Apple will soon release a new Time to Walk episode with Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai in celebration of Women’s History Month. The 30-minute episode, available on the Apple Watch Workout app, will include Malala sharing her story mixed with some of her favorite songs.
Apple to release a new Time to Walk episode with Malala Yousafzai in celebration of Women’s History Month
As spotted by TechRadar, Apple is celebrating International Women’s Day with a month of special Time to Walk episodes presented by inspiring women – with the first episode presented by Malala Yousafzai.
Malala Yousafzai is the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize and an advocate for girls’ right to education in her native country fo Pakistan and around the world. She became a target for speaking out and was nearly assassinated at age 15. Malala talks about how a great friend can make you feel at home anywhere in the world and what fuels her activism.
The episode combines talking with the favorite songs of the personality it features. In Yousafzai’s episode, users will listen to her speaking for around 19 minutes of the half-hour episodes and the remaining time is allotted to three different songs of her choice: “Dangerous Woman” by Ariana Grande, “O Mundo É Um Moinho” by Beth Carvalho, and “Bombay Theme” by A. R. Rahman.
As described by Apple, Time to Walk workout is “an inspiring new audio walking experience on Apple Watch for Fitness+ subscribers, created to encourage users to walk more often and reap the benefits from one of the healthiest activities.” Ranging from 25 to 40 minutes, Time to Walk features episodes from influential entertainment, sports, current affairs, and other people as audio files for users to listen to while maintaining their good health.
Featured guests on Time to Walk have included Dolly Parton, Anthony Joshua, Randall Park, Jane Fonda, Camila Cabello, Kurt Fearnley, Naomi Campbell, Draymond Green, Bebe Rexha, Min Jin Lee, Shawn Mendes, Stephen Fry, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Kesha, and more.
In addition to Time to Walk, the company in January introduced Time to Run. The new workout is designed for users that are planning to start running. The 30-minute episodes of the new genre include tips from distinguished coaches.