The Riiflex dumbbells for the Nintendo Wii, which we brought you incredulous news of previously, are now available to purchase in the UK.

From Powerplay the Riiflex solution fits around the Wiimote and Nunchuk controllers and claims to feel "like a pair of actual dumbbells" thanks to the ergonomic design and cast-iron 2lb weight.

Suitable for use with all Wii workout software including Wii Fit, Wii Fit Plus, EA Sports Active, New U, The Biggest Loser and My Fitness Coach, the dumbbells are available in John Lewis stores and at, priced at £24.99.