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Kemtai: A new web-based fitness app and ‘Tempo’ competitor

There’s a new online fitness app jumping into the highly competitive connected fitness space: Kemtai. Kemtai promises to transform your laptop or desktop into an advanced, motion-tracking digital personal trainer, complete with real-time personalized feedback and guidance.

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Short and tall Peloton riders: The Adjuster is essential [Review]

While I have tried many nice accessories for the Peloton Bike, very few can be considered must-haves. But for short and tall Peloton riders, The Adjuster by Top Form Design is absolutely essential. Now that the brand has released a new version for the Peloton Bike+, I was finally able to review it myself.

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Peloton Strive Score: Everything you need to know

Peloton’s big Homecoming Event kicked off with CEO John Foley announcing several new features and updates. The biggest of which is the brand new Peloton Strive Score. Let’s take a look at everything you need to know about this new personal metric.

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Hypersphere Mini review: big massage in a mini ball

The Hypersphere Mini is a vibrating massage ball designed help you dig bit deep into your muscles to help release tension and improve mobility in your shoulders, lats, neck, hips, and more.

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Peloton Bike vs. Peloton Bike+: 16 Differences you should know

When you are considering the differences between the original Peloton Bike vs the Peloton Bike+, there are a lot of things to consider besides the $600 price difference.

In fact, there are at least 16 differences between the original Peloton Bike and Bike+. Some of which are well known, but others which are not. And so we are going to go through the entire list so that you know everything you should to figure out which bike is best for you.

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Peloton CEO gives update on Tread/Tread+

This afternoon, Peloton hosted its Q3 earnings call following the release of its shareholders report. While the letter to shareholders gave zero update to the current controversy surrounding the safety of the Tread and Tread+, Peloton CEO John Foley cleared the air immediately.

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This Month in Peloton: a quick recap of April

April gave Peloton a beating of a lifetime… with numerous new lawsuits to deal with, enormous widespread media coverage of the US Consumer Product Safety Commission’s decision to classify the Tread+ as unsafe for use and push for their eventual recall, Peloton’s stock continuing to drop, and the list goes on and on

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NordicTrack: How to save $199 (or more) on any bike, rower, or treadmill

If you are thinking about buying a NordicTrack bike, rower, treadmill, or the CST Fusion, here is an easy way to instantly save $199 (and potentially $450 if you need to return the equipment within 90 days!).

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NordicTrack S22i vs. Peloton Bike+: What you need to know before you buy

Today, we will review both the NordicTrack S22i and the Peloton Bike+ and take a look at what makes these two premium bikes similar, as well as 24 of the biggest differences between them that you should know before you buy.

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Peloton’s biggest problem is not its treadmill

Peloton is having some major trouble this week, with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission issuing a warning for those with the Peloton Tread+, asking those who have children or pets to stop using it and suggesting Peloton begin a recall of the product entirely. 

While this issue may or may not cause a long-term problem for Peloton, as the company is strongly fighting back on this, stating that “the Tread+ is safe for the home when used in accordance with warnings and safety instructions,” it is part of a larger issue and familiar pattern that I’ve noticed over the past year, which is that Peloton is terrible with community communication.

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Hands on: Sync your Apple Watch to Peloton with Watch Link

With Peloton recently removing the ability of Apple Watch users to pair with the Peloton Bike+ for any classes besides cycling, I was on the hunt to discover whether there was any other way to synch my Apple Watch to Peloton.

Luckily, I quickly came across the Watch Link. (See below to get 10% off!)

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[Updated with a statement from Peloton] Peloton cuts back on Apple Watch support

Official statement from Peloton:

“Apple GymKit is designed to work with equipment-based cardio workouts. However, Peloton recently implemented GymKit with Bike Bootcamp, a multi-disciplinary class type that combines strength and cardio, which the feature does not support. Members can still use GymKit to sync their cycling-only workouts to their Apple Watch from the Bike+.”

One of the selling points of upgrading to the newer, upgraded, and more expensive Peloton Bike+ was the inclusion of the Apple Gym Kit, an Apple platform that makes it very easy to pair the bike with your Apple Watch to see your heart rate and have your workouts directly imported into Apple Fitness and Apple Health. 

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HidrateSpark Review: HidrateSpark 3 vs. STEEL

Staying hydrated is one of the most important yet underrated ways to improve your health, feel great, and perform at your best… and today we are going to review the HidrateSpark Water Bottle that can help you track your daily water intake.

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Peloton goes all-in on Pilates

Peloton announced this week that they have added five additional Peloton instructors to the Pilates Roster, and have also uploaded 20 more On-Demand Pilates Classes to the Peloton App.

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