NEWS - Thursday, April 7, 2011
UFC Personal Trainer Announced for Kinect
THQ has finally officially announced (i.e. more than just Danny Bilson talking about it - theres a press release and everything) UFC Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Fitness System.
Designed by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) with support from MMA training experts Mark DellaGrotte, Greg Jackson and Javier Mendez, the fitness routines included in UFC Personal Trainer will "deliver a challenging and motivating UFC fitness experience that includes the best and most effective exercises utilized by todays renowned UFC fighters," says THQ.
The game will include voice command navigation and a full-body tracking system on Kinect, the publisher explains, and for those of you who dont want to have your flab tracked by a camera, Move and Wii versions are also scheduled.
"UFC Personal Trainer delivers an authentic UFC fitness experience that is both fun and challenging while providing an intense workout," said Danny Bilson, Executive Vice President, Core Games, THQ.
"With the help of NASM and its Optimum Performance Training(TM) model, as well as the expertise of renowned MMA trainers Mark DellaGrotte, Greg Jackson and Javier Mendez, we are developing an original, high impact product that will help people around the world set and achieve their personal fitness goals."
UFC overlord Dana White added: "We are excited to join forces with THQ on the development of UFC Personal Trainer.
"We want to give fans the opportunity to train like their favorite UFC athletes, and this product will enable people around the world to learn and utilize exercises to get real results."
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