California Fitness center, one of the best fitness centers that can boast of modern fitness equipment in Ghana, located on the Spintex road in Accra have come to the aid of the national Bodybuilding team of Ghana, the Black Muscles.
The Black Muscles are preparing for their participation in this year’s Arnold Classic Africa that will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa from the 15th to the 17th of May.
The management of California Fitness have decided to make their well equipped gym facilities available to the Black Muscles for their participation in the pending tournament.
Speaking to the media, the president of the Ghana Bodybuilding and Fitness Association, Mr Abdul Hayye Yartey showed his gratitude to the management of California Fitness for their support.
He said, “Each year we struggle for the needed support to participate in international events with the lack of support in terms of cash, flight, accommodation, feeding, preparation, etc, so we are very much grateful to them for their kind support.
“We will like to use this as an opportunity to call on other corporate bodies and individuals to come to our aid as we prepare to represent Ghana in the biggest multi-sport event on the African Continent”.
Ghana always does well in the Arnold. In the same event in 2018, Ghana were represented by 6 athletes. All 6 won medals and also the overall winner of the event was a Ghanaian; Cyril Kofi Adja.
Last year, Ghana sent 9 athletes (6 male Bodybuilders, 1 Men’s Physique and 2 Female bikini athletes), and they made us proud by winning 8 medals; 3 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze and 1 6th placed
This year, Ghana will be represented by most of the nation’s finest in the sport, the black muscles, which comprise of 9 male bodybuilders, 5 men’s physique, 5 female athletes and 5 executives