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Source: Sammy Heywood Okine

Ghanaians laud “Accra Works out” initiative

Fitness conscious Ghanaians have
welcomed the “Accra Works out” initiative arranged by Primeval Consult in
partnership with the National Sports Council to be held at the Accra Sports
Stadium on Saturday July 27, 2013.
The event which will draw various
Keep Fit Clubs, Corporate bodies and individuals to the multi- purpose court at
the Stadium has been hailed as a splendid initiative and commended by most
fitness oriented Ghanaians.
Companies who attracted to sports
such as Hisense, Gidi Power, Jubilee
Sports, Henkoq Ventures, Lord J Alkaline Water and the Chartered Institute of
Marketing Ghana (CIMG) have agreed to be part of the programme which will be
organized every month at the Stadium.
Chief Larry, CEO of Primeval Consult
told yours truly at his office all plans and preparations have been made and
they are waiting for Saturday to work out and make people become healthier and
fitter.
He noted that the main targets of
the programme are corporate bodies whose personnel sit in the office for a long
time without and exercise.
“We want to help those who do not
train or exercise frequently to come out and feel the benefits of aerobics and
the advantages in visiting gyms to shape their bodies” he hinted.
Chief Larry, a specialist in events
organization and managing editor of the Sports Crusader newspaper said media
must work hard to sensitise people on their health and heads of corporate
institutions must also encourage their staff to attach seriousness to
exercising to maintain their sound minds in sound bodies.
He thanked the National Sports
Authority for supporting the programme as well as the sponsors who have seen
the laudable initiative that comes off every month.
According to him, there are many
gyms and fitness centers springing up in localities, but only a few of the
owners and instructors are well trained. He promised to support those who
operate gyms by coming up with a physical instructors course to be held at the
Media Center of the stadium very soon where the participants would be awarded
cerificates.
He appealed to companies who have
not been approached to come on board to make Ghanaians healthier and stronger.
He noted that the event will also
provide people from the corporate world the chance to interact and to access
the modern equipment of the stadium gym.
Interested corporates and
individuals who wish to participate in the work out initiative can contact
0243836429 to register for the monthly programme.

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