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The eleventh week of the Ninth Annual Greater Fall River Fitness Challenge  brought forty participants to General Fitness on March 26, 2016 for an hour work-out with either an aerobics class with Deb Kosion or a spinning class with Lynette Gomes. Following the Challenge, participants were invited to join a low-carb nutrition group run by Partners Executive Director Dr. David Weed. 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 On-line, 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 event. Click here for photos of the previous week's Challenge event and here for video of all of the low-carb sessions with Dr. David Weed. Call CD-REC at 508-679-0922 for more information or go to www.FallRiverFitnessChallenge.com

(Top two rows) Deb Kosion gets the session going with a warm-up that included some kicks and stretches in the General Fitness Zumba studio. (Middle two rows) Spinning Leader Lynette Gomes gives some initial instructions and helps people get their bikes adjusted before taking the group through their paces. (Bottom two rows) Deb keeps the group going for the hour-long session, ending with a lighter cool-down.

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