The third week of the Tenth Annual Greater Fall River Fitness ChalFitness Fusionlenge  brought 120 participants to Kuss Middle School on February 4, 2017 for a one-hour workout led by Greg Medeiros of Fitness Fusion. Greg put a dozen teams through a series of challenging moves that kept everyone's heart beating right up to the cool down at the end. Sponsored by Greater Fall River Re-creation, Partners for a Healthier Community, Saint Anne's Hospital, Southcoast Hospitals, the Challenge includes programs provided by Cat Studio, Fitness Fusion, Tabi's Transformations, General Fitness. Greater Fall River Re-creation, Salt Fitness Cafe, TKO Fitness, Vitality Fitness and both them Swansea 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. Registration is open through the end of January. Click here for a 14-minute video of the Saturday event. Click here for photos and video of the Challenge Kick-off and Health Fair and here for Week Two's Challenge.. Call CD-REC at 508-679-0922 for more information or go to

(Top row) As Fitness Fusion Leader Greg Medeiros puts out signs for a dozen stations, participants file into the gym and begin a warm-up walk. (Row two) Participants look over the challenges at each station with incredulity. (Row three through five) Teams of eight work their way through each station, performing the required movement. (Row six) Greg leads the group in some cool-down stretches. (Bottom row) Challenge Organizer Annemarie Holly asks a youngster to pick a door prize ticket for the prize of a month of free workouts with Fitness Fusion.

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