted dumbbell.

    Be among the first to receive this innovative product by submitting your reservation for preorder today.

    * Designed for the Wii™ Remote (Wiimote).
    * 2LB and 5LB increments (currently proposed).
    * Allows access to all Wii™ Remote functions."

    Official site
     
  2. Ferrariman

    Ferrariman Hip-Flop and cRap

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    ...Why not just buy a dumbbell.
     
  3. Pizzaroo

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    Becuase you can't play with dumbbells on the wii
     
  4. dinofan01

    dinofan01 Misses the old days...

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    Yes you can:
    step 1. place wii on floor
    step 2. grab dumbbells
    step 3. step on wii
    step 4. lift dumbbells
    Know your playing without dumbbells on your wii.
     
  5. Brian117

    Brian117 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Okay, how fucking weird is this.

    Today I'm doing my normal weight lifting. And I was standing by my Wii while doing it, and, I thought of something. They should make a Wii game that involves weight lifting, and the Wiimote would fit in a weight, and it keeps count of how many you do via the motion sensor. They can come out with different pounds, etc.

    How cool, haha.

    I will hopefully try and get these. But if they're only for Wii-fit, then I don't know. If they came out with a normal game that uses them, then hell yeah I'll get them.
     
  6. Anakir

    Anakir Project: Melee

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    I'm gonna tape my wiimotes on my 25lbs dumbells instead.
     
  7. Hehe Moo

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    I really don't understand why someone would want something like this, when they can just as easily get a dumbell.

    I guess some people just have to be watching a TV screen even when they're exercising.
     
  8. akuchan

    akuchan GBAtemp Regular

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    Well it'll be cool if they make games utilising this, that way there'll actually be a point to this thing lol
     
  9. Filter

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    The video game exercising fad is getting out of hand. Nothing will beat good old fashion exercising. ( Running, sit ups, pull ups, push ups is all you need) Heck you don't even need weights to get in shape.
     
  10. shadow1w2

    shadow1w2 Still here.

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    No More Heroes has a weight lifting mini game.

    Also, nothing duct tape can't solve.