‘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.

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Save $100 on the Bowflex C7 Exercise Bike in this 24-hour sale

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If you've been attracted to Peloton but balked at the prices, this Bowflex C7 exercise bike 24-hour sale deal is the best you can find. Deals Best Buy 2022 Best Buy Bowflex deals Bowflex deals Commerce 2022 exercise bike deals exercise bikes Peloton alternatives

Even a Little Exercise Appears to Prevent Depression in New Study

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Research this month points to a mental health benefit from regularly exercising. This association was most apparent in people who appeared to meet the recommended amount of exercise a… Read more.

The best exercise bikes of June 2020

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Buying Guides Health & Fitness Affiliate Best of biking exercise bike fitness home workout stationary bikeGet high-quality cardio workouts without the damaging impact on joints from running or jogging.

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.

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.

Apple Fitness Plus now includes post-childbirth exercise routines

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After giving birth, postpartum exercise is something that should be navigated consciously and safely. Some exercises include strength and core, including a few that focus on the pelvic floor.

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.

Exercise while you work with this under-desk elliptical for 33% off

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TL;DR: As of June 22, the FlexStride Pedal Exerciser is on sale for $118.99, which is 56% off its regular price of $269.99. The FlexStride Pedal Exerciser is an under-desk elliptical that can help you remain active even during times you can't carve out time for exercise.

Save 30% on an exercise bike that's a solid alternative to Peloton

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The Echelon EX5 smart exercise bike is $695.01 You're in luck: There are plenty of cheaper exercise bike options that can help you feel the burn at a budget-friendly price. One of these options is the Echelon EX5 smart exercise bike , which is on sale for just $695.01

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.

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.

Snag an exercise bike on sale and get your cardio in at home

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Save $200: Get your heart rate up at home with the Finer Form exercise bike, which is on sale for $299.99 (its lowest price to date) at Amazon. For a limited time, you can buy a Finer Form indoor exercise bike for $299.99 Finer Form exercise bike.

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.

Save 52% on this cat toy that helps entertain and exercise your furry friend

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It's a great way to sneak in a little exercise for your cat while keeping them entertained by the prospect of catching the feather. TL;DR: As of March 13, this Interactive Balance Feather Cat Toy is on sale for $18.99, which is 52% off its regular price of $39.

Exercise while you answer emails with an under-desk elliptical on sale

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More than ever, it’s essential to add in bursts of exercise throughout your day to remain active. TL;DR: This Under Desk Elliptical is on sale at 10% off as of March 24, so you can get it for $134.99 instead of $149.

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.

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

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.

Does the VirZOOM Exercise Bike Solve the VR Locomotion Problem?

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VR on exercise bikes like VirZOOM is going to be AMAZING… for some people, and I may not be one of those people. But overall, I think that VirZOOM is clearly going to be a popular incentive and motivator for some people to get more exercise. Aside from gaming, the feeling of exploration and taking virtual rides through the equivalent a fully immersive Google Streetview or Google Earth VR is what gets me the most excited about using VR to combine exercise with virtual tourism.

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

Exercise Your Mind- The Benefits of VR Fitness on the Brain

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Now let’s take a peek into how exercise, in general, helps our minds. Science better memory blood vessels Brain brain health dementia exercise function healthy brain hypertension increase intelligence medical memory mental health neurons science study Virtual Reality VR VR Fitness

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.

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

Save $200 on this NordicTrack exercise bike at Best Buy today

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Buy this NordicTrack Studio Exercise Bike today at its reduced price of $1,999 at Best Buy. Deals Health & Fitness Best Buy 2021 health and fitness health and fitness deals NordickTrack Bike NordickTrack deals

Bandai’s New Digimon Watches Only Beef Up Their Monsters When Kids Exercise

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Convincing kids to hand over their tablets and game controllers to go play outside is no easy task, but Bandai Namco’s Vital Hero watches might actually make fitness more appealing through gamification.

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.

Best Oculus Quest 2 VR Fitness Games for Exercise & Workouts

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The Oculus Quest has been a favorite for virtual reality fitness enthusiasts due to its lack of cords. Initially, it lacked as many fitness titles as other headsets, but 2020 saw many great games get ported over to the system and the Oculus Quest 2 get released.

This fold-up smart home gym packs 100+ exercises, takes up minimal space

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assistance, and more than 100 exercises in a space-saving package. Speediance is an all-in-one smart home gym that provides a touchscreen, A.I. Health & Fitness Smart Home home gym smart home gym Speediance

This Is What 50 Days Of Virtual Reality Exercise Can Do

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Exercise by Accident: VR Games To Help You Work Out at Home

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You can get a surprising amount of exercise “by accident” with a bunch of these VR games. If you’ve ever thought you’d be better at

SWEAT Partners With Snapchat On AR Fitness Lens

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Available free via the Snapchat app (available on iOS and Android ), this full-body Lens tasks you with completing a series of exercises lead by fitness personality Cass Olholm. This fitness-focused challenge will leave your leg muscles screaming.

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With Fitness Plus, Apple could very well take the lead in on-demand exercise

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Apple Fitness Plus just launched the company into the on-demand fitness space, paving the way to becoming a potential leader. Apple Health & Fitness Smart Home Apple Fitness Apple Fitness Plus

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. The Virtual Reality Institute of Health and Exercise, which collaborates with professionals in the field of Kinesiology, bases their data on a game’s observed metabolic equivalent (MET) score, a standard way of defining the energy cost of physical activities.

The Best Exercise Video Games for Breaking a Sweat

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Gaming can be an incredible way to get fit as long as you are playing the right titles. While there is no denying that virtual reality has helped take fitness gaming to a new level, you don’t have to have a headset to break a sweat while playing video games.