Apple Fitness Plus is a no-brainer if you already own an Apple Watch


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Apple Fitness Plus streaming on the AppleTV. 

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Apple has given us a not so subtle reminder to get moving with Fitness Plus, the new service that gives you all types of guided workouts to do at home, or wherever you want. Costing $10 (£10, AU$15) a month, or $80 (£80, AU$120) a year, Fitness Plus streams directly from your iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV and uses the Apple Watch to display metrics on screen to help you meet your fitness goals. For those already deep in the Apple ecosystem and feeling lost in this at-home workout world, Fitness Plus can be a great way to get you moving. It’s easy to use and beginner-friendly (here’s how to set it up), and has 10 different workout types to choose from. I tested out an early version of the Fitness Plus app and completed at least seven different workouts over the course of four days to see what it was all about. Spoiler: Everything hurts now. 

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The premise is simple enough: Fitness Plus offers guided workouts for every level, whether you’re just getting started with your fitness journey, or you’re a more advanced gym-goer. There are 10 workout types: treadmill run, treadmill walk, stationary bike, rowing, dance, strength training, core, yoga, high-intensity interval training (HIIT) and cooldown. What sets it apart…