Participants in the 29th event of the 2014 Greater Fall River Fitness Challenge gathered at the home of All Generations Fitness in Swansea on April 23rd for an hour-long workout and a chance to sample food prepared by Chef Jessica Williams. "We had just the right number of people to fill the workout room," stated Challenge Organizer Annemarie Holly, "Even through we're getting to the end of the Challenge, people are still enthusiastic," she added. Along with Greater Fall River Re-creation, Saint Anne's Hospital, and Southcoast Hospitals, he 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  six-minute video of the event. Click here for photos of the twenty-eighth event. Call Annemarie Holly at 508-679-0922 for more information or go to


(Top row) Fitness instructor Kristen McAvoy gets participants off to a good start with a workout with weights and some full body jumps. (Row two) Kristen really puts people through their paces with some fast foot dances. (Row three) Instructor Lorraine St. Pierre takes over for the last part of the session. (Row four) Chef Jessica Williams, whose shop is only doors away from All Generations, joins in for some exercise before the group does a cool-down. (Bottom row) Challenge Organizer Annemarie Holly gets ready to draw the raffle prize before Eduarda Pacheco samples some quinoa eggplant and pear saute.

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