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Jillian Michaels trains, yells at you on her Wii game Jillian Michaels’ Fitness Ultimatum 2009

One of the best parts of The Biggest Loser is watching Jillian Michaels yell at the contestants while they’re training. In this season’s first episode, she yelled at her team, “Unless you faint, puke, or die, keep walking!”

Now, you can have Jillian yell at you in her Wii game Jillian Michaels’ Fitness Ultimatum 2009, which was released Tuesday and works with the Balance Board. It features four types of workouts, and lets you set the intensity and time you’ll work out, and keeps track of your performance and progress.

Most awesomely, “the game tracks how enthusiastically you’re responding to Michaels’ coaching, which in turn triggers her prerecorded feedback, ranging from ‘You’re a rock star!’ to ‘I’m going to come through that TV screen and hit you over the head with that joystick,'” The Detroit Free Press reports.

Jillian told the paper, “When I say jump, are you going to jump? Or are you going to step up? It’s a question of how committed you are and how consistent you are.” However, while Jillian swears at her actual trainees, she does not swear in the game. “There is no swearing. It’s a nasty, nasty habit, but fortunately they could edit all that out of the game,” she said.

The other trainer, Bob Harper, does not yet have his own video game, probably because the Wii does not yet have a hugging device.

‘Biggest Loser’ trainer brings routine to Wii [Detroit Free Press]

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