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Xbox Fitness

Sep 27th, 2017, by in Latest news

It appears that at one point, Microsoft planned to release an Xbox-branded smartwatch. Of course, we know that Microsoft’s plans never materialized because the smartwatch was never released. You can see the images below, taken from a post from Eurogamer.net. The image of the early smartwatch prototype were originally released by SuomiMobiili via Neowin. This […]

Jul 16th, 2017, by in Latest news

Check out our weekly Xbox news recap series, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Xbox.

Jul 5th, 2017, by in Latest news

Last year, Microsoft announced that they would be shuttering the Xbox One’s Xbox Fitness program and would be phasing out its functionality in stages with none of the workouts being playable by June 30th 2017. It’s now almost a week after the apparent shutdown and Microsoft appears to have changed their tune somewhat. On July […]

Jan 7th, 2017, by in Latest news

Our weekly Windows 10 Mobile news recap series, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s mobile operating system.

Jan 5th, 2017, by in Feature Stories, Opinion

Xbox Fitness was a major part of the Xbox One’s launch back in 2013. Its numerous body-tracking features were instrumental in demonstrating the improved Kinect camera which shipped with the console and, for many gamers like myself who have an interest in keeping fit, it was a main motivator in making the initial Xbox One […]

Dec 13th, 2016, by in Latest news

The first major stage of the Xbox Fitness program closure is just 24 hours away. On December 15th, all free workouts will be removed from the Xbox One exercise game and will be unplayable unless users had previously purchased them outright, if that option was available. For the most part, this affects the majority of […]

Sep 30th, 2016, by in Latest news

Five brand new Xbox Challenges went live this week for Xbox Fitness on Microsoft’s Xbox One console. Only one has been advertised within Xbox Fitness but the other four are discoverable when snapping the Achievements app or viewing the Xbox Fitness Game Hub. Xbox Challenges are like Xbox Achievements but instead of rewarding gamers with […]

Aug 26th, 2016, by in Latest news

After Microsoft recently announced that they would be shutting down the Xbox Fitness service on the Xbox One console, official Microsoft support and social media employees assured fans who had recently purchased downloadable content (DLC) for it that they would be refunding purchases that were made within 30 days of the closure announcement and that […]

Jul 5th, 2016, by in Latest news

With the announced termination of Microsoft’s Xbox Fitness program, many users had been wondering what would become of the numerous workouts that had been produced by Microsoft solely for Xbox Fitness. In a video on the official Mossa YouTube channel, Mossa’s Cathy Spencer-Browning addressed the concerns just a few days after the announcement. In it, […]

Jun 27th, 2016, by in Latest news

Microsoft’s dream of a do-all in-home entertainment box is being removed as the company makes plans to phase out its health-focused Xbox Fitness experience

Mar 18th, 2016, by in Latest news

Xbox Fitness has just updated with a slightly faster user interface and a completely new exercise program called, ATHLETE30 from MOSSA. Mossa has already produced a variety of exclusive workouts for Xbox Fitness ranging from abs and weight training to dance and kickboxing. ATHLETE30 from MOSSA appears to be a cardio-based interval training program and […]

Jan 13th, 2016, by in Latest news

Microsoft has just added a new Mossa workout to Xbox Fitness, Mossa Fight 3. The Mossa series of workouts on the fitness/health Xbox One app are exclusively produced by Microsoft for the Xbox Fitness service. The Mossa Fight programs are based on mixed martial arts training and kickboxing for an intense cardio workout. This third […]

Dec 15th, 2015, by in Latest news

Xbox Fitness has just received a rather substantial update on Xbox One that has the potential to improve the way it’s used by a lot of users. It’s been no secret that one of the app’s biggest issues since it launched alongside the Xbox One has been the streaming of the workouts. Even users with […]

Nov 17th, 2015, by in Latest news

After a brief tease on the official Xbox Fitness Instagram account yesterday, Microsoft has properly announced the latest batch of workouts to launch on the Xbox One’s Xbox Fitness app, YO:30, a 5-part yoga series that brings more yoga to the console two years after the sport/activity was initially teased during the Xbox One’s announcement […]

Nov 16th, 2015, by in Latest news

Microsoft has just teased something rather ambiguous on their official Xbox Fitness Instagram account in the form of, what looks like, a basic white paint swirl against a black backdrop. The Xbox Fitness Instagram account has used in the past to tease new upcoming fitness programs and most recently promoted Mike Karpenko’s Extreme Combat classes […]

Sep 23rd, 2015, by in Latest news

The official Xbox Fitness Twitter account has been promising new content for the Kinect-based exercise app for the better half of a year now and it finally looks like they’re ready to deliver. Announced today via Instagram, Xbox Fitness revealed that a new exercise program called, Extreme Combat for Xbox Fitness has been produced exclusively […]

Sep 8th, 2015, by in Feature Stories

One of the coolest features of Microsoft’s Xbox One console is its new Kinect camera which allows users to navigate the system via voice commands and gestures. This relatively new technology can be intimidating for some Xbox One users but for those who have fully embraced it, many find it hard and even inconvenient to […]

Mar 24th, 2015, by in Latest news

Microsoft has further integrated their Xbox Fitness and Microsoft Health apps to create a more comprehensive workout experience. The latest update to Xbox Fitness for the Xbox One connects it to Microsoft Health and allows you to sync your workouts. Xbox Fitness utilizes the Kinect to track body movement, heart rate, and effort to guide […]

Dec 9th, 2014, by in Latest news

In September 2013, Microsoft announced a new feature called Xbox Fitness, which is only available on Xbox One with a Kinect sensor. When Xbox Fitness was first announced, Microsoft stated that it would be available for free to Xbox Live Gold subscribers until the end of December 2014. Even the official Xbox Fitness FAQ says, […]

Jul 28th, 2014, by in Latest news

Microsoft has announced the availability of P90X for Xbox Fitness. This 30-day extreme workout program features five new custom routines designed to get you ripped, and is available on the Xbox One for $59.99. “Your trainer, Tony Horton, will push you to your limits with explosive moves that work your entire body from head to […]

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