Lokhanda, Ghana’s premiere self-defense organization on Saturday, 13th January successfully launched “N.I.C Keep Fit Club” at the Foxy Entertainment Center at Anyaa a suburb of Accra in the Ga South municipality. The community keep fit project is focused on helping and promoting healthy and active civilians while creating opportunities for social interaction as a key objective that encourages and celebrates fitness and family togetherness.
The Founder and Executive Director of Lokhanda, Mr. Lord Kwadjo Andoh a renowned Self-defense and fitness expert together with Mr. Anees Kojo Gyan a fitness instructor took participants through rigorous physical activities ranging from aerobics, strength, endurance and flexibility exercises in a fun and positive way.
Speaking to Mr. Lord Kwadjo Andoh on the reason behind the keep fit club, he disclosed that: “Our lifestyle as Ghanaians lately threatens our basic human right to good health and increases the risk of developing preventable diseases such as obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke, arthritis and etc through regular physical exercises and proper nutrition . Therefore, I decided to introduce this 60mins fitness campaign to help inspire and educate all residents especially women, aged and youth on healthy active lifestyle as a means to contribute my quota to community development.
He further advised that “Ghanaians should become more aware and concerned of their health because fitness is a major preventative medicine approach to good health.”
The Club’s Patron in the person of Mr. Eduodzi Akwetey also added that members would occasionally benefit from various educational programs including basic first-aid training, health screening, basic self-defense skills, clean up exercises and other socialization programs.
The Keep fit club is opened to everyone willing to embark on a fitness goal between 6:00 – 7:00am GMT every Saturday at the Foxy Entertainment Center. Registration costs only Gh¢ 20.00. Interested people can contact +233 30 396 6280 or +233 24 979 1680
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