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Maintaining Balance and Positive Health in Esports

What if I told you the secret to a successful and long career in esports didn’t rely on your skill in-game? The grind mentality has cultivated a negative culture in gaming and esports, and placed an unnecessary burden on competitors, content creators, and nearly every other role that exists in…

What is Wrist Extensor Overuse?

My name is Jordan Tsai and I’m a doctor of physical therapy working with professional gaming organizations including Cloud9 and Evil Geniuses. I have treated players from numerous games including League of Legends, Fortnite, CS:GO, and Valorant. I am going to provide a series of educational articles each highlighting a…

Common Injuries and Areas of Pain in Gaming

Our Ritual Motion community, along with the dedicated gaming community at large, knows full well the toll that hours and hours of gaming can take on our bodies. We love the game, we love the sport, and it does wonders for our mental health and social lives. At the same…

How to Write a Sleep Diary—and Why It’s Helpful

A high percentage of gamers report having issues with sleep. The reasons for those sleep issues can be many and varied, but certain gaming habits—such as late gaming hours, eating late or poorly, too much exposure to artificial blue light, stress from intense action games, etc.—seem to play a big…

What are Blue Light Gaming Glasses and do they help?

Gaming requires many hours in front of your computer, TV, tablet or phone. But no matter what device you game on, you’re looking at a screen for long periods of time. For many, that can lead to dry eyes, eye strain, fatigue, difficulty sleeping, headaches, and even neck and shoulder…

Introducing Ritual Motion Blade Series Blue Light Gaming Glasses

To celebrate the launch of Ritual Motion Blade Series Blue Light Gaming Glasses by Fifth and Ninth we are offering 15% off your first pair. Ritual Motion Blade Series Blue Light Gaming Glasses by Fifth and Ninth help to fight the temporary effects of digital eye strain and protect your…

Preparing for the New Varsity Season: Training Regimes for esports

No music. No other apps, games, or programs. Phones away. Strategize, practice, skill up. Game for hours and hours every day. This is your job now. (Aside from school—that’s still your first job.) This is essentially what the best of the best Varsity esports teams do, and certainly what some…

How to Make the Most of Your Downtime

Burnout is a real thing. It’s real in work, in relationships, and in gaming! When we’re striving for our goals, it can be all too easy to go, go, go—to take every opportunity to work and try to improve, and always say yes. As gamers, we want to be gaming…

5 Top Superfoods for Gaming

Superfoods are called “super” for a reason, and we should be eating more of all of them! Things like nuts and fish and dark leafy greens. Essentially, they are the foods that give your body the most bang for their buck. But some superfoods are particularly great for improving the…

The Ritual Motion 2020 Nutrition Survey Results

When we started Ritual Motion, we made it our mission to listen and understand our community so we could bring you the best products and resources to improve your health, happiness, and success while gaming. Earlier this year, we launched the first-ever “Win Well” Gamer’s Health Survey, and the response…

SNACK for Ritual Motion – Superfood snacks for health gamers

At the beginning of this year, you may remember us running the first-ever ‘Win Well’ Gamers Health survey. Because of the results, we have been more determined than ever to respond to the needs of our community. After understanding the challenges that our community faces – particularly around fatigue and…