ClassPass now offers a free month-long trial to new members – here’s how it works

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ClassPass offers a free14-day trial that covers up to 9 classes.

  • ClassPass now offers a free 30-day trial to try as many as 5 different classes.
  • You can book in-studio classes, live workouts, and beauty and spa treatments.
  • It’ll remind you two days before your trial ends in case you don’t want to subscribe for $15+/mo.

If you love to mix up your workouts with Pilates, spin, boxing, HIIT, yoga, reformer classes and more, ClassPass is definitely worth considering. The class-booking platform lets you try thousands of workouts from coveted boutique studios in-person to live streams from tried-and-true trainers and brands, all for a monthly subscription.

More appealing than its wide range of offerings is that ClassPass recently increased its free trial from 14 days to 30 days, during which you can now take up to five classes. If you’re in it just for the freebies, or can’t decide if you want to commit or not, ClassPass allows any new signee to cancel their membership whenever they please throughout the trial – and it’ll remind you two days before your trial ends. If you don’t cancel, you will be automatically enrolled in the $49 monthly membership upon the end of the trial (though if you want to sign up, you can choose a membership as cheap as $15 per month).

What is ClassPass?

ClassPass is a relatively inexpensive subscription that lets you drop into boutique fitness classes in your area or log on for live workouts, without having to belong to those specific clubs. You pay a monthly ClassPass fee to get credits and you use those credits to sign up for classes that pique your interest. Think boxing and yoga classes, cycling sessions, weight training routines, martial arts, and pilates, among so many others. ClassPass consistently gives you a wide variety of exercises and classes to choose from each week.

And since a budget-friendly option often means second-rate equipment or gym space, it’s nice to know ClassPass typically features popular studios, including a majority of the fitness classes you’ve heard of from word-of-mouth or have been meaning to try.

How does the ClassPass free trial work?

The ClassPass free 30-day trial allows you to take up to five classes (depending on your location; some may offer more or fewer) over the course of the one month, and you can cancel your membership any time. If you don’t cancel before the month trial ends, however, ClassPass auto-enrolls you in its mid-range monthly membership at $49/mo for eight classes.

What does a ClassPass membership entail?

  1. After your free trial, you pay a monthly membership fee that’s based on how many classes you want to take each month. The lowest tier membership starts at $15 for 2 classes or $29 for 4 classes, and goes up to $79 for 14 classes or $159 for 30 classes per month.
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  2. A membership grants you access to use the ClassPass app or site to book yourself a spot in one of the thousands of participating fitness classes in your area or online, as well as top salons and spas. Every class or spa service requires a different credit value and you’re also able to book either in advance or as soon as a few minutes before it begins via the app.
  3. ClassPass allows you to add credits anytime you like if you run empty during the month. If you don’t use your monthly allotment, up to 10 credits roll over each month.

Why do people like ClassPass?

The perks are plentiful. You could pay as much as 50% less every month for specialized fitness classes (a single class can cost $30 à la carte) and have access to a wider variety and convenience in your options. It’s also nice that if you don’t use all your credits on workouts, you can put them toward a spa or salon appointment.

ClassPass also provides class recommendations and reviews to let you see what’s good before you book a new class. You can even stream workouts from home if you’d rather not make the trip into a studio.

Plus, the versatility means working out can be more fun, which can help you build the habit. If you’re getting bored of rowing, you can switch it up with tai chi. And if you’re traveling, you can switch your account location and use ClassPass wherever you are (given you’re in one of the participating cities).

You also don’t have to buy class packs or commit to any membership that penalizes you for deciding in February you’re not going to be “really into” fitness in 2021. ClassPass is flexible and so, too, is the 14-day trial.

What are the potential cons of using ClassPass?

The risks you run, depending on the city, are popular classes booking up quickly, falling in love with a high-credit class, needing to buy more credits because you exercised too much (is this really a bad thing, though?), or paying for a month and never using the credits.

One option to consider if you end the month with plenty of unused credits is to use them on considerably higher credit spa treatments ClassPass offers. Otherwise, up to 10 credits roll over each month.

You can go to most studios an unlimited number of times per month (or per “cycle”), though it’s possible more credits will be charged if you go often, in which case you’ll see a message explaining the change. ClassPass also allows members to submit a recommendation for gyms not offered – there’s no guarantee they’ll add it, but it’s worth a shot.

The bottom line

Overall, ClassPass is ideal for relatively inexpensive access to a diverse range of top fitness classes with credits that can also be used on salons and spas. With a free month-long membership available for you to give it a go for yourself, you don’t have much to lose. Sign up for your free trial of ClassPass here.

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How to set up your new Peloton Bike without professional help

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It’s easy to set up your Peloton bike and activate your account.

  • You can set up a Peloton Bike and Bike+ on your own by following the instructions offered by Peloton.
  • The basic steps to set up a Peloton involve attaching the touchscreen, and then connecting it to Wi-Fi.
  • Peloton offers phone support for customers that need additional help getting started.
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As more people opt to work out at home instead of the gym, business has boomed for Peloton. The fitness company offers spin bikes and treadmills as well as thousands of live and on-demand fitness classes, all of which can be done at home.

While it’s possible to take workout classes from Peloton without owning Peloton’s equipment, the physical bike is immensely popular. Unfortunately, buying a big piece of hardware also means setting it up.

Every Peloton bike purchase includes delivery and setup, but pandemic restrictions might prevent delivery agents from entering your home. In this case, you’ll need to complete the setup process yourself. Thankfully, doing so is straightforward.

How to set up your Peloton Bike

Given that the bike weighs 135 pounds, Peloton recommends that two adults move it. The bike has two wheels on the front stabilizers to make this process easier, but care should be taken when transporting it. If you’re moving the bike up or down stairs, the company also recommends you disconnect the touchscreen.

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Peloton bikes are fairly large and heavy, so be careful when moving one.

How to disconnect and reattach your Peloton touchscreen

To disconnect your touchscreen, you should unplug the monitor cable and remove the square panel on the back of the screen. Then, using a Phillips-head screwdriver, remove the screws on the back of the touchscreen. Ensure someone is holding the screen during this process so that it doesn’t fall.

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Unplug the cables, remove the panel, and unscrew the screws.

To reattach the screen, line your touchscreen up with the monitor mount and using the same screwdriver, reattach the provided screws before replacing the square panel. Finally, plug in your monitor cables and you’re good to go.

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After replacing the screws, plug your cables back in.

How to stabilize your bike

Your bike should be stabilized on the floor at all times to prevent tipping or rocking during workouts. To do this, turn the outer feet located on the front and rear stabilizers in a counterclockwise direction until they’re all firmly on the ground. To test that your bike is stabilized, you can try to move the bike back and forth to ensure it doesn’t rock.

How to power on your bike

Connect the power cord into the power jack located on the back of your bike, just above the rear stabilizer.

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Plug in the power cord at the base of the bike.

Then, plug the power supply into the wall and look for the LED light to turn green, indicating it’s connected correctly. Then turn on your bike by pressing the power button at the back of the touchscreen.

How to connect your bike to Wi-Fi

All Peloton bikes require an active Wi-Fi connection to sign in and access the live and on-demand classes. Once you’ve turned on your Peloton bike for the first time, you’ll be prompted to connect to Wi-Fi. To do so, select your Wi-Fi network and enter the network password. You’ll only need to complete this process once – moving forward, your Peloton will automatically connect to this network.

If you change internet providers, get a new router, or simply want to connect to a new Wi-Fi network, you can change this information on your Peloton’s screen. Tap the Wi-Fi network symbol in the top-right corner of the screen, and select your new network.

How to activate your Peloton account

When you purchase your Peloton, you’re provided with an Activation Key. You can enter this or your username and password you chose when buying the bike. From here, you’ll need to set up a new All-Access Membership by following these steps.

1. Tap the three dots (…) located in the bottom-right corner of your screen.

2. Tap “Profile Settings,” then “Membership.”

3. Here, you’ll enter your credit card information so that Peloton can charge you for your monthly subscription. You can change or update your payment information at any time via this screen.

4. In this section, you can choose your leaderboard name, which is the name others will see when you’re doing a Peloton class. You can also change or confirm your profile information, and connect to services like Spotify or Apple Music to save tracks you love when they’re played during classes.

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ClassPass offers a free 2-week trial to new members – here’s how it works

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ClassPass offers a free14-day trial that covers up to 9 classes.

  • ClassPass offers a free 14-day trial to try as many as 5 different classes.
  • They’ll remind you two days before your trial ends, so you can avoid getting charged if you’re not loving it enough to keep.

If you’re looking for a budget-friendly way to experience variety in your workout regimen and access to a diverse range of gym classes, then you’ve likely heard of ClassPass. 

ClassPass offers a free 14-day trial during which you can take up to nine classes. If you’re in it just for the freebies, or can’t decide if you want to commit or not, ClassPass allows any new signee to cancel their membership whenever they please throughout the trial – and they’ll remind you four days before your trial ends. If you don’t cancel, you will be automatically enrolled in a monthly membership upon the end of the trial. 

What is ClassPass?

ClassPass is a relatively inexpensive subscription that lets you drop into boutique fitness classes in your area without having to belong to those specific clubs. You pay a monthly ClassPass fee to get credits and you use those credits to sign up online for classes that pique your interest. Think boxing and yoga classes, cycling sessions, weight training routines, martial arts, and pilates, among so many others. ClassPass consistently gives you a wide variety of exercises and classes to choose from each week. 

And since a budget-friendly option often means second-rate equipment or gym space, it’s nice to know ClassPass typically features popular studios, including a majority of the fitness classes you’ve heard of from word-of-mouth or have been meaning to try. 

How does the ClassPass free trial work?

The ClassPass free 14-day trial allows you to take up to nine classes (depending on your location; some may offer more or fewer) over the course of the two weeks, and you can cancel your membership whenever. If you don’t cancel before the month trial ends, however, ClassPass auto-enrolls you in its base monthly membership.

What does a ClassPass membership entail?

  1. After your free trial, you pay a monthly membership fee that’s based on your city and how many classes you want to take each month. The lowest tier membership starts at $9, but you should expect to pay something closer to $39 (the rate in cities like Minneapolis) to $49 (the rate in New York City) per month for four to nine classes.
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    Your monthly ClassPass payment will vary slightly based on which city you live in.

  2. A membership grants you access to use the ClassPass app or site to book yourself a spot in one of the thousands of participating fitness classes in your area. Every class requires a different credit value and you’re also able to book classes in advance or as soon as a few minutes before it begins via the app.
  3. ClassPass allows you to add credits anytime you like if you run empty during the month. If you don’t use your monthly allotment, up to 10 credits roll over each month.

Why do people like ClassPass?

The perks are plentiful. You could pay as much as 50% less every month for specialized fitness classes (a single class can cost $30 à la carte) and have access to a wider variety and convenience in your options. 

ClassPass also provides class recommendations and reviews to let you see what’s good before you book a new class. You can even stream workouts from home if you’d rather not make the trip into a studio. 

Plus, the versatility means working out can be more fun, which can help you build the habit. If you’re getting bored of rowing, you can switch it up with tai chi. And if you’re traveling, you can switch your account location and use ClassPass wherever you are (given you’re in one of the participating cities). 

You also don’t have to buy class packs or commit to any membership that penalizes you for deciding in February you’re not going to be “really into” fitness in 2021. ClassPass is flexible and so, too, is the 14-day trial.

What are the potential cons of using ClassPass?

The risks you run, depending on the city, are popular classes booking up quickly, falling in love with a high-credit class, needing to buy more credits because you exercised too much (is this really a bad thing, though?), or paying for a month and never using the credits.

One option to consider if you end the month with plenty of unused credits is to use them on considerably higher credit spa treatments ClassPass offers. Otherwise, up to 10 credits roll over each month.

You can go to most studios an unlimited number of times per month (or per “cycle”), though it’s possible more credits will be charged if you go often, in which case you’ll see a message explaining the change. ClassPass also allows members to submit a recommendation for gyms not offered – there’s no guarantee they’ll add it, but it’s worth a shot.

How is ClassPass responding to COVID-19?

In response to COVID-19, the company told Business Insider that ClassPass has removed its reactivation fees, is working to make it easier for members to pause their accounts in the cities where the COVID-19 threat is greatest, and scaled its customer services team for more support. 

The company’s official statement is as follows:

“As a company dedicated to helping people feel their best, ClassPass is taking the threat of COVID-19 seriously. We are monitoring updates from the CDC and WHO in every country where we are present. Across the globe, we are increasing our customer support resources and working with our teams to give members flexible options until they feel ready to return to class. Internally, we have built a task force that is working to find ways to support the small fitness businesses who are most likely to take a hit from cancellations. Most importantly, we are requesting that ClassPass customers and team members who feel unwell stay home.”

The bottom line

Overall, ClassPass is ideal for relatively inexpensive access to a diverse range of top fitness classes. With a free month-long membership available for you to give it a go for yourself, you don’t have much to lose. Sign up for your free trial of ClassPass here

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