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The fourteenth week of the Ninth Annual Greater Fall River Fitness Challenge again brought forty-three Challenge participants to the Kuss Middle School gymnasium on April 16, 2016 for a work-out with Fitness Leader Tabitha Gendreau of FitWorks On-line. She led the group in a series of flexibility, balance and core muscle strength exercises using folding chairs. 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 14-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 row) People get their blood work done on the Southcoast Wellness Van before filing into the gym for their workout with Fitness Leader Tabitha Gendreau of FitWorks On-line, right. (Rows two through four) Tabitha leads the group through a series of flexibility, balance and core muscle strength exercises using folding chairs. (Bottom row, right)  Partners Fitness Challenge Organizer Annemarie Holly awards two tickets to the upcoming Challenge Finale to door prize drawing winner Tina Haskell.

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