Definitions

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  • n. Any form of exercise that includes aspects of entertainment, especially exergaming.

Etymologies

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Blend of exercise and entertainment

Examples

  • Company executives insist that "exergaming" or "exertainment" -- the marriage of physical exercise and video gaming -- is becoming a hot new niche, and the most bullish aficionados say it might even help reduce the nation's obesity epidemic.

    Play to Get Fit -- New Concept?

  • That sentiment's being echoed in gyms around the nation as grade-school P.E. teachers are embracing "exertainment," or, new ways to make exercise fun.

    DANCING: THE BEAT GOES ON

  • Some exertainment executives say their gizmos can help trim the nation's expanding waistlines -- especially among children, who might be tricked into working out if they think they're merely playing a video game.

    Play to Get Fit -- New Concept?

  • But most of the PlayZone devices, often played on PlayStations and Xboxes, didn't feel like exercise at all -- exactly what many exertainment companies like to hear.

    Play to Get Fit -- New Concept?

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