Apple Announces New Fitness+ Features Including Pilates, Group Workouts, 4K Video, and More

Apple has announced several new features coming to its Apple Fitness+ subscription service, including new workout types, group workouts, and more.

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Apple is adding pilates workouts as a new workout type, as well as guided meditations. Not only that, Apple is bringing group workouts to the service that will function via SharePlay, allowing users to join in the same workout over iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV via AirPlay.

Apple is also adding seasonal themes to its workouts, beginning with workouts to people get ready for the snow season, based on skiing and snowboarding.

Apple Fitness+ videos are also getting a service-wide resolution upgrade, with 4+ as an streaming option. Apple is also bringing Fitness+ to 15 new countries, with workouts in English and subtitles.

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Top Rated Comments

Ghost31 Avatar
10 months ago

Does anyone care about the Apple fitness?
I live in the fattest country on earth and seeing people ask this just hurts my soul
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Cheesehead Dave Avatar
10 months ago

Does anyone care about the Apple fitness?
Yes; use it multiple times per week.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nyctravis Avatar
10 months ago

Does anyone care about the Apple fitness?
Yep. I use it regularly and quite like it.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
mollyc Avatar
10 months ago

Does anyone care about the Apple fitness?
i do! and sometimes my daughter and i do yoga together but she has to do her workout just from her watch and can’t follow on the tv with me.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
smuzzy Avatar
10 months ago
Fitness+ was a godsend during shutdowns and quarantines, and it still is when I don't want to go all the way to the gym.. or when I have limited time.. or if I don't want to wear a mask when I work out. Guided Meditation is a welcome addition. However, a true partner workout solution with stats is much needed.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ErikGrim Avatar
10 months ago

I was thrilled to see group workouts as me and my partner have wanted to workout together from the start..... but then it turns out she has to be ANYWHERE ELSE in the world apart from right beside me. ?
Seriously. This was a no-brainer. Why can't couples do a workout together in front of the Apple TV with both stats showing up? They are literally doing group workouts RIGHT THERE.

Never mind that shareplay workouts are only supported on the apple tv "through airplay". Aka. not at all. :rolleyes:
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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