Exercise Regualrly
Exercise Regualrly

Lack of physical exercise has been identified as a major risk factor for high mortality, accounting to six percent of all untimely deaths occurring globally, a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) has revealed.

According to the report, high blood pressure contributes to 13%, tobacco use nine percent and high blood glucose six percent and obesity five percent to global mortality.

Lack of physical exercise, is leading to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer, blood pressure, and overweight.

To promote physical exercise among young people in Brong-Ahafo, the GSP Sports Enterprise, a sport company has launched sporting clubs in 10 communities in the region to hunt for and developed talents embedded in teenagers in parts of the region.

The GSP Sports Clubs are formed in Techiman, Nsuta, Bamiri, Hansua and Buoyem in the Techiman Municipality as well as Seikwa, Nsawkaw, Badu and Brodi in the Tain District of the region.

It targets and seeks to unearth and nurture the talents especially school dropouts – boys and girls between five and 17 years who would be engaged in physical exercises – play games, theatres, football and other indoor games.

In an interview with the GNA Sports, Mr Edward Twum Anane, the founder of the GSP Sports Enterprise, said the clubs were being piloted and it would be replicated in other parts of the country to create avenue for teenagers to build their talents.

He said, people who would join the club would access vocational skill training to prepare them adequately for future.

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