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    Best workout subscription apps for 2021: Apple Fitness Plus, Peloton, Daily Burn and more

    Workout videos (and gym fitness overall) have come a long way since┬áJane Fonda’s Workout from the 1980s. Now, in the age of Netflix and Hulu, all you really need is a phone or tablet and an internet connection to take a virtual exercise class anytime, anywhere. Streaming workout subscriptions, and the apps you use to access them, do the same thing those old exercise VHSes and DVDs did: bring the gym to you and allow you to do strength training, HIIT or cardio workouts on your schedule. But they go a step beyond by offering large libraries of fitness classes that you can stream unlimitedly — just like Hulu and…

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    Peloton announces first factory in the US

    Peloton On Monday, fitness equipment maker Peloton announced it will open its first dedicated factory in the US. The Peloton Output Park — “the POP,” for short — will manufacture the Peloton Bike, Bike Plus and Tread products. The factory, set to be functional by 2023, will be built in Troy Township in Wood County, Ohio. The new factory will sit on over 200 acres of land, provide around 2,000 jobs to the region and use renewable energy sources, according to a press release. “The pandemic has demonstrated the need to on-shore manufacturing and rebuild supply chains, and Peloton’s decision to build its first North American manufacturing facility in Ohio…