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


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. Will VR exercise be ubiquitous enough that gyms, trainers, and users will start to use it as often as a Peloton , Bowflex , eliptical machine , treadmill, or other common exercise equipment?

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


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. Pistol Whip might seem like a strange entry for a VR exercise list at first, but play a couple of the levels on harder difficulty and you’ll quickly see how Pistol Whip could qualify as a workout.


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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.

Boxing-Focused VR Exercise Game BoxVR Now On PSVR


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

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


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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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

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.

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.

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


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 employee uses hand gestures to select their exercise routine and a virtual instructor appears in front of them. The post CES 2020: Samsung Casually Shows Off AR Glasses In Exercise Demo appeared first on UploadVR.

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.

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.

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.

Exercising Becomes A Little Easier With This Augmented Climbing Wall


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.

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

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.

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


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.

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


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

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

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.

SWEAT Partners With Snapchat On AR Fitness Lens


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.

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


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. VR Industry News exercise fitness home exercise home fitness instantsocial Supernatural top stories vr exercise VR fitness vr workout workout

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


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 post Star Wars: Vader Immortal Trilogy Review – A Splendid Early Exercise In Story-Living appeared first on UploadVR.

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


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. Experiences VR best VR fintess apps best VR workout free VR fitness app free VR workout hard VR workout top stories vr exercise vr exercise games vr exercise quest vrworkout

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.

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


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. It’s time to jump back into a galaxy far, far away once again with the latest Star Wars VR experience, released just in the nick of time to promote next week’s release of The Last Jedi.

This Is What 50 Days Of Virtual Reality Exercise Can Do


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Exercise with a mask on can be really good for you, actually

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But that was before I read up on the latest news from the world of breathing and exercise, spurred by James Nestor's groundbreaking book Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art. For most of the pandemic, I saw masks as a necessary evil when going out for my daily 5K run.

How to Get an Intense Workout With FitXR on the Oculus Quest

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Exercise more in 2021 with a Mirror at-home gym system on sale

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The system features more than 50 genres of workouts with classes ranging from five to 60 minutes, so you can get some exercise in no matter your mood or schedule. Save $350: Get $100 off Mirror , plus free shipping and installation — a $350 value — when you use the code NEWYEARS21.

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

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Virzoom, developers of the popular VR biking software, VZFit got a bit of mainstream attention this month with the publication in the British Journal of Health Psychology of a dual Brunel, London and Exeter University study on the benefits of virtual reality and music in motivating people to exercise.

Apple reportedly taking on Peloton, Nike with online exercise classes

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Read more. More about Apple , Subscription Services , Fitness Apps , Tech , and Consumer Tech. Apple Subscription Services Fitness Apps Tech Consumer Tech

This mini exercise bike fits under your desk — and it's on sale

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TL;DR: Work out while you work with the LifePro FlexCycle under desk exercise bike , on sale for $96.99 Believe it or not, there is a way to get some exercise in as you tend to your overflowing inbox: an under-desk exercise bike.

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

Facebook criticized for toothless 'PR exercise' following ad boycott

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Unfortunately, according to the group behind the campaign that has grown to encompass massive brands like Unilever and Verizon , that action consisted of a meaningless "PR exercise" that resulted in "no commitment" from the Zuckerberg-helmed company. In the face of mounting advertiser pressure over its handling of hate speech , Mark Zuckerberg today met with the leaders of the NAACP, the Anti-Defamation League, the Free Press, and the Color Of Change. It did not go well.

#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