Apple Watch now in use at even more gyms with new linkup
Yet more Apple Watch for fitness news, as global fitness studio group Xponential Fitness announcessApple Watch support across all eight of its brands, including Pure Barre, Club Pilates, CycleBar, YogaSix,StretchLab, Row House, AKT, and STRIDE.
What does this mean?
What this means is that keep fit freaks and gym rats using an Apple Watch can get hold of information, review and join classes and earn challenge points while using Xponential facilities with access to the individual studio apps.
These let them:
- View upcoming classes
- Receive push notifications and reminders for upcoming classes
- Contactless check-in to class
- Move off a class waitlist
- Receive celebration alerts for milestones met
- Track real-time performance data
- Participate in the “Earn Your Watch” challenge to earn back their Apple Watch value
What they said
“Providing a premium member experience remains our top priority across every Xponential Fitness brand. Launching this integration with Apple Watch is an exciting opportunity to offer an enhanced in-studio experience to our high iOS member base, utilizing the incredible technology Apple has built,” said Sarah Luna, President of Xponential Fitness.
“As our users become increasingly data and goal-oriented, this technology will help us continue to curate the best of the best workout experiences across every vertical of boutique fitness.”
The company launched its proprietary streaming platform GO across all eight of its brands and kicked off partnerships with fitness giants like ClassPass and most recently, national healthcare provider, UnitedHealthCare.
This is just the latest in a string of alliances between Apple and exercise and gym equipment manufacturers and reflects the continued shift to use of behavior modification to improve fitness habits and reduced health insurance premiums.