Apple has added a new "Close Your Rings" page to its website that highlights how the Activity app works on Apple Watch.

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The page details how Apple Watch users can close the Move ring by hitting their personal goal of active calories burned, close the Exercise ring by completing at least 30 minutes of activity, and close the Stand ring by getting up and moving around for at least one minute during 12 different hours in the day.

Three rings: Move, Exercise, Stand. One goal: Close them every day. It's such a simple and fun way to live a healthier day that you'll want to do it all the time. That's the idea behind the Activity app on Apple Watch.

Apple also provides tips about how to use and customize certain fitness-related features of the Apple Watch, and highlights Achievements and Monthly Challenges that can be earned by closing the rings in the Activity app.

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While the page doesn't provide any brand new information, it should be useful for people who are considering purchasing the Apple Watch. Apple has been highlighting individual features on its website more often lately, including a new page that promotes augmented reality use cases powered by its ARKit platform.

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Top Rated Comments

ipedro Avatar
59 months ago
Going on 90 consecutive days with every ring closed, it’s become a big motivator to get active.

I used to spend way too much time sitting down for hours on end. These days, I’ve given up on most tv watching and endless internet browsing and I go on a 10k walk every single day. No excuses.

It’s pretty fascinating how such a small thing can make such a big difference in a person’s life.
Score: 25 Votes (Like | Disagree)
OldSchoolMacGuy Avatar
59 months ago
It certainly does help get many to be more active.
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
pete2106 Avatar
59 months ago
I've recently got super addicted to closing all the rings every day. It really is great motivation, especially the monthly challenges.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
BigMcGuire Avatar
59 months ago
Ever since my wife and I have gotten our AW3 in November of last year, we've exercised more than we ever have in our lives trying to close our rings. When I started with my AW3 I couldn't run a mile without stopping and now I can run 4 without stopping. Like the other posters said, amazing what a little bit of change does (for good).

I want to ask AW users I see in the wild if I can add them as friends so their exercise notifications can help me - lol. I've only got 2 family members with Apple Watches.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ipedro Avatar
59 months ago
Breathing excercises and just general mindfulness are so important to your health that I think it should be included in the daily rings. A green Breath circle in the middle of the rings should be added.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Cheruman Avatar
59 months ago
Apple is all about rings these days
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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