“Oh, there once was a hero named Ragnar the Red, who came running to Whiterun from ole Rorikstead. And the braggart did swagger and brandish his nerd as he told of bold battles and the calories he burned.” It is official!

Skyrim VR has been released for the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift and the world will never be the same. While most articles will point to the amazing modding community, the new frontier of the story-based VR or the incredible feeling of being inside Skyrim gazing at the sunset we’d like to bring attention to the massive implications this newly ported 7-year-old game has on the fitness world.

You heard me right! Put down the sweet roll and pull the arrow from your knee.

Today we’re reviewing my new personal favorite fitness game: Skyrim VR for the HTC Vive. I realized after purchasing the game that I was standing for hours. That by itself is better than sitting but I got a sudden idea.

I turned off room scale, I placed a mat in the middle of the room and I made a couple rules for myself. This took some getting used to and for the first minute or so it felt pretty silly. Read more from vrfitnessinsider.com…

thumbnail courtesy of vrfitnessinsider.com