The fourth week of the Eighth Annual Greater Fall River Fitness Challenge  brought 72 participants to Re-Creation headquarters on February 7, 2015. Led by Shaun Pacheco and Nicole Aftosmes of  All Generations Fitness, the events got participants in the Challenge engaged in a 45-minute workout after a warm up led by Chef Jess. DTR. of Creating Healthy Solutions who offered a cooking demo following the workout. Sponsored by Greater Fall River Re-creation, Partners for a Healthier Community, Saint Anne's Hospital, 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, TKO Fitness, 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 an eleven-minute video of the Saturday event.  Click here for photos of the third week of the Challenge. Call CD-REC at 508-679-0922 for more information or go to

(Top row) Shaun Pacheco of All Generations Fitness leads the group in a 45-minute workout. (Row two, left) Challenge veteran Jim Bellizzi holds a push-up position. (Row two, right) Kim Tiburtino gets some encouragement by Shaun on a fast-foot exercise. (Row three) Nancy Emerson and Diane McConnell do some fast jumps while Deana Perry and Diane Sousa do some air punches. (Row five) All Generations Fitness Leader Nicole Aftosmes urges the group on while eleven-year-old Madison Minor pauses for a moment, and Jared and Melanie Leite do some squats. (Row six, left and center) Second year Challenge participant Darlene Duarte punches the air while Jim Bellizzi and Catherine Verdladeiro, center, keep up the pace. (Row six, right) Luisa Tavares sports her "I'm Portuguese, I can't keep calm!" tee shirt. (Bottom row) Partners staffer Jessica Grazulis passes Paul Rapoza  while handing out door prize tickets and announcing the winner while Melanie Crowley and Robert Sousa, center, do some last-minute stretches before ending the session. 

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