Sunday, November 28

Apple Fitness + available in Austria since November

With Apple Fitness +, the pounds should just drop. In addition to the display of vital values, an alternative to the fitness studio is offered with guided training units. Source:

Since 3. November Health-conscious Apple users can get a new one subscription service be happy. Next to Yoga, Intervalltrainings and various Studio units the subscription also offers Meditations to come down. The prices start at 9,99 € per month. In addition to the necessary motivation, that will also be Ecosystem required by Apple.

11 types of training, joint training & guided meditation

The concept of the fitness service sees that Apple Watch as a central element of the system. So the training data comes like that Heart rate directly from the clock into the program. On the iPhone, iPad or Apple TV the studio units are played. In doing so, Apple has adaptive difficulty levels set to appeal to a wide range of fitness enthusiasts. The choice of content is just as diverse.

the five until 45-minute Units consist of:

  • Intervalltraining
  • Kraft
  • Yoga
  • To dance
  • Core
  • To go biking
  • Pilates
  • Meditation
  • Treadmill
  • rowing
  • Cooldown
A training session on an iPhone with German subtitles.
A training session on an iPhone with German subtitles. Source:

The individual sessions are open English held. subtitle are also in German language offered. Through the SharePlay function can be with other subscribers trained synchronously will. Apple allows training groups of up to 32 participants to where by the FaceTime-Support each other can be cheered.

For everyone who prefers the right one music get motivated, will be with Playlists remedied. These are specially compiled for the courses and include songs by Billie Eilish or the Imagine Dragons. The aspect of Meditation Apple does not ignore either. Regular meditation should be easily integrated into everyday life with exercises of various lengths. The units are both in Video as well as audio format made available.

Preview of a ten minute meditation session.  Source:
Preview of a ten minute meditation session. Source:

Seasonal training & “time to go”

In addition to the conventional training methods, there are also seasonal units. At the moment there is all-round training winter sports with the ski professional Ted Ligety, which should enable an optimal start into the ski season.

With the function “Time to go”, Apple enables a kind of Swalk with Public figures how Shawn Mendes or Naomi Campell. In addition to the actual walk, a Audio file, which is playing a conversation with the celebrities, too pictures transferred to the Apple Watch.

Illustration of various "Time to go"- Units with Antony Joshua, Camila Cabello or Randall Park.
Illustration of various “time to go” units with Antony Joshua, Camila Cabello or Randall Park. Source:

Prices & required equipment

The subscription for Apple Fitness + is monthly for 9,99 € available. Alternatively is a Annual subscription for 12 months around 79,99 € lockable. This allows up to six people claim the service from a household. Fitness + is also im € 28.95 per month expensive Apple One Premium Abonnement which also includes the other subscription services available from Apple.

So that technical requirements for the implementation of the functions are given, the following Terminals from the Apple ecosystem needed:

  • Apple Watch Series 3 or later with watchOS 8.1 or later
  • Apple iPhone 6s or newer with iOS 15.1 or newer
  • Apple iPad with iPadOS 15.1 or Apple TV HD with tvOS 15.1 or newer


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