A CLASS OF YOUR OWN
Peloton promises all the cardio benefits of a sweaty spin class, from the comfort of your home. Hop on the saddle
Bring the calorie burn of spin to the comfort of your own home with this game-changing kit
While the sense of competition and calorie burn of a spin class are alluring, the same can’t be said of many studios’ nosebleedinducing EDM and strobe lights. So, you’re left to either grin and bear it all, or miss out altogether.
Now, thanks to Peloton, you no longer need to compromise. Its innovations bring the benefits of the spin class to your home gym – which also means no more dressing for work in cramped changing rooms. Equipped with a 22in screen, this stationary bike connects you with classes from the world’s best instructors. MH jumped in the saddle to test whether the future of home workouts really has arrived. Get ready to step your cardio up a gear.
i_ 14 In addition to the back catalogue of more than 8,000 classes that are accessible at any time, 14 live sessions are streamed daily, so you can fit your cardio into any schedule. £1bn ii_ Just five years after its launch, Peloton was valued at £1bn in May 2017, such was its success in the US. Expect it to conquer the UK, too: invest now to get ahead of the pack. £1,995 FOR THE BIKE, PLUS £39.50 PER MONTH* iii_ 35,000 The number of people who tuned into a single workout streamed live from the Winter Olympics in Korea – a class big enough to fill London’s Olympic Velopark five times. iv_ 10 The average number of workouts completed by each user per month. That’s the two cardio sessions in your training week covered, then. v_ 1,087kcal Men’s Health all-star Hugh Jackman slashed through more than 1,000kcal on his Peloton bike. For non-mutants, the average calories burned during a class is 500kcal. 96% vi_ Almost everyone who signs up renews their subscription after a year – a ringing endorsement of a workout that is as enjoyable as it is effective.