Apple Watch: Here's how you can be a part of the nationwide 'GetActiveIndia' challenge
If you're lagging on the new year resolutions, this challenge will give you the head-start you need!
On Monday, Apple partners in India launched a nationwide 'GetActiveIndia' challenge. The challenge aims at encouraging Apple Watch users to stay fit by closing their Activity rings on the device daily.
About the #GetActiveIndia challenge
Apple's National Distributors (Redington/Ingram) and Apple Authorised Resellers in India have launched a nationwide 'Get Active India' challenge, which will run from 15th February to 14th March 2021. Users can win (or make their city win!) by closing their Activity rings (Stand/Move/Exercise) on their Apple Watch, which they can achieve by exercising and staying fit every day.
How to participate in the challenge?
Download Challenges App on your iPhone
Enter the code 'India'
Select the city you would like to represent as your team
Cities: Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Pune, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Lucknow, and rest of India
Based on the individual's body weight, participant’' are assigned a Move goal by the Challenges App (However, note that the Move goal in Challenges App is not the same as the Move goal you have set for yourself on your Apple Watch!)
How does one ace the challenge?
By closing the Activity Rings every day, participants accumulate points which improves the ranking of the city they represent on the overall leaderboard. Here's how you can earn points to move your city up on the leaderboard:
Move Points: Move points are awarded on closing the Move Ring on Apple Watch.
Participants earn 12 points each time they close the Move Ring. A maximum of 36 Move points can be earned each day.
Exercise Points: Exercise points are awarded on closing the Exercise Ring on Apple Watch.
Participants earn 12 points each time they close the Exercise Ring. A maximum of 36 Move points can be earned each day.
Stand Points: Stand points are awarded on closing the Stand Ring.
Participants earn 1 point for each Stand hour. A maximum of 14 Stand points can be earned each day.
Activity Ring Bonus Points: Participants earn 12 bonus points each day on closing all three Activity Rings in one day.
Each day, participants are awarded an Achievement badge on the Challenges App basis of the points earned.
Bronze: 40 points a day
Silver: 60 points a day
Gold: 80 points a day
Participants can join the GetActiveIndia Challenge anytime during the course of the challenge.