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XOXO, Cody by Cody Rigsby
XOXO, Cody by Cody Rigsby

XOXO, Cody

Cody Rigsby

The beloved Peloton instructor chronicles his journey from small-town North Carolina to New York City stardom in an empowering story that reveals his secret to success: not taking yourself—or life—too seriously.

Cody Rigsby has a lot of opinions: Kevin is the hottest Backstreet Boy; grape jelly is a crime against nature; if you wear flip-flops in New York City, you do not love yourself. But if there is one opinion—one truth—that he holds above all others, it’s that we shouldn’t let the fear of looking stupid or being judged hold us back from living our best lives.

Cody didn’t always feel this way. In XOXO, Cody, he opens up about his journey toward accepting himself, from growing up gay and poor in the South to his migration to New York City, where he went from broke-ass dancer to fitness icon. He intimately details what it was like to lose both his father and best friend to addiction and how he began to repair his relationship with his mom as an adult. He recounts his time working at a nightclub on the Lower East Side and his decision to audition for Peloton on a whim, and dishes about competing against Sporty Spice on Dancing with the Stars.

With raw and inspiring stories about learning how to handle the scary sh*t, XOXO, Cody is a bold and heartfelt reminder that sometimes laughing at yourself is the best medicine. Remember: It ain’t that deep, boo.

Meet Cody on Tour

All tickets include a signed copy of XOXO, CODY and a photo with Cody*

Sep 10 2023 (Sun)
Northvale, NJ
Books & Greetings
4:00 PM EST
Sep 12 2023 (Tue)
New York, NY
City Winery
8:00 PM EST
Sep 13 2023 (Wed)
Raleigh, NC
Quail Ridge Books
7:00 PM EST
Sep 14 2023 (Thu)
Washington D.C.
Sixth & I
7:00 PM EST
Sep 16 2023 (Sat)
New York, NY
Barnes & Noble
Union Square
11:00 AM EST
Sep 17 2023 (Sun)
Austin, TX
The Paramount Theater
7:00 PM CDT
Sep 18 2023 (Mon)
Madison, CT
RJ Julia Booksellers
5:00 PM EST
Sep 19 2023 (Tue)
Minneapolis, MN
Mall of America
6:00 PM CST
Sep 20 2023 (Wed)
San Francisco, CA
Book Passage at the Ferry Building
4:00 PM PST
Sep 21 2023 (Thu)
Chicago, IL
Anderson's Bookshop in Naperville
7:00 PM CST
Oct 1 2023 (Sun)
Los Angeles, CA
The Wiltern
6:30 PM PST

*Only limited tickets include photo opportunity for the NYC event

cody rigsby

Photo: © Bronson Farr

Cody Rigsby

Adored fitness instructor Cody Rigsby is a Peloton superstar. Rigsby is known for his witty humor, engaging storytelling, and pop-culture hot takes as well as his insight into relationships and his advocacy for self-love. He was the second runner-up on the thirtieth season of Dancing with the Stars, and he cohosted the GLAAD Media Awards. Rigsby has been the face of numerous brands, including Adidas, Capital One, Chobani, Therabody, Chipotle, and Gatorade. He has been profiled in the Los Angeles Times, People, The Washington Post, The New York Times, Vogue, GQ, Forbes, Vox, Us Weekly, and Timeand on Good Morning America. Rigsby lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Comment on this video on Cody's TikTok or Instagram!


"Peloton's Cody Rigsby talks dedicating new book to Britney Spears" on NBC/Today Show

"Peloton instructor Cody Rigsby dishes on new memoir" on Good Morning America

"Cody Rigsby Needs Dessert. And Cheetos. And Drag Queens." on The New York Times

"Peloton's Cody Rigsby On Being Raised by a Bipolar Mother Who Struggled With Addiction (Exclusive)" on People Magazine

"The Key to Peloton Instructor Cody Rigsby's success: 'Self-deprecation is my motto'" on USA TODAY

"From Pink to Countess Luann: Cody Rigsby Details His Most Wild Celebrity Encounters" on Us Weekly

Early Praise for XOXO, Cody

“To say this book is charming is an understatement. XOXO, Cody is like hanging out with that friend who makes you laugh and can open their heart up to you. In a world that’s dark, it’s necessary to read a book that will put a smile on your face and remind you that when times get tough, fix your wig and go get your life together. You got this! And so does Cody!”

—Phoebe Robinson, New York Times bestselling author of Please Don’t Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes

“To know Cody Rigsby is to love Cody Rigsby. And now we get to know him even better with this hilarious, and refreshingly candid book about his life so far and everything he’s learned along the way. A must-read!”

—Bowen Yang, actor, comedian

“Cody Rigsby is a delight, and so is his book. His knowledge of pop culture is unmatched and he had me laughing out loud on every page. But his candid storytelling and vulnerability is what makes this book truly something special.”

—Karamo Brown, Talk Show Host and Co-Host of Queer Eye

XOXO, Cody is a must-read for anyone who needs a little inspiration to live their best life. While Cody opens up about struggles many of us can relate to, he still reminds us that sometimes the best thing we can do is just laugh at ourselves. Whether you're a fan of Peloton or just looking for some inspiration, XOXO, Cody is a book that will leave you feeling empowered and ready to take on the world. So go ahead, laugh at yourself a little, and remember: ‘it ain't that deep, boo.’”

—Bobby Berk, Emmy-nominated TV Host and author of Right at Home

Cody writes essays about his life in the witty, inspiring, and totally unfiltered voice that’s made him a beloved Peloton instructor—and XOXO, Cody let’s readers feel like they’ve spent the afternoon chatting with their best friend.”

—Tunde Oyeneyin, New York Times bestselling author of Speak

“Cody Rigsby’s life is a ride for sure but reading it in his one of a kind voice is another level. His personal stories are candid and revealing, full of determination, and hilarious but deeply vulnerable . . . I couldn’t put it down.”

—JC Chasez, NSYNC, singer, songwriter

XOXO, Cody Book Club Guide

Looking to read XOXO, Cody with your book club? Or just hoping to dive deeper into the read?

You can download the XOXO, Cody Book Club Kit here. It's loaded with discussion questions, a playlist, a list of Cody's favorite snacks and Cody approved recipes, and more!

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