WOKING, UK - 22 nd February, 2012 - THQ Inc. today announced availability of a new downloadable workout pack for UFC® Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Fitness System, the company's notable interactive fitness product released in June 2011. The content offering, available exclusively via Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system from Microsoft, will feature current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones as part of five new workout routines and 15 new Hit the Mitts drills. The downloadable workout pack is available now worldwide for a suggested purchase cost of 800 Microsoft Points.
UFC Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Fitness System is available now at retailers worldwide on Kinect TM for Xbox 360, PlayStation ®Move for the PlayStation ®3 computer entertainment system and the Wii TM system from Nintendo. For more information on UFC Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Fitness System, please visit www.ufcpersonaltrainer.com, facebook.com/ufcpersonaltrainer and twitter.com/UFCPT.
About UFCPersonal Trainer: The Ultimate Fitness System
Designed with support from the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and leading mixed martial arts (MMA) training experts Mark DellaGrotte, Greg Jackson and Javier Mendez, the fitness routines and comprehensive programs included in UFC Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Fitness System deliver a challenging and motivating UFC fitness experience through the best and most effective exercises utilized by today's renowned UFC fighters. DellaGrotte, Jackson and Mendez currently operate three of the most prominent MMA training facilities in the world and have significantly contributed to the success of many elite UFC fighters, including current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones, former UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez and former UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir.
Users will learn over 70 MMA and NASM-approved exercises, including moves from disciplines such as wrestling, kickboxing and Muay Thai, that are designed to improve strength, endurance and conditioning through use in a variety of routines. All 51 routines, along with nine exclusive bonus routines on Kinect for Xbox 360, are specialized to target specific muscle groups, as well as factor individual skill levels and fitness goals. In addition, users may focus on specific fitness objectives by building personalized routines with up to 12 different exercises. Each custom routine can be modified to increase or decrease intensity of the pre-set pace, enabling users to fully maximize their training experiences based on individual preferences. Across the training experience, users will punch and kick virtual authentic MMA training gear, with Kinect for Xbox 360 users having access to exclusive branded equipment.
In Hit the Mitts Mode, users will train with a variety of popular UFC personalities, including Kinect for Xbox 360 exclusive fighters Kenny Florian, Dan Hardy, Frank Mir and Diego Sanchez, in a variety of challenging rhythm and timing-based agility drills that utilize punching and kicking sequences. They will unlock a variety of different drills to earn rewards, each with increasing difficulty, as well as have the ability to compete against friends and issue challenges in a multiplayer environment.
UFC Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Fitness System provides additional guidance and encouragement throughout the fitness journey by enabling users to select a goal and work with DellaGrotte, Jackson or Mendez for personalized instruction. They will learn MMA-inspired exercises, as well as authentic training techniques and healthy lifestyle choices, through a comprehensive fitness experience. In addition, users looking for a dedicated program system focused on losing weight, building strength or improving performance may take advantage of either a 30 or 60-day program that best fits their needs. UFC Personal Trainer also includes an interactive journal that will enable users to view a comprehensive calendar of their specific routines and time management while tracking progress and receiving recommendations to help meet their desired results.
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