The Apple Fitness + service is also available in Germany and 14 other countries from this evening. Then Apple Watch owners (from Apple Watch 3) can finally use the new Apple subscription in addition to studio-style training or meditation. Fitness + will also be part of Apple One – Apple’s premium subscription that includes multiple Apple services at a lower price compared to individual bookings.
I’ve been looking forward to this for a long time: Fitness + starts in Germany and also in the NextPit countries Brazil, France, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Portugal, and Spain. However, the service is then also available in English and only with subtitles. With Fitness + you can then access a range of training sessions regardless of where you are, which in turn are led by experienced personal fitness trainers.
The press release states: “Fitness + intelligently and seamlessly transfers the most important training data that users know from the Apple Watch directly to the iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV. This creates a personalized and intensive training experience that can be completed anywhere and anytime – whether at home, outdoors, or in the hotel room when traveling “. In particularly important moments, the personal fitness data appear on the respective screen, for example, the heart rate, when the trainer asks for the pulse.
There are eleven different types of training available, such as high-intensity interval training (HIIT), strength, yoga, dance, core, cycling or Pilates. All training sessions are supported by music – just as if you were in the gym yourself.
Fitness + available as a single subscription or via Apple One
Fitness + is available as a subscription for either € 9.99 per month or for € 79.99 as an annual one-off payment. Fitness + is also included in the Apple One Premium subscription, which is available from today for 28.95 euros per month and the services Apple Music, Apple TV +, Apple Arcade, Apple News +, Fitness + and iCloud + with 2 TB of storage space. In addition, up to 6 family members can use these services.
The storage space on Apple One has grown significantly when you consider that the subscription currently only comprises 200 GB.
To take advantage of the latest features, Fitness + must be used with an Apple Watch Series 3 or later with watchOS 8.1, paired with an iPhone 6s or later with iOS 15.1, an iPad with iPadOS 15.1 or Apple TV 4Kor Apple TV HD with tvOS 15.1 will.