The twelth week of the Eighth Annual Greater Fall River Fitness Challenge  brought participants to Re-creation headquarters on April 4, 2015 for a 15-minute session led by Chef Jessica Williams of Creating Healthy Solutions and a 45-minute session led by Shaun Pacheco of All Generations Fitness. Jessica asked participants to write down something from the past that's unhealthy and something in the future that they want to happen and then asked them to place them in two circles on the gym floor. Shaun followed with a cardio workout with the help of .Jenny Botelho  and AndreGadbois of All Generations Fitness 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 a 13-minute video of the Saturday event. Click here for photos and video of the Cooking Demo that followed. Click here for photos of the eleventh week of the Challenge. Call ReCreation at 508-679-0922 for more information or go to

(Top two rows) Chef Jessica Williams, DTR, of Creating Healthy Solutions.divides the group into teams who then compete to match the Healthy Solutions Cards with the right answer at the other end of the gym. (Row three, center and right) Fitness Leader Shaun Pacheco and Jenny Botelho of All Generations Fitness lead the group in the 45-minute session. (Row six, left and center) Jim Bellizzi concentrates on the routine while Glenda Perez and Cheryl Costa share a laugh. (Rows seven and eight) Fitness Challenge Coordinator Annemarie Holly hands Terri Greenwood a door prize ticket as the group moves into a cool-down before the prize drawing. 

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