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Virtual reality technology is a reliable health solution for people that are looking for relief from insomnia, stress, anxiety, and depression. The stress detox experience known as Kortex pairs their neurostimulation device with VR headsets and is proven to be effective in stimulating the flow of feel-good chemicals and lowering...
The foundation of a good workout has three phases: light, medium and heavy. You do this to target all of the major muscle groups without over exerting yourself. VR uses progressive difficulty to control how strenuous the workout becomes. Add accessories like a weighted vest, and do plenty of...
Today marks the full release of Knockout League! The VR arcade boxing game has left Early Access in Steam and is now available for the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and PlayStation VR headsets. Step into the ring and go glove to glove with some funny and ferocious fighters as...
Do you remember the glory days of playing laser tag and dodgeball with your friends? Was that last weekend with your adult dodgeball team or years ago when you were in grade school? Or do you have an interest in virtual and augmented reality games that count as exercise?...
"May the odds be ever in your favor..." Holopoint is an intense VR archery simulator that puts your inner Katniss Everdeen to the test. Unlike binge watching The Hunger Games, this is a full cardio workout. Pick up your bow and prepare for battle as we jump into one of the...
Last June, HTC released the Deluxe Audio Strap as a $99 add-on for the HTC Vive. Combining integrated audio and a rigid harness that ratchets down over your head, it is designed to provide a more seamless experience closer to what the Oculus Rift offers. VR Fitness Insider did a...
Sprint Vector https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyU5znzxugc The anticipated release of Sprint Vector is finally here! Flail those arms in fluid locomotion to race around 12 tracks and 9 challenge courses as you zip past other racers in a PvP match or up to 8 players online in private or public multiplayer mode. Fitness Potential...
Kevin Brook, a 43-year-old VR fitness fan from the UK, works for the National Health Service as a member of the NHS Healthy Lifestyles team. As an NHS Health Trainer, Kevin works with local clients to help them make healthy lifestyle changes like making healthy food choices, losing weight,...
There’s a good reason why The Thrill of the Fight won VRFI’s Best VR Sport SIM Fitness Game of the Year and that’s because it is one of the most effective and realistic VR fitness games to date. When it comes to giving pro tips, there is no one...
The Oculus Rift can be purchased for $399 and is a worthwhile investment if you want access to VR content that you can get fit with and is compatible with special exercise equipment you can order today. Oculus is also going through a huge change with the anticipated arrival...
We talk a lot about the physical benefits of working out in VR, but there is a strong mental game at work in nearly every major sport. How we interact with a virtual world can boost our brain health, making them moddable like plastic. We can learn new concepts,...
Guitar Hero fans: Ever wanted to turn your favorite songs into a high-intensity immersive workout? Soundboxing may be your answer... Soundboxing is a VR kickboxing game where you physically punch to the beat. Unlike guitar hero, this is a full cardio workout. Strap on the headset and get ready to...
We spoke with Monsterful VR Founder and CEO Jarett Sims and discovered that the virtual reality baseball training simulator, RibeeVR, is being embraced by NCAA and MLB teams, as well as by serious training academies all over the United States. The company’s entertainment product, Play the Pros, is also a...
VR fitness is contagious, and it’s common for friends and family to want in on the action. Passing around your headset is one way to play, but those who take the plunge can bring their setups to your space (and vise versa) for some interesting options. We’ve looked at a...
Holopoint is an unparalleled lower body workout, but unlike some other VR fitness games, it isn’t necessarily one that everyone can jump into and be assured of the best workout their first time. Holopoint, being not only a game of fast reflexes and pumping muscles, but also a game of...
Fit gamers use VR controllers like the Vive wands to pick up shiny katana swords or to pull the trigger of a ranged weapon to stop vicious aliens from taking away precious score points. So, why use Sensoryx’s VRFree glove as a VR controller? We’ll tell you why. What...
In Death https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24Cn7BAAD3s In Death is a beautifully designed rogue and first-person bow shooter and early access VR game that is set in a medieval world where the player will be fighting monsters in the afterlife. Use the longbow, upgradable arrows and shield to fight and block as many enemies as...
Live streaming VR is coming to consumers in 2018, with some solutions already out in the wild. Live streaming your workout, or your outdoor adventure, is like that first taste of VR. Take a few moments to browse some of the 360 degree content on YouTube, then add six...
There’s a lot of scare media out there about VR inducing motion sickness and causing zombie-like users who are hooked in the virtual world. Any gamer is aware of this kind of scrutiny, mostly from those who neither understand nor use the technology. So far, even after extended VR...
Training for better hand-eye coordination is essential in the modern age. Everything from driving to typing requires dexterity and improving it only helps us in other avenues. You might become a better cook because you’re handier with a knife. You might find your handwriting improving, or your grip tightening....