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NBA Uyo Branch Partners UltraFit Gym to Enhance Members’ Wellbeing

In a deliberate attempt to promote the total wellbeing of Members, the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA,Uyo branch is partnering with ULTRAFIT, the number one fitness house in Akwa Ibom state, to provide members unlimited access to enjoy all the facilities in the gymnasium at a highly subsidized rate.

According to the branch welfare secretary, Blessing Udofa-Poromon, Esq, due to the sedentary life style of lawyers and the need to check the increasing rate of sudden death amongst lawyers, it is important that emphasis is laid on promoting the physical wellbeing of members of the branch and the partnership will aid this.

She stated that with a token fee of N5,000 (five thousand naira) per month, paid through the branch, lawyers will use every facility in the fitness house, which include; the gymnasium,lawn tennis and squash courts, table tennis, volleyball, basketball,snooker,badminton, swimming pool, jacuzzi and suanas.

Stressing the importance of taking out time to exercise regularly, Udofa-Poromon said that ”it will boost the brainpower and sharpen our memory, one can improve self confidence, fill the mind with positive thoughts and a positive process of reflection,strengthen the heart and allow it to pump more efficiently with less strain and may lower the risk of developing diabetes, metabolic syndrome and some types of cancer, such as colon cancer and breast cancer.”

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