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Officials are also getting involved in the battle of the bulge.

At least several hundred schools in states across the country are using the video game Dance Dance Revolution as part of their physical education curriculum to slim the waistlines of sedentary children.

The video game gets the blood pumping by getting you on your feet and performing difficult dance moves.

Twenty-one year old Antoine Thompson of Lakeview has perfected his moves at Dennis's Place for Games on West Belmont Avenue.

There he practices on the game, Pump It Up. 

Like its rival, Dance Dance Revolution, the goal is to never miss a step as you dance out a pattern of thumping, fast-paced songs.

Antoine's story was brought to us by independent producer Laura Kwerel.

Music Button: Kaskade, "Here I Am," from the CD House of Om: Kaskade (Om records)

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