New Peloton “Straight to the Core” Program with Rebecca Kennedy

Peloton is back with another new core program for its members. The new “Straight to the Core” program is taught by Rebecca Kennedy. The program is 4 weeks long and has a total of 24 classes.

The new Straight to the Core program is exclusively available to Peloton Guide owners for the first 7 weeks it is out. This means it should be available to all Peloton members around February 27th, 2023.

Rebecca first teased this program was coming in December of 2022. It was released alongside the new “The Stronger You” strength program with Ben Alldis today.

Rebecca announced the program on her socials today, saying:

STRAIGHT TO THE CORE is officially here!!!! My new 4 week Core program is available now exclusively on Peloton Guide.


Each week is 5 days on, 2 days off consecutively. The weeks progress in duration, load, intensity and movement variations. Classes range from 5-30 minutes.

Below, you’ll find all the information about the program, including what classes to expect, an overview for each week, and more. You can find a similar overview of any Peloton program here.

If you enjoy this program, Peloton has several other core strength training programs taught by Emma Lovewell. You can read more about Crush Your core with Emma Lovewell, or the followup program, Crush Your Core 2 with Emma Lovewell.

Overview of Peloton’s “Straight to the Core” Program with Rebecca Kennedy

Peloton’s “Straight to the Core” Program Description with Rebecca Kennedy

Here is the official description for “Straight to the Core” from Peloton: “Welcome to Straight to the Core! This 4-week program is designed to build core strength and power using progressive overload training. Class durations and technical difficulty increase and equipment is added as the weeks progress”

Peloton’s “Straight to the Core” Program Badges

It wouldn’t be a Peloton program without badges (you can always find a full list here). You can earn a Bronze badge for completing 11 classes, a Silver badge for completing 17 classes, or a Gold badge for completing 20 classes out of the total 24 classes.

Instructors for “Straight to the Core” for Peloton

All classes in this program are taught by Rebecca Kennedy

How to join the Peloton “Straight to the Core” program

Currently, the only way to join is from a Peloton Guide device. Once the program is available to all members, you’ll be able to join from your app, the website, or a Peloton Bike or Tread. We’ll share the link once this happens.

Schedule & Class List for Peloton’s “Straight to the Core” Program

The following is a list of the classes for each week which are part of the program. Note that as part of Peloton’s relaunch of programs, these classes are “locked” and only available as you progress through the program. However, you can click any class name in the list below to find it, where you can then bookmark or add it to your stack and take it now if you want.

Week 1 Schedule & Class List for “Straight to the Core” program on Peloton

In week 1, join Rebecca as we focus on learning the basic movements and positions that will be used throughout the program and set a starting point for our Benchmark Test.

Day 1 Class 15 min Intro to Program – Rebecca Kennedy – 1/9/23 @ 10:00am ET

Day 1 Class 215 min Core Strength – Rebecca Kennedy – 1/9/23 @ 10:00am ET

Day 2 Class 110 min Standing Core Strength – Rebecca Kennedy – 1/9/23 @ 10:00am ET

Day 3 Class 15 min Core Strength – Rebecca Kennedy – 1/9/23 @ 10:00am ET

Day 3 Class 210 min Benchmark Test – Rebecca Kennedy – 1/9/23 @ 10:00am ET

Day 4 Class 115 min Core Strength – Rebecca Kennedy – 1/9/23 @ 10:00am ET

Day 5 Class 110 min Core Strength – Rebecca Kennedy – 1/9/23 @ 10:00am ET

Week 2 Schedule & Class List for “Straight to the Core” program on Peloton

In week 2, we begin to increase the intensity! Get ready to explore new variations of familiar core moves from week 1, in addition to adding weights to movements

Day 1 Class 110 min Standing Core Strength – Rebecca Kennedy – 1/9/23 @ 10:00am ET

Day 1 Class 25 min Core Strength – Rebecca Kennedy – 1/9/23 @ 10:00am ET

Day 2 Class 110 min Core Strength – Rebecca Kennedy – 1/9/23 @ 10:00am ET

Day 3 Class 110 min Core Strength – Rebecca Kennedy – 1/9/23 @ 10:00am ET

Day 4 Class 120 min Core Strength – Rebecca Kennedy – 1/9/23 @ 10:00am ET

Day 5 Class 110 min Core Strength – Rebecca Kennedy – 1/9/23 @ 10:00am ET

Week 3 Schedule & Class List for “Straight to the Core” program on Peloton

Congrats on completing the first half to the program! In week 3, Rebecca adds a 30-min class and the first advanced class of the program, so make sure to track your progress!

Day 1 Class 115 min Standing Core Strength – Rebecca Kennedy – 1/9/23 @ 10:00am ET

Day 2 Class 110 min Core Strength – Rebecca Kennedy – 1/9/23 @ 10:00am ET

Day 3 Class 110 min Core Strength – Rebecca Kennedy – 1/9/23 @ 10:00am ET

Day 4 Class 130 min Core Strength – Rebecca Kennedy – 1/9/23 @ 10:00am ET

Day 5 Class 115 min Core Strength – Rebecca Kennedy – 1/9/23 @ 10:00am ET

Week 4 Schedule & Class List for “Straight to the Core” program on Peloton

We’re finishing the program strong with a challenging week of longer classes, increased intensity, and a high-energy finish! Are you ready to crush that final strength test?

Classes not expected to be available until January 30th, even for Guide users

Day 1 Class 1 – 20 min Core Strength – Rebecca Kennedy

Day 2 Class 1 – 15 min Core Strength – Rebecca Kennedy

Day 3 Class 1 – 30 min Core Strength – Rebecca Kennedy

Day 4 Class 1 – 15 min Core Strength – Rebecca Kennedy

Day 5 Class 1 – 20 min Standing Core Strength – Rebecca Kennedy

Day 5 Class 2 – 10 min Strength Test – Rebecca Kennedy



If you would like to find details about other training programs Peloton has, you can check out our page here for a list.




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Chris Lewis
Chris Lewis is the creator & founder of Pelo Buddy. He purchased his Peloton in 2018, and uses all the different devices: Peloton Bike, Tread, Row, and Guide. He has been involved in the fitness industry for more than a decade - previously co-founding the websites Mud Run Guide & Ninja Guide. You can find him on the leaderboard at #PeloBuddy.

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