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I bought every Peloton bike fan… here’s the best one!

Best Peloton Bike Fan

If you are wondering which Peloton bike fan to buy, I have you covered. I went ahead and bought every single Peloton bike fan available get to test and figure out which one is the best! Here is what I found:

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2021 Holiday Gift Guide: Fitness recovery

Black Friday weekend is almost here, along with some of the best deals on gifts to help your favorite Peloton or NordicTrack friend (or yourself) recover and feel better than ever! Whether you are thinking about adding cold baths or getting some compression boots, there are plenty of great deals to find. Here are some of our favorites.

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Where are the best places to buy a used Peloton bike?

With millions of Peloton bikes having been sold over the past few years, there has never been a better time to get a great deal on a used one. Where is the best place to buy a used Peloton Bike for sale? We will cover that and much more.

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Ergatta launches new campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick

Ergatta, the company behind the popular game-based rower, has announced a partnership with athlete and activist Colin Kaepernick. Kaepernick, who has been an advisor to Ergatta since 2020, takes center stage in its first national advertising campaign, which will air on major broadcast networks and streaming platforms.

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The Weekly Watt: Tommy Rivs NY Marathon, Peloton Guide, iFIT sues Victoria’s Secret

Watch a recap of the top stories of the week from Connect The Watts. New episodes of The Weekly Watt are recorded each week. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel to stay up-to-date with the latest connected fitness news.

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Is Peloton’s Extended Warranty worth it? Yes, but there is a better alternative

If you have purchased a Peloton Bike or Tread within the past year, it would be a good idea to start considering options for extended coverage. While Peloton’s extended warranty is better than nothing, there is an alternative that is cheaper, lasts longer, and is much more flexible!

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Peloton’s Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sale is their best ever

Peloton has announced its best Black Friday Sale ever. Not only does this include discounts for accessories with the purchase of the Peloton Bike and Tread, but also the first price decrease for the Peloton Bike+. There has never been a better time or lower price to order a Peloton for your home.

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2021 holiday gift guide: home exercise bikes (Peloton, NordicTrack, and more)

The holiday season is almost here along with some of the best deals for connected fitness exercise bikes. With the possibility of supply issues and longer shipping times, companies like NordicTrack are starting their Black Friday Deals already so you can get the perfect fitness gift delivered in time. Here is are 2021 gift guide for home exercise bikes!

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WHOOP 4.0 review: Better than ever!

The new WHOOP 4.0 is the wearable I have been looking forward to the most this year. Now that I have been able to test the WHOOP 4.0 for close to a month, here is everything you should know.

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Peloton’s new Pause Button has finally arrived

Peloton’s highly anticipated Pause Button has finally arrived in the latest update for the Peloton Bike. Now you can pause on-demand classes for those times when you forget your water bottle, have to make a bathroom trip, or take care of your kids. Here’s what you need to know about Peloton’s new Pause Button.

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Peloton Rower almost here?? Here’s the scoop on Peloton’s next 5 products!

There has been a lot of talk lately about the Peloton rower and several other products on the way. Today, we are going to take a look at Peloton’s five new upcoming products – everything we know about them, their likely price points, and when we can expect them to be released.

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NordicTrack vs. Proform: Which bike should you buy?

NordicTrack and Proform are separate brands that are both owned by iFIT and connect to the iFIT platform. This means that if you are looking to purchase a new iFIT enabled device, you have at least five bikes, six rowers, and 12 treadmills from which to choose. It’s almost impossible not to feel overwhelmed! So today, we are going to focus the differences between the five connected fitness bikes.

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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.

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Mark Zuckerberg gives glimpse of future AR/VR fitness tech

At Facebook’s annual AR/VR conference ‘Facebook Connect,’ CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave a glimpse of how the companies upcoming tech may shape the future of fitness. Here is a breakdown of what Zuckerberg showed off.

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The 5 best features of the WHOOP 4.0 fitness tracker

I have been testing out the new WHOOP 4.0, and so far, I am very impressed. Here are my five favorite features!

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NordicTrack Vault vs Tempo: Which home fitness studio is best?

I have been testing out both the Tempo Studio and the NordicTrack Vault for quite some time. Today, I want to compare them across nine different categories to see which home fitness studio is best.

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MYX II vs. Peloton: Which bike is best?

The new Beachbody MYX II Bike comes in at a very similar price point to the Original Peloton Bike, so they are the perfect bikes to compare. The Original Peloton Bike is priced at $1,495 and the MYX II Bike is priced at $1,399. Let us find out which of these two bikes comes out on top when stacked up against one another.

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Renpho AI Smart Exercise Bike review: a $399 Peloton alternative

The Renpho AI Smart Exercise Bike is a bike that has auto-resistance capabilities and is built around FTP or power zone training. It is also almost always about one-third or less of the price of the Original Peloton Bike. When the Renpho was first released, it was priced at around $600. Over time, I have seen the price drop and now it is an insanely low $399.

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Peloton’s new Beyoncé Artist Series is its largest ever

Peloton has announced a brand new Beyoncé Artist Series. For three days, starting Tuesday, October 19, Peloton will be featuring Beyoncé theming in at least 17 live and on-demand classes. This makes the new Beyoncé Artist Series the largest ever.

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Hypervolt 2 Pro review: finely tuned excellence!

Hyperice has finally updated one of their Flagship Products, the Hypervolt Massage Gun. After two years, there are now two upgraded models. The premium massage gun has been renamed the Hypervolt 2 Pro.

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iFIT announces multi-year partnerships with the Boston, Chicago, London, and New York City marathons

Today, iFIT announced multi-year partnerships to become the Official Connected Treadmill and Digital Fitness Content Subscription partner of the Boston, Chicago, London, and New York City marathons. iFIT members will be able to run all four marathons virtually on their connected NordicTrack, ProForm, Freemotion, and Matrix treadmills.

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Peloton welcomes Marina Andresen to the growing German Tread roster

Peloton has announced the addition of Marina Andresen as their second of three German Tread instructors. Marina’s live premiere Tread class is scheduled for today, September 30, at 9 a.m. PT.

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Peloton announces 007-themed classes in anticipation of ‘No Time To Die’ film

Peloton has announced new 007-themed classes in anticipation of the 25th James Bond movie, No Time to Die. There will be three 007 classes, which include a bike, strength, and full-body stretch class that begin this Thursday, September 30.

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Tempo Studio Review: high-tech and high quality home fitness

I have been testing out the Tempo Studio over the past few months to give you a review packed with all of the information you need to know about this high-tech home gym. This Tempo Studio review will cover everything you need to know, as well as my personal experience and thoughts.

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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.

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iFIT announces launch of IPO

IFIT Health & Fitness Inc, owners of NordicTrack, ProForm, and Freemotion, has announced the upcoming launch of its IPO. The announcement included the plan to list on the Nasdaq with the symbol IFIT and sell just over 30 million shares of its Class A common stock. The IPO price is expected to be between $18 and $21 per share, which would value iFIT at over $6 billion.

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Tempo adds new strength coach: Jonathan Ibrahim

Tempo Studio has added a new coach, Jonathan Ibrahim, to its strength training lineup. In addition to on-demand and live classes already scheduled, you can check out Jonathan in Tempo’s new training program, “3 Week Gain Strength: Heavy Lifting”

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Peloton is offering a refurbished bike again, this time for $1,195

Once again, Peloton is offering digital members a chance to purchase a refurbished Peloton bike at a discounted price. This time the discount takes off $300 to bring the total cost of the original bike to $1,195. It’s a price lower than we have ever seen.

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NordicTrack Vault Complete vs. Standalone: Which should you buy?

The NordicTrack Vault by iFIT comes in two versions. One is the Standalone Vault that does not include any equipment. The other is the Complete Vault that comes with quite a bit of equipment. I am going to compare the Complete NordicTrack Vault to the Standalone Vault to see if it’s worth the extra $1,000, or if you are better off purchasing the equipment separately.

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MYX II Bike Review: Beachbody’s perfect MYX

I was granted early access to test out the brand new MYX II Bike by Beachbody and so far, I am very impressed. The MYX II is the first connected fitness bike to offer two different membership programs. It also comes at a very attractive price. This review will cover everything you need to know about the MYX II Bike by Beachbody to see if this more affordable bike is the perfect MYX for you.

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Five Reasons why I love the Ergatta Rower

The Ergatta Rower is not like a traditional rower for many reasons. The biggest reason is that instead of focusing on live classes, they primarily focus on games. Today, I am going to tell you my top five reasons why I love the Ergatta Rower and why I cannot stop rowing on it.

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Eight Sleep announces new partnership with Barry’s

Eight Sleep, the dual cooling and heating smart mattress cover we reviewed last month, announced a new partnership with Barry’s. Owners of the Eight Sleep mattress or mattress cover can now access Barry’s X at a special price.

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Peloton celebrates Latinx Heritage Month with new classes and music

Peloton today announced that it will be celebrating Latinx Heritage Month with new classes and new music. The event kicks off on September 15 and ends on October 15.

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Is the Peloton Bike+ worth the extra $1,000 cost?

The original Peloton Bike price has been lowered by $400, bringing the lowest price yet at $1,495. When you compare this to the Peloton Bike+, there is now a whopping $1,000 difference. I have written about some of the differences between the two bikes before, and now I want to analyze some of those differences further to see if the value is worth the extra $1,000 cost for the Peloton Bike+.

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iFIT sets new record with Kilimanjaro Half Marathon Race

iFIT has set a new record for its longest on-demand workout yet with the release of the Kilimanjaro Half Marathon Race. The total duration of the race is 2 hours and 22 minutes, which breaks its previous record of 2 hours and 4 minutes from the Jackson Hole Half Marathon Race.

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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?

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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.

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Peloton announces Ed Sheeran artist series

Peloton has announced a new artist series featuring Ed Sheeran that begins Tuesday, September 14. This 6 class series is taking place this week as part of the celebration the opening of Peloton’s new London Studio.

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Review: NordicTrack S22i Studio Cycle

This review will cover everything you need to know about the NordicTrack S22i Studio Cycle by iFIT. I have previously shared my thoughts on the S22i, but there have been several updates that are significant. Let’s see if this connected fitness bike is a good fit for your home. 

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Ergatta adds new Progressive Push Programs and recalibration controls in newest update

On September 1, Ergatta released a software update that included new “Progressive Push Programs,” recalibration controls, and rebranded “Friends” as “Rivals.”

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Nordictrack X22i Treadmill Review

This review will cover everything you need to know about the Nordictrack X22i Treadmill by iFIT. The Nordictrack X22i is an incline treadmill that hosts a variety of iFIT workouts, including running, hiking, power-walking, and more. Is this treadmill the best fit for your home gym? Let us find out.

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MYX, Nordictrack, and more connected home fitness Labor Day Sales (save up to $350)

Labor Day sales are kicking off this week, with MYX, Nordictrack and other home fitness devices already being discounted. Our top pick is the newly released MYX 2 Bike Plus, whose Labor Day sale includes $200 off and a free weight rack (valued at $150). The MYX Bike Plus also comes with a 6-piece weight set, kettlebell, Polar OH 1 heart rate monitor, bike mat, workout mat, foam roller and resistance band. The improved MYX Bike Plus has a 21.5″ rotating screen, Apple Watch support, and can be used with both Beachbody’s Openfit and BODi connected fitness platforms.

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BODi beta impressions

Beachbody has designed a new fitness platform called BODi, also known as Beachbody Interactive. BODi offers daily live classes and is supposed to be released sometime in September. It is being promoted as an alternative to other programs like Peloton, iFIT, Apple Fitness+, and more. I am going to share my initial impressions with you on BODi beta so far.

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Peloton announces new Verzuz Artist Series: Too $hort vs. E-40

Peloton has announced the fifth installment of the Verzuz Artist Series, this time featuring Too $hort vs. E-40. On August 31 and September 1, these two West Coast icons will be featured in a running class with Chase Tucker and a cycling class with Kendall Toole.

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Peloton adds three new instructors alongside Tread relaunch

Peloton has officially announced three new Tread instructors, who all have premiere classes planned this week alongside the relaunch of the Peloton Tread. The three new Tread instructors are Kirsten Ferguson, Daniel McKenna, and Marcel Dinkins.

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Eight Sleep Pro Pod Cover Review

The Eight Sleep Pod Pro Cover is as much of a connected fitness tech product as the Peloton Bike or Nordictrack Treadmill. Instead of trying to improve your endurance, Eight Sleep focuses on improving the most important aspect of your recovery: your sleep quality. This review will cover everything you need to know to ensure this high-tech, temperature-adjusting, biometric-tracking mattress cover is the perfect fit for you.

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Peloton digital members will no longer receive free Century Club T-shirt

Starting August 31, Peloton digital members will no longer receive a free Century Club T-shirt. Previously, all Peloton members would receive the free T-shirt upon completing 100 workouts from any single category. Now, Peloton is emailing digital members to inform them the Century Club T-shirt will no longer be available.

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Peloton Guide: Power Zone classes and the FTP Test

Taking Peloton’s Power Zone classes is an effective way to structure your training and improve your performance on the bike. This guide will cover everything you need to know about Peloton Power Zone classes and taking the FTP test.

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