The second week of the Tenth Annual Greater Fall River Fitness Challenge  brought 110 participants to General Fitness on January 28, 2017. Participants could choose between Zumba led by Deb Kosion and spinning led by Lynette Gomes. 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 ten-minute video of the Saturday event. Click here for photos and video of the Challenge Kick-off and Health Fair and here for Week One's Challenge.. Call CD-REC at 508-679-0922 for more information or go to

(Top row) Participants begin the Zumba session led by Deb Kosoin after she starts the music. (Rows two and three) Tonya Carvalho, in the gray top, smiles as she does some arm lifts to music while City Councilor Richard Cabeceiras, in white, leaps to the music. (Row five and six) Participants listen as spin instructor Lynnette Gomes tells people how to adjust their bikes before taking them through some paces. (Bottom row) Following the two groups, Challenge Organizer Annemarie Holly gets ready to award the door prize after she finishes weighing people in.

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