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As Bruce Lee says, "Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless — like Virtual Reality." Ok, I might have miss-quoted Mr. Lee on that, however, you can quote me as saying The Fastest Fist is among the best VR Fitness games currently available for the HTC Vive. In this fast-paced boxing...
When working closely with a personal trainer you’ll find that they pretty much know almost everything personal about you. They’ll know your physical goals, body weight, body fat composition, and your least favorite exercises. With this said, it’s important to note that many clients and even trainers crave more...
While growing up, many of us are lucky to have experienced playing board games and putting together puzzles with our siblings, friends, and family. You can still experience that same feeling of accomplishment and bragging rights as you play a VR puzzle game or escape a puzzle room. VR...
With seniors over the age of 65 making up 617 million people worldwide and 15% of all people (over a billion) being disabled, health and happiness is an important concept that affects everyone. News flash -- we’re all human, everyone ages, many people are already disabled or will become disabled...
The first week of October is upon us and there’s candy everywhere. What should you do to counteract all those sugary candies, carby snacks, and delectable goodies that await us at every party and office gathering? Have fun and play the newest VR games! Spend time playing action-packed VR...
October is a time for tricks, treats, and scare-filled fun. Get a workout or play a game that will get your adrenaline fired up! Challenge yourself as a zombie-killing pro or start off as a beginner. See how many zombies and monsters you can hit, shoot, slice, or maim....
Guided Meditations
Meditation has been proven to have immense emotional and physical benefits.  It’s a practice that has been around for thousands of years, but many people find it quite elusive.   The thought of sitting still and focusing for a set amount of time can be intimidating.  It’s also difficult to...
When playing your favorite VR game, do you ever wish you had the feeling of a real samurai sword, baseball bat, or other helpful accessories in your hands instead of a controller? The HTC Vive Tracker is a wireless tracking device that can be attached to any object, making...
VR Fitness Insider - Vive controllers in urban apartment.
Let's test your VR Fitness knowledge... Which of these games have you heard of?  #SelfieTennis Sweet Escape Goalkeep VR Laiserbait Virush Sword Master Bitslap Thirst VR Super Pixel Smash QuiVR Never heard of any of them? You’re probably a nub. That’s right, I said it. This is a...
Ever since Pong’s release in the 1970s, decades of gamers have been barraged with stereotyped messages like video games will make you fat, rot your brain, and will lead you to do nothing with your life. The great news about these stereotypes is that they are scientifically untrue. If...
Soundboxing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9fGDxMbaCto Soundboxing is a single player boxing game where you’ll get to pick your own music and punch to the beat. Face to face with robot challengers, you’ll be using your agility to quickly but accurately punch spheres flying towards you at varying speeds. Make your own beatmaps to use...
With all the cautionary tales out there of busted overhead light fixtures, smashed 4K TV screens, and people blindly walking into wood chippers, there’s some cause for concern that an immersive VR experience could spell doom. But there's good news! Thus far, no wood chipper related deaths have gone...
The sand in your toes. The wind in your hair. The volleyball in your face. As summer ends and fall approaches warm weather activities come to a close. Tennis; Ultimate Frisbee; Volleyball; Cheese Rolling; all either move inside or wait until next year. But what do these activities have...
Strava is a social network for the active user, which posts activity from a hike or bike ride as a map to navigate and review. Maybe you’ve already made a few of your own posts if you own a Garmin or an Apple Watch. Strava is all about tracking...
The NFL’s 98th season is upon us and VR Fitness Insider is pumped to help you find the best VR football games for the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. It may be frustrating to wait to watch your favorite players and teams take to the field on gameday, but the...
Do you live to make people sweat towards their goals? Are you an athlete, trainer, physical therapist, or instructor looking to inform and provide people around the world with VR videos about exercises, nutrition, or even meditation? Shooting your own 360-degree virtual reality or augmented reality fitness video is...
Founded in July of 2014, Manus Gloves, a Netherlands-based VR tech startup began a journey in creating an intuitive data-glove. The Manus team sought to design a glove that tracked your hands and arms fully and smoothly with a motion tracking bracelet and finger sensors. Manus Gloves has given...
Engaging in physical activity via VR experiences can be a great way to have fun and shed a few extra pounds.  However, you can ramp up your VR workouts and lose weight faster by ensuring that your heart rate is in the optimal zone for maximum caloric expenditure and...
Dance Dance Revolution, the popular dancing game created by Konami, was the first in the arcades to popularize gamification of physical fitness. An announcer encouraged you to try your best, and grades at the end helped pinpoint areas for improvement. Every credit you spent taught you to progress through...
We are always on the lookout for great new virtual reality games that deliver compelling fitness results. It's not often that we get an early glimpse of one and can eagerly await its release. Sprint Vector, from AAA game studio Survios, is one of those games. We've seen people demoing...