By Sam Bridge
Dubai Sports Council, in collaboration with New Age Fitness,has announced the launch of a digital platform for distance fitness training
Dubai Sports Council, in collaboration with New Age Fitness, a subsidy of Al Ahli Holding Group, has announced the launch of a digital platform for distance fitness training following the closure of gyms due to the spread of the new coronavirus.
The platform provides fitness training service via live video streaming on the internet, which enables users to resume their daily fitness training at home, a statement said.
Saeed Hareb, secretary general of Dubai Sports Council, said: “We are really pleased to announce this very important initiative for the community in collaboration with New Age Fitness. Exercising and staying fit has become even more important now given everything that is happening around the world.
“It is my humble request to everyone to please be safe, be responsible, and to respect and follow all the precautionary safety measures recommended by the government and the health authorities. But also make sure you keep exercising because a healthy body means a strong immune system.
“Exercising will strengthen your immune system and a strong immune system is your best defence against illness. So please make use of this initiative and stay fit, and stay safe.”
Mohammed Khammas Al Yamahi, CEO of Al Ahli Holding Group, added that offering this platform for free and being easily of accessed by trainees at homes will urge new segments of society to practice sport.
The digital platform for distance sports training can be accessed through the official Instagram account of New Age Fitness, @uaegoldsgym.