Samsung Malaysia starts Gear Fit Gym Challenge to win Samsung Gear Fit smartband

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The Samsung Gear Fit Gym Challenge saw many challengers sweating it out on the treadmill to complete 5km in 30 minutes.

Samsung Malaysia has started a new fitness promotion with their Gear Fit Gym Challenge. Available at selected Celebrity Fitness and Fitness First gyms, the challenge will run from 16 June 2014 to 27 August. The challenge will be open to gym members and involve completing a 5km run on a treadmill within 30 minutes, with the challenger who gets the shortest time winning a Samsung Gear Fit smartband. Challengers will put on a Gear Fit smartband, take the run and see their scores posted on the leaderboard. The challenger who gets the best time at the end of the challenge period will win the smartband. Of course, challengers can participate as many times as they want, so check out the Gear Fit Gym Challenge schedule below.

Challenge Period
30 June 2014 to 2 July 2014
Celebrity Fitness Bangsar Village II
7 July 2014 to 9 July 2014
Celebrity Fitness Sunway Pyramid
14 July 2014 to 16 July 2014
Celebrity Fitness Lot 10
21 July to 2014 to 23 July 2014
Fitness First The Curve
4 August 2014 to 6 August 2014
Fitness First Empire Subang
11 August 2014 to 13 August 2014
Fitness First Paradigm Mall
18 August 2014 to 20 August 2014
Fitness First Avenue K
25 August 2014 to 27 August 2014
Fitness First Klang Bukit Tinggi

The Gear Fit Gym Challenge was started to help improve the overall fitness of Malaysians in general. Here is what Samsung Malaysia had to say about it:

"It is worrying that Malaysia was recently rated as Asia's most obese country. Through this challenge, and a few other health and wellness initiatives that Samsung will drive, we hope to empower Malaysians to start their fitness regime now." Ng Long Shyang, Vice President of Mobile Division, Samsung Malaysia Electronics

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After a 5km run, participants of the Samsung Gear Fit Gym Challenge checked out everyone else’s score on the leaderboard.

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Challenging but rewarding – the Samsung Gear Fit Gym Challenge enables the winner to take home a brand new Gear Fit!