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Physical fitness : Important for health, wellbeing – Bauchi Coalition


Physical fitness : Important for health, wellbeing – Bauchi Coalition

By Ahmed Ahmed.

The Coalition of Physical Fitness Clubs on Saturday says Physical Fitness is very important for the health and well-being of the citizens.

Alhaji Alyu Garu, the Chairman of the Coalition stated this at the end of grand road walk Bauchi 2020 of the Coalition members in Bauchi

He said that the grand walk physical fitness is an annual event that takes place at the end of every year which brings together all the physical fitness clubs in the state to take a walk in Bauchi metropolis.

Garu said the importance of physical fitness would not be overemphasized, Saying regular exercise and physical activity promotes strong muscles and bones.

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“Staying active can also help you maintain a healthy weight, reduce your risk for diabetes, heart disease, and reduce your risk for some cancers,”

The Coalition Chairman urged the government to intervene in promoting physical fitness for citizens to remain in good health and active.

Garu also advocates to the state government to support the annual physical exercise otherwise the road walk organised by the Coalition.

He explained that the last year 2019 road walk was 6 kilometers , while the 2020 grand road walk was 9 kilometers adding we would continue to improve and become healthier.

In a remark, the state Commissioner for youth and sports Alhaji Adamu Manu Soro , pledged the state government would support next year’s grand walk.

He said the government would be ready to encourage the clubs to continue with such physical fitness exercises to improve the citizens quality of life.

Also speaking, the speaker of the state house of assembly Alhaji Abubakar Sulaiman Stressed that physical activity keeps the body active and healthy.

“We know that staying active is one of the best ways to keep our bodies healthy.

“It can also improve your overall well-being and quality of life,” he said.

He added that physical fitness keeps people physically fit and able.

“Without regular activity, your body slowly loses its strength, stamina and ability to function properly,” he opined.

Abubakar pointed out that the exercise also promote unity, by coming together and bringing people in one place would enhance unity among them

The Speaker called on the state government to take responsibility for sponsoring the annual road walk that will encourage citizens to stay fit and able always.

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