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Apple plans special Fitness+ workouts to celebrate Earth Day on April 22

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What you need to know

  • Apple has announced special Earth Day workouts for Fitness+ subscribers.
  • Fitness+ workouts will cover yoga, meditation, cycling, rowing, and the treadmill.
  • Special Time to Run and Time to Walk workouts will also be offered.

Apple has today announced that it will be running special Fitness+ workouts as part of the Earth Day celebrations that will take place on April 22.

Announced as part of a wider update on the company's environmental initiatives (opens in new tab), the new workouts will cover yoga, meditation, cycling, rowing, and the treadmill as well as new Time to Run and Time to Walk additions.

To celebrate Earth Day, Apple Fitness+ subscribers can enjoy nature-inspired yoga, meditation, cycling, rowing, and treadmill workouts, as well as a new Time to Run episode that takes listeners through the beautiful sights and sounds of Yosemite National Park with an uplifting pop and rock playlist; and coaching that inspires you to take in the great outdoors, no matter where you're running. A new episode of Time to Walk is also available this week with world-renowned scientist and environmentalist, Dr. Jane Goodall, who shares why she is willing to push past her fears for the sake of her work and what she has observed about the interconnectedness of all living things. And after completing any workout of 30 minutes or more on April 22, all Apple Watch users can earn a limited-edition award.

Apple Fitness+ offers a range of guided exercise routines that incorporate Apple Watch activity rings and more.

Time To Walk Jane Goodall Screenshot

Time To Walk Jane Goodall Screenshot (Image credit: Apple)

Apple Fitness+ is available as a standalone subscription and is also part of the Apple One bundle, making for the best value for those who already use other Apple services.

Oliver Haslam
Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.