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Apple’s fitness guru hits the road for tour of Asia and Australia


Jay Blahnik, Apple'
Jay Blahnik, Apple's Director of Fitness and Health Technologies
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Apple Watch could become one of the most important devices you can shackle yourself to, so to amp up the Apple faithful into more heatlh-focused nerds, Apple has sent fitness guru Jay Blahnik on a special events tour in Australia, China and Japan.

Blahnik is touring the areas to talking to some of the biggest personal trainers about the intersection between fitness and technology. At the Apple Store in Sydney, Australian personal trainer Michelle Bridges sat down for an interview with Blahnik to talk about some of things she’s learned from filming the Australian version of The Biggest Loser.

You can watch part of their interview below:

Before joining Apple in 2013 as director of fitness and health technologies, Blahnik worked on the Nike Fuelband project at Nike. The Apple Watch’s health and exercise features were developed by a team led by Blahnik at Apple’s secret health lab.

After hitting up the Sydney store on May 29, Blahnik spoke with tech journalist Nobi Hayashi at the Tokyo Japan store on June 1. He has one last event scheduled for June 3 at Beijing’s China Central Mall, where he’ll interview Chinese action filmmaker Donnie Yen.

Blahnick’s been busy selling the Apple Watch fitness features in Apple’s online videos as well as stores.

In other Jay Blahnick news, he used to sell Bowflex TreadClimbers:

Via: Macotakara


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