Apple announces new 'welcoming and inclusive' Fitness+ workouts

Apple Iphone12 Apple Fitness Plus Workout For Pregnancy And Older Adults And Beginners
Apple Iphone12 Apple Fitness Plus Workout For Pregnancy And Older Adults And Beginners (Image credit: Apple)

What you need to know

  • Apple is expanding its Fitness+ service.
  • It is adding new workouts to make the service more inclusive and welcoming.
  • It is also adding more beginner workouts and trainers.

Apple has today announced it is expanding Apple Fitness+ to make it more welcoming and inclusive.

In a press release the company states:

Apple Fitness+, the first fitness service built around Apple Watch, is introducing even more ways to make fitness welcoming and inclusive to all with brand new workouts geared specifically toward pregnancy and older adults, as well as several new Yoga, High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), and Strength workouts for beginners. These workouts are designed to help users build confidence working out, no matter their fitness level, whether just starting out, trying something new, or getting back into exercise for the first time in a long time.

It is also adding new trainers including a new Yoga and Mindful cooldown trainer as well as a new HIIT trainer:

Fitness+ is also expanding its team of world-class trainers, introducing a new Yoga and Mindful Cooldown trainer, Jonelle Lewis, in addition to welcoming current Fitness+ trainer Anja Garcia to the HIIT team. Additionally, for those closing their rings with walking workouts, Jane Fonda — iconic actor, producer, author, and activist — will share inspiring stories, photos, and a few of her favorite songs in the next episode of Time to Walk in honor of Earth Day.

New Workouts for Pregnancy, Workouts for Older Adults, and Workouts for Beginners, and Apple's new trainers will go live on the Platform on April 19. A new time to walk featuring Jane Fonda will also go live on that day.

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