Just past the halfway mark for the four-month series, the Greater Fall River Fitness Challenge held an All Gym Mash-up at Teamworks in Somerset on March 12, 2014. Four 12-minute sessions were led by Shaun Pacheco of All Generations Fitness, Rachel of General Fitness, Tabitha Gendreau of FitWorks and Greg Medeiros of Fitness Fusion. The session ended with a yoga and meditation cool-down led by Michelle Pacheco of All Generations and a prize drawing by Annemarie Holly and Brittany Bertone of Partners for a Healthier Community that sponsors the four-month series along with Greater Fall River Re-creation, , Saint Anne's Hospital, and Southcoast Hospitals. The Challenge includes programs provided by All Generations Fitness, the Diabetes Association, Inc., Fitness Fusion, FitWorks, General Fitness. Greater Fall River Re-creation, Striking Beauties, TKO Fitness, Wiggle Kids, and the Fall River YMCA. The Challenge offers low cost opportunities for those who live, work or attend school in the Greater Fall River Area. Click here for a  twenty-minute video of the event. Click here for photos of the sixteenth event. Call Annemarie Holly at 508-679-0922 for more information or go to


(First and second row) Rachel of General Fitness leads off the hour-long session with some yoga stretches. (Rows three and four) Tabitha Gendreau of FitWorks takes people through some Zumba dance moves before Greg Medeiros of Fitness Fusion takes over and puts the group through more paces. (Bottom row) Michelle Pacheco of All Generations Fitness cools the group down with some stretches and a brief calming meditation.

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