The timing of the development of VR backpacks coincides with the fitness trend of rucking. Thanks to companies like HP, MSI, and ZOTAC, you might be able to combine the two. It's as simple as using the VR backpack for its intended purpose: fun. Unlike most video games, you...
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Football and virtual reality don’t sound like two things that go together very well. Sports are active; virtual reality is just starting to get a reputation outside of mere entertainment. Now, the two of them are coming together thanks to Derek Belch, Stanford football’s 2007 kicker, and Jeremy Bailenson,...
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There was once a game that would revolutionize the industry by simulating what it is like to be a surgeon in the real world. It would describe the finer aspects of this medical art and give you real inside knowledge about how to remove a heart properly; this was...
Habits are a fickle beast. We try so hard to create good habits like flossing, going to the gym, and getting up earlier and can only stick with them for a few weeks before the inevitable relapse. Our dentist stays mad, our flab stays flabby, and our eyes stay glued...
According to the executives from GameStop, their PlayStation VR pre-order was the quickest sellout in the company’s history where the company’s PlayStation VR pre-order went out of stock within 5 minutes. Even at Amazon, the initial stock of Sony PlayStation VR, which was a ‘launch bundle’ also sold out...

HTC Vive Goes Wireless

If you've ever gone to the gym and got your headphones tangled in a set of free weights or the rowing machine, then you can understand how the wired nature of headsets can be a hindrance to your VR fitness workout. You might have already heard about companies like...
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Whether you are lifting for strength or lifting for size, the rate of muscle growth might actually stay the same. Many try to disprove this by pointing out the visual differences between powerlifters and bodybuilders when in fact, their muscle size is quite the illusion due to the fact...
Omimo Uranus One: The Best VR Headset You May Never Use
When it comes to working out, there is nothing more discouraging than seeing no progress being made. Seeing the same walls of the gym and hearing the same motivational songs that have all but run out of motivation only serve to make things worse it seems. But what if...
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Long before computers were around, people were gazing upon the unknown and were theorizing about the possibility of transporting themselves to other worlds. First doing so via their imaginations, books and stories, people also started doing 360-degree murals, known as panoramic paintings, in order for the viewer to truly...
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Researchers recently discovered the brain displays a different pattern of activity when engaged in a virtual reality experience. Some believe this could play a role in treating Alzheimer’s disease and other memory issues in the future. According to the study, conducted by neuro-physicists at UCLA and published in the journal...
https://youtu.be/dgErwyufqmY Let’s face it: A VR headset is not just a piece of equipment that you wear on your head like a pair of headphones. A quality HMD is a fully equipped gateway to another world that is actually providing you both the video and audio experience at the same...
There are a lot of fitness VR apps available like BitGym and Runtastic that are doing a great job in providing people with a new way to get a light workout. Even though these apps are great for using VR to get a little fitness boost, they all fall...
Millions of people boost their exercise results everyday by working out alongside a training partner. It’s well documented that training in pairs is much more effective than training alone. This however is of course dependent upon having an appropriately matched partner. In a small geographic region pairing up with...
Even with headphones and televisions, cardio can be a bore. Enter Widerun, a VR cycling system that offers the opportunity to cycle through virtual worlds and thereby banish workout tedium forever. Is it all it’s promised to be? It’s a brilliant premise, but how does Widerun perform? Here’s the...
With the concept of virtual reality being revitalized, the possibilities of going where you can't physically go have become a reality within some of the games paired with this new technology. One of those games is Everest, where you get a chance to experience most of what the climbers...

STRATA: A New VR Experiment

Virtual Reality is commonly used for entertainment, that’s a given. But the applications of VR are increasing every day. Recently, a company called The Mill has done a new VR experiment that generates worlds inside VR based on your biometrics, called STRATA that we really thought changed the way...
VR Fitness is an ever-changing, ever-increasing world and with that, we are now getting a larger variety of experiences to choose from. Having said that, choosing amongst this variety can be difficult. We get that. That’s why we put together the following tips on how to choose the best...

7 Myths about VR Fitness

If you haven’t been hearing a lot about VR lately, you’ve been living under a rock. Virtual reality is beginning to gain grounds in entertainment, education, sports, business, health and fitness. Many think it might add great value to marketing campaigns, video viewing, fitness programs, information sharing and learning...
The basic premise of weight loss all boils down to one simple equation: if you want to shed pounds, burn more calories than you consume. For every fad diet, weight loss program, pill, supplement, or regimen, the facts still remain this simple. For every 500 extra calories you burn a...
Never before have there been higher rates of Americans who are in need of an effective weight loss solution. With a striking 2/3 of the adult population now falling under the category of overweight or obese and 1/3 of children age 6-19, there will only be a continued demand...