The National Treasury has opened a new gym, for its stuff, targeting to help them keep fit and improve on team bonding.
The facility located within Bima House, Nairobi’s equipped with modern training equipment’s and can accommodate 250-300 users daily at different intervals.
‘It is a welfare facility and will therefore be free of charge. The Health Club is fully equipped with modern equipment for training and is intended to operate daily between Monday and Friday from 5:00am to 9:00pm and from 8;00am to3:00pmvover the weekends and public holidays or as will be agreed ,”The treasury said.
Demand for gyms has risen globally as users want to keep away diseases and counter the side effects of their urban lifestyles.
Health analysts say gym sessions help to boost individuals overall health. Regular workouts help reduce stress, depression and anxiety.
“To make the health facility operational, the National Treasury is looking for a service provider who will offer professional and expert training in the hitherto stated areas and further maintain the machines and equipment,” the treasury said.
They also said the gym operator will be required to offer services including training on physical fitness, aerobic and anaerobic exercises, self defense, massage, as well as nutritional training.
The gym will also offer a steam bath and sauna, first aid awareness lessons, field and outside training team building and bonding and boot camps.
“The proposed service provider will be a competent professional firm club or a consortium of professionals experts in physical training, registered locally with the Ministry of Sports and Youth or any other recognized national regional r international sports body who will provide the afforested training,’ said the Treasury.