Get in shape in 2021 with this top-rated fitness app

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With audio workout app Auro, you can pursue your fitness goals absolutely anywhere.
With this audio workout app, you can pursue your fitness goals absolutely anywhere.
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It’s time for a new year, and a new you! There’s no better way to get your heart pumping and your Apple Watch working to its full potential than with innovative fitness app Auro. And right now, a one-year subscription is on sale at 50% off.

Kick-start your fitness goals in 2021 with more than 90% off this top-rated app

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Put Your Apple Watch to work with this fitness app
Fire up your Apple gear and achieve your fitness goals this year.
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Ready to start the new year with a new workout regime? This top-rated fitness app is the easiest way to reach your goals — and right now, a one-year subscription to BetterMe Home Workout & Diet is on sale for just $15.99 with coupon code HOLIDAY20.

That code also gives you 20% off the Cult of Mac store, site-wide, to ring in the new year. Yes, that’s even on top of sale prices.

Get customized training with fitness guru Jillian Michaels

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This fitness app is a great way to get fit without having to leave your home
This fitness app is a great way to get fit without leaving your home.
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There’s plenty of time to figure out what goals you want to set for the new year, whether you want to learn a new language, figure out how to code or get into the best shape of your life.

If you’re looking for a way to get fit without trekking to the gym, check out this subscription to Jillian Michaels: The Fitness App. For only a fraction of the cost of a gym or studio membership, you can get tips from one of the world’s best trainers, along with customized workouts and a diet plan to match your goals.

Apple Fitness+ review: First impressions from a fitness fanatic

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Apple Fitness+ review: With 10 types of workouts, there's something for nearly everyone.
I let Apple Fitness+ test me to the limit, so I could test it to the limit.
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Apple Fitness+ only came online yesterday, but I’ve already logged 10 workouts with it. I let Cupertino’s new subscription service put me through my paces, so I could put it through its paces to bring you this review.

I’m a qualified personal trainer and a fitness fanatic who trains hard every day. So I was curious to find out if Apple Fitness+ could give me a challenging workout.

Apple helps former NFL linebacker DeMarcus Ware build his new fitness app

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DeMarcus Ware's new fitness app Driven to Win launches today.
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Former NFL linebacker DeMarcus Ware is launching an iOS fitness app called Driven to Win (D2W) — and Apple helped him build it.

The former Dallas Cowboys star said was invited to Cupertino to meet with Apple engineers who helped him develop the app. Starting in 2019, he made a total of nine trips to Apple’s offices to meet with the company’s developers.

Today in Apple history: Nike+iPod brings fitness tracking to your pocket

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The Nike+iPod Sports Kit was a nifty innovation.
The Nike+iPod Sport Kit was a nifty innovation.
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July 13: Today in Apple history: Nike+iPod Sport Kit brings fitness tracking to your pocket July 13, 2006: Apple releases its first activity tracker, the Nike+iPod Sport Kit, which combines Cupertino’s popular music player with a smart pedometer.

The product marks Apple’s first step toward the kind of mobile health-tracking initiatives it will investigate in the following decade — most notably through its iOS Health app and the Apple Watch.

Score lifetime tools for language, reading, focus and health [Deals]

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Make the most of working from home by learning new skills, exercising, and more.
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Whether you’re getting outside for the summer or staying inside, it’s a great time to sharpen your mind and your body. This bundle of five lifetime app subscriptions covers language lessons, focus, working out, reading faster and more. Additionally, you can get all five at a massive 97% discount.

20 Apple Watch home workouts you can do during lockdown

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No excuses! You could be doing one of these workouts right now.
No excuses! You could be doing one of these workouts right now.
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Apple Watch supports a huge selection of workout types, but most of the popular ones, like running and swimming, you probably can’t do right now thanks to the coronavirus lockdown. Fortunately, if you delve a little deeper, you’ll find plenty of Apple Watch home workouts you can choose from that require little or no special equipment.

So why not take the opportunity to master a whole new kind of exercise? Here are 20 Apple Watch indoor workout options you can do at home right now.

Score extra-affordable Mac apps, noise-canceling headphones and more [Deals]

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Why pay full price? We're offering discounts of 75% or more on these great apps and gear.
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Everybody loves a good sale, so we rounded up the biggest price drops currently offered by Cult of Mac Deals. We’ve got a powerful iOS alternative, noise-canceling headphones, language courses and five years of at-home exercise, all discounted by 75% or more.