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Anne Maxfield & Accidental Locavore

The Accidental Locavore Live! with fitness and nutrition coach Denise Gaylord. We're talking about her 10 week program ChallengeU:...

Notes from Lands End

The Provincetown Fitness Challenge – Where Exercise and Nutrition Meet By Laura Shabott March 4th, 2014 View the online article by clicking here The threat of snow doesn’t deter the hearty and enthusiastic members of the 2014 Provincetown Fitness Challenge. Designed...

Provincetown fitness challenge now includes dogs

by K.C. MYERS kcmyers@capecodonline.com December 09, 2013 View the online article by clicking here PROVINCETOWN - The third annual Provincetown Fitness and Food Challenge this year won't just incorporate gym classes, personal trainers and healthy menus at local...

Provincetown Dogs: “Chubby Is The New Normal”

View the online article by clicking here PROVINCETOWN – The third annual Provincetown Fitness and Food Challenge this year won’t just incorporate gym classes, personal trainers and healthy menus at local restaurants. This year, the exercise extravaganza that tempts...

Provincetown winter fitness challenge to include ‘Fido’

Denise Gaylord, a fitness trainer and creator of the four-year-old Provincetown Fitness & Food Challenge, has teamed up with the Herring Cove Animal Hospital to include dogs in the upcoming winter weight loss program. Starting on Jan. 4 and running concurrently...

P’town Fitness Challenge reaches final lap

By Mary Ann Bragg mbragg@capecodonline.com March 25, 2012 Visit a link to this article by clicking here PROVINCETOWN — Michael Ekman heads east on Bradford Street Extension. He runs uphill. He's sweating and wearing his black Provincetown Fitness Challenge T-shirt....

Notes from Land’s End: Apr. 10

They did it! A recap of the ProvinceTOWN Fitness Challenge By Laura Shabott April 10th, 2012 Visit the online article by clicking here Newcomer Michael Eckman went from a one minute squat to eleven minutes during the Provincetown Fitness Challenge (PFC), a twelve-week...

P’town fitness Challenge enters final stretch

By Mary Ann Bragg mbragg@capecodonline.com March 31, 2012 Visit the online article by clicking here PROVINCETOWN — It's the last week! Provincetown Fitness Challenge participants are going into the final seven days of the 12-week get-healthy regimen that 100 people...

Fitness challengers near finish line

By Mary Ann Bragg mbragg@capecodonline.com March 17, 2012 PROVINCETOWN — The 100 Provincetown Fitness Challenge participants are looking at the home stretch this week, the ninth week of the 12-week fitness regimen. The program, founded by Provincetown personal trainer...

Checking up on P’town Fitness Challenge participants

March 10, 2012 The Times has been following three participants in the 12-week Provincetown Fitness Challenge. One hundred townspeople signed up for the self-guided regimen, which began Jan. 16. They agreed to eat more healthful meals and exercise more and keep track...

‘Visible improvement’ for P’town fitness challengers

By Mary Ann Bragg mbragg@capecodonline.com February 17, 2012 Visit the online article by clicking here PROVINCETOWN — Three Provincetown Fitness Challenge participants seem to have hit their stride this week, the fifth out of the 12-week program that 100 townspeople...

Far Out: Spring Awakening

Visit the link to the online article by clicking here I know it’s winter still. Earlier this month we passed Candlemas, an ancient festival based on the concept of pushing back the dark and reclaiming the light—and it’s true that to the discerning eye, the days are...

P’town fitness challengers dropping pounds

By Mary Ann Bragg mbragg@capecodonline.com February 10, 2012 Visit the online article by clicking here PROVINCETOWN — Dan McKeon likes to watch the "judge shows" as he walks for 20 minutes on the treadmill at Mussel Beach Health Club. "'Judge Judy,' 'People's Court,'...

3 challengers making strides in fitness program

By Mary Ann Bragg mbragg@capecodonline.com January 27, 2012 View the online article by clicking here PROVINCETOWN — Three residents being followed by the Times in the 12-week Provincetown Fitness Challenge made it through their first week of better eating and more...

Fitness Challenges

Notes from Land's End: Jan. 10 By Laura Shabott January 10th, 2012 With the New Year in full swing, Cape Codders are rolling out of bed and getting to that gym, pool or yoga studio. Many folks are soloists, but others put the petal to the metal and start an exercise...

For P’town competitors, losing is only way to win

By By K.C. MYERS kcmyers@capecodonline.com January 08, 2012 Follow some of the participants' progress over the next 12 weeks, as Times reporter Mary Ann Bragg chronicles their efforts to get in shape. PROVINCETOWN — About 95 people subjected themselves to day one of...

Gaylord challenges Cape tip to get fit

By Kevin Mullaney Posted Dec. 17, 2011 @ 12:01 am Updated Dec 17, 2011 at 5:15 PM Visit a link to the article by clicking here PROVINCETOWN For Shirl Roccapriore, it was a slow weight gain that started after her hysterectomy six years ago. For Barry Cook, it was the...

Trainer challenges P’town to slim down

By Mary Ann Bragg mbragg@capecodonline.com December 10, 2011 Visit a link to the article by clicking here PROVINCETOWN — On gray and cold days in Provincetown, after the tourists leave and favorite hangouts close for the season, there's great temptation to curl up on...