Windows Mixed Reality users can now enjoy access to VR games on the SteamVR platform. If you don’t have it on your WMR headset already you can download it on Steam here during their Early Access release. We’ve found Windows Mixed Reality fitness games that will have you gaming...
Have you ever wanted to run or jog in VR? Is sitting down at work all day making your legs and core weak? Thank goodness for locomotion and real movement in virtual worlds -- without it, some games wouldn’t feel as realistic or immersive. Here are some great running...
Operation: Polarity Hook https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8xz5mVEe1Y Polarity Hook is a single person FPS set in the year 3077. You’ll be fighting with a gun using one hand and propelling onto walls with the other. There is no teleporting in this game but you can run and jump in it! Your goal is to...
Thanksgiving is here! Hurray -- family and comfort food! Growing waistline? The tryptophan haze from last year’s turkey almost made us forget -- what we eat, we must burn off. We’ve joined forces with the Virtual Reality Institute of Health and Exercise to come up with a helpful food...
This VR workout is designed to give you one of the most intense workouts possible in VR, and as such there are a few considerations to observe: Be familiar with each of the games. Anytime you’re playing a game for the first game there is a learning curve, and...
Meditation can help you feel better about your day, improve mental clarity, and can help get you to sleep faster. If you want to learn meditation, how to improve on what you already know, or simply just want to chill out, you’ve come to the right place. The Right...
Tired of using a touch controller to catch a basketball or shoot a gun in VR? Seattle’s HaptX Inc. has unveiled their HaptX Gloves, the VR compatible haptic gloves that control how you feel and sense objects and actions as you play and exercise in virtual experiences. HaptX Sensory Pickup The...
Intel and Oculus have teamed up with the eSports League for a season of two thrilling titles: The Unspoken and Echo Arena. Teams will compete in these multiplayer titles to establish dominance in the new realm of VR, and to compete in the grand finals in 2018 for a...
Sparc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQhPOjhu5z8&t=4s Two enter and only one leaves victorious. This is Sparc’s full release! It's a competitive and fast-paced two-person game that resembles dodgeball in virtual form. Both players will serve their own ball, block, and hit the ball back to the opposing player. Don’t let their ball get past you or...
If you own an HTC Vive then you’re in luck, HTC has just announced that they are rolling out the Vive Trackers for consumer purchase. Previous to today’s release, the trackers were only available to VR developers, and now, they’re available to everyone! Partial and Full Body Tracking VR games like...
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...
PlayStation VR Demo Disc 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClXzw3dNBqY PlayStation just released a VR gaming bundle! You’ll get 13 games ranging from adventure, rhythm, rail shooter, racing, and action games. Raw Data (Survios), unlike the other games, will have you standing and shooting waves of robotic enemies to fight a huge corporation. Shoot various...
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....