Andrew Orr and Charlotte Henry join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the Time Flies event announcements of new hardware and services.
Apple has taken direct aim at Peloton unveiling its new Fitness+ service that is based around the Apple Watch.
“Fitness Coach by JumpyCat” is an app I discovered over the weekend. It gives you personalized workouts entirely created by artificial intelligence. You’ll get audio instructions and videos to watch as you power through over 15,000 bodyweight workouts. There’s a workout for everyone and across different categories like cardio, HIIT, stretching, anti-stress, knee-friendly, and more. App Store: Free (Offers In-App Purchases)
The next Apple Watch Activity Challenge takes place on June 21 to celebrate International Day of Yoga and earn a special badge.
Apple Watch owners will be able to participate in an Activity Challenge on Friday, June 5 to celebrate World Environment Day.
Apple Watch users: Celebrate Heart Month with the February 2020 Activity Challenge to get special iMessage stickers and an activity badge.
Today Apple announced a new initiative called ‘Apple Watch Connected’. Gyms can join by offering perks for Apple Watch users.
Apple has partnered with Orangetheory Fitness, which created a device called OTbeat Link that clips on an Apple Watch band.
Google recently bought Fitbit, and if you don’t want an ad company using your personal health data, here’s how to delete your account.
2019 Veterans Day will feature the next Apple Watch activity challenge. The workout has to be 11 minutes or longer.
August 25 is the Grand Canyon National Park’s 100 year anniversary. It’s also the date for an August Apple Watch Activity Challenge.
The Australian Women’s Cricket team uses the Apple Watch to train. Collected data includes mood and sleep as a way to avoid major injuries.
Activbody, Inc., announced that its flagship product, the portable smart fitness device Activ5, is now available at apple.com and in select Apple Stores. The Activ5 is unique because, with its companion training app, users are able to access and track their activity from over a hundred personalized 5-minute strength-training workouts and exercises that can be performed anywhere. Activ5 recently announced an Apple Watch app and the adoption of HealthKit. The app includes exercise and heart rate tracking and calculates energy burned. With HealthKit, users will be able to see the data tracked on Apple Watch in the Apple Health app on iPhone. “We are experiencing phenomenal interest and growth globally due to the effectiveness of Activ5, and our ongoing commitment to meaningful, customer-centric enhancements including our recent Apple Watch app announcement,” said Dan Stevenson, CEO of Activbody. You can buy it from the Apple Store, online and retail, for US$129.95.
I’ve been using Nike Training Club for a year now, and it’s a great fitness app. Version 6.0.0 brings a premium training subscription. You’ll get workouts hosted by Nike Master Trainers in 4-6 week programs, with expert nutrition advice, wellness guidance including mindset, recovery, and sleep. The app brings new workout formats like on-demand classes and whiteboard workouts for gym-style training. Apple Watch support for the premium program is coming in the future. Finally, workout reminders help you says motivated to continue your routine. App Store: Free (Offers In-App Purchases).
Google announced today that its Google Fit app that launched on Android in 2014 is now available for iOS.
2019 Earth Day falls on April 22, and we have a few details on the Activity Challenge Apple is preparing for the event.
Apple Watch health features and fitness tracking have the potential to change medicine. Dan Hon writes how his friend’s Apple Watch helped him.
One day, while I was testing my own Apple Watch, Tom was deconstructing a rack of network equipment. He suddenly noticed his heart was pounding. Then he began feeling dizzy. Next came tunnel vision. He needed to sit down.
I think more and more health features will come to the Apple Watch,, such as blood glucose monitoring.
Apple announced that February is Heart Month, and during the month there will be Activity Challenges on Apple Watch.
Apple’s Close Your Rings page has been updated with testimonials from athletes and how they use the Activity app.
The dawning of a new year often brings the promise of a new fitness regime, and there are host of apps available to help you stick to it.