There is no better time than right now to work on getting healthy!  Exercise with your family, friends and community and challenge yourself in 2017!

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This year, join the New Bedford Fitness Challenge wants you to get fit with your community. The New Bedford Fitness Challenge costs $5 and for $5 you can take classes at many local establishments for three months. Yes! Free classes for three months! You can check the calendar to find all of the classes that are currently available but many more will be added! Some of the classes include cardio instruction, strength training, zumba, yoga, spinning, meditation, and lots more!

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The New Bedford Fitness Challenge launched its first-ever challenge two years ago. It has helped more than 350 people better themselves and regain confidence. The challenge begins January 8th with a kick off at the New Bedford Boys & Girls Club located at 166 Jenney St. Check out the event on Facebook.

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For more information on the New Bedford Fitness Challenge check out their Facebook page or website. You can also email them at

Additional Reporting by Sara Achorn