The tenth week of the Ninth Annual Greater Fall River Fitness Challenge  brought over fifty Challenge participants to the Kuss Middle School on March 19, 2016 for a work-out with Fitness Leaders Tabitha and Ray Gentreau of FitWorks On-line 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 17-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

(Top row) Challenge participants weigh in with Challenge Organizer Annemarie Holly before Monique Leger, Betsy Steen, and Terri and Tara Greenwood report on their progress so far. (Row two) Betsy, Tara and Terri, left, warm up under the direction of Tabitha and Ray Gendreau of FitWorks On-line. (Rows three through five) Participants go through all of the moves, including a "bob and weave" exercise illustrated by Ray and Tabitha. (Row six) Participants stand on one foot and watch and Diman High School student Yazlyn Quiros demonstrate a reverse push-up with Tabitha, before Joan Hebert and Ken Langebin report on their progress so far in the Challenge. (Bottom row) Following a cool-down, Annemarie awards this event's prize of hand weights to the lucky winner.  

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