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Who doesn’t want arms capable of delivering a powerful knockout punch or unleashing a deadly flurry of blows at dizzying speeds? I know I do. VR can make that happen and without getting bloody knuckles. Here is an arm and shoulder workout that will leave your arms feeling like boiled...
PlayStation VR is the virtual reality platform with the largest install base, but Sparc is the first time we've done a fitness review on a PSVR game. We've been anticipating this title since they began releasing images and video last year. The developers have spent a lot of time...
What FITCADE VR Is All About FITCADE co-owners, Kristoffer Granger and Maly Yang Granger, are part of a Sacramento based VR game and fitness startup that has set their sights on raising money to bring people a full body VR work out or gaming experience that’s perfect for individuals, families,...
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How VirZOOM VR Bikes Began VirZOOM founders Eric Janszen and Eric Malafeew joined forces in 2015 to create a virtual reality compatible exercise bike that was developed for use in the home. They succeeded in this endeavor with the VZ Bike, but they wanted to bring the health benefits...
When you climb onto a treadmill or a recumbent bike and set the speed or resistance level, you can expect a consistent level of output. In other words, if you’re on a treadmill and suddenly speed up or stop, it won’t give a damn. You tell the machine how...
Child Obesity Epidemic Children are our best hope for the future, yet 1 out of every 6 children and teenagers are obese in the United States. This unnerving and scary fact that’s been confirmed by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention is the cold hard truth that everyone must...
Whether you’re sprinting, walking, or crawling during your VR workouts, we all have to start somewhere. Regardless of your budget, one of the best purchases you can make can be found in this Top 10 list. Improve your physical health (inside and out), increase your sense of well-being (thanks,...
Virtual Reality Fitness is here, and it will make your heart pound! Thanks to the resurgence of virtual reality we're all one step closer to The Matrix. While we might not always get the opportunity to say cool one liners like Morpheus and Neo we may be able to workout...
The Brain on VR When we walk around in our everyday lives we are constantly processing what we see, hear, smell, taste, and touch. This sensory information is also processed through our experience with objects that are seen and touched in a VR gym. The body and brain are so...
VR is a great way to get people who don’t like the idea of exercise to achieve fitness gains, but what about the rest of us? I love running, biking, and swimming. For me, one of the principal benefits of VR fitness was to get me conditioned to do...
When you are watching a professional football game, you may think you are witnessing a mighty display of physical and athletic skill. Well, you are only half right. Without the right strategy, intelligence, and competitive insight, all the muscle and speed in the world won’t help you win at...
Have you ever waited in line at the gym for equipment only to find that there’s sweat all over it? Gross, right? Of course. No one wants or expects to touch the sweat and germs of another person after a workout. Get a life-changing exercise experience with the pre-release...
Maybe it’s because I come from a fitness coaching background, but when people ask me what a good VR fitness game is, I never give them a straight answer. Instead, I usually throw more questions back at them. What are your goals? Are they performance-based - like being able...
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VR headsets are awesome pieces of technology and great to have, but they won't do much for your current fitness regimen unless you have a capable PC.  Here are six options to get you going that have plenty of power but won't empty your wallet. MSI Aegis MSI has been putting...
The way that we experience exercise can be completely different depending on the activity we choose and how we perceive it. Imagine two different activities that both are strenuous and get your heart rate up: Jumping rope for 10 minutes without stopping The first minute is kind of fun as you...
I can’t dance. I try to do the world a solid by doing as little of it as possible, lest I irreparably scar some innocent bystander for life. Audioshield is perfect for somebody like me. It creates the illusion that I am dancing while thankfully shielding any onlookers from...
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Kat Walk VR Treadmill The Kat Walk VR treadmill may make you run or walk in place, but it isn’t exactly like the workout equipment it’s named after, it’s in many ways better. Kat Walk has been praised as one of the most true-to-life VR systems on the market due...
The immersive world that a VR game can create, gives way to the body having full range movement while playing. Arms can swing while the player is wielding a sword. The body can jump back and forth while dodging attacks. This movement can exhaust a player over time and...
They say that practice makes perfect and San Francisco 49ers rookie quarterback C.J. Beathard is putting that to the test. His preseason numbers have been impressive, and he is not showing any signs of slowing down. Beathard has been using technology to further his athletics abilities. Virtual Reality has...
I had the pleasure of sitting down with Chentur from ARX to learn more about what they are developing and how they see fitness and augmented reality going. ARX uses the latest Augmented Reality Technology to transform exercise from being an unmotivating chore into a fun and addictive gaming...