Accessercise’s app makes it easier for people with disabilities to exercise

Accessercise, which developed a fitness app for people who want to exercise despite their disabilities, was one of the Startup Battlefield 200 finalists at TechCrunch Disrupt 2023.

Fitbit is revamping its app with a three-tab layout

Google-owned Fitbit announced today that the company will introduce a new app with a refreshed design over the next few months. Fitbit said that it will start testing the new app in beta starting toda

EGYM, the Munich-based smart fitness startup, raises $225M from Jared Kushner’s Affinity Partners

The technology industry at large might not be in the best of health at the moment, but health and fitness startups appear to be alive and well. EGYM, the Munich-based “smart workout solution&#82

Facing an uncertain future, Peloton will cut another 500 jobs

Update: CEO Barry McCarthy claims he “misspoke” in his Journal interview. Here’s the full quote “I joined Peloton for the comeback story, not to sell the business. And today the b

Peloton’s rower arrives in December, priced at $3,200

The Peloton Row hasn’t been a particularly well-kept secret over the last couple of years. After long-standing rumors, the connected fitness firm teased the rowing machine in a member’s video back

Peloton co-founders resign amid company shakeup

As exercise demands shifted away from the gym amid pandemic-related shutdowns, Peloton hit heights experienced by precious few tech firms. That made the connected fitness company’s crash down to Ear

Cycle-focused femtech startup, 28, grabs backing from Thiel Capital

Meet 28: A U.S.-based femtech startup founded by a wife and husband team that’s scored $3.2 million in seed funding in a round led by Thiel Capital with a fitness and wellness pitch that aims to

Tonal just shed over a third of staff to help it become a ‘self-sustaining and profitable business’

Tonal, an at-home fitness company last valued at $1.6 billion, has laid off 35% of its workforce in what the company says was a “responsible” decision made in order to grow at a more susta

Garmin pops solar power onto its fancy Forerunner running watch

Garmin just brought solar power to its Forerunner line, a cult-favorite among runners. Along with some other devices, the company took the wraps off its new Forerunner 995 Solar today. The $600 runnin

Peloton’s earnings are even worse than expected

Market watchers were anticipating a rough quarter for Peloton, but not quite this bad. The beleaguered connected fitness company missed revenue estimates by $6 million, reporting $964.3 million &#8212

Apple Fitness+ adds new dance workouts featuring music from BTS, ABBA and more

Apple announced today that it’s adding new curated dance workouts and collections to Fitness+ in time for International Dance Day on April 29. The service is adding additional content to its Ar

Oura sells its millionth ring

We love big, round numbers here in hardware land. Hitting one million of anything is an impressive feat, let alone one million $399 smart rings. It’s too soon to suggest that Oura has permanently tr

Withings buys workout app, 8fit

French health wearables firm Withings today announced that it has acquired 8fit, makers of the workout/meal planning app of the same name. The news comes as hardware makers ranging from Apple and Sams

Apple Fitness+ introduces new ‘Collections’ feature and ‘Time to Run’ series

Apple Fitness+ is introducing a new “Collections” feature along with a new “Time to Run” series starting on January 10th. Collections are a curated series of workouts and medit

As CES goes hybrid, connected fitness companies have another big year

CES hasn’t traditionally been the healthiest week for me. Aside from some unintentional intermittent fasting, TechCrunch really has the habit of doing it up with our team dinners at the show, to say

OxeFit enters the home market with $6,000 strength training system

OxeFit kicked off 2021 with a healthy $12.5 million Series A and vague plans to “bring advanced robotics and artificial intelligence to the world of strength training.” In April, that manifested i

Oura Ring 3 review

I admit I was thinking about the Oura Ring incorrectly. I was thinking of the device as an alternative to my Apple Watch. I suppose this is true, in the vaguest sense — likely for most people, i

Amazon opens pre-orders for its Halo View fitness band

Amazon announced a new version of its Halo fitness band at its hardware event, and now you can lock in a pre-order. Halo View, Amazon's first wearable with a display, is $50 during pre-orders.

Talent Hack raises $17 million led by Emergence to power the fitness creator economy

The Great Resignation, the pandemic-caused seismic shift in the way we work, play and live, and the boom of the creator and influencer economy, has led to a surge in apps designed to serve those creat

The $495 Peloton Guide brings connected strength training to the popular fitness platform

Most companies would kill for Peloton’s level of user buy-in. The company’s cycling and treadmill products have built an almost cult-like mystique around the connected fitness platform. It’s a l
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