Beachbody announces 3-way merger with MYX Fitness and SPAC

Fitness and nutrition company Beachbody recently announced a three-way merger with equipment manufacturer MYX Fitness and a blank check SPAC (special purpose acquisition company) Forest Road Acquisition Corp. As a result, the three companies will join forces to go public at a combined value of $2.9 billion.

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[Update: Now live!] Peloton to launch new beta ‘course planner’ feature on iOS app

Update: this feature is now live in the Peloton digital app

Peloton is looking to debut a new beta feature for iOS users of its app. The new feature, titled “course planner,” will allow Peloton members to select and schedule specific dates and times using the app. This is all accomplished through a new calendar function placed within each class’s main page.

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How to video chat during your Peloton ride

Do you love riding or running on your Peloton, but miss the camaraderie that comes with taking a class with a friend? No one said you cannot have both! This how-to guide will walk you through how to enable video chat on your Peloton. From there, it will guide you in connecting with your friends on Peloton to start video chatting during a ride.

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Recent Peloton moves hint at expansion to Australia

Just a day after Peloton announced a $100 million investment in expedited deliveries to customers globally, the fitness manufacturer appears to be looking to extend to Australia. Recent development applications for retail space Down Under support rumors that Peloton is in fact expanding.

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Peloton announces $100 million investment toward expedited deliveries

Following its Q2 Fiscal 2021 earnings webcast, Peloton released a message to customers via its company blog. Cofounder and CEO John Foley opened up about the logistical challenges Peloton deliveries faced in 2020 due to increased demand and COVID-19.

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How to pair your Bluetooth devices to your Peloton

Peloton customers may want to connect their Bluetooth devices for a number of reasons. Perhaps you’re getting in a workout before sunrise and don’t want to wake a partner or child. Conversely, maybe you want even more volume for your 90’s alt. rock ride, so you connect your Bluetooth speaker. No matter the reason, this guide will help you connect quickly so you can get back to sweating.

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Should I buy the Peloton extended warranty?

So you just spent a good chunk of your monthly budget on a new Peloton machine. You already did your research and budgeting, then decided it was worth the money. Now it’s been delivered and you have to decide whether to buy the Peloton extended warranty. Below we will outline the fine print to the limited and extended warranties, to help you decide the best move for you.

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Is a Peloton bike worth the money?

As 2021 starts to garner momentum, Peloton continues to grow in membership and available products. However, many consumers have the same question, whether it’s to a friend who owns a Bike or in the forums of r/pelotoncycle. Is Peloton worth the money? Here are some factors you may or may not have considered to aid you in your potential fitness investment.

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Why does Peloton require a subscription?

Many would argue that the price of a Peloton Bike or Tread alone is steep enough. To then to add a monthly fee of $39 on top of that might seem like robbery. Peloton appears to be doing well in regard to the sales of its fitness machines. So why exactly does the fitness company offer subscription-based workouts? The answer is simple economics.

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