Apple offers smartwatch users to take care of their heart health

Apple marks Heart Month in February

Apple offers smartwatch users to take care of their heart health. Source: apple.com

During February, the Heart Month, Apple will offer an Activity Challenge on Apple Watch and heart health events in Apple Stores in San Francisco, Chicago and New York to educate consumers on their heart health.

The ECG app and irregular rhythm notification feature were introduced on Apple Watch last year, which help users identify signs of AFib (Atrial fibrillation, the most common form of irregular heart rhythm and if left untreated can result in stroke).

Apple Watch users have told us since the beginning it has motivated them with everything from Activity Sharing to Challenges to all of the different workouts available all right from the wrist. We hope this Activity Challenge and these conversations about heart health will motivate more customers to make regular physical activity a part of their lives
Jay Blahnik, Apple’s senior director of fitness for health technologies

In recognition of Heart Month, Apple will host special Today at Apple sessions. Attendees will hear a discussion about heart health and participate in a new Health & Fitness Walk, which was co-created with celebrity fitness trainer for participants to take a brisk walk with Apple Watch around their community.

Apple will offer a new Apple Watch Activity Challenge to promote heart health, where anyone who closes their Exercise Ring seven days in a row from February 8-14 will earn a special badge and stickers for Messages on Valentine’s Day.

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