One of the headline features of Peloton’s new Bike+ is support for GymKit with Apple Watch. Read along for how to pair Apple Watch with Peloton Bike+.
Peloton’s Apple Watch support is compatible with Apple Watch Series 2, 3, 4, 5, and the forthcoming Series 6.
When you connect your Peloton Bike+ to your Apple Watch, you can sync your heart rate, calories, and more to your activity feed.
To get started, you need to enable GymKit on your Apple Watch.
- Open the Apple Watch App on your iPhone
- Open the Workout App
- Scroll down and enable “Detect Gym Equipment”
Step 1: Select a Peloton cycling class (GymKit works with live or pre-recorded classes).
Step 2: For a live class: Don’t attempt to pair the Watch until the countdown clock is at 1 minute. If you do, the watch will time out. For an on-demand class: Select the class and click “Start” on the pop-up menu to enter the class.
Step 3: Place an unlocked Apple Watch to face to the left of the camera at the top of the touchscreen. The Watch will vibrate and an on-screen prompt will say ‘connecting’. You must tap on “OK” on the Watch to accept the connection to the Bike.
Step 4: Click “Start” on the workout. A small green symbol will appear at the top right of the touchscreen confirming the connection is active. Apple Watch will automatically disconnect from Peloton at the end of your ride.
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