Apple Fitness+ is getting Collections and Time to Run services next week. The former is a “curated exercise and meditation series from the Fitness + library”, while the latter is an “audio running experience” designed to improve users’ running. The new services will be linked to the Apple Watch. Next week, Apple Fitness+ will also feature the third season of Time to Walk, along with a new Artist Spotlight that features music from well-known artists.
Through a blog post, Apple announced some new services for Apple Fitness+ that will be released on January 10th. As mentioned earlier, new services include Collections and Runtime. The first lists a series of exercises and meditations that help users achieve their fitness goals. At launch, six collections will be available – 30-Day Core Challenge, Improve Your Posture with Pilates, Perfect Your Yoga Balance Poses, Run Your First 5Km, Strengthen Your Back, Stretch Your Hips, and Rest for a Better Bedtime.
Time to Run is touted as an “audio running experience designed to help users become more consistent and better runners”. Each episode of Time to Run has coaching tips from Emily Fayette, Jamie-Ray Hartshorne, Sam Sanchez, Scott Carvin, and Cory Wharton-Malcolm. Each episode of Time to Run on Apple Fitness+ features motivational and energizing playlists selected by trainers. It will be released in three episodes with a new episode being released on Monday each week.
Apple will also launch Season 3 of Time to Walk, a type of podcast where celebrities, musicians, health experts and activists share their motivational stories with Fitness+ subscribers. Each week, new guests will be featured in the episode and the first episode of season three will feature Rebel Wilson. Other notable guests include Hasan Minhaj, Bernice King, Chris Meloni and more.
Finally, Artist Spotlight will present new workouts with songs by Ed Sheeran, Pharrell Williams, Shakira and The Beatles. Each playlist will be dedicated to a single artist and over the next four Mondays, Apple will launch new workouts with songs from these artists. Workout types include cycling, dancing, HIIT, strength, treadmill and yoga. Music genres include Chill Vibes, Everything Rock, Hip-Hop/R&B, Latin Grooves and Upbeat Anthems. Apple Music and Apple One subscribers will also have access to new Artist Spotlights.
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