Roku (ROKU) Expands Health & Fitness Options With Peloton App

Beatrice J. Doty

Roku ROKU recently added Peloton App, Peloton Interactive’s PTON virtual fitness platform for Roku streamers. The Peloton channel features thousands of instructor-led workouts that can be done with or without equipment.

The Peloton Roku app is available in the United States from Jul 1 and in Canada from Jul 2. A release date for the United Kingdom has not yet been decided. The news of the app deal helped push Roku’s stock up 10% on Jul 1 to a closing price of $128.39.

Roku is offering Peloton’s Digital Membership, which costs $12.99 a month. New users can take advantage of a 30-day free trial and sign up on Roku TV with Roku Pay while existing Peloton subscribers can log in for free via Roku TV. Classes covered include yoga, meditation, stretching, strength training and cycling. There are also guided workouts for outdoor runners.

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Apple’s watchOS 7 includes sleep tracking and an upgraded Fitness app

Beatrice J. Doty

Your health takes a more prominent role. The Activity app has been renamed Fitness, and on the iPhone has a “streamlined” redesign that provides a clearer view of your habits. The watch version includes additional workouts like dancing, core, functional strength and even your cooldowns. Noise warnings now include a warning when you reach the WHO’s recommended weekly amount of headphone listening. And just as in iOS 14, Maps on the Apple Watch now has cycling-specific directions.

You can also share watch faces, so your friends won’t have to wonder how to get the look you spent a long time creating. Third-party apps can provide different info across multiple complications. And there are new complications, including a tachymeter on a new Chronograph Pro face and a supersized complication on the X-Large face.

Siri translations are available on-device with the watch, too.

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