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Colin Jenkins

Colin Jenkins creates YouTube content and writes for Connect the Watts

November 2

Tempo launches new Tempo Move designed for the iPhone

Tempo has just announced and are taking pre-orders for their new Tempo Move Home Gym. The Tempo Move utilizes the tech on the iPhone and your home television to provide a smaller, more affordable version of the popular Tempo Studio ($395 USD instead of $2,495). Here is everything you need to know.

September 27

Future App Review: The future of personal training is on your iPhone

The future of personal training is here, and it’s on your iPhone. The Future App is an online personal training service that is designed around both the iPhone and Apple Watch. In fact, Future will even send you an Apple Watch to use if you don’t already have one. This review will cover everything you need to know about the Future app and my experience over the past few months.

September 13

Comment: Is Apple GymKit dead?

Tempo’s big update today includes full Apple Watch integration even though there is no Apple GymKit in the hardware. Beachbody is updating its new MYX 2 Bike with similar Apple Watch support. Is Apple GymKit dead for at-home use?

Tempo announces new Apple Watch integration

Tempo Home Fitness Studio has officially announced their new Apple Watch integration. The Tempo Studio uses 3D sensors with on-demand and live classes to track reps and provide real-time feedback. With their new Apple partnership, Tempo members can now use the Apple Watch to track their heart rate, pause and resume workouts, view the leaderboard, and more.

July 19

How to connect the Apple Watch to any NordicTrack or iFIT bike, tread, rower, or vault

Unlike every other smart watch or wearable that I know of, the Apple Watch is unfortunately not capable of broadcasting your heart rate to iFIT Fitness equipment. However, after testing a few ideas, there’s one method that is by far the fastest and easiest way to connect your Apple Watch to any NordicTrack or iFIT Bike, Tread, Rower, or Vault.

June 22

As Peloton moves to compete with Apple Watch, details emerge for its upcoming heart rate armband

Update: we’ve dug into the app and have a ton of screenshots of the armband UI

Bloomberg released a piece today with new details on Peloton Interactive’s upcoming heart rate armband. With Peloton’s acquisitions of two wearable device companies (Atlas and Latitude 32), its recent release of the new Strive Score, and further limited connectivity the Apple Watch, a new Peloton heart rate wearable seems imminent. Here are the new details just discovered:

April 19

Hands-on: Sync your Apple Watch to Peloton with Watch Link [Video]

From 9to5Mac’s new sister site ConnectTheWattscovering all of the latest connected fitness news.

With Peloton recently removing the ability of Apple Watch users to pair with the Peloton Bike+ for any classes besides cycling, I was on the hunt to discover whether there was any other way to sync my Apple Watch to Peloton. Luckily, I quickly came across the Watch Link. (See below to get 10% off!)

April 16

From 9to5Mac’s new sister site ConnectTheWatts:

One of the selling points of the newer, upgraded, and more expensive Peloton Bike+ was the inclusion of the Apple GymKit, an Apple platform that makes it very easy to pair the bike with your Apple Watch to see your heart rate and have your workouts directly imported into Apple Fitness and Apple Health. But Apple’s relationship with Peloton has always been a dicey one and a move this week by the rising star of connected fitness might disappoint users of both platforms.

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