Apple’s new fitness subscription service, Apple Fitness+, is now available — here’s everything you need to know, including what pricing, availability, workout types, and more.
What is Apple Fitness+?
Apple Fitness+ is a new pay-monthly subscription service from Apple which gives access to studio-style workouts on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV. Using the workout features on Apple Watch, the service integrates personal metrics such as heart rate and calorie burn into the on-screen sessions, making them personalized and interactive.
At launch the service with 10 of the most popular workout types, including High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), Strength, Yoga, Dance, Core, Cycling, Treadmill (for running and walking), Rowing, and Mindful Cooldown, led by a team of trainers who will share new content each week.
How much is Apple Fitness+?
Apple Fitness+ is priced at $9.99 (US) per month or $79.99 (US) per year.
Three months of Apple Fitness+ access is included with the purchase of an Apple Watch Series 3 or later and a free one-month of Fitness+ trail is available for existing Apple Watch users.
What can you do with Apple Fitness+?
Apple Fitness+ has a range of guided workouts to help you keep fit and active. These include, Treadmill Walk, HIIT, Treadmill Run, Rowing, Dance, Cycling, Yoga, Core, Strength, Mindful Cooldown
Apple says new content across all workout types will be added weekly.
How to sign up for Apple Fitness+:
Open the Fitness app on your iPhone or iPad and tap the new Fitness+ button.
Apple Fitness+ requires iOS 14.3, watchOS 7.2, iPadOS 14.3, and tvOS 14.3. The service comes with a three-month free trial for customers who purchase a new Apple Watch, and a one-month free trial for everyone else.
Do you need an Apple Watch to use Apple Fitness+?
Yes. Apple Fitness+ requires an Apple Watch as that’s how the service monitors personal metrics, like your heart rate and the calories you burn, into every workout. Users must have an Apple Watch Series 3 or later.