Apple Fitness +, the fitness and wellness service built around Apple Watch, today released a new set of workouts and experiences to help users reach their health goals this new year.
Apple has announced that subscribers will be able to access new collections and Time to Run on Apple Fitness + starting today. Collections are an organized series of workouts and meditations from the Fitness + library, while Time to Run is an audio running experience created to help users take their running game to the next level.
“At the start of a new year, we know that many people are looking for new ways to achieve their goals,” Jay Blahnik, vice president of fitness technology, Apple said in a statement.
“With these new additions, Fitness + makes it possible to motivate yourself and stay active anywhere, with the most comprehensive library of high-quality and diverse content to train your mind and body no matter where you are on your journey. Fitness.
“We can’t wait for people to be motivated to achieve their goals with the collections and inspired by Time to Run’s exploration of iconic cities with a rich running history. “
Here’s what you need to know about Collections and Run Time on Apple Fitness +, which can be found in the Fitness app on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV.
Collections give Apple Fitness + subscribers a whole new way to motivate themselves when they start their next workout or meditation. Drawing on nearly 2,000 studio-style workouts and guided meditations available in the Fitness & Wellness department, Collections will offer a suggested plan for users to help them make intentional workout choices. over a period of several days or weeks.
The six collections available at launch include the 30 Day Core Challenge, Improve Your Posture with Pilates, Perfect Your Yoga Balance Poses, Perform Your First 5K, Strengthen and Stretch Your Back and Hips, and Relax for a better bedtime.
It’s time to run
Become a smoother and better runner with Time to Run, the new audio running experience from Fitness +. Each episode centers on a popular racing route in a remarkable city around the world.
You won’t be running alone, as each episode of Time to Run includes inspiring coaching tips from popular Fitness + trainer like Emily Fayette, Jamie-Ray Hartshorne, Sam Sanchez and Scott Carvin and Cory Wharton-Malcolm. Wharton-Malcolm. Fitness + trainers have also curated a playlist filled with the perfect motivational and energizing music to keep your feet moving. You can even save the playlist to listen to at any time.
Time to Run launches today with three episodes: London, directed by Wharton-Malcolm; Brooklyn, coached by Fayette; and Miami Beach, coached by Sanchez. And to make your run in cities even more fun, users will receive photos taken by the Fitness + trainer of iconic sites along their route.
A new episode of Time to Run will be released every Monday and is perfect for runners of all skill levels. Time to Run can be used outside the home or indoors on a treadmill, and for Apple Watch customers who use a wheelchair, it will become Time to Run or Push. Once selected, users can choose to start a run or an Outdoor Push Running Pace workout.
Walking time and spotlight on the artists
Also new today on Fitness + is the third season of Time to Walk, an inspiring audio experience that subscribers can listen to on their Apple Watch to encourage them to walk more in their everyday lives.
Some of the world’s most interesting and influential people share stories, photos, and music that will get the walks past. Actor, writer and producer Rebel Wilson will accompany users on their walks starting January 10, with Bernice A. King, Hasan Minhaj, Chelsea Handler and Sugar Ray Leonard also announced for the new season of Time to Walk.
Apple has also added new workouts to the popular Artist Spotlight series on Fitness +. Get comfortable on a whole workout playlist dedicated to a single artist like Ed Sheeran, Pharrell Williams, Shakira and The Beatles.
Every Monday for four weeks, new workouts built around the music of each of these acclaimed artists will appear in Fitness + in different modalities. Types of workout include cycling, dancing, HIIT, strength, treadmill, and yoga, in musical genres such as Chill Vibes, Everything Rock, Hip-Hop / R & B, Latin Grooves, and Upbeat Anthems.
“For me, a good playlist can make or break a workout,” Shakira said in the release. “Music has the power to energize you and make it more fun, so I hope these playlists can be an inspiration to Apple Fitness + users who choose them too!” “
Fitness + is available in Canada for $ 12.99 per month, or $ 99.99 per year with one month free.