Xbox Fitness now lets you shed calories without a Kinect sensor

Xbox Fitness on the Xbox One will now let you use the app without the need for a Kinect sensor thanks to its latest update. While a Kinect sensor is still needed to take advantage of features such as muscle mapping, pulse, and form feedback, anyone can now going in with the workout programs in Xbox Fitness without the dedicated sensor.

Additionally, the latest update will finally allow users to download their purchased workouts, eliminating the need to deal with spotty internet connections when all you want to do is squeeze in some workout time. To download any workout you own, you can head to the program's details page and click over to the "Content Options" menu. From there, just click "Download" and you're good to go.

You can check out the latest improvements by firing up your Xbox One console and downloading the latest update. And be sure to let us know what you think in the comments below!

Source: Microsoft

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