John Apea is Regional Coordinator of the Africa office environment of The Royal Commonwealth Society
The Commonwealth Workplace for Africa has launched a pan Africa levels of competition to market work out during the Covid-19 Pandemic.
The #stayhealthy opposition encourages Africans and men and women of African descent in the diaspora to demonstrate how they use training, dance and new music to stay healthful.
It was introduced by Pleasure FM’s Super Early morning Present host Kojo Yankson, and supported by the likes of previous Barcelona, Inter Milan and Chelsea star Samuel Eto’o.
Speaking to JoyNews, John Apea Regional Coordinator of the Africa workplace of The Royal Commonwealth Modern society said that the goal of the opposition is to demonstrate that a person of the finest preventative solutions against Covid-19 and other viruses and illnesses is getting healthy.
“Over the previous few yrs, we have witnessed an exponential enhance in non-communicable condition and related deaths throughout Africa. Proof details to the fact that our life and wellbeing can only improve via will have to superior nourishment, reasonable consumption of alcoholic beverages, quitting smoking cigarettes and of program exercise.”
He extra, “our problem aim is simple. We want to demonstrate that while exercising can be no cost, exciting and neat, it can also help you save life in opposition to viruses like Covid-19 and other health conditions these types of as diabetes, most cancers and hypertension – all key non-communicable illness contributors to death”.
The Commonwealth problem is partnered by Pleasure FM and Joy News and Technological know-how R Us.
To enter the problem, contributors need to produce a exciting video clip of 60 seconds or fewer that shows how they use work out, dance and new music to remain healthy through the Covid-19 pandemic.
The online video ought to be shared on Instagram, Fb or twitter with #stayhealthyRCSA @tru_ghana and @joyfm in the tweet. The top rated 5 winners will dance absent with Samsung smart watches. Competitiveness finishes 31 Could.