Community Download: Is VR Exercise The Future Of Home Fitness?

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For today’s Community Download, we want to know if you think VR exercise could be the future of home fitness workouts? Not only is it great to stay connected with others, but there are some truly great VR exercise apps out there too.

Best VR Exercise And Workout Apps To Keep Active On Oculus Quest

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That means that the Quest is one of the best VR systems to use to keep active and take part in virtual workouts using VR exercise. We’ve put together a list of the best apps on Quest that keep you active and let you do some VR exercise and workout while wearing an HMD.

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FitXR Launches HIIT Exercises

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FitXR is today launching its third form of virtual workout – high-intensity interval training (HIIT) exercises. Traditionally, HIIT workouts have people exercising in short, sharp bursts and then resting for a few moments before starting up another activity.

Exercise equipment that requires a subscription to work is the opposite of smart

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Features Smart Home exercise bike Mirror smart gym equipment smart homeWhen smart home gym equipment doesn't provide basic functionality without a subscription, it's anything but smart.

‘FitXR’ Update Adds Formula One-style High Intensity Training Exercises

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FitXR , the subscription-based VR workout app for Oculus Quest, launched its third in-game exercise regime which brings High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) to the mix. Unlike rhythm-based games, HIIT is based on completing blocks of exercises.

VR Health & Exercise Institute Finds Many VR Games Are Better Exercise Than a Treadmill

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According to Aaron Stanton, director of the newly-founded Virtual Reality Institute of Health and Exercise , many of the popular VR games and applications are actually more effective at burning calories than a traditional treadmill exercise routine. We later confirmed through metabolic testing that many VR titles are better calorie burners than a traditional treadmill or elliptical, making my VR system the best exercise equipment I’ve ever purchased.

Best Oculus Quest 2 Fitness, Exercise And Workout Games [Updated Winter 2020]

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The cord-free, standalone Oculus Quest system is one of the best options for VR fitness, exercise and workout routines. Here are our picks the best Oculus Quest and Quest 2 fitness and exercise apps to get your blood pumping.

Dreaming of a Peloton? These exercise bikes are just as good (and cheaper, too)

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Deals Health & Fitness Affiliate exercise bike Peloton Peloton BikeTechnology helps us stay fit and healthy. We found less expensive options for the popular but pricey Pelotons.

One of the Biggest Names in Home Fitness is Making a VR Exercise Bike

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Games like Beat Saber and Creed: Rise to Glory are a great way to get your heart pumping while having a blast, and after having played a number of these types of games at a near constant since they came to VR headsets, I thought I was in decent enough shape to take on NordicTrack’s upcoming consumer exercise bike with VR headset integration. ” SEE ALSO VR Health & Exercise Institute Finds Many VR Games Are Better Exercise Than a Treadmill.

Boxing-Focused VR Exercise Game BoxVR Now On PSVR

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BoxVR by FitXR has been around for nearly two years in the PC VR scene offering a dedicated VR exercise experience that’s focused on emulating the cardio benefits of boxing. Tagged with: BoxVR , exercise , VR fitness Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Boxing-Focused VR Exercise Game BoxVR Now On PSVR appeared first on UploadVR. Experiences Fitness BoxVR exercise VR fitness

26 exercise bikes, treadmills, and rowers on sale this weekend

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As of April 10, save on 26 exercise workhorses — from treadmills to rowers to other bikes — on sale. More about Exercise Equipment , Mashable Shopping , Treadmills , Culture , and Work Life. Exercise Equipment Mashable Shopping Treadmills Culture Work Life

Complete your home gym with this impressive exercise bike on sale

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Save $425: Grab the MYXfitness exercise bike for $175 off, plus get free shipping and installation (a $250 value) by using the code MARCHMYX. Peloton isn't the only exercise bike worth your attention, though. Fitness Exercise Equipment Mashable Shopping Home Gym Culture

Facebook Launch New Quest 2 Ad Campaign Focusing On Fitness And Exercise

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New ads have appeared in the last week indicating Facebook is increasing its Quest 2 marketing push with a renewed focus on the device’s fitness and exercise capabilities, not just as a gaming device. Do you use the Quest 2 for fitness and exercise?

Exercise Can Boost Brain Health Even in People Who Already Have Signs of Dementia

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New research adds to evidence that exercise can improve cognition, especially later in life. The study found that older people who regularly exercised had greater levels of proteins crucial to their brain’s health, compared to those who didn’t exercise.

VirZoom Quest Review: Your Exercise Bike Takes Off With The Oculus Quest

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When we first reviewed VirZoom’s exercise-bike VR programs, they had just launched for Rift, Vive, and PSVR. Some VZFit Play games are more replayable than others (Le Tour, despite being simple, might be one of the most engaging in the long term for exercise), and they all step up the aerobic challenge. The post VirZoom Quest Review: Your Exercise Bike Takes Off With The Oculus Quest appeared first on UploadVR.

Upgrade your home workout routine with exercise machines on sale

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With these 15 exercise machines and accessories on sale as of Aug. LifePro FlexCycle Under Desk Exercise Bike Why not burn a few extra calories while you sit at your desk? LifePro FlexCycle Under Desk Exercise Bike — $149.99. FlexStride Pedal Exerciser — $152.99.

Work out while you work from home with this under-desk exercise bike on sale

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More about Fitness , Bike , Exercise Equipment , Mashable Shopping , and Culture. Fitness Bike Exercise Equipment Mashable Shopping CultureSave $52: The compact DeskCycle under-desk bike pedaler is on sale for $147 at Amazon as a deal of the day on March 24.

These workout dice are a fun way to mix up your exercise routine

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TL;DR: Switch up your workouts with Rubberbanditz exercise dice and fitness bands for $24.99, a 16% savings as of Sept. Novices and elite exercisers alike should invest in resistance bands. If you're new to exercise, though, it can be hard to put together a workout on your own.

The DeskCycle 2 under-desk exerciser is just $150 at Amazon

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7, the DeskCycle 2 under-desk exerciser is only $150. They're nice little exercise machines for anyone who wants to get more active from the comfort of their own home. The DeskCycle 2 mini exercise bike is just $150 at Amazon as of Dec. DeskCycle 2 under-desk exerciser.

CES 2020: Samsung Casually Shows Off AR Glasses In Exercise Demo

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Rather than actually being an announcement of AR glasses, it was a demo of a system called Gait Enhancing & Motivating System (GEMS), an exercise analytics and training platform. This contains sensors which report health and activity data while exercising.

The best workout apps for exercising at home

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Whether you don't have time, find gyms to be intimidating, simply don't like going to a physical gym, or something else is preventing you from going, you can still exercise. First of all, decide what kind of exercises you want to do. Fitness Exercise Workout Mashable Shopping Culture

The best exercise tech to help you crush your 2022 fitness goals

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Smart home fitness equipment has progressed in leaps and bounds over the past few years, so we rounded up some of our favorite products. Health & Fitness Smart Home fitness smart home Tech The Halls

This Nautilus exercise bike is 51% off and about 1/4 the price of a Peloton

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More about Exercise , Black Friday , Cyber Monday , Mashable Shopping , and Tech. Exercise Black Friday Cyber Monday Mashable Shopping TechSave $460.99: The Nautilus U616 Upright Bike is on sale for over half off at Amazon as of Nov.

Embrace the Peloton lifestyle without going broke: This Schwinn exercise bike is $200 off at Walmart

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While this exercise bike is already more affordable than a Peloton, the $200 discount and included one-year membership to JRNY makes the purchase a no-brainer for those seeking an at-home cycling lifestyle on a budget. This is the best exercise equipment for you.

Tactical Fat Loss -Getting the Most Exercise out of Onward

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Games Tips Burn Calories Burpee exercise Fitness Onward Onward VR squats Tactical shooter Virtual Reality VR vr fit VR Fitness VR shooter vr training vr workout workoutLet me just begin with, I absolutely love tactical first-person shooters. Especially the ones in Virtual Reality.

Working from home? This is the best exercise equipment for you.

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Instead of hitting the gym after work hours, turn your house into a home gym that you can access throughout the day and get in some exercise as you work. After over a year of working from home, it's still a challenge to get that much-needed daily activity in.

This exercise bike is a budget-friendly Peloton alternative

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Save $180: Get pedaling with the Finer Form 35-pound Flywheel exercise bike on sale for $319.99 Sure, you'll sacrifice some features, but there are plenty of decent exercise bikes that don't break the bank.

Bose Open Earbuds are the best headphones for exercise and so much more

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That said, having owned and enjoyed the Bose Open Earbuds for the past six months, I can confirm that this leaves a lot of use cases where they're better than the regular earbud model — not just exercising.

Bose Open Earbuds are the best headphones for exercise and so much more

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That said, having owned and enjoyed the Bose Open Earbuds for the past six months, I can confirm that this leaves a lot of use cases where they're better than the regular earbud model — not just exercising.

Déraciné Review – An Exercise in Boredom

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The post Déraciné Review – An Exercise in Boredom appeared first on Road to VR. Déraciné comes from FromSoftware, the studio best known in the West for its work on the Dark Souls franchise, though it’s also behind a lengtiether list of works including the Armored Core series. Déraciné is the studio’s VR debut, and it shows. While the game is technically functional, that’s just about the only thing it has going for it. Déraciné Review Details: Official Site.

'Lose fat in 5 days' exercise videos are harmful for fitness beginners

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Exercising was no different. It wasn't until I started doing the suggested exercises that I realized how intensive they were, how tiring they were, and frankly, how difficult they were, despite being targeted at beginners. Paging Dr. Internet, we need a diagnosis.

The Spatial Computing Exercise

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I just wrote a post on LinkedIn about an exercise I’m doing to rethink the future of augmented and virtual reality. Why don’t you do it too? Personal

Meet the exercise bike that wants you to play video games while working out

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The Playpulse One is part exercise bike, part game console, and part entertainment center all in one. Health & Fitness News Smart Home fitness Fitness bike Playpulse One smart home

Gym Masters Wants To Turn VR Exercise Into A Story-Driven Game On Quest

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Most VR fitness apps either target a dedicated, professional experience or provide exercise as an incidental side-effect of gameplay mechanics. Gym Masters wants to fuse those ideas.

Exercise with friends in FitXR’s virtual, multiplayer workout classes

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The FitXR virtual workout studio now lets up to seven friends break a sweat together to new music and classes. Gaming Health & Fitness News FitXR Oculus Quest 2 smart home Virtual Reality

It Turns Out Exercise Isn't as Likely to Ruin Your Knees as You Think

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For those interested in exercising more but worried about their knees, a new study from researchers in the UK this week might offer some reassurance.

Fitness app that incentivizes exercising launches credit card for more rewards

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Moving beyond point rewards, Paceline is now partnering with Railsback to offer a fitness credit card that increases your cashback amount as you exercise more.