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’ 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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Virzoom’s VZFit in the News, as University Study Shows VR and Music Improves Exercise Retention

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Ordinarily, scientific publications and studies are associated with new discoveries and ideas that we didn’t yet know, but here it seems they are least two or three years behind our readership, who are already fully aware of the benefits virtual reality brings to exercise.

Supernatural Takes Oculus Quest Fitness A Few Steps Further Than Beat Saber

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It is easy to see the influence of those earlier VR games on the new exercise and fitness software from Within, but Supernatural is tuned in ways the others aren’t for both the wireless freedom of Oculus Quest and a home replacement for gym visits.

Why exercise VR games are a great fit for Oculus and their subscription model

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During the pandemic, VR saw a sizable boom in activity, and one of the most popular activities (alongside gaming) is exercise. I don’t personally exercise much in VR. Let’s talk about Oculus adding subscription billing for VR content.

VRWorkout Is A Free, Hand-Tracking VR Fitness App On Oculus Quest

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The way VRWorkout works is to change up the type of exercise it’s asking of you, then track your hands and head to make sure you’re actually doing them.