Peloton now lets you use Apple Watch as a heart rate monitor, no GymKit required

Peloton is rolling out a major new feature addition for Bike and Tread users who also have an Apple Watch. The feature has slowly started rolling out to Peloton users today, with the company confirming the news in a blog post. Head below for the full details on how to pair your Apple Watch with your Peloton Bike or Tread.

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Apple Watch integration launches on CITYROW’s MAX rower

CITYROW‘s Max Rower now includes integration with the Apple Watch, becoming the first smart rower to provide real-time fitness metrics within Apple’s health platform.

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Strava’s year-end data shows the hot new sport this year is walking

Strava just released its year-end review with heaps of interesting data on its 95 million subscribers around the world. While the data is obviously specific to Strava users, with a data pool that large, it does shed some light on how people are exercising during yet another tough pandemic year. One big surprise: The new hot sport this year is walking.

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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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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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