Apple Fitness+ Overview Updated April 20, 2022

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November 2020 - November 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.

Pricing

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 November 21

Apple is continuing to expand its popular Time to Walk series for Apple Fitness+ users. This time, the company has added a new Time to Walk workout featuring 10-time Grammy award winning musician Chaka Khan.

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Apple Fitness+ Stories October 28

With this week’s release of iOS 16.1, Apple opened the floodgates for its Fitness+ streaming workouts service. While once limited to Apple Watch owners, Apple Fitness+ is now available to anyone with an iPhone…and Apple has a new video promoting this expansion today.

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Apple Fitness+ Stories October 20

Apple Fitness+ is set for a big update. Starting with iOS 16.1 on October 24, users in the 21 countries the service is available will be able to use it without an Apple Watch. Along with that, SilverSneakers, Target, UnitedHealthcare, and Mobile Health will be offering Fitness+ at no cost, and all-new content including an Artist Spotlight series featuring Taylor Swift is on the way.

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Apple Fitness+ Stories October 13

Apple Fitness+ is not just about workouts, as Apple also highlights the platform’s integration with Apple Music. This time, the company has announced that the next artist to be featured on Apple Fitness+ workouts is 11-time Grammy Award winner Taylor Swift.

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Apple Fitness+ Stories July 7

Apple has today been granted a patent for an AirPods safety feature which could detect when a wearer is at risk. AirPods could respond by pausing or lowering the volume of your music, to enable to you concentrate on the potential danger.

The patent also describes a possible smart workout mat, which would detect how safely or effectively you are exercising …

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Apple Fitness+ Stories July 6

Apple’s Fitness+ service is arguably my favorite service from the tech giant. The quality of the workouts and the passion of the trainers help make this fitness service a one-of-a-kind experience for users. With that being said, let’s explore what the app is and how you can make the most out of your subscription.

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Apple Fitness+ Stories June 21

Today is the International Day of Yoga. Last week, Apple announced an Activity Challenge for Apple Watch users to take advantage of this celebration by completing a 20-minute yoga workout, getting a badge, and having fun stickers to use on iMessage. If you don’t know where to start, there are some 20-minute yoga workouts that you can take advantage of.

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Apple Fitness+ Stories May 3

Apple Fitness+ launched in December of 2020. Ever since then, the company expanded the service to more countries, added new workouts, and kept adding value to this fitness service. Now, on a rare tour, YouTuber iJustine makes a tour of Apple Fitness+ studio alongside an interview with Apple exec Jay Blahnik.

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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.

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