New Apple Watch Activity Challenges to launch in February, celebrating Lunar New Year and Black History Month

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Apple is continuing its Apple Watch Activity Challenges, with reports suggesting that the Cupertino firm plans to circulate two in February.

The first of those challenges is supposed to celebrate Lunar New Year and the second will celebrate Black History Month. The Lunar New Year challenge will see Apple Watch users asked to complete any 20-minute workout between February 1 and February 15, although this particular challenge will likely only be available in China and other parts of east Asia.

To mark Black History Month, meanwhile, users will be challenged to close their Move ring seven days in a row between February 7 and February 28. This will enable them to receive their Unity award.

Users will be able to view their awards for completing February’s challenges in the Fitness app and a series of animated stickers will be available to use in the Messages app. Users are likely to see a push notification on their watches soon, letting them know about the challenge.

You can take part in the event by logging exercise in any app that integrates with Apple’s Health app. It’s also possible to participate through the Apple Fitness+ workout subscription service.

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