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.

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

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Among the lot was the NordicTrack VR Bike, an upcoming exercise bike which includes a steerable yoke replete with standard controller input buttons, directional pad, triggers, etc. ” 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. Experiences Fitness BoxVR exercise VR fitness

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. The post VirZoom Quest Review: Your Exercise Bike Takes Off With The Oculus Quest appeared first on UploadVR.

Japan Using Exercise Bikes & VR Porn To Generate Electricity

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The event, held in Tokyo’s bustling Shibuya District, included a pop-up truck housing several exercise bikes and what appears to be Oculus Rift VR headsets. The post Japan Using Exercise Bikes & VR Porn To Generate Electricity appeared first on VRScout.

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.

Star Wars: Vader Immortal Trilogy Review – A Splendid Early Exercise In Story-Living

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It is an exercise in VR accessibility, an exploration of interactions that are as satisfying to execute as they are quick to grasp and, most importantly, a showcase of what can be done with character-driven narratives in VR.

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

Exercising Becomes A Little Easier With This Augmented Climbing Wall

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The post Exercising Becomes A Little Easier With This Augmented Climbing Wall appeared first on VRScout. From exciting multiplayer games to helpful climber training applications, this 21st Century rock wall could finally make the gym fun.

Review: VirZoom, The Virtual Reality Exercise Bike That Works With Rift, Vive and PSVR

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I once owned one of the greatest exercise machines ever made. The Kilowatt Pro was an exercise controller. Virtual Reality and Exercise. emerging that virtual reality can be one of the best pieces of exercise equipment you can own, not so much because it offers intense physical exercise in its current form, but because you can play room-scale VR for extended times without the motivational drain of boredom.

Star Wars: Droid Repair Bay Is An Adorable Exercise In VR Fan Service

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It’s a great exercise in VR scene-building, conjuring up a believably bustling environment that could have been taken straight out of the set of any of the movies.

Research Finds VR Burns More Calories Than Sex

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According to newly released data from the Virtual Reality Institute of Health & Exercise , the answer is a definite yes, yes, YES! By design, you are getting the same full-body movement and cardiovascular exercise experience during gameplay that you would from actually dancing.

This Is What 50 Days Of Virtual Reality Exercise Can Do

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Playing ‘Beat Saber’ Could Burn the Same Number of Calories as Tennis

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According to recent testing by the Virtual Reality Institute of Health and Exercise , Beat Saber (2018) may be more than just a fun way to spend an evening in. Images courtesy Virtual Reality Institute of Health and Exercise.

Gamescom 2018 Day 3: Icaros made me exercise with fun in VR, Cybershoes made me walk in VR while seated and much more

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Explaining while it is a fitness device is not easy if you don’t try it: basically, the position that you have to hold on the machine lets you exercise the lower part of your back and also the steering operations are all based on the balance of your body.

#702: The VR Exercise Revolution: Empirical Data from the VR Insitute for Health & Exercise

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Aaron Stanton says that VR is the most effective piece of exercise equipment he’s ever purchased. He’s spent over 100 hours playing an exercise mod. Podcast Archive

The ‘Vive Fitness Guy’ Is Launching His Own VR Content Studio

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First-Of-Its-Kind Mixed Reality Fitness Game Makes Its Way To Vive Focus Plus

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HitMotion: Reloaded blends VR, MR, and exercise to create a truly unique fitness experience. Developed by New Technology Walkers , HitMotion: Reloaded is a new exercise game that’s half boxing, half dodging, and 100% cardio fun.

Arcade Boxer ‘Knockout League’ Coming to PSVR

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It is currently rated on the Virtual Reality Institute of Health and Exercise as equivalent exercise to rowing for burning calories. vr boxing vr exercise vr workoutPopular VR boxing title Knockout League is coming to PlayStation VR.

These Are The Best HTC Vive Games For Burning Calories

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VirZOOM Partners With AMD to Bring VR Fitness Bikes to Locations Across the Globe

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But thanks to virtual reality, there might be an exercise machine coming to your local gym or arcade that promises to gamify what many people not only find to be an existential commentary on their personal failings, but also a painfully boring experience.

Hands-On With BoxVR: Can VR Replace The Traditional Gym?

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Despite alarming rises in global obesity, there has never been so few excuses to avoid exercise. Some high end gyms are investing heavily in experiences that break the boredom of repetitive exercise and improve results in shorter times. Experiences BoxVR exercise Gym

VR Games Are Now Ranked By the Workout You Get

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The VR Institute of Health and Exercise partnered with San Francisco State University in a groundbreaking study to prove it is, claiming VR can be a source of “strenuous exercise.” “We have a lot of information about what types of things in games lead to good exercise.”

Racing Game “Sprint Vector” is an Intense Workout with VR Locomotion that Just Works

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It’s also a unique combination of active exercise with a combination of embodied and abstracted gameplay mechanics. HTC Vive HTC Vive Compatible Games HTC Vive Games News SteamVR Games VR Games VR Locomotion exercise gdc 2017 racing sprint vector survios

This Man Has Already Lost 10 Pounds From Playing Skyrim VR

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While it would be no doubt unhealthy to sustain that level of weight loss, assuming he’s led a primarily sedentary lifestyle with minimal to no exercise previously, it’s likely just water weight and his loss will level off soon. Tagged with: Bethesda , exercise , Skyrim VR Facebook Twitter Reddit More. Gaming Bethesda exercise Skyrim VR

Turn Any Stationary Bike Into A VR Fitness Machine With This $100 Sensor

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VirZOOM is back with a more affordable option for exercising in virtual reality. Well obviously going with just the sensor means you’ll have to provide your own exercise bike.

Man Loses Over 50 Pounds Using A Virtual Reality Bicycle

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The game-like experiences kept him coming back and created a non-threatening atmosphere for continued exercise. ” Brierly says he really hasn’t partaken in any other form of regular exercise during this weight loss period beyond his time on the VirZoom bicycle.

9 Of The Best VR Games For Working Up A Sweat

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There’s even a VR Institute of Healthy and Exercise designed to highlight high-calorie-burning apps and we’ve previously highlighted a few of the Vive’s standout titles. Tagged with: active , calories , exercise , sweat , VR games Facebook Twitter Reddit More.

Best VR Party Games

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HTC Vive PlayStation VR PSVR Oculus Rift VR Fitness VR Workout VR ExerciseIf you are looking for VR games to loosen up your next get-together or to simply have a hilarious good time with your friends, look no further.

This Man Actually Cycled The Entire Length Of The UK In VR

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To do this, he was using an inexpensive bluetooth cadence monitor paired with his exercise bike and Samsung’s Gear VR, running his own app named CycleVR. Tagged with: Aaron Puzey , CycleVR , cycling , exercise , gear vr.

Hands-On: ViveNChill Fan Helps Fight Sweaty Faces and Foggy Lenses

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Tagged with: exercise , nausea , ViveNChill Facebook Twitter Reddit More. HTC Vive VR Headsets VR Industry News exercise nausea ViveNChillI sweat a lot. If I’m standing outside with the sun up and a little breeze, it’s only a matter of time before I start sweating.

Meet Black Box, the world’s first virtual reality gym

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Exercise and weight loss has always been a prominent part of virtual reality. The gaming industry has always been searching for an exercise stimulating solution with occasional success stories, like the one of Job Stauffer, then-Telltale Games employee, who lost 50 pounds playing a VR game.

Best VR Puzzle Games

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HTC Vive PlayStation VR PSVR Oculus Rift Fitness Workout ExerciseWith the extremely well received launch of Tetris Effect on PlayStation VR, we thought it would be the perfect time to create a list of some of the best mind-bending and frustratingly awesome VR puzzlers out there.

US Navy Taps Microsoft's HoloLens for Augmented Reality War Games System

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Don't Miss: US Army Outfits Soldiers with Augmented Reality Headsets Dubbed the Weapons Augmented Reality Scoring System (WARSS), the program simulates live-fire exercises by displaying 3D imagery of opposing forces in the user's field of view through the HoloLens.

Black Box Opens First VR Gym In San Francisco

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The gym experience is designed around a game that tricks you into exercising and pushing your physical limitations. Getting shredded with the help of VR.

Can you lose weight using VR? We are going to try! VR Fitness Series Week 1 – BoxVR

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So today I am starting a new weekly fitness series using VR with my wife Stacey. We have both decided enough is enough and we want to lose weight and get fit, but the problem is we have no time in our busy lives to go to the gym and working out.

VirZOOM Raises $5.5 Million For Next Generation VR Bike

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The creators of an exercise bike geared toward VR said they raised a $5.5 The money raised by VirZOOM will go toward 2nd generation products that can turn any stationary bike into one compatible with the company’s VR exercise program. VR exercise is an intriguing prospect. million seed round to expand efforts.