Participants at Nhyira FM Keep Fit Walk applaud Multimedia Group Ltd

Participants in the third edition of Nhyira FM Health Walk in Kumasi have lauded Multimedia Group, Kumasi, for its commitment in the enhancing of public health.

Hundreds of residents, young and old, including aspiring parliamentarians, joined Saturday’s exercise for a big work-out meant to keep them in shape.

Exercise is one of the most important activities to keep the body healthy by keeping controlled weight.

It decreases a person’s risk of developing certain diseases like Type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure.

People who engage in regularly physical activity discover many more reasons to make it part of their life.

“This is my first time of joining the walk and we ought to be organizing monthly to enhance the health prospects of the habitats in Kumasi. It is a good exercise that needs to be recommended”, says Eugene Boakye, NPP parliamentary candidate for Subin.

For Kwabena Agyei, the exercise keeps him fit anytime he embarks it. Kwabena will not relent to use any available opportunity to join the event anytime it is organized. “Though I am tired; it is fantastic to be part and parcel of the event”. He said.

Aerobics has always been part of the Health Walk which experts say strengthens the heart to allow for easy breathing.

It is for this reason many parents came out with their children to be part of Nhyira FM Health Walk on Saturday.

15-year old Albert Mawusi Kpegah had to join the walk because the father, Mr. Kpegah has keen interest in sports.

“I am excited to have met my friends here. It is a good exercise I will always endeavor to join. “If I didn’t come my father would be angry with me”.

Programmes Manager at Nhyira FM, Benjamin Ocran said it is their responsibility to keep their listeners active and healthy. He stated that, there is more to come for the people of Kumasi.

“It is our aim to keep our listeners and the populace of Kumasi healthy and strong. For nothing, it will give good mindset, keep fit and most especially, others make friends here which is the most important part of life”. Mr Ocran has said.

Scientists have been linking the benefits of physical exercise to brain health for many years, but recent research has made it clear that the two aren’t just simply related; rather, it is the relationship.

The evidence shows that physical exercise helps you build a brain that not only resists shrinkage, but increases cognitive abilities.


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