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Best alternatives to Apple's Fitness Plus equipment recommendations 2022

Apple Fitness Plus Cycle
Apple Fitness Plus Cycle (Image credit: Apple)

So, you've subscribed to Apple Fitness+, and now you want to get yourself equipped to take on all of its different workout types. That's great, but looking at some of the prices on the official list of Apple Fitness+ equipment recommendations (opens in new tab) might be enough for you to reconsider your new-found passion for fitness. Thankfully, there are plenty of alternatives to Apple's Fitness+ equipment recommendations out there, and we've rounded up our pick for the best in each category below.

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Whether you're just looking for the best iPhone stand to help you follow along with your trainer, or you need some additional gear to get the most out of your Fitness+ workouts, the above recommendations will help you out.

While Apple's Fitness+ equipment recommendations are at the premium end of the home fitness market, we've pitched things a little lower with this guide to help the average user find something that meets their needs without breaking the bank.

We'd recommend that you pick up a few of the essentials like a yoga mat and dumbbell set as these are useful in a bunch of Fitness+ workouts and don't require a great deal of investment. If you like Fitness+ and continue to subscribe, you could then pull the trigger on a pricier purchase like one of the best treadmills or best exercise bikes if you have the space at home for one. You might even be able to cancel your gym membership if you do.

Adam Oram is a Senior Writer at iMore. He studied Media at Newcastle University and has been writing about technology since 2013. He previously worked as an Apple Genius and as a Deals Editor at Thrifter. His spare time is spent watching football (both kinds), playing Pokémon games, and eating vegan food. Follow him on Twitter at @adamoram.