The fitness industry is booming with the likes of Zwift and Peloton revolutionising exercise. But will the rise of the smart home workout replace the gym? 

For the first time since the 1980s the gym is under siege. Back then it was the exercise tape pulling in time-crunched punters with flat stomach plans and hips and thighs workouts (god bless you Rosemary Conley). Today, it’s a different kind of coup: smart home fitness.

With the explosion of technology and connectivity we can now take part in premium workouts at our convenience, on-demand and in the comfort of our living rooms. Get-fit fanatics can’t swing a jockstrap without hitting a smart home fitness device designed to bring the gym to…