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                           Wii Fit: FAQ/Walkthrough
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                                 by: Pazuzu
                           Platform: Nintendo Wii
			        Genre: Fitness
                          Release Date: 01/12/2007
			         Version: 1.1


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Contents
=========


1) Introduction 
2) Version History
3) Game Basics
   3.1) Balance Board
   3.2) Starting Up
   3.3) Logging In
   3.4) Training
   3.5) General Tips
4) Training
   4.1) Yoga
   4.2) Muscle Training
   4.3) Aerobics
   4.4) Balance Games
5) Balance Limit
6) Unlockables
7) Wii Fit Channel
8) Trivia
9) Frequently Asked Questions
10) Credits 
11) Closing




================
1) Introduction
================

So, Wii Fit, eh? This is a game we'd been hearing about since mid-2006, 
Nintendo's latest pitch towards the non-gamer generation. And hell, it's 
worked. The game flew off the shelves in Japan and now Europe, making pretty 
much everyone ask: What's the hype for? Well, basically, it's fitness and it's 
fracking fun.

Afraid of going to the gym and being intimidated by the *actual* fit people? I 
am, anyway. So here's the answer.

Fit already but just need some regular exercise to maintain it? Here you go.

Keep meaning to get fit but dissuaded by the fact that it requires actual 
effort? There's me again, and there's the answer. It's a game, and fools you 
into thinking you're playing a game. (P.S. You are.)

To sound less like an advertisement and more like an FAQ writer, it's a good 
game with good benefits. The only downsides are:
- It's no substitute for a proper, gym-fuelled workout. If you're that kind of 
motivated person.
- It doesn't have practice menus, suggestions, anything. It leaves it all up to 
you.
- It only vaguely emphasises the importance of a good diet. Sometimes. It's 
more focused on working out and getting your balance right.
- It's fracking expensive.

***NOTE THAT THIS FAQ IS FOR THE JAPANESE VERSION.***
Yeah, I don't have the English version, so I don't know any of the official 
English names that've been given. Feel free to let me know so I can update 
things.
As such, this guide will be aimed at players of both versions, including 
players of the Japanese version who don't speak it and have no idea wtf is 
going on.

So, now that that's all out of the way. Onwards!




===================
2) Version History
===================


v1.1 - 29/04/2008
- Framework done for all sections except Balance Limit.
- Yoga Pose descriptions 75% complete.

v1.0 - 28/4/2008
- Finally started this accursed thing.
- Unlockables complete.
- Exercise list complete.


To Complete
-----------

- Finish up descriptions of the exercises.
- Figure out star requirements for all sections.
- Complete Balance Limit section.
- Add submitted high scores, if any. (hint)




===============
3) Game Basics
===============



-------------------
3.1) Balance Board
-------------------

The Wii Balance Board comes with the game in the rather large box, and you'll 
soon find out that the very first exercise involved in the game is lugging the 
damn thing from the shop to your house to set it up.

The Balance Board itself is roughly 50cm x 32cm, and is split into two pads, 
one for each foot. The Japanese version can hold up to 136kg (300lbs), while 
the US and European version can hold up to 150kg (330lbs).

One day of playing the game and you'll notice that its unfortunately white 
surface gets dirty very quickly. Make sure you do wash it and don't take the 
easy way out by wearing socks, because there's a danger of you slipping, going 
flying off the board and injuring yourself.

The power button is located on the bottom front of the Board, you can't miss 
it. Nintendo recommends that you don't use it on a big furry carpet, because it 
might turn off the button by accident. I'd recommend a normal flat carpet or, 
even better, a hard floor.

The first thing you'll need to do with the Balance Board is sync it up with 
your Wii. On first bootup, the game will ask you to do just that. You hit the 
sync button under the front cover of your Wii, and under the battery cover of 
the Balance Board. Voila, registered.



-----------------
3.2) Starting Up
-----------------

Righto, the first thing to do when you boot up the game is create your first 
profile. You do this in the same way as with all games in the Wii series, 
assign a profile to your favourite Mii. If you delete the Mii, your profile 
goes bye-bye too, so be careful.


-------


Next, it'll ask for your height and date of birth. 

-- Keep in mind that if you're inside the US or UK, the game will automatically 
deal with your height and weight in imperial measurements (feet/inches, 
pounds). Any other country, it'll use metric measurements (metres/centimetres, 
kilograms).

-- Also keep in mind that your country will dictate what order your date of 
birth goes in:
Japan      - YYYY/MM/DD
UK/Europe  - DD/MM/YYYY
US/Canada  - MM/DD/YYYY


Once you've set up your profile and entered your height and date of birth, the 
game will weigh you. It'll first show your centre of balance as a red dot, then 
follow up with your BMI (body mass index) and weight, casually letting you know 
if you're fat or even obese.


------


The next step is a basic balance test. You have to shift your weight left and 
right to align yourelf with the blue areas. It's not too difficult at all.
The game will then provide you with your balance age, depending on how you did.

-- Note that every time you weigh yourself from here on in, you'll be given 
balance tests, 2 each time. See the Balance Limit section for a rundown of 
these tests.

Now, you'll plop a stamp over today's date on the calendar, to give you a nice 
sense of accomplishment.


------


The next step is setting yourself a goal. You can set it for anywhere between 
0.1 and 10.0kg, over 2 weeks, 1 month, 3 months, 6 months, or a year.

Keep in mind that if you choose something that would have you losing over 1.4kg 
per 2 weeks, the Wii Board will jump in and warn you that it's an unhealthy 
goal, and that dramatic weight loss can lead to an equally dramatic rebound.

In any case, you can change your goal every 2 weeks if you feel the need to.


------


Next step: password! 
(I know, this startup never ends. Typically Japanese.)

You can set up a 4-number password for your profile, if you so wish. It's up to 
you.


------


For the final (!) step, you'll get the choice of adding extra profiles for 
family and friends. Lather, rinse, repeat.



----------------
3.3) Logging In
----------------

The first thing you'll see after finishing the whole startup torture is the Wii 
Fit Plaza, where your Miis will line up in a "Pick me!" fashion.

Up above, you'll have a graph where your BMI progresses are all plotted 
together. The other graph option lets you see how much Fit Cash you've acquired 
(more on this later).

The options are:
- Wii Menu			- General Settings
- New Profile			- Trial


General Settings lets you:
- Add the Wii Fit Channel to your Wii Menu.
- Re-register your Balance Board.

Trial Mode lets you test out weighgt measurement and various activities without 
creating a new profile. Note that unlockable exercises are not included in 
these, only the basic ones.

When you're ready, poke your Mii!


------


The next screen gives you a few options.

- Back to Plaza			- Individual Settings

- Graphs

	- Weigh-In	- Training



The Individual Settings are as follows:

- Profile Setup
    -  Lets you adjust your height, date of birth and password.

- Design Setup
    -  Lets you adjust your calendar colour and stamp design.

- Trainer Setup
    -  Lets you switch between male and female trainers.

- Delete Profile
    -  Deletes your current profile.



Choosing Graphs lets you see your personal graphs:
- BMI
- Weight
- Balance Age
- Fit Cash

Use + and - to extend the time period shown.


The Weigh-In option repeats your day's weigh-in. At the end, you can choose 
whether to use your new weigh-in results for the day, or to keep the ones 
you've already taken.


Once you're done with settings, hit Training to go for your training!



--------------
3.4) Training
--------------

Before you can do anything, you have to choose a trainer. Choose male or 
female, there's only two. And yes, they are those sickeningly fit people who 
make every unfit person horribly jealous.

Next, you'll get the four basic training types explained to you:

- Yoga
   - This section puts you in various poses to improve your flexibility.

- Muscle Training
   - This works both left and right muscle groups to produce balanced muscle 
   development.

- Aerobics
   - This gives you various long low-intensity workouts to burn calories and 
   strengthen your bones.

- Balance Games
   - These games aim to fix your left-right balance, so that you can exercise 
   more easily, and produce better results.


The Wii Board will then introduce Kare, your little counter pal. He'll keep 
track of the time you're spending exercising, and convert it into Fit Cash, 
measured in hours and minutes.

-- NOTE: You can only record up to 3 hours' worth of Fit Cash per day.


---


Now you'll be confronted with the Training Menu.

- Yoga
- Muscle Training
- Aerobics
- Balance Games
- Favourites


Each menu will contain its own set of exercises, with the Favourites menu 
containing the 10 exercises you do most regularly.

You'll notice a ridiculous amount of exercises with question marks. Never fear, 
they'll all be unlocked as you keep training and amass more Fit Cash.

The Wii Board'll be prancing I mean training around in the background. If you 
select it, you'll be able to do a Balance Limit challenge.



------------------
3.5) General Tips
------------------


- Each exercise has various levels. Depending on either your performance or the 
amount of times you do the exercise, you'll unlock higher levels.

- Each exercise has four or five stars, to measure your performance.

- There are lots of ways to cheat, like leaning on a wall, or just swinging the 
Wiimote during jogging. Don't do it. This isn't a competition, you're cheating 
nobody but yourself.

- Make sure you're eating right. Seriously. No amount of exercise will ever 
help you lose weight unless you supplement it with a healthy diet.

- You *will* be awful at every single exercise from day one. If you're not, 
you're sickeningly fit and I hate you. But seriously, don't be put off if you 
can't stand on one leg for more than three seconds. As the trainers say, you'll 
get better at it over time as your muscles develop and you start to get a knack 
for them.

- If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. This especially holds for the 
Balance Games. It's the only way to get better.

- Don't be embarrassed about looking like a complete loony prancing around on a 
white board. You're getting fit, bugger anyone else.

- Do get family or friends to join you. It's brilliant motivation if you're all 
doing it together.

- Have fun. The minute it starts becoming a chore, you won't want to do it and 
you'll just stop.




============
4) Training
============


This section will be laid out as follows:


Exercise
--------

[Description]

Unlocked: [requirement]

1-star: [time/whatever to get 1 star]
2-star: [time/whatever to get 2 stars]
3-star: [time/whatever to get 3 stars]
4-star: [time/whatever to get 4 stars]

Level 1: [description of level and requirements to unlock] 
Level 2: [description of level and requirements to unlock] 
Level 3: [description of level and requirements to unlock] 




----------
4.1) Yoga
----------

The yoga section contains 15 awkward poses for you to cry over.

Note that yoga poses only have one level each. 
Note also that stars are not dependent on figures, but by how well you keep 
your balance.


Deep Breathing
--------------

Exactly what it says on the tin. You hold your stomach and breathe slowly, 
maintaining your balance.
This strengthens your inner organs and raises your metabolism.

Unlocked: Available at the beginning.



Half-Moon
---------

You raise your arms high above your head and lean sideways into a crescent 
shape, trying to keep your centre of gravity in the centre.
This stretches your waistline, benefiting your posture and digestive system.

Unlocked: Available at the beginning.



Warrior
-------

You move one leg around behind the other, raise your arms parallel to the 
floor, then lean in on your front leg.
This stretches your thighs and hips, while working to reduce hip and pelvis 
pain.

Unlocked: Available at the beginning.



Tree
----

You balance one foot against the other leg's thigh, then raise your hands 
together above your head. 
This strengthens your ankles and hips while improving the balance of your 
nervous system.

Unlocked: Available at the beginning.



Sun Salutation
--------------

You stretch back with hands together above your head, then bend over and touch 
your toes.
This stretches your arms and thighs.

Unlocked: Fit Cash - 10 mins.



Standing Knee
-------------

You raise your knee in front of you while maintaining your centre of gravity.
This improves thigh flexibility while helping your ability to concentrate.

Unlocked: Fit Cash - 45 mins.



Palm Tree
---------

You reach high directly upwards, raising your heels. You then keep your heels 
up and push your arms back, maintaining balance.
This stretches your ankles and back, along with normalising your nervous 
system.

Unlocked: Fit Cash - 1 hour, 20 mins.



Chair
-----

You stretch your arms out in front of you and raise your heels from the ground. 
You then bend your knees and maintain the pose, keeping balanced.
This strengthens your ankles and abdominal muscles.

Unlocked: Fit Cash - 2 hours, 15 mins.



Triangle
--------

You enter the Warrior position without bending the front leg. You then reach 
for your left foot with your right arm, holding the left arm in a line behind 
it directly up into the air.

Unlocked: Fit Cash - 2 hours, 50 mins.



Downward-Facing Dog
-------------------

You go on hands and knees, then raise your bottom high until your knees are 
straight and you are pushing back on your heels. Do not move your hands.

Unlocked: Fit Cash - 3 hours, 10 mins.



King of the Dance
-----------------

Hold your right foot behind you with your right hand, then hold your left arm 
directly up. As you lower your left arm parallel to the floor, pull your right 
knee out behind you.

Unlocked: Fit Cash - 3 hours, 20 mins.



Cobra
-----

Lie flat stomach-down on the floor with your hands under your shoulders. Slowly 
stretch your arms, pushing your upper body off the floor as you push your head 
upwards.

Unlocked: Fit Cash - 3 hours, 30 mins.



Bridge
------

Lie flat on the floor, with knees bent and heels close to your bottom. Slowly 
raise your hips and maintain the pose while pushing your hands and heels into 
the floor.

Unlocked: Fit Cash - 3 hours, 40 mins.



Crocodile Twist
---------------

Lie flat on your back. Lift your left knee towards your chest, then use your 
right arm to hold it down towards your right side. Push your head and shoulder 
towards the right side. Repeat for your opposite leg.

Unlocked: Fit Cash - 4 hours



Shoulderstand
-------------

Lie flat on your back. Raise both legs back over your head until your back is 
also in the air. Use your hands, elbows and shoulders in a triangle shape as 
support to raise your waist and legs into the air. Do *not* put any pressure on 
your neck.

Unlocked: Fit Cash - 4 hours, 10 mins.




---------------------
4.2) Muscle Training
---------------------

The muscle training section contains 15 torturous exercises.

You get stars based on how many reps you perform successfully.
As you get better, the levels will increase. With each level, you get extra 
reps added.


Single Leg Extension
--------------------

[Description]

Unlocked: Available at the beginning.



Press-up & Side Stand
---------------------

[Description]

Unlocked: Available at the beginning.



Torso & Waist Twists
--------------------

[Description]

Unlocked: Available at the beginning.



Jackknife
---------

[Description]

Unlocked: Available at the beginning.



Lunge
-----

[Description]

Unlocked: Available at the beginning.



Rowing Squat
------------

[Description]

Unlocked: Fit Cash - 10 mins.



Single Leg Twist
----------------

[Description]

Unlocked: Fit Cash - 10 mins.



Sideways Leg Lift
-----------------

[Description]

Unlocked: Fit Cash - 1 hour 10 mins.



Parallel Stretch
----------------

[Description]

Unlocked: Fit Cash - 1 hour 50 mins.



Tricep Extension
----------------

[Description]

Unlocked: Fit Cash - 2 hours 30 mins.



Arm & Leg Lift
--------------

[Description]

Unlocked: Fit Cash - 2 hours 40 mins.



Single Arm Stand
----------------

[Description]

Unlocked: Fit Cash - 3 hours 50 mins.



Press-up Challenge
------------------

[Description]

Unlocked: ?



Jackknife Challenge
-------------------

[Description]

Unlocked: ?



Stretch Challenge
-----------------

[Description]

Unlocked: ?




--------------
4.3) Aerobics
--------------

The aerobics section contains 9 workouts to turn you into a human fountain.

Stars here are based on performance, and unlock heavier workouts.
Some have levels, some don't.


Hula Hoop
---------

[Description]

Unlocked: Available from the beginning.

1-star: 
2-star: 
3-star: 
4-star: 



Super Hula Hoop
---------------

[Description]

Unlocked: Fit Cash - 30 mins.

1-star: 
2-star: 
3-star: 
4-star: 

Level 1: 3 mins. duration
Level 2: 6 mins. duration
Level 3: ?



Rhythm Boxing
-------------

[Description]

Unlocked: Fit Cash - 1 hour 40 mins.

1-star: 
2-star: 
3-star: 
4-star: 

Level 1: 3 mins. duration
Level 2: 6 mins. duration, more complicated 
Level 3: ?



Step Aerobics
-------------

[Description]

Unlocked: Available from the beginning.

1-star: 
2-star: 
3-star: 
4-star: 



Step Plus
---------

[Description]

Unlocked: ?

1-star: 
2-star: 
3-star: 
4-star: 

Level 1: ?
Level 2: ?
Level 3: ?



Free Step
---------

[Description]

Unlocked: ?

1-star: 
2-star: 
3-star: 
4-star: 

Level 1: ?
Level 2: ?
Level 3: ?



Jogging
-------

[Description]

Unlocked: Available from the beginning.

1-star: 
2-star: 
3-star: 
4-star: 

Level 1: Short Course
Level 2: Long Course - run Short Course twice
Level 3: Island Run - run Long Course twice



2P Jogging
----------

[Description]

Unlocked: Available from the beginning. Available courses are the same as 
normal Jogging.

1-star: 
2-star: 
3-star: 
4-star: 

Level 1: Short Course
Level 2: Long Course
Level 3: Island Run



Free Jogging
------------

[Description]

Unlocked: Complete the Island Run twice. All times are available.

1-star: 
2-star: 
3-star: 
4-star: 

Level 1: 10 mins. duration
Level 2: 20 mins. duration
Level 3: 30 mins. duration




-------------------
4.4) Balance Games
-------------------

The Balance Games contain 9 balance challenges. Don't fall off!

Stars here are based on performance, and unlock more difficult courses.


Heading
-------

[Description]

Unlocked: Available from the beginning.

1-star: 
2-star: 
3-star: 
4-star: 

Level 1: ?
Level 2: ?
Level 3: ?



Ski Slalom
----------

[Description]

Unlocked: Available from the beginning.

1-star: 
2-star: 
3-star: 
4-star: 

Level 1: ?
Level 2: ?
Level 3: ?



Ski Jump
--------

[Description]

Unlocked: Available from the beginning.

1-star: 
2-star: 
3-star: 
4-star: 

Level 1: ?
Level 2: ?
Level 3: ?



Table Tilt
----------

[Description]

Unlocked: Available from the beginning.

1-star: 
2-star: 
3-star: 
4-star: 

Level 1: ?
Level 2: ?
Level 3: ?



Tightrope Tension
-----------------

[Description]

Unlocked: Available from the beginning.

1-star: 
2-star: 
3-star: 
4-star: 

Level 1: ?
Level 2: ?
Level 3: ?



Balance Bubble
--------------

[Description]

Unlocked: Available from the beginning.

1-star: 
2-star: 
3-star: 
4-star: 

Level 1: ?
Level 2: ?
Level 3: ?



Penguin Slide
-------------

[Description]

Unlocked: Fit Cash - 1 hour 30 mins.

1-star: 
2-star: 
3-star: 
4-star: 

Level 1: ?
Level 2: ?
Level 3: ?



Snowboard Slalom
----------------

[Description]

Unlocked: Fit Cash - 2 hours

1-star: 
2-star: 
3-star: 
4-star: 

Level 1: ?
Level 2: ?
Level 3: ?



Zazen
-----

[Description]

Unlocked: Fit Cash - 3 hours

1-star: 
2-star: 
3-star: 
4-star: 

Level 1: ?
Level 2: ?
Level 3: ?




=================
5) Balance Limit
=================


-incomplete-




===============
6) Unlockables
===============


Stamps
------

As you paste more stamps for new days, you unlock extra choices of stamps.

Beginning - Footprint
2 days	  - OK (Japanese: "complete" sign)
4 days    - Star
6 days    - ?
8 days    - ?
10 days   - ?
12 days   - ?
14 days   - ?



Fit Cash
--------

The more Fit Cash you accumulate, the more activities you can unlock. 
Remember, you can only collect up to 3 hours' worth of Fit Cash per day.


10 mins.		-	Yoga		- Sun Salutation
			-	Muscle		- Rowing Squat, Single Leg 
			Twist
15 mins.		-	Balance		- Tightrope Tension
30 mins.		-	Aerobics	- Super Hula Hoop
45 mins.		-	Yoga		- Standing Knee
1 hour			-	Balance		- Balance Bubble
1 hour 10 mins.		-	Muscle		- Sideways Leg Lift
1 hour 20 mins.		-	Yoga		- Palm Tree
1 hour 30 mins.		-	Balance		- Penguin Slide
1 hour 40 mins.		-	Aerobics	- Rhythm Boxing
1 hour 50 mins.		-	Muscle		- Parallel Stretch
2 hours			-	Balance		- Snowboard Slalom
2 hours 15 mins.	-	Yoga		- Chair
2 hours 30 mins.	-	Muscle		- Tricep Extension
2 hours 40 mins.	-	Muscle		- Arm & Leg Lift
2 hours 50 mins.	-	Yoga		- Triangle
3 hours			-	Balance		- Zazen
3 hours 10 mins.	-	Yoga		- Downward-Facing Dog
3 hours 20 mins.	-	Yoga		- King of the Dance
3 hours 30 mins.	-	Yoga		- Cobra
3 hours 40 mins.	-	Yoga		- Bridge
3 hours 50 mins.	-	Muscle		- Single Arm Stand
4 hours			-	Yoga		- Crocodile Twist
4 hours 10 mins.	-	Yoga		- Shoulderstand




===================
7) Wii Fit Channel
===================


From the main plaza, under General Options, you can choose to add the Wii Fit 
Channel to your Wii Menu.
The channel takes up a whopping 97 blocks, so be careful if you don't have much 
space left.

The channel accesses your weight records, and can perform a full weigh-in, even 
if the disc is not inserted. You can basically do anything you could do in the 
plaza.
Note, however, that while the training option is listed, it is impossible to 
access unless the Wii Fit disc is inserted.

Whether you want to install the channel or not is up to you. The game doesn't 
require it. It's mainly for the convenience of not having to switch games if 
you want a weigh-in, for people who do their own exercise.




==========
8) Trivia
==========

Just some interesting little tidbits about the game.


- If you poke your Mii somewhere in the Weigh-In/Training screen, they'll go 
mad and start batting at where you poked them.

- Did you notice that both trainers' hairstyle changes from day to day? The 
man's grows, while the woman's changes style.

- The calendar has effects, such as snow, depending on the season.

- If you amass 10 hours, you get a bronze trophy. 20 gets you a silver, while 
40 nets you a gold!

- The game has a small celebration on your birthday.

- On April Fool's Day, the Wii Board asks you not to lie about your weight.



==============================
9) Frequently Asked Questions
==============================


Q) When's this coming out in the US?!

21st May.


Q) How much weight can the Balance Board hold?

Japan - 136kg (300lbs)
US and Europe - 150kg (330lbs)


Q) Can two people play together?

Only in one event - 2P Jogging. Otherwise, no. There's no room for two people 
in tbe Balance Board.


Q) Why is this so unchallenging?

You clearly haven't tried the yoga poses. Or the 30-minute jogging. If you have 
and have mastered both, get out.



============
10) Credits
============

Nintendo: You gave us the Wii. You gave us Wii Fit. You gave me personally 
something even more. Thank you so much for always knowing what people want.

GameFAQs: For providing a fantastic resource for gamers everywhere.



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16) Closing
===========

If you want to contact me, my email is pazhack [at] gmail [dot] com. But 
please, read the whole guide first, to make sure it's not in the guide. I also 
post at the GameFAQs forums as Hikumi, because some bizarre rule says you can't 
change your forum name.

I love you all. Deeply.



(c) 2008 Colin Farrell. The translator, not the actor, go away.