There’s no question that Peloton offers a compelling at-home exercise experience, with its robust bike and live classes playing on a large display. But a starting price of $1,895 (plus $40 per month) is a lot to ask. Newcomer Myx Fitness has an alternative: a bike with a massive 21.5-inch display that makes the whole thing feel like an homage to, if not a carbon copy of, a Peloton bike. The Myx Plus is a bundle that includes the bike, mat, foam roller, resistance band and six-piece weight set for $1,499. Thankfully, if you’re interested, you can do even better.
Right now the Myx Plus is $200 off and includes free shipping and assembly (Myx says that’s worth $250). Myx Fitness is also throwing in a $150 weight stand to hold the ones included in the bundle. Bottom line: You can get thealong with all the extras when you apply the Mother’s Day-themed promo code GETMOMMYX at checkout.
The Myx comes complete with reversible pedals (you get toe cages on one side, shoe clips on the other), adjustable seat and handlebars and a 21.5-inch touchscreen that you can tilt and rotate — so you can use it off-bike as well.
The biggest difference between Myx and Peloton aside from price (the bike is half the cost of a Peloton and the monthly class subscription is $29 rather than $40) is that classes are broadcast on-demand rather than live. In, Rick Broida actually preferred the on-demand style of classes to a live session, but you may feel differently.
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