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Gamification, Part 1: Five Ways to Gamify Your Exercise

One of the hardest parts about self-improvement is sticking with good habits. While it’s easy to commit to all sorts of dramatic improvements in a rash moment of enthusiasm, the reality is that you probably won’t stick with them. Every year, we hear about people giving up their New Years…

Do I Have Abs Yet?: My Adventures in Ring Fit, Part 2

Last month, I started playing Ring Fit Adventure on Switch as a way to stay fit without getting run over by the heat of summer. I didn’t expect to love it as much as I did: after taking a day or two to get used to the exercise motions and the wacky…

From Flab to Ab: My Adventures in Ring Fit, Part 1

I’m saying it right here: if you can’t afford a personal trainer, Nintendo’s Ring Fit Adventure is the next best thing. This exercise-focused game is the next in a long line of Nintendo products intended to better your body and mind. I’d heard a lot about it since its release, but as…

Summer Vibes: Another Animal Crossing Sweat Session

Here at Ritual Motion, we’re big on exercise and physical health. We’re also big on the idea that working out doesn’t have to be boring, monotonous, or even super strenuous. As long as you’re simply moving around and getting your blood pumping, you don’t have to be a gym god…

7 Exercise Moves You Can Do While You Wait For Queue

Finding time to exercise can be hard. These days, we are overloaded with obligations. Whether it’s a job, school, family, or something else entirely, our time is typically spent on things outside of ourselves.  When we spend more time sitting than moving, it can lead to negative consequences for our…

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,…

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…