(SEMASA) Samsung motivates Malaysians to embrace healthier lifestyle via Gear Fit Gym Challenge

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Fitness aficionados and avid gym goers who want to win themselves a brand new Samsung Gear Fit will be delighted to know that it is as easy as hopping onto the treadmill to complete a five-kilometre run. Known as the Gear Fit Gym Challenge, it will run for 10 consecutive weeks starting 16 June at Celebrity Fitness and Fitness First, and comes to a completion on 27 August.

“It is worrying that Malaysia was recently rated as Asia’s most obese country. Through this challenge, and a few other health and wellness initiatives that Samsung will drive, we hope to empower Malaysians to start their fitness regime now,” said Ng Long Shyang, Vice President of Mobile Division, Samsung Malaysia Electronics.

To participate, Celebrity Fitness and Fitness First members need to put on the Gear Fit to monitor their heart rate, step onto the treadmill, and hit the five-kilometre goal within 30 minutes. A leaderboard will be set up at every Celebrity Fitness and Fitness First outlet to track the performance of each challenger, in which the person who completed the challenge in the shortest duration within the Gear Fit Gym Challenge duration will win a Gear Fit. There is no limit to the number of times a challenger can participate, so those who have completed the challenge but want to up his previous record can do so.

The Gear Fit Gym Challenge schedule is as follows:

Date Location
30 June to 2 July Celebrity Fitness Bangsar Village II
7 to 9 July Celebrity Fitness Sunway Pyramid
14 to 16 July Celebrity Fitness Lot 10
21 to 23 July Fitness First The Curve
4 to 6 August Fitness First Empire Subang
11 to 13 August Fitness First Paradigm Mall
18 to 20 August Fitness First Avenue K
25 to 27 August Fitness First Klang Bukit Tinggi

Launched in March this year, the Samsung Gear Fit is the industry’s first curved, Super AMOLED wearable device designed to comfortably contour to active consumers’ wrists while offering a vivid display. It provides the superior connectivity benefits of Samsung wearable technology with a custom, real-time fitness coaching to provide unique, personalized advice and workout recommendations.

Beyond that, the Gear Fit is more than an everyday fitness band as it also keeps consumers up-to-date with instant notifications from GALAXY smartphones while they are on the move so that they can stay connected. The notifications include incoming calls, emails, text messages, alarm, S-planner, and other third party apps. Changeable straps in Black, Orange and Mocha Grey will enable users to express their individual style, or change the look of the Gear Fit to match their outfit or mood for any type of activity. The Samsung Gear Fit is available for purchase at all Samsung Experience Stores and authorised dealers.

For further information, please visit www.samsung.com/my or visit Samsung Mobile Malaysia Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/samsungmobilemalaysia.

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