Friday, July 05, 2013

'Gym Makes Me Fit & Healty' Programme Aimed At Creating Awareness About Health, Fitness - Khairy

PUTRAJAYA, July 4 (Bernama) -- The Ministry of Youth and Sports will introduce a special programme called "Gym Makes Me Fit & Healthy", to improve the fitness level and create awareness of a healthy lifestyle among the people.

Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said for a start, the programme would kick off at Gym 1 Malaysia KBS involving about 200 participants from the ministry's staff in all states, except Kedah, Perlis, Penang and Kelantan.

Khairy said though the programme adopts "The Biggest Loser", concept the main focus would not be on reducing weight but more towards fitness and health.

"The introduction of the programme shows that priority and importance has been given to the health and fitness of the people, starting from the staff of the ministry," he told reporters after launching the "Gym Makes Me Fit & Healthy 2013" programme, here, Thursday.

-- BERNAMA

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