Apple Watch to Offer Activity Challenge on Earth Day

Apple Watch users will once again be able to complete an Activity Challenge on Earth Day to earn a special badge and iMessage stickers.

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To complete the Activity Challenge, users must do any workout for 30 minutes or longer on April 22, according to Apple. As usual, the workout can be recorded in the Fitness app or in any app that can send data to the Health app.

"Let's get moving and celebrate the planet," the Activity Challenge will say when it becomes visible to Apple Watch users a few days prior to Earth Day.

Apple Watch users who complete the Activity Challenge will unlock a special badge in the Fitness app, along with a series of animated stickers that can be used in the Messages and FaceTime apps. We are able to preview what the stickers look like below.

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Top Rated Comments

NMBob Avatar
24 weeks ago
Would that be to make you breathe harder and create more CO2?
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
dannyyankou Avatar
24 weeks ago

Do people really need to be rewarded to get off their arses and exercise….Get a life?
Some people need extra motivation, yes. it's not a black and white thing. like you can't just go up to someone with depression and say, "be happy".
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
johnmarki Avatar
24 weeks ago
I love these challenges! The more Apple can think up, the better!
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
alexandr Avatar
24 weeks ago

Do people really need to be rewarded to get off their arses and exercise….Get a life?
I've found the AW to be a great motivation. Not everyone's as highly motivated as you... :)
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Leon Ze Professional Avatar
24 weeks ago

Do people really need to be rewarded to get off their arses and exercise….Get a life?
Absolutely nothing wrong if it inspires people to improve their health and well-being.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
addamas Avatar
24 weeks ago

Do people really need to be rewarded to get off their arses and exercise….Get a life?
Gamification (merging game with a challenge) is always good to cheer someone or give a twist to start exercising a bit better. Personally I felt like a robot with Amazfit steps counter when on Apple Watch it’s always something doing and a reward of closing the circles is still happy for me. Yeah, I am fat hobbit after HO and Covid - 32 BMI
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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