Apple Fitness+ to launch new features to help users train their mind and body

Apple Fitness Plus on Apple Watch

Apple Fitness+ has announced that it will be launching new features, including Collections and Time to Run to help its users reach their fitness goals, on January 10. It will also bring the third season of Time to Walk, and new Artist Spotlight workouts with music from the Beatles, Shakira, Pharrell Williams, and Ed Sheeran.

Apple's Vice President of Fitness Technologies, Jay Blahnik stated:

At the beginning of a new year, we know many people are looking for new ways to go after their goals. With these new additions, Fitness+ makes it easy to get motivated and stay active anywhere, with the most complete library of high-quality and diverse content to train your mind and body, no matter where you are on your fitness journey. We can’t wait for people to get motivated to reach their goals with Collections, and inspired by Time to Run’s exploration of iconic cities with rich running history.

Apple Fitness Plus on Apple Watch

Collections is a series of workouts and meditations from the Fitness+ library which will offer its users a suggested plan to aid them in making "intentional training choices over the next several days or weeks". At launch, the Collections that will be available include 30-Day Core Challenge, Improve Your Posture with Pilates, Perfect Your Yoga Balance Poses, Run Your First 5K, Strengthen Your Back, Stretch Your Hips, and Wind Down for a Better Bedtime.

Apple Fitness Plus on Apple Watch

Time to Run will deliver a new audio running experience that has been developed to give users a popular running route with each episode. Its episodes also come with coaching tips and motivational music. Users will also be able to save photos, taken by Fitness+ trainer along their route, to their photo library or share them with others.

A new episode of Time to Run will be released each week on Mondays that will be available in the Workout app on Apple Watch with a Fitness+ subscription. Apple Watch users who use a wheelchair will be able to turn Time to Run into Time to Run or Push to get the option of starting a run or an Outdoor Push Running Pace workout.

Users can get Apple Fitness+ subscription service for $9.99 (US) per month or $79.99 (US) per year. Its latest features will be available on Fitness+ with Apple Watch Series 3 or later with watchOS 8.3, paired with iPhone 6s or later with iOS 15.2; iPad with iPadOS 15.2; or Apple TV 4K or Apple TV HD with tvOS 15.2.

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