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Apple adds workout gear to its online store including a $120 yoga mat and $200 smart swim goggles

Apple has officially pushed into the fitness industry with its new Fitness+ streaming service set to launch December 14, but the tech giant is taking it to the next level by adding workout gear to its online store.

The lineup includes yoga accessories, including a mat that costs $120, a smart bike helmet for $250 that ‘actively tries to prevent collisions’ and a $100 foam roller.

The products are from third-parties, not made by Apple, but are only available through the Apple’s online store.

It is not clear if Apple could soon release its own branded gear, but by adding the items and launching its Fitness+ does poise it as a tough contender in the health and fitness space.

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The lineup includes yoga accessories, including a mat that costs $120 (pictured), a smart bike helmet for $250 that ‘actively tries to prevent collisions’ and a $100 foam roller

Apple first announced its new workout streaming service along with unveiling the Apple Watch Series 6 in September that will available to subscribers for $9.99 a month.

Fitness+ brings studio-style workouts to iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV, ‘intelligently incorporating workout metrics from Apple Watch’ for a personalized and immersive experience users can complete wherever and whenever they choose.

The workout types include High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), Strength, Yoga, Dance, Core, Cycling, Treadmill (for running and walking), Rowing, and Mindful Cooldown, led by a expert trainers.

Although most of the classes do not require equipment, Apple is not letting an opportunity of selling more products pass it by. 

Apple first announced its new workout streaming service along with unveiling the Apple Watch Series 6 in September that will available to subscribers for $9.99 a month

Apple first announced its new workout streaming service along with unveiling the Apple Watch Series 6 in September that will available to subscribers for $9.99 a month

Apple’s online store is selling a handful of yoga mats, but the Manduka 6 mm Performance Yoga Mat comes with a $119.95 price tag. The product information states it is ‘an ultra-dense and spacious performance yoga mat that has unmatched comfort and cushioning, and is guaranteed to never wear out'

Apple’s online store is selling a handful of yoga mats, but the Manduka 6 mm Performance Yoga Mat comes with a $119.95 price tag. The product information states it is ‘an ultra-dense and spacious performance yoga mat that has unmatched comfort and cushioning, and is guaranteed to never wear out’

The new workout gear, first spotted by MacRumors, appears to be high-end products from third-party companies.

Apple’s online store is selling a handful of yoga mats, but the Manduka 6 mm Performance Yoga Mat comes with a $119.95 price tag.

The product information states it is ‘an ultra-dense and spacious performance yoga mat that has unmatched comfort and cushioning, and is guaranteed to never wear out.’

The JAXJOX Foam RollerConnect, which costs $99.95, uses the power of connected technology to track and optimize muscle recovery. Users select the work activity just completed and the roller determines how long they should use it and at what intensity level – there is also a manual mode

The JAXJOX Foam RollerConnect, which costs $99.95, uses the power of connected technology to track and optimize muscle recovery. Users select the work activity just completed and the roller determines how long they should use it and at what intensity level – there is also a manual mode

The online store lists a smart jump rope for $49.95, called Tangram Factory's Smart Rope ROOKIE, which connects to an iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch and works with a companion app to keep track of each complete revolution of the rope, along with calculating calories burned

The online store lists a smart jump rope for $49.95, called Tangram Factory’s Smart Rope ROOKIE, which connects to an iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch and works with a companion app to keep track of each complete revolution of the rope, along with calculating calories burned

Other than the yoga mats, the other items are designed with some type of technology that takes them from being an ordinary piece of equipment to a smart device.

The JAXJOX Foam RollerConnect, which costs $99.95, uses the power of connected technology to track and optimize muscle recovery.

Users select the work activity just completed and the roller determines how long they should use it and at what intensity level – there is also a manual mode.

The online store lists a smart jump rope, called Tangram Factory’s Smart Rope ROOKIE, which connects to an iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch and works with a companion app to keep track of each complete revolution of the rope, along with calculating calories burned.

The Lumos Matrix Urban smart bike helmet is designed with a front lighting panel that not only lights the user’s path, but also shines turn signals and warning lights using its companion app

The Lumos Matrix Urban smart bike helmet is designed with a front lighting panel that not only lights the user’s path, but also shines turn signals and warning lights using its companion app

The swimming goggles from FORM also pairs with the users Apple Watch to track their movements through the water, along with different metrics such as distance and stroke rate and count – the pair is listed for $199.95

The swimming goggles from FORM also pairs with the users Apple Watch to track their movements through the water, along with different metrics such as distance and stroke rate and count – the pair is listed for $199.95

Apple’s Fitness+ does not offer workouts for swimming or riding a bike – but the tech giant is selling equipment for the two sports.

The Lumos Matrix Urban smart bike helmet is designed with a front lighting panel that not only lights the user’s path, but also shines turn signals and warning lights using its companion app.

The swimming goggles from FORM also pairs with the users Apple Watch to track their movements through the water, along with different metrics such as distance and stroke rate and count – the pair is listed for $199.95.

All of the items are only available through delivery and appear to take just a few days to reach customers. 


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