Apple launches “walking time” exercise program with Dolly Parton, Shawn Mendes and more

Apple is rolling out a new Apple Watch feature, a premium subscription service that allows celebrities and athletes to walk and talk to you.

This feature is called “Time to Walk,” and Apple describes it as an “exciting new audio-walking experience” that Fitness + subscribers can use to motivate themselves while exercising.

Time to Walk will feature celebrities such as iconic singer / songwriter Dolly Parton, basketball player Draymond Green, actress Uzo Aduba, and singer Shawn Mendes, sharing stories, photos, and music in each episode. doing.

“Walking is one of the most popular physical activities in the world and one of the healthiest things we can do for our body. Walking is often more than just exercise. It helps solve problems and welcome new people. Prospects. ” Apple boss Jay Blahnik said in the release. “Even during this difficult time, one of the activities available to many is walking.”

As an example, in Parton’s episode, the singer looks back on her life and career, from growing up in the countryside of Tennessee to becoming an international star. In Green’s episode, athletes talk about the virtues of failure and Aduba talks about lifelong relationships. Mendes talks about how his efforts to slow down his life helped him personally and professionally.

“Each Time to Walk episode is shaped by the moments that shape the guest’s personal life and includes lessons learned, meaningful memories, goals and gratitude, moments of ups and downs, and other thought-provoking topics. It is recorded as you walk around and in places. It makes sense for them. “

At the end of story time, a photo will appear on your Apple Watch at a specific moment, popping up a playlist of songs selected by the guest.

There are currently four episodes, with new episodes from different guests every Monday until the end of April. Each episode is 25-40 minutes.

Apple Fitness + costs $ 10 per month or $ 80 per year, but you can share one subscription with up to six families at no additional charge. This service requires Apple Watch Series 3 or later and iPhone 6 or later or iPhone SE.

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