Peloton Announces New Bike+, a Cheaper Tread, and Bootcamp Classes

When it comes to home fitness equipment, Peloton is the OG. The brand didn’t just make it possible to train from home, they provided a portfolio of high-end equipment that looks premium, performs exceptionally well, and keeps customers coming back for more. Now, with a sizable boom in sales due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and a 40 percent rise in All Access Members taking strength workouts, Peloton is leveling-up their offerings.

“When we launched Peloton, we knew we were onto something special,” John Foley, Peloton’s CEO and co-founder said in a press release. “Now, eight years later, we have a passionate global community of 2.6 million Members, and we feel like we’re just getting started, in terms of how we can impact the health and well-being of people worldwide through our platform, content and products. Our goal is to be the go-to at-home fitness solution for as many people

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In Los Angeles, Latinos Hit Hard By Pandemic’s Economic Storm

Working as a fast-food cashier in Los Angeles, Juan Quezada spends a lot of his time these days telling customers how to wear a mask.

“They cover their mouth but not their nose,” he said. “And we’re like, ‘You gotta put your mask on right.’”

Quezada didn’t expect to be enforcing mask-wearing. Six months ago, he was a restaurant manager, making $30 an hour, working full time and saving for retirement. But when Los Angeles County health officials shut down most restaurants in March because of the spreading pandemic, Quezada lost his job. The only work he could find pays a lot less and is part time.

“I only work three hours and four hours rather than eight or 10 or 12 like I used to work,” he said.

Quezada doesn’t know anyone who has gotten COVID-19, but the pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of his life. “I am

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Best COVID-19 Masks for Indoor and Outdoor Workouts, Per Experts

It used to be that those who audibly huffed and puffed their way through workouts were just annoying. Now—as they share equipment and steam up gyms with their sweat and heavy breath—they can be downright deadly, expelling tiny, potentially infectious particles that linger in the air for hours—making gyms an especially high-risk environment for COVID-19 exposure. But as temperatures start to drop, indoor gyms are beckoning. Four in 10 Americans say they’ll be returning to the gym at the same rate or more once it opens back up, according to a survey of over 2,000 people conducted by OnePoll on behalf of LIFEAID Beverage Co. (For what it’s worth, only 31 percent of gym members have actually returned, a survey of over 5,000 people by RunRepeat found.)

No matter where you exercise, the advice from public health officials, microbiologists, epidemiologists, and infectious disease experts is clear: Wear a damn

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