VR Health App Lets You Exercise With Actual Dumbbells

A digital exercise with actual outcomes.

Litesport is a subscription-based health app for VR headsets designed to immerse you in quite a lot of digital exercises. Previously Liteboxer, the corporate just lately expanded its digital health platform past boxing and complete physique exercises to incorporate Power Coaching.

This new sport mode makes use of varied applied sciences—from passthrough and hand monitoring to blended actuality—to supply quite a lot of difficult strength-building routines. A few of these Power Coaching workout routines have you ever ditching your movement controllers in favor of precise dumbbells. The app tracks your actions to make sure that you’re utilizing correct type whereas lifting.

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Based on Litesport, the Power Coaching mode doesn’t function any scores or leaderboards. You as a substitute observe a digital coach by means of set routines that focus on 16 necessary muscle teams. You may even goal particular muscle teams utilizing an interactive muscle map and monitor your efficiency over time.

“Constructing power is crucial, and we need to make it accessible to everybody,” stated CEO and Founder, Jeff Morin, in an official launch. “With Power Coaching, we hope to offer individuals who could have by no means sought out a power exercise – a place to begin.”

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“They will discover a exercise to assist strengthen their decrease again so they could extra simply decide up their toddler, no matter it is likely to be,” he added. “Our muscle map makes it easy to select a goal space, and the monitoring and accountability will, we hope, make them come again to it and really feel the consequence, however as a facet impact of getting enjoyable within the app and doing one thing they take pleasure in.”

Litesport is accessible to obtain now on Meta Quest 2 and Quest Professional VR headsets for $18.99 monthly by way of the Meta Store. The corporate is providing a 7-day free trial for these on the fence about subscribing. There’s additionally a free membership you possibly can join that gives entry to a restricted quantity of content material.

“The app has modified a lot previously 12 months,” added Morin. “We added full-body exercises with the launch of Complete Physique 6 months in the past, and it turned apparent that this made-for-VR, trainer-led expertise is absolutely one thing particular. Individuals like it, and it’s an enormous differentiator for us.”

For extra info go to litesport.com.

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