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VR Fitness Insider is excited to announce that Black Box VR was awarded as the CES 2018 Innovation Awards Honoree. The Boise, Idaho based company is showcasing their cutting-edge, boutique VR gym and cable resistance machine at CES in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 9-12. VR Fitness Leaders Black Box...
In the future, you’ll get to play VR, augmented and mixed reality, or train and run as you use Ichiro Amimori’s Xenoma e-skin compression shirt. This new wearable apparel will give athletes and fitness-focused individuals the ability to wear a shirt that sends data about their bodies to apps...
Exercise equipment pros, Life Fitness has partnered with VirZOOM, a VR and vSports content development company. The partnership between Life Fitness and VirZOOM is the first of its type, mixing virtual reality and gym equipment together to create an all-in-one immersive exercise experience. Changing Perspective https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACkwmaeGYqw Video Credit to: VirZOOM Gym...
If you’re a fitness novice looking for a way to dip your toe into the world of virtual reality fitness it might be tempting to start out with games that are often cited as giving the “best workout,” but what’s best for some may be too strenuous for others....
There are some exciting possibilities for a VR exercise experience, but when it comes to getting out into the world, nothing beats AR. Augmented Reality is like a heads-up display in a first-person video game. AR can make you feel like you’re surviving the apocalypse, you’re fighting for freedom in...
Good news everyone! Google Chromecast for Daydream VR headsets is here! With this update, Daydream enabled Android mobile phone displays can be paired to a Google Chromecast HDMI plug that’s been inserted into a flat screen. By using Chromecast and the Google VR Services app together, the user is...
One of the most effective ways to execute an intense cardio workout in a short amount of time is with High-Intensity Interval Training or HIIT. Generally, these intersperse periods of movement conducted at maximum exertion for a short period of time, usually 30 seconds to a minute, alternated with a...
We don’t really think about the camera work in sports, even though we tend to revere works like the NFL films collection. Sports can be dramatic and heart wrenching, exhibiting the highest we are capable of and the lowest we can fall. The videographer who shows up hours before...
Exercising regularly can help you de-stress and refocus after a long day and will help to keep your body healthy and strong. 360-degree fitness videos are a great way to shake up a predictable workout routine without having to wear a heavy VR display like the Oculus or Vive....
The changing colors of leaves on treetops, the turning of clocks backward, and decreasing light levels tells our bodies and minds that fall is here and winter is coming. Disrupted sleep habits caused by Daylight Savings Time, holiday social events, and decreasing sunlight exposure can have you feeling tired,...
Overturn is a short, story-driven action/adventure/puzzle game available on The Oculus Rift, Playstation VR and HTC Vive. In this fast-paced anime inspired VR title you play as a girl lost inside a laboratory punching her way to freedom. You have no memory of who you are, how you got here...
When wearing a VR headset do you wish that you could get more immersion and movement from your expensive purchase? Are you looking for a heart-healthy exercise that’s also fun? Download Cool Font's awesome PocketStrafe locomotion app to unlock the hidden power of running in VR. Go forward and backward in the...
Did you grow up playing Super Mario Bros. on Nintendo or Sonic the Hedgehog on Sega? If you remember or grew up gaming in the 90s then playing Mario or Sonic in a virtual reality simulation game will be a dream come true! Most games will have you using...
At VR Fit in Columbus, Ohio, I do my best to label games as lower, more moderate, or higher intensity experiences, but always with a caveat. VR games can rarely push you to any given level of exertion. Instead, VR fitness will only push you as hard as you...
Ninja In Training This is a family-friendly VR game that will have your family and friends competing to see who’s best at throwing ninja stars. See who can get the best throwing accuracy at stationary and moving targets. Fitness Potential Throwing movements use the upper body and midsection to stabilize and...
VR really shines once players can freely move around in the game world. Locomotion adds a level of immersion that makes you workout without realizing you’ve been exerting yourself. It’s a wonderful trick on the mind with a healthy end result. The trick is to find the right movement system...
The very words “virtual reality” seem to suggest that there are few real-world applications for a VR headset. In fact, total immersion is one of the prime selling points for VR technology. So, why can’t these headsets be used for real use cases? We’ve covered some of what Strivr is...
Internet broadcasters had Twitch and YouTube Gaming as their primary hub for hosting live and pre-recorded gaming, lifestyle, and fitness channels. Now, there’s a promising new social broadcasting sheriff in town and they go by the name of VREAL. VREAL is a virtual reality platform that lets VR gamers...
Merrell’s Capra hiking boot promises to be the most technical hiking boot the company has produced to date, so they wanted a proper simulation of what the shoe could do. The problem is that suspending people thousands of feet on a rickety bridge, or crossing a thin path through...
Release your inner monster or battle for your life against the living dead -- you’ll find a monster themed VR game that will get you sweating up a storm. The first two games aren’t scary or intimidating, but be warned that the last three games do have monsters and...