Parents' Guide to

Gold's Gym Cardio Workout

By Erin Bell, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Boxing sim offers intense, gimmick-free workouts.

Game Nintendo Wii 2009
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age 9+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 10+


i love game
age 8+


I enjoyed this game and still do. Its a good workout, but do realize, its primarily a cardio boxing game. My kids even enjoy playing it. There is no violence as no one is getting hit. The workout segments last between 6-15 minutes so you get your heart rate up and keep it up without the lag time like wii fit. The fitness exercises are okay and the only real negative thing about this game is sometimes the game doesn't recognize that you threw a punch and you lose your "perfect" game extra points. But not that big of a deal.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (2 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Sensitive players might resent being called "Overweight" or "Obese" based on the game's Body Mass Index (BMI) calculations or might not be happy with how chunky the game makes their avatar look based on the height and weight numbers they've entered. Overall, though, Gold's Gym is a basic yet very fun and effective boxing simulator. Players can string together 15-17 minute workouts with minimal interruptions (i.e. no cutesy dialogue or drawn out menu scrolling), which makes Gold's Gym Cardio Workout one of the more intense and less gimmicky fitness trainers for the Wii.

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