Apple Fitness Director Jay Blahnik Hosting Special Events at Asia-Pacific Retail Stores

Apple's Director of Fitness and Health Technologies Jay Blahnik is touring the Asia-Pacific region this week to host live Q&A sessions with popular personal trainers and other well-known icons at Apple Stores in Australia, China and Japan. The special events focus on the intersection of health, fitness and technology, such as how to live a better life by maintaining a healthy body and mind.

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Blahnik posing with personal trainer Michelle Bridges and a fan in Sydney (Instagram)

Blahnik sat down with Australian personal trainer Michelle Bridges for a live Q&A session at the Apple Store in Sydney, Australia on May 29 before heading to the Omotesando Apple Store to speak with technology journalist Nobi Hayashi in Tokyo, Japan earlier today, as noted by Macotakara. Blahnik will now travel to Beijing for an event with Chinese action filmmaker Donnie Yen at the Apple Store in China Central Mall on June 3.


Prior to joining Apple in July 2013, Blahnik was a Nike FuelBand consultant for almost 20 years and an award-winning fitness instructor and personal trainer. As health and fitness director at Apple, he has played an instrumental role in development of the Apple Watch, working in the company's top-secret health and fitness lab where it has collected over 18,000 hours of health and fitness data from employee workout sessions.

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sampaul Avatar
96 months ago
Its good to see that Apple is creating awareness about exercising and living a healthy life.

Oh also, I like the new commenting system of Macrumors. Its sleeker than before.
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PlainviewX Avatar
96 months ago
There should be an alert in iOS that screams at you and punches you in the face when you're taking a video and you're holding it vertical. :mad:
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Dilster3k Avatar
96 months ago
Who cares about that? Check out this new sexy forum design! :D
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akm3 Avatar
96 months ago
Do you guys see their faces as white/gold? My wife swears they are blue/black and we are freaking out.
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happydude Avatar
96 months ago
('https://www.macrumors.com/2015/06/01/jay-blahnik-asia-pacific-tour-special-events/')


Apple's Director of Fitness and Health Technologies Jay Blahnik is touring the Asia-Pacific region this week to host live Q&A sessions with popular personal trainers and other well-known icons at Apple Stores in Australia, China and Japan. The special events focus on the intersection of health, fitness and technology, such as how to live a better life by maintaining a healthy body and mind.


Blahnik posing with personal trainer Michelle Bridges and a fan in Sydney (Instagram ('https://instagram.com/p/3QucygzXIy/'))

Blahnik sat down with Australian personal trainer Michelle Bridges for a live Q&A session at the Apple Store in Sydney, Australia on May 29 before heading to the Omotesando Apple Store to speak with technology journalist Nobi Hayashi in Tokyo, Japan earlier today, as noted by Macotakara ('http://www.macotakara.jp/blog/report/entry-27057.html'). Blahnik will now travel to Beijing for an event with Chinese action filmmaker Donnie Yen at the Apple Store in China Central Mall on June 3.



Prior to joining Apple in July 2013, Blahnik was a Nike FuelBand consultant ('https://www.macrumors.com/2013/08/18/former-nike-fuelband-consultant-jay-blahnik-confirms-apple-hiring/') for almost 20 years and an award-winning fitness instructor and personal trainer. As health and fitness director at Apple, he has played an instrumental role in development of the Apple Watch, working in the company's top-secret health and fitness lab ('https://www.macrumors.com/2015/03/21/apple-watch-abc-nightline/') where it has collected over 18,000 hours of health and fitness data from employee workout sessions.

Article Link: Apple Fitness Director Jay Blahnik Hosting Special Events at Asia-Pacific Retail Stores ('https://www.macrumors.com/2015/06/01/jay-blahnik-asia-pacific-tour-special-events/')
this is front page news? slow monday ahead of the WWDC i guess.
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mmendoza27 Avatar
96 months ago
Editors are probably traveling right now in preparation.
Do they usually travel a week early? I guess so but I would think many people would be travelling this weekend.
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