UPDATE (2021). Still no rower from Peloton, HOWEVER, Apple Fitness+ has launched and it includes awesome rowing classes, in addition to spin, run, HIIT, core, yoga, etc. Time for me to get that Concept 2 Rower!
- See my post about Apple Fitness+ and how it compares with Peloton
- Join my Apple Fitness Plus Facebook page
UPDATE (June 2020): Peloton confirmed this week that they WILL launch a Peloton rower in 2020 although no further details about the rower or its interoperability with the Peloton App were provided. The Covid-19 pandemic is likely to delay things is my guess.
OK, this is purely speculative but I THINK Peloton will soon be releasing a Peloton Rowing Machine.
In October 2019 Peloton acquired Tonic Fitness Technology, a company that has been manufacturing Peloton’s high tech spin bikes for a bunch of years. And Tonic recently filed a patent application for a a high tech indoor rowing machine with the U.S. Patent Office.
Piecing in all together…
- Peloton owns Tonic;
- Tonic filed a patent application for an indoor rower;
- Peloton owns all of Tonic’s technology, include its rower patent; and
- Therefore, it only seems natural that a Peloton Rower is the next big step for the company!
A Peloton Rower would be a great complement to the Peloton Bike and the Peloton Treadmill. And of course, if you can access all of the rowing classes from the Peloton App while using your own rower (like you can using your own bike and treadmill with the app), then that would be amazing!
A couple of my close friends are heavy into rowing and have this Concept 2 Rower at home and I am sure they would love to access Peloton rowing content (assuming its of the same great quality).
Watch this space!
Row, row, row your Peloton App…
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If you are here looking to learn how to use the Peloton App with your own bike, check out my original blog post!