Apple Shares ‘All You Need is iPhone’ Apple Fitness+ Ad

Apple today shared an Apple Fitness+ ad highlighting the new iOS 16.1 feature that allows iPhone users to access and use the subscription service without an Apple Watch. [embedded content] Since launch, Apple Fitness+ has required an Apple Watch in order to track workouts, with the fitness information collected by the Apple Watch shown on […]

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Apple Fitness+ Available Without Apple Watch Starting With iOS 16.1, tvOS 16.1

Apple Fitness+ will be available to iPhone users without an Apple Watch starting with iOS 16.1 and tvOS 16.1, which are currently in beta testing. In the second beta of iOS 16.1 seeded to developers earlier today, user Jadyn Daniel noticed that it is now possible to subscribe to Apple Fitness+ on the iPhone without […]

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Two Popular Apple Fitness+ Trainers Announce Departure From Service

Monday September 5, 2022 3:36 pm PDT by Sami Fathi Two popular trainers on Apple Fitness+ have unexpectedly announced their departure from the service, which will celebrate its second anniversary since launching this December. Dustin Brown, who was previously a yoga trainer on Fitness+, announced his departure from the service in an Instagram post earlier […]

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Apple Fitness+ Gains Dedicated Awards in iOS 16

iOS 16 now features dedicated awards for Apple Fitness+ workouts, as of the third developer beta. In iOS 15, activity awards are earned by completing specific challenges, such as hitting a new Move ring record, having a perfect exercise week, or reaching 100 Move goals. The awards can be achieved both with and without Fitness+ […]

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Apple Reportedly Planning New Nutrition and Payment Services Alongside Fitness+ Improvements

Apple is planning to introduce several improvements for Apple Fitness+ and Apple Pay this year, and has explored offering an all-new groceries service that integrates with the Health app, according to Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman. In the latest edition of his Power On newsletter, Gurman outlined his expectations for new Apple services this year. Two finance-related […]

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Apple Fitness+ Studio Tours Provide Behind the Scenes Look at Workout Service

Justine Ezarik, known as iJustine on YouTube, today shared an inside look at the Apple Fitness+ studio in Santa Monica, California. As part of the tour, Ezarik interviewed Apple’s head of fitness Jay Blahnik and a few Fitness+ trainers. [embedded content] British GQ also visited the Fitness+ studio and interviewed Blahnik and Apple’s operations chief […]

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Apple Fitness+ Gains BTS Dance Routines Ahead of International Dance Day

Apple today announced that its Fitness+ service is being updated with several new dance routines in honor of International Dance Day, which is set to take place on Friday, April 29. The update will include a new Artist Spotlight Dance workout that’s set to the music of popular Korean pop group BTS, featuring moves that […]

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Apple Adds Postpartum Workouts to Fitness+

Apple today added a new range of postpartum workouts to Fitness+ to help mothers return to regular exercise after childbirth. Almost a year after Apple introduced new Fitness+ workouts geared toward pregnant women, the company today launched a range of workouts for the postpartum period. The series, titled “Get Back to Fitness After Having a […]

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Apple Floated as Potential Buyer of Peloton

Following months of bleak news about Peloton’s “precarious state,” including the revelation that it has halted production of its bikes and treadmills, Apple is being floated as a potential buyer of Peloton’s troubled fitness business. Yesterday, CNBC reported that Peloton will temporarily stop production of its connected fitness products due to a “significant reduction” in […]

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Apple Announces Fitness+ Workout Collections and Time to Run

Apple today announced Collections and Time to Run for Apple Fitness+, as well as expanded Time to Walk and Artist Spotlight suites. Collections are curated series of workouts and meditations from the Fitness+ library, providing users with a new way to get motivated, remain consistent, and make progress with their sessions. Fitness+ Collections include a […]

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Apple Fitness+ to Feature Prince William on Time to Walk and Apple Music 1

Apple today announced that Apple Fitness+ will feature the UK’s Prince William on Time to Walk and Apple Music 1 on December 6. Prince William will close the second season of Apple’s Time to Walk with a holiday special episode. During the episode, Prince William discusses the importance of keeping mentally fit, going outside of […]

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Apple Fitness+ Starts Rolling Out in 15 Additional Countries

Apple Fitness+, Apple’s subscription-based fitness service, is now rolling out in 15 new countries, including Austria, Brazil, Colombia, France, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Arab Emirates. Priced at $9.99 per month, or available as part of the Apple One Premier bundle that has also expanded to […]

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Apple Fitness+ Users Can Now Work Out With Friends and Family Using SharePlay

SharePlay, a new feature that’s been introduced in iOS 15.1, iPadOS 15.1, macOS Monterey, watchOS 8.1, and tvOS 15.1, is compatible with Apple Fitness+ and adds a fun new feature to Apple’s fitness service – working out with friends. Using SharePlay, Apple Fitness+ users can work out with friends and family members over FaceTime. Apple […]

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Fitness+ Gains Pilates and Guided Meditation Workouts, Including New ‘Workouts to Get Ready for Snow Season’

Apple today added Guided Meditations and Pilates to Apple Fitness+, expanding the existing catalog of workout types already available on the service ahead of a significant expansion of 15+ additional countries later this year. During the last Apple event earlier this month, Apple announced it would be expanding Fitness+ with Guided Meditations. This new workout […]

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UnitedHealthcare Offering Insured Members Free Year of Apple Fitness+

Health insurance provider UnitedHealthcare has announced that a 12-month subscription to Apple Fitness+ will be provided to its fully insured members at no extra cost. Starting November 1, members who already own an Apple Watch will be able to sign up for a yearlong Apple Fitness+ subscription for free. According to UnitedHealthcare, this covers about […]

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Apple to Launch Running Variation of Its ‘Time to Walk’ Fitness+ Audio Feature

Apple intends to bring new variations of its Time to Walk feature to Apple Fitness+ subscribers, with “Time to Run” and “Audio Meditations” set to debut alongside the Apple Watch Series 7 launch, according to well-connected Bloomberg reporter Mark Gurman. Launched in January, Time to Walk are audio stories from influential people that Apple Watch […]

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Apple Fitness+ Getting New ‘Time to Walk’ Episodes and More Next Week

Apple today announced it will be releasing new “Time to Walk” episodes for Apple Fitness+ subscribers starting June 28. “Time to Walk” launched in January and features audio stories from influential people that Apple Watch users can listen to with AirPods or other wireless headphones while walking. The episodes are automatically downloaded to the Apple […]

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macOS Monterey Brings Apple Fitness+ to the Mac With AirPlay

A key new feature of macOS Monterey is the ability to AirPlay content to a supported Mac from other Apple devices, such as an iPhone or iPad, and we’ve confirmed with Apple that this will include Apple Fitness+ workout videos with one limitation. After starting an Apple Fitness+ workout on an iPhone or iPad, users […]

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Apple Accidentally Leaks Fitness+ Audio Meditations for Apple Watch

Apple is looking to add Fitness+ Audio Meditations to the Mindfulness Apple Watch app, according to a now-removed image from WWDC. Apple’s Platforms State of the Union video featured a brief image of a collection of devices running the company’s various new operating systems, and the Apple Watch in that image showed the Mindfulness app […]

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