“Time to Walk” the new function of Apple Fitness +

A new week begins, we thus arrive at the end of January of this new year and each time the new functions of the services of the brand of the bitten apple are announced, this time we tell you how Apple introduces watchOS 7.3 the final beta version of a software update. The update release notes show a new “Time to Walk” feature for Apple Fitness + subscribers.

“Time to Walk” the new Apple Fitness + function is described as “an audio experience in the Workout application where guests share inspiring stories while you walk”, in this way Apple Fitness + subscribers will be able to open the Training application on an Apple Watch , select Time to walk and choose from one of the audio stories to listen to during your hike. The feature will likely be extended to users with disabilities.

According to the screenshot of an Apple Fitness + promotional video shared by Twitter user Othmane, it is observed that “Time to Walk” will include a 30-minute story narrated by singer Shawn Mendes at launch. Additionally, stories from singer Dolly Parton, NBA star Draymond Green and actress Uzo Aduba from the Netflix original series “Orange Is the New Black” will reportedly be part of new stories.

Apple Fitness + introduces Time to Walk with stories for every workout

Although the Time to Walk feature appeared weeks ago in previous betas of watchOS 7.3 and iOS 14.4, the stories were not yet available. The feature can be activated in a new setting on the Apple Watch to ensure that new Time to Walk stories are added to the Workout app as they become available.

Apple Fitness + launched last month in the United States, this service included a library of training videos covering strength, yoga, dance, running, walking, cycling, rowing and more, with new content delivered every week by a team of trainers hired by Apple. In addition, it integrates personal metrics to motivate users, encouraging them on the screen during key moments of the training.

It should be mentioned that the stories will be downloaded when the Apple Watch is connected to power and near a paired iPhone, and will be automatically deleted at the end of the workout. In addition to this, we remember that Apple Fitness + is currently available in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and the United Kingdom.