Five tips for virtual fitness for beginners

Here’s how you can use VR games to your advantage

IANSUpdated: Friday, December 02, 2022, 09:05 PM IST
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More and more often these days, we may incorporate gaming and exercise. If you haven't already noticed, playing VR games may be physically demanding. They are, however, a lot of fun, and you may forget you are exercising at all. If you're not sure where, to begin with, virtual fitness, IANSlife got some pointers for you from HDOR Fitness platform.

Select a virtual game of fitness carefully

Numerous VR games only need you to stand motionless and move your hands. You move, but do you improve in terms of fitness? Fair enough, you will burn calories, but you might not be working the right muscles. You won't significantly enhance your athletic condition playing these kinds of games. True exercise causes an elevated heart rate, shallower breathing, and profuse perspiration. You will be forced to punch, dodge, avoid obstacles, crouch, and do several more manoeuvres in VIRO MOVE that simulate actual physical training.

Follow your development

Use your home scale every day and record your findings if you have one, which you undoubtedly do. You'll be conscious of your advantages and room for improvement. Monitoring your development is crucial and inspirational. Why don't you give it a try if it works for me? The key is to gradually raise the bar while not going overboard at first. You'll develop a training programme over time that you'll practically grow dependent upon.

Avoid overdoing it

Start with five-minute intervals at first. These baby steps will help you persuade your mind and acclimate your body to the effort. To have stronger bones, greater muscles, strength, and even a better mood, you must work hard. VR Fitness can help you with this. But keep in mind that engaging in sports improperly or excessively might lead to damage.

Positive and realistic attitude

Long-term goals like losing weight, increasing endurance, flexibility, and strength call for both your dedication and a separate element, time. You ought to exercise and eat throughout the day, and then rest and build up fatigued muscles at night. Do not anticipate success in a week. Believe me, the months will fly by. Examine your objectives objectively. The most crucial element is execution.

Rest and repeat

Even the most accomplished athletes recognise the value of taking a break after a strenuous workout. Try to get at least eight hours of sleep every night and spend at least one day each week relaxing. After that, you can be confident that every workout will be more dependable and powerful than the one before it.

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