ADVISORY, Dec. 31, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Microsoft Corporation, (Nasdaq:MSFT) Microsoft Band and Microsoft Health will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. Microsoft Band is the first device powered by Microsoft Health that helps achieve wellness goals by tracking heart rate, steps, calorie burn, and sleep quality. The visit will kick off Nasdaq’s 5th annual “Fit Week” – from January 4th to January 8th, 2016 – featuring companies that help individuals lead healthier lifestyles during bell ceremonies.
In honor of the occasion, Zulfi Alam, General Manager, Personal Devices, Microsoft will ring the Opening Bell. Joining Microsoft to ring the bell include the following partners: Gold’s Gym, Lose it!, Runkeeper, TaylorMade and Jenna Wolfe, lifestyle and fitness expert.
In addition to ringing the Opening or Closing Bell during "Fit Week", participating companies will be featured on Nasdaq's Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages where they will provide customized tips for maintaining a healthy lifestyle in 2016.
To find photos from Nasdaq "Fit Week" 2015 and for upcoming photos from "Fit Week" 2016, please visit: http://www.nasdaq.com/marketsite/fitweek1102/fitweek2016.html
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Monday, January 4, 2016 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
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Microsoft (Nasdaq:MSFT) (@microsoft) is the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world, and its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.
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