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November 2020 - April 2022

Apple Fitness+

At the end of 2020, Apple announced its first fitness service powered by the Apple Watch called, “Apple Fitness+“. Released on December 14, 2020, the service brings studio-style workouts to your iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV. Fitness+ uses metrics tracked from Apple Watch to bring a personalized and immersive experience to users.

Apple Fitness+ Features

There are over 11 workout types including HIIT, Yoga, Cycling, Treadmill, and guided meditations. When you wear your Apple Watch, you’ll see real-time metrics like your heart rate on the screen. Up to 30 new workouts are released each week, ranging from five to 45 minutes.


A subscription is $9.99 monthly or $79.99 yearly. The pricing is for the entire family (with Family Sharing). It can also be bundled in an Apple One subscription.

Apple Fitness+ Stories April 19

With Earth Day this week, there are some new experiences to try on Apple Fitness+. From running to meditations to a new goal, there is certainly something for every subscriber.

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Apple Fitness+ Stories April 4

Apple Fitness+ is adding a postpartum fitness program to the service, a year after pregnancy workouts (such a shame it wasn’t nine months later… ).

The workouts are geared to new parents not just in the types of exercise offered, but also in the timings …

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Apple Fitness+ Stories March 7

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Apple just released a new Time to Walk episode with Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai. She shares her story in a 30-minute episode available on the Apple Watch Workout app.

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Apple Fitness+ Stories February 8

Peloton slashing jobs and replacing CEO as potential acquisition rumors continue

A new report this morning says that we’ll see high-tech exercise bike company Peloton slashing jobs and replacing its CEO, as it struggles to cope with falling demand.

There have been rumors that the company could be acquired by Amazon, Nike, or Apple, with the outgoing CEO not ruling out the possibility …

Apple Fitness+ Stories January 24

On Thursday, CNBC reported that fitness unicorn Peloton was in dire straits. The company saw its value plummet on the news that they were “temporarily halting production of its connected fitness products as consumer demand wanes.” As the pandemic starts to move to the back of many minds, there’s been a significant drop in the number of people looking to buy expensive home workout equipment. Because of this, the idea of Apple purchasing Peloton has come back up. It has lingered for awhile, but now the idea is gaining more traction in the press. I think everyone needs to cool their jets.

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Apple Fitness+ Stories January 8

Apple Fitness+ has been available for selected users for more than a year. It got its first major expansion a couple of months ago, giving me my first chance to try it. After a few months, I can say that Apple’s fitness subscription service has already integrated really well with my workout routine.

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Apple Fitness+ Stories January 7

As people around the world continue their New Year’s resolutions, Apple has announced a notable update for its Apple Fitness+ subscription service. The company is introducing a new Collections feature as well as a Time to Run feature in January.

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Apple Fitness+ Stories December 28, 2021

Peloton is struggling to compete with Apple, says analyst, and it will only get worse

An analyst argues that high-tech exercise bike and treadmill company Peloton is struggling to compete with Apple today, and things are only going to get tougher in the future…

Apple Fitness+ Stories December 27, 2021

To celebrate Apple Fitness+’s first anniversary and its biggest expansion a few weeks ago, the app is inviting users to celebrate New Year with its instructors.

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Apple Fitness+ Stories December 3, 2021

Apple has announced an upcoming Apple Fitness+ Time to Walk with Prince William. In addition to Apple Fitness+ subscribers, it will also be made available to everyone as a free airing on Apple Music 1.

The company says that the walk will be 38 minutes, with a choice of listening times to suit different time zones, and will have a mental health focus …

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Apple Fitness+ Stories November 3, 2021

Apple is releasing Apple Fitness+ in 15 new countries today. With that, Jay Blahnik, Apple’s VP of Fitness Technology, gave an interview to the Brazilian newspaper O GLOBO to talk about this launch and what users can expect in the future.

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Apple Fitness+ Stories October 25, 2021

With the release of iOS 15.1, macOS Monterey, and other Apple operating systems, the company also announced that its Apple Fitness+ service will expand to an additional 15 regions starting on November 3.

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Apple Fitness+ Stories September 23, 2021

UnitedHealth is offering an Apple Fitness+ perk to its members beginning this year. The company announced in a press release that starting in November, UnitedHealthcare members in “most states” in the US can sign up for Apple Fitness+ and get a 12-month membership for free.

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Apple Fitness+ Stories September 14, 2021

During its “California Streaming” event today, Apple announced that Apple Fitness+ will be expanding to 15 additional regions later this year.

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Apple Fitness+ Stories August 16, 2021

Apple Fitness+ expanded with new ‘Time to Walk’ workout

At the beginning of the year, Apple expanded its Fitness+ capabilities with a “Time to Walk” workout for the Apple Watch. This feature is a way to “encourage users to walk more often” and reap the associated benefits, according to the company.

Now, the “Time to Walk” workout is receiving another expansion with Paralympian Kurt Fearnley.

Apple Fitness+ Stories June 10, 2021

Audio Meditations could be coming to Fitness+ according to WWDC State of the Union leak

Apple unveiled that the Breathe app on Apple Watch is shifting to Mindfulness in watchOS 8 with a new “Reflect” option joining “Breathe.” And that might not be all. Fitness+ Audio Meditations could be joining in the Mindfulness app too as Apple accidentally leaked the feature in its WWDC Platforms State of the Union video.

Apple Fitness+ Stories April 29, 2021

How to AirPlay Apple Fitness+ classes to your TV or Roku

Apple has included a nice improvement for its Fitness+ service with iOS 14.5 – AirPlay support. Let’s look at the pros and cons and how to AirPlay Apple Fitness+ classes to your TV.

Apple Fitness+ Stories April 15, 2021

Apple is expanding its Fitness+ subscription service today with new workout categories and types, as well as more trainers and a new “Time to Walk” guest. Apple made these announcements in a press release today.

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Apple Fitness+ Stories March 5, 2021

The Apple Fitness+ service launched in December, giving Apple Watch users a new way to workout using pre-recorded digital classes. A new story from Men’s Health today offers a rare look behind the scenes at Apple’s “next-generation” studio where Fitness+ workouts are recorded.

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Apple Fitness+ Stories February 1, 2021

The first developer betas of iOS 14.5, iPadOS 14.5, tvOS 14.5, and watchOS 7.4 are now available. While we’re still digging through the releases to learn everything that’s new, there is one notable change for Apple Fitness+ users: support for AirPlay 2.

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Apple Fitness+ Stories January 25, 2021

Apple has officially unveiled its new Time to Walk feature for Apple Watch and Apple Fitness+ subscribers. Time to Walk offers “an inspiring new audio walking experience on Apple Watch for Fitness+ subscribers,” Apple announced in a press release.

Apple says the new Time to Walk workouts will be available today, and they appear to be slowly rolling out to users on Apple Watch.

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Apple Fitness+ Stories January 18, 2021

Apple’s Jay Blahnik talks Fitness+, metrics as motivation, and more in podcast interview

It’s been just over a month since Apple Fitness+ launched – the company’s latest move wading further into the health and fitness market. Now Apple’s senior director of fitness technologies, Jay Blahnik has shared some thoughts on why metrics can be our biggest motivator, how Apple Fitness+ comes into play with that, and more.

Apple Fitness+ Stories January 2, 2021

One of the key features Apple touts with its new Fitness+ workouts service is deep integration with Apple Music. One of the ways in which this is now manifesting itself is with a dedicated category in the Music app, allowing users to quickly view playlists from Fitness+ workouts.

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Apple Fitness+ Stories December 14, 2020

How to use Apple Fitness+: Apple Watch requirement, sign up, start workouts, more

Apple Fitness+ is now available to Apple Watch users with 180 workouts across 10 different categories. While the service is available across iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV, there are some differences between getting going depending on which device you’re using. Let’s dig into a detailed look at how to use Apple Fitness+.

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