Tonal will offer Peloton-like live classes starting in October – Jay Peters

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Tonal, which offers an at-home connected strength training machine, is adding to its library of on-demand exercise programs by introducing a Peloton-like live classes service called Tonal Live. Classes start streaming on October 20th.

During classes, coaches will give you pacing cues, feedback on your workout, and shoutouts, according to a press release. The machine’s homescreen and app are also getting a redesign that “allows for the discovery and a schedule of Live workouts, an on-demand library of past Live workouts, and the ability to preview the movements in a workout.” Tonal is also adding a “Social Zone” where users can interact.

The addition of live classes fixes a notable gap in Tonal’s offerings. Former Verge staffer Natt Garun…

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