7 prime VR health apps for Oculus, HTC Vive and Cardboard
Virtual reality can do more than just take you into another dimension – it can inspire and motivate you to get moving with fitness-based apps that will get you in shape. Many of us have decided to make 2018 the year we take better care of our bodies. Here are seven ways to use VR apps to get you exercising and toning.
Visit the Rift Experiences Store and add BOXVR in your shopping cart for an effective workout. Boxing-inspired routines developed by leading fitness trainers will get you slimmer and meaner. Upload your own music for inspiration and let BOXVR’s workouts turn into a heartbreaking sweat.
Cost: $ 17.99
Gym WP – Training & Fitness
No gym, no problem when you can download an activity app on Google Play. Get a world of exercise programs, track your progress, calculate your weight and BMI, and much more to find you on your way to a fitter anytime, anywhere Gym AP – Training & Fitness. Create cool, bespoke workouts from 200+ pre-defined exercises to keep your interest and shape. It’s like a personal trainer in the palm of your hand.
Cost: $ 0.99 – $ 1.99 per item downloaded in the app
Sweat with steam VR fitness As you train your body from head to toe in an action packed game of being on your feet and moving as you defeat enemies with a flying slash. Swing and swing your way towards a leaner and stronger body that is more fun than anything else. Eye-catching graphics, lots to see and the rush to defeat rivals will keep you energized and revved up to exert yourself.
Cost: $ 9.99
Black Box VR
Black Box VR
Your local gym has nothing on Black Box VR – “The world’s first full fitness virtual reality gym.” The 30 minute workouts are intense and intelligent, and from there will take your body to something extraordinary. Integrate the pulley system for challenging strength training with a futuristic and fulfilling direction and motivation. You can gain muscle and lose weight with a VR program that is ready to go out of the box.
Cost: Now in beta
Boogey your way to a better body with Holodance. Rhythm coupled with rigorous activity will have you dancing with kites or simply putting things on your own playlist of your choice. With your headset and dance shoes on, your Holodance training will feel like a night in the club. No doorman or cover fee required.
Cost: $ 14.99
BitGym: Virtual Cardio Tours
Add visual stimulation to your cardio workout BitGym: Virtual Cardio Tours. Stream one of the 100+ interactive trails to make a bike, treadmill, stair stepper or elliptical workout more complex. The view will keep you updated. Go on a European adventure or a North American hike from your home or even the gym. The guy next to you will stare at the wall as you are overwhelmed by a world of wonder.
Cost: $ 7.99
“The world’s first and only VR bike” VirZOOM, gets you in shape when you have a VR practice experience. Pedal to lose weight while connecting and playing, and get your workout out of this world. With eight play buttons and two heart rate monitors, the collapsible bike is high-tech and requires little maintenance. Connect wirelessly to your VR glasses and go on a fantastic biking adventure that shakes the stigma of a stationary bike.
Cost: $ 399.99