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Peloton

Peloton adds new strength classes from Ben Alldis

One of the fan favorites out of the London studio is Ben Alldis, and Peloton has just released four new strength classes for those looking to workout off the Bike.

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Apps

FitGrid brings virtual and in-person fitness classes from leading studios

FitGrid, a new service, brings live workouts to your home and allows you to discover nearby studios. FitGrid’s platform includes virtual and in-person fitness classes from brands such as F45 Training and The Dailey Method as well as from independent studios. As part of the launch, FitGrid has partnered with Athleta to power free virtual classes for the ​Athleta NYC Empower Tour​.

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Peloton

Matt Wilpers shares his thoughts on GymKit and Bike+

One of the headline features of Peloton’s new Bike+ is integration with Apple’s GymKit. In this new video, Peloton instructor, Matt Wilpers shares his thoughts on why GymKit is an important feature for measuring training results.

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Peloton

Comment: Peloton Bike returns for Bike+ process shows the growing pains Peloton is facing

When Peloton announced Bike+ a few weeks ago, many customers were faced with a dilemma. Those who were still waiting on delivery of their original Bike as well as those still within the 30-day Peloton return window had to decide which Bike to choose.

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Amazon Echelon

[Update: Amazon denies partnership and cancels orders] Amazon enters connected bike market with Echelon partnership

In a statement to Forbes, Amazon has denied the partnership with Echelon.

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Peloton

Highlights from Peloton’s Investor and Analyst Session

Last week, Peloton held a virtual “Investor and Analyst Session” to discuss the previous quarter’s earnings.

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Peloton

Peloton lowers extended warranty price on its Bike following price cut

After the release of Bike+, Peloton lowered the price of the original Bike to $1,895, and they’ve now lowered the warranty price to match the price cut.

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Peloton

Peloton announces Barre classes with availability beginning on 9/21

[Update 9/21: Now available under the ‘strength’ listing in the app, tread, and bike]

Earlier today, Peloton dropped a surprise over email when it announced Peloton Barre classes beginning on 9/21.

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Tonal

Tonal raises $110 million from athletes like Stephen Curry and Serena Williams

Tonal is becoming a popular choice for connected strength workouts, and some even consider it a ‘sibling’ to Peloton as it offers a similar experience (live classes, workout programs, etc.) while just focusing on strength training. Today, Tonal has announced they have raised $110 million from a group of investors that includes NBA star Stephen Curry, tennis legend Serena Williams, and former NFL player Tony Gonzalez.

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Apple

Apple announces Fitness+, a new workout subscription service

At Apple’s new product event, Apple unveiled its new Apple Fitness+ service that is tightly integrated with Apple Watch.