All of the Peloton loyalists on the market will likely be glad to listen to that the long-awaited openings of Peloton’s New York and London studios are quickly approaching, and the model is kicking it off in an epic manner: with its second-ever All For One (AFO) music competition. This yr, AFO is working from Aug. 19 to 21 and options greater than 30 iconic artists akin to Maggie Rogers, Maroon 5, John Mayer, Saweetie, Florence + The Machine, and Wu-Tang Clan.
And (!!) for the primary time for the reason that COVID pandemic began, members are invited to affix instructors for stay courses within the New York studio. Whether or not you are tuning in IRL or at dwelling, Peloton’s AFO occasion guarantees to ship a jam-packed weekend with favorites from each style possible. The artists aren’t performing stay; quite, the lineup is made up of courses devoted to every particular artist, as if you happen to had been seeing them carry out a set at a competition in particular person.
Nonetheless, final month, throughout a Lizzo-themed experience, the singer herself crashed the stay class (and subsequently, the web) at Peloton’s New York studio. Lizzo strutted in to the tune of her tune “Good as Hell” to the immense shock of the riders. So who is aware of what can occur with AFO 2022? Maintain studying to study what the occasion is, the way it works, and find out how to take part.
What Is the Peloton All For One Music Competition?
Peloton’s All For One music competition brings collectively your favourite instructors, chart-topping artists, and your entire Peloton group — each in studio and from dwelling — in a digital music competition surroundings. (Enjoyable truth: the occasion was Peloton teacher Jess King’s genius thought.)
This yr’s AFO competition is an epic three-day celebration that features 160 courses (each stay and on demand), 54 instructors, 15 disciplines (together with adaptive choices), and content material obtainable in three languages (English, German, and Spanish). To not point out an unimaginable lineup of 33 musical artists throughout rock, pop, nation, dance, Latin, hip-hop, and extra (see the complete artist lineup beneath). There’s actually one thing for everybody.
How AFO Works
Begin by reviewing the complete weekend schedule of biking, working, power, and yoga courses. Then navigate to your fave artists and construct a schedule of courses you need to take. Like several music competition, you’ll be able to hop from “stage” to “stage” to tune into the artists and courses that you just’re most focused on. There’s loads to select from, so remember to tempo your self.
To make customizing the expertise simpler, AFO encourages you to make the most of the class-stacking function launched final yr by request from members. “Stacking” your courses is the equal of queuing songs in your Spotify account, permitting you to maneuver swiftly into the following exercise with out skipping a beat (no pun meant).
How Do I Take part?
You possibly can tune in by way of your Peloton Bike or Tread, if in case you have one, however you needn’t personal Peloton gear to take part! All members of the Peloton app ($13 monthly after a 30-day free trial) are capable of be part of the AFO music competition. Courses will likely be obtainable stay and on demand on the app, together with biking, working, power, yoga, an adaptive coaching possibility, and extra.
For those who’re a fan of Peloton Lanebreak, the model’s immersive, gaming-inspired exercise platform, you can even expertise a stage for each artist set to music specifically curated by Peloton’s DJ and producer of music programming, John Michael Di Spirito.
Love a bit wholesome competitors? Members can be part of two AFO challenges to earn badges on their profile: the primary rewards members for understanding every day of the competition weekend, and the second rewards members a gold, silver, or bronze badge for taking as much as 10 AFO courses between August 19 and 29. Lanebreak courses taken will depend as credit towards each challenges.
For those who’re right here for the music, try Peloton’s Spotify account for the official All For One playlist or Peloton’s personal Scenic Radio, which will even host two unique remix drops: a HITT remix of Sofi Tukker’s “Larry Fowl” and a model of The Seashore Boys’ “God Solely Is aware of.”
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