How one woman lost 35 pounds using VR fitness!
Updated: Nov 12, 2020
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WHO ARE THEY
NAME - Emily
AGE - 27
PLACE - Florida
SPORT BACKGROUND - never played sports in school
QUOTE - I hated any exercise with a passion so to finally have something that is a workout without feeling like a workout it makes it more fun to do.”
MOTIVATION - ready to start a family
QUOTE- “if I don’t learn healthy habits now, once I have a family it will only get harder”
WHAT THEY USE
SMARTWATCH - FitBit Charge HR2
VR HEADSET - Oculus Rift
FAVOURITE WORKOUT GAMES - BoxVR, Beat Saber
WEIGHT LOSS - 35 pounds
more definition in arms
stronger upper body
Improved resting heart rate
noticed more confidence
WHEN- min twice a week after work at night (worked 10 hr shifts)
TYPICAL WORKOUT - 30 minutes with either game or a mix of both.
AVG CALORIES BURNED- 220 calories
TIPS - added her own music to make playlists of desired music for the games
QUOTE - "make Beat Saber the first game to try” It has so many easy levels to start out with that you get the hang of it. When friends come over and want to see what it’s like that’s what I have them play.”
DIET: - member of weight watchers, main diet changes include a decrease in carbs and an increase in fruits and vegetables.
QUOTE - “I focus a lot on balance”, I still allow myself to go out for dessert
OTHER EXERCISE - After losing weight with VR she was able to add in running outside,
QUOTES - “Previously most of my workouts were VR, but in recent times my husband and I have decided to do our first 5K’
I will still do VR workouts on the days I don’t feel like running.”
VR FITNESS QUOTES -
“I really like the workouts because what motivates me at the gym is classes anyway. There’s that pressure in a class to keep going even if you’re tired, and with the VR you still get that pressure. Either you want to beat your high score, or get a good streak. It motivates you.”
“With the VR I can do it whenever I want and it doesn’t have to be scheduled”
It’s also cool to see your progress. If I used to be able to play a song on hard and can now play it on expert it’s a cool feeling.”
HER CONCLUSION - “Before this I hated the gym, hated exercising, was never motivated to try anything new. Now with VR I get to try something new whenever I want, and I get to do it on my terms. “
You can pop over to Weightloss VR and read the full story - How one woman reached her goal weight with the help of VR
It's great to see what Emily achieved with Vr exercise and i hope it inspired you to take some action and maybe give Vr a chance to help meet your fitness goals!
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