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Last Updated: Wednesday September 27 2006 07:31 GMT

In pictures: Virtual gym

Luke, 12, Horndean

Does this look like PE to you? Well, it could be the future of exercise, as Newsround checked out a virtual gym

Luke, 12, Horndean

Luke's playing a game that really tests your arm muscles. Instead of using your thumbs to steer, you have to pull on the bars. Hard work!

Sarah, 12 and Daniel, 10

While Sarah and Daniel test their reflexes on the sportswall...

Sarah, 12 and Daniel, 10

It flashes lights which you have to bash quickly. Sarah said she prefers this to other computer games...

Sarah, 12 and Daniel, 10

Daniel said: "I like the wall because it's getting your muscles working." Sarah added: "Before, everyone was sitting on sofas to play games, now they're getting fit."


The wall also works if you're playing team games!

Harriet, 12, Laura, 12 and Ellie, 11

Dance mats will also be appearing in schools and gyms. Harriet, Laura and Ellie show us how it's done!

Sam, 12, and Robbie, 12.

Sam, on the left, said: "You're enjoying the game and exercising without thinking about it." Robbie added: "I'd rather play on this than other games. You wouldn't think you're exercising!"

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