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Wanted: Healthy Food and Beverage Sponsors

Sometimes it’s hard for gamers to pay attention to what we’re eating. With food and beverage brand logos everywhere, from ad campaigns to C9’s jersey, there’s no doubt we’re thinking about food and beverages a lot. We may notice our waistlines expanding after munching on Doritos for a few days…

Pay Attention: Mindless Eating While Gaming Can Become A Bad Habit

When it comes to snacking, I often think about one iconic line from Jack Black’s role as Dewey Finn in School of Rock: No, Dewey. It is not a crime to have a penchant for eating. However, snacking can get pretty unhealthy, especially when it’s done mindlessly. This is often…

Oakley Partners With Call of Duty Legend Scump

Oakley has been a staple in sports culture for decades. Now, the eyewear brand is swooping into esports, an industry that has a specific need for glasses. The partnership comes tied with Call of Duty phenom Seth “Scump” Abner, who is officially the first esports figure to become partnered beside…

Thumb and Wrist Pain: A Cautionary Tale

There are a lot of great things about gaming. It’s an excellent way to have fun with friends, channel your competitive energy into something positive, and just relax. If you love playing as much as I do, sometimes your “quick gaming breaks” can turn into multi-hour marathons. While there’s nothing…

Gamers are Active: A Short History of Exercise Games

We’ve all seen the stereotype before: gamers are sluggish, chubby, and just plain out-of-shape. That’s been around since the earliest days of gaming, lumped in with the stereotype of the young, white, male gamer. Eventually it morphed into something a little different: the stereotype of gamers who loves junk food,…

Level-Up and try the SNACK Fits Challenge

When we started Ritual Motion we set out with a mission to bring you products that would enhance your wellbeing and boost your performance. SNACK was one brand whose innovative plant-based products leaped out at us. If you haven’t tried SNACK, their Superfood Clusters are made with ONLY farm-fresh Spirulina…

Esports Injuries Are Destroying Competitive Careers

Esports isn’t a physical industry compared to what players put their bodies through in traditional sports like basketball and football. However, it still takes an incredible toll, and when gaming injuries occur, sometimes they can cause careers to crumble. Long-time professional Call of Duty player Tommy “ZooMaa” Paparatto of the…

Razer’s ‘Project Hazel’ Mask Blends Fashion With Safety

Razer’s prototype, labeled as “The World’s Smartest Mask,” is a fascinating innovation that combines protection in public with colorful gaming fashion. The concept is clear: Project Hazel is an N95 mask with RGB lights and voice projection. The reusable mask contains a transparent outside shell made of scratch-resistant and waterproof…

Running to Gaming Music Has Kept Me Sane in Lockdown

Things are rough right now – we all know it. We hoped the mess would stay behind in 2020, but the first week of 2021 has proved just as tumultuous. In addition to all that, it’s also January, a time when people make resolutions for the new year. If your…

5 Tips to Prevent Back and Neck Pain While Gaming

Most often, gaming feels great. It’s fun, exhilarating, and energizing, among many other good things. But when you game enough, it can also start to cause pain in various parts of your body. Among regular gamers, the most common areas of pain and injury are hands, wrists, arms, back and…