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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...