Mr. Arnold Aryee, a top fitness instructor and CEO of Fitness GH and Ultimate Fitness Palace has called on Ghanaians to be health conscious and exercise regularly to avoid attracting some ailments that can lead them to the grave early.
Speaking to journalists at the Osu Presby Hall where the media launch of this year’s GH Fitness Festival was launched he hinted that Ghanaians are blessed with sports talents so they are going to organize different activities such as Taekwondo, Football, Body Building and Weight Lifting competitions and use them as tools to educate and sensitise the people that ‘Sports Is Life and fitness must be projected to a highers level’
He announced that the programme starts from Wednesday August 29, 2018 with a Taekwondo Competition and Demonstration involving six clubs at the fore courts of the Osu Manste’s Palace.
According to Aryee, the Fitness GH event comes off at the Accra Sports Stadium on September 1, 2018 with a Health Walk through the principal streets of Osu, then an Aerobics competition in the morning, before Weight Lifting event in the afternoon. It will involve middleweight and heavyweights who will compete in Bench Press, Squarting and other competitions.
He said in the evening, the climax of the shows come off at the D G Hathiramani Sports Hall for the Body Flex competition for lightweights, middleweights and heavyweights as well as the Masters event for body builders aged above 45 years.
He confirmed that the Football Tournament for ten U13 clubs comes off at the Osu Salem Park on September 8, 2018, and its free to the general public.
However, the Body building event on September 1, 2018 will attract gate fees of 10ghc for Popular Stand, 30ghc for VIP and 100ghc for VVIP which is also strictly by invitation.
Electroland and other companies have shown interest in the festival and are putting up fantastic prizes for winners.
The winner of the Weight Lifting competition will take home 2,000ghc, while the overall winner of the Body building contest will carry home 5,000ghc.
The U13 Football event will be supervised by 13 year old Samuel Aryee who has returned from Russia, where he was selected to play and organize football.
Arnold Aryee said his company provides fitness services, such as training of people and installation of gym equipment as well as events organization.