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Thursday, 24 November, 2022 UTC

VR Fitness Insider Podcast – Episode 2

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Saturday, 12 November, 2022 UTC

VR Fitness Insider Podcast – Episode 1

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Wednesday, 10 August, 2022 UTC

Blaston Hosts Championship with over $10K in Prizes

The Blaston Championship 2022 is underway! Compete with other top ranked players through November for a prize pool of over $10,000, enjoy the biggest VR esports competition of the year, and see if you can claim championship title glory. Blaston is a ... more - vrfitnessinsider

Sunday, 15 May, 2022 UTC

Rezzil’s Competition Series Seeks to Encourage Virtual Athletics

In April, Rezzil launched a major update for their VR sports platform which included the announcement of one of the biggest competition series’ ever for the VR community. Each month there will be $5000 cash and an assortment of other prizes, such Fitbits ... more - vrfitnessinsider

Thursday, 17 March, 2022 UTC

Population: One’s Metropolis Doubles as Battle Royale Map and Social Experience

Metropolis arrives today in the world of BigBox VR’s Population: One battle royale game and while it’s touted as a new map, it’s much more than that. Let’s get real for a minute and recognize that despite the huge area of this map, which offers more ... more - vrfitnessinsider

Tuesday, 15 March, 2022 UTC

Echo Combat Fans: Are You Ready for The Flamingo Challenge?

Editor’s Note: Credit for this article goes to Codasleuth with minor editing from VRFI staff. Echo Combat Lounge and ECRanked announce the release of The Flamingo Challenge, an ongoing event for Ready At Dawn’s Echo Combat (an in-app purchase for Echo ... more - vrfitnessinsider

Tuesday, 15 March, 2022 UTC

Racket:Next VR Game Officially Sanctioned by International Racquetball Federation

The 17-year-old arrived home, slipped off his shoes, and looked around his room, which had been cleared of all but essential items. He was eager to hang out with his friends and excited to see if his sport team could finally defeat their greatest rival ... more - vrfitnessinsider

Thursday, 24 February, 2022 UTC

Let the VR Winter Games Begin!

Virtual Athletics League will host the annual Virtual Reality Winter Games and provide an opportunity for the VR community to enjoy an action-packed month of fun. From February 26 through March 20, VAL will present an array of challenges, tournaments, ... more - vrfitnessinsider

Monday, 10 January, 2022 UTC

Christine Whyte Shares Her Story of Weight Loss Through FitXR

During the Covid lockdowns, Christine Whyte dealt with stress by turning to food for comfort and since she had never enjoyed exercise, her weight reached an unhealthy level. Like many others throughout 2020-2021, Whyte decided to try an alternative option ... more - vrfitnessinsider

Monday, 6 December, 2021 UTC

PvP Dueling in VR: An In-Depth Look at Resolution Games’ Blaston

In one of the trailer parks where I lived as a child, there was an acre-sized wooded area that was a fantastic place to build forts and play war games. It was basically a small loblolly pine forest with trees over 100 feet tall and pinecones that scattered ... more - vrfitnessinsider

Friday, 29 October, 2021 UTC

Black Box VR Gym Members Lift 1 Billion Pounds In Virtual Reality

The Black Box VR community has lifted one billion pounds collectively in their virtual reality workout experience. Yes, you can you actually lift weights in virtual reality? It’s possible at the Black Box VR gym. Black Box VR combines real strength training ... more - vrfitnessinsider

Thursday, 14 October, 2021 UTC

Social Events Highlight Pop One 1-year Anniversary

Each gaming community has a unique story that includes development, evolution, and overall attitude of individuals and the group as a whole. Shared experiences among players in many of these communities can have tremendous impact on their lives as well ... more - vrfitnessinsider

Tuesday, 5 October, 2021 UTC

NEPA to Host Echo Arena LAN Event to Support Special Olympics

National Esport Professional Association announces a charity cup to raise awareness and funds for the Special Olympics. Featuring Ready At Dawn’s Echo Arena , the LAN sporting event will be held at Busch Stadium’s Redbird Club in St. Louis on March 18-20, ... more - vrfitnessinsider

Monday, 4 October, 2021 UTC

Benefits of VR for Fitness

Physical activity can be an enjoyable experience that enhances one’s life and many people are discovering how to integrate increased activity through VR gaming. Since regular exercise has benefits for physical, mental and emotional health, there are ... more - vrfitnessinsider

Thursday, 29 July, 2021 UTC

Gorilla Tag: High Intensity Fitness, Fun & Esports

Reject humanity. Embrace your inner ape. Become gorilla. The mottos of Another Axiom’s Gorilla Tag , an immersive VR game created by Kerestell “Lemming” Smith, remind us that sometimes people just want to “be a little monke.” The game itself is relatively ... more - vrfitnessinsider

Wednesday, 28 July, 2021 UTC

Supernatural VR Fitness App Update Focuses on Individuality and Efficiency

Each person who commits to improved wellness begins a unique journey with different health considerations, preferences, and goals. Supernatural continues to excel in the real of VR fitness and their latest update focuses on individual needs by providing ... more - vrfitnessinsider

Thursday, 22 July, 2021 UTC

Larcenauts: Immersion Overload Update Adds Key Immersive Features

Impulse Gear, an independent game developer and publisher located in San Francisco, continues to prioritize game features based on community feedback and requests for Larcenauts , a team-based multiplayer first-person hero shooter that was released last ... more - vrfitnessinsider

Monday, 19 July, 2021 UTC

Ready Player Golf VR Tournament on Oculus Quest to Benefit XRSI

Ready Player Golf is hosting a charity event that will take place in the Oculus Quest game Topgolf with Pro Putt. Tickets for the VR golf tournament are $100 each (tax deductible) and proceeds benefit XR Safety Initiative. Registration is open now for ... more - vrfitnessinsider

Friday, 16 July, 2021 UTC

Michael Wells: A Fantastical Journey To Improved Wellness through VR Gaming

In June 2019, Michael and his friends took a vacation to Florida and while visiting Harry Potter World at Universal Studios, the 265-pound 40+-year-old was asked to sit in the “test chair” to assess whether he could fit on one of the rides. Although ... more - vrfitnessinsider

Wednesday, 14 July, 2021 UTC

Party Time in Echo Arena with 2v2 VR Esports Event

It’s party time in Echo VR ! VR Party League is hosting a 2v2 tournament in Ready At Dawn’s Echo Arena , a virtual sport game set in a zero-gravity arena. Players are encouraged to partner with a friend and test their skills against others in the community. ... more - vrfitnessinsider

Wednesday, 14 July, 2021 UTC

Community-Building Esports Event Coming to Population: One VR Game

Since the release of Population: One in October 2020, players have been forming clans, independent leagues, and super secret societies accessible only to the elite, but community leaders are coming together to host the Population: One Community Cup where ... more - vrfitnessinsider

Tuesday, 13 July, 2021 UTC

Stack Up and VR Gamers Support Emotional Wellness of Veterans and Deployed Service Members

Isolation, job loss, and illness have impacted most everyone over the past 18 months, but the effects of Covid-19 on the population at large continue to highlight the need for concentrated support among groups that were already at increased risk of suicide ... more - vrfitnessinsider

Monday, 12 July, 2021 UTC

FitXR Music Update – An Injection Of Fresh Beats Inluding Calvin Harris And Tiesto

FitXR receives a major update this week, with a host of tracks from both established and emerging artists being launched onto the platform. The introduction of commercially popular, recognizable songs to work out to was a major selling point touted by ... more - vrfitnessinsider

Friday, 9 July, 2021 UTC

How to Ensure Your VR Workout Covers Each Muscle Group

It can be hard to balance your VR workout routine when you first start out. Here's what you need to know about each critical muscle group! Continue reading on VR Fitness Insider. ... more - vrfitnessinsider

Friday, 2 July, 2021 UTC

Echo Arena Rookies Have Opportunity to Experience VR Esports

Novice Echo Arena players are invited to participate in the Rookie Cup 2021, a competitive VR esports event organized and managed by Echo community leaders who encourage positive engagement between players of all levels. Registration is open now for ... more - vrfitnessinsider

Wednesday, 30 June, 2021 UTC

VR Esports League Continues Push into High Schools with Echo Arena Tournament

The High School VR League continues to introduce immersive esports to high school students across North America and announces the Echo Arena Zone War tournament with a 6-week mini-season starting July 12 that culminates in a Lightning Final on August ... more - vrfitnessinsider

Wednesday, 30 June, 2021 UTC

6 Reasons Why Now Is the Time to Jump Into VR Fitness

Perhaps the most difficult thing about converting new people to join the VR fitness scene comes with convincing them to just make that initial plunge. More so than other forms of exercise, or even other types of gaming, for that matter, virtual reality ... more - vrfitnessinsider

Tuesday, 22 June, 2021 UTC

VR Champions League Inaugural Season to Feature Ready At Dawn’s Echo Arena

VR Champions League launches their inaugural season with 5-months of VR esports featuring Ready At Dawn’s Echo Arena . Registration is open now and competition begins July 5 with teams seeking a professional environment based on traditional sports protocols. ... more - vrfitnessinsider

Tuesday, 22 June, 2021 UTC

VR Hockey League Season 4 Begins with an Upset

VR Hockey League Season 4 kicked off tonight for the first of almost nightly matchups for the next eight weeks between eight teams divided into A league and B league. VR Hockey League (VRHL) began its inaugural season in April 2020 and features the premier ... more - vrfitnessinsider

Thursday, 17 June, 2021 UTC

I Boosted My Quest 2’s Field Of View Halfway To A Valve Index! VRCover Foam Pad’s FOV Rated.

If you’ve got a Quest 2 and use it regularly you’ll likely already have taken steps to improve its comfort through the purchase of third-party head straps, facial interfaces, and face pads. Having a comfortable headset that fits well on your face can ... more - vrfitnessinsider