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Virtual Walk Treadmill

Watch the scenery go by as you walk off a few calories
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As you walk on the treadmill, the video on the tv screen and the sound in your headphones, all captured on CD ROM, simulates a walk through Manhattan, Los Angeles, a country road in the springtime, or anywhere you might imagine. While the speed and distance walked are up to you, the grade settings on the treadmill could be coordinated to coincide with the actual terrain in the simulation.

For extra incentive, have the simulation start some distance from a great landmark, so if you walk 5 miles, you are rewarded with an up close look at the biggest ball of twine in minnesota (if that's the scenery you choose) without even having to stand in line. Your workouts might be a lot more exciting if you know that today, you just might make it all the way to the top of pike's peak in time to see the sun set.

efarns, Apr 26 2002

Well baked http://www.vsdevices.com/
By, among others, the U.S. Army... [globaltourniquet, Apr 27 2002, last modified Oct 21 2004]

Walking Tour of Rome DVD http://www.fitnesswalks.com/index.html
Looks like someone has done it....well part of it :-) [frankk74, Dec 31 2004]


       I'm fairly sure this is more or less baked.
phoenix, Apr 26 2002

       I have an even better idea! Go for a walk outside! how's that for radical
kjalcock, Apr 26 2002

       1. it's cold and raining today and i don't WANT to walk outside.   

       2. should i want to walk in, say, rome, it's a bit inconvenient.
efarns, Apr 27 2002

       Rather very nice, dashing in a sort of way. I'd love on my daily run to the famous wonder of the temple of zues. It's a same really that Herottis had to burn it down. What a awfully mean fellow.
tinamn, Jun 19 2002

       So it's like the old recumbent exercise bike/video game kiosks at Disneyworld. The faster you pedal, the faster the video goes. Probably done with laserdiscs, now that I think about it.
codger, Jul 17 2003

       Very baked. There's a stairmaster like this that I used to use every day. At EPCOT's Wonders of Life, there's a virtual cycling machine.
Nemmy, Dec 31 2004


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