Man Ghana 2012 Launched To Revive Body Building In Ghana - Photos
The dwindling fortunes of body-building in the country has prompted the National Amateur Body Builders Association (NABBA) to breathe life into the sport.
And in its quest to revive the sport, an expected uncompromising flexing of muscles from the country’s finest body builders would be witnessed on October 27 at the National Theatre in Accra.
Ahead of the big show (Man Ghana 2012), put together by NABBA and sponsored by Ultimate Sports Nutrition (USN), Ghana, a food supplement producers, two qualifiers would be held in the Southern and Northern sectors.
For those in the Northern sector, they will battle for qualification to the National Theatre showpiece on August 25, while their Southern counterparts take their turn on September 8.
According to the organizers, the event would be preceded by a sanitation project, arranged by Zoomlion Ghana in Kumasi, late August and later a peace and fitness walk, a seven-week survival reality TV contest, as well as a Fund Raising Dinner Dance also in Kumasi.
At the program launch at the Branch Fitness Gym, Spintex Road in Accra on Friday, president of NABBA Victor Baiden pointed out that having observed from a distance (UK) the not-too-impressive organization of body building in the country for some years now, he and his team decided to resurface to give the competition the touch it wielded in the 1990s.
He mentioned that many sports personalities are not giving their best shot because their muscles are not developed well.
“Having acquired some technical expertise in the sport, my executive members have purposed to give the sport a facelift, and we will ensure that gyms are dotted in many parts of the country,” said Baiden.
Some body builders thrilled media personnel present with some quarter turn right, front double bisect, front lart spread, side tri sect, back double bi sect, back lart spread, abdominal and thigh flex demonstration.
At stake for winners in the grand finale are some attractive prizes.
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