now on iPhone without Apple Watch
Apple Fitness+ is the service of Apple which offers a library of over 3,000 workout videos for many types of sports and various meditation techniques, with new content added weekly. It can be used by anyone who has an Apple Watch and now also by those who don't want to know anything about the Cupertino group's smartwatch, but have an iPhone.
Apple Fitness+: On non-smartwatch iPhones with iOS 16.1 and later
As had been anticipated at the Apple event on September 7, the one during which the new "iPhone by" models were presented, it is now finally possible use Apple Fintess+ on iPhone without Apple Watchprovided you have upgraded to iOS 16.1. The novelty has been implemented in the second beta of the version in question, distributed in the last hours.
At first, Apple did not indicate an exact date of availability, limiting itself to knowing that it would arrive later, in the fall, in 21 countries, including Italy. However, many users on social media are now reporting that Apple Fitness+ also works on the iPhone.
In short, this is certainly good news, but it is good to consider that there is a substantial difference in operation between the use of Apple Fitness+ with and without Apple Watch: in the first case, users see various parameters in real time during training. sessions, such as heart rate and calories burned, for which smartwatch sensors are required, while in the second not.
Keep in mind that the references are also contained in the latest beta version of tvOS 16.1 for AppleTV on which was found a section that allows users to connect an iPhone to train with Apple Fitness + without having to use the watch, in fact.