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Battle Rope Fitness

Tired of dumbbells? You could throw a big rope around instead. Fox News reports "battle ropes," those large, heavy ropes that look like they could actually tether a ship to the shore, may be popping up soon in your local gym!

The ropes have long been used in training for sports like football, but have now gone mainstream

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Team Houli 2014
Team Houli 2014

Team Houli

I have decided to run the Falmouth Road Race in memory of my cousin Matthew Houlihan. He was a sophomore at Hamilton college when he passed in his sleep from an arrhythmia on October 3, 2000. This was just one month shy of his 20th birthday

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Woman One-Ups Man on FlexCam [VIDEO]

When the FlexCam lands on this guy, he is all too willing to show off his muscles. However, the woman behind him is JACKED! She has no shame when she takes off her jean jacket and shows everyone which way the beach is, welcomes every to the gun show, and all the while grinning at the guy in front of her

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Getty Images

Wednesday is Walk And Bike To School Day

Wednesday is the fifth annual Walk And Bike To School Day in New Bedford. Its a program that encourages kids to join with their parents and walk to school.

However in some New Bedford schools, teachers are joining students in walking to school everyday

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Gisele Bundchen in Paris, 2014 / Getty Images
Gisele Bundchen in Paris, 2014 / Getty Images

Gisele Bundchen Retiring From Runway

Gisele Bundchen is officially retiring from the runway.  The model and wife of New England Patriots QB Tom Brady is saying goodbye to the catwalk and will instead focus on editorial work.

"Yahoo News" is reporting she said her body "asked to stop

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

New Bedford Purchases Bike Racks Thanks To SERPEDD Grant

The City of New Bedford continues to do all it can to promote bicycle usage in the city.

Thanks to a $20,000 grant from a regional planning agency, SERPEDD, the city has purchased 163 new bike racks

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Joe Putignano
Joe Putignano (Photo courtesy Scott Marrs)

Olympic Glory Shattered By Addiction [INTERVIEW]

Imagine an athletic journey filled with promise and Olympic glory turn into homeless shelters, overdoses and being declared dead! A young man's dream for Olympic greatness was shattered by addiction for Joe Putignano, who is telling his must read story in the best selling book, Acrobaddict.

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Jupiterimages

An Open Letter to My Gym Membership

 

Dear Gym Membership,

I'm throwing in my gym towel; this is my official two week notice.

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Two 12-Year-Old Fairhaven Heroes

The late Maya Angelou said, "I think a hero is any person really intent on making this a better place for all people." There are two young men from Fairhaven who deserve the moniker of hero. Gabe Monroe and his buddy, Will Benoit, are 12-year-olds who recently ran the entire New Bedford Half Marathon, not to show themselves or others that they could, but to raise money for other kids who couldn't run because they are suffering from cancer

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NFL's Chris Borland
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NFL’s Chris Borland Is Using His Head

Did you hear that 49ers rookie, Chris Borland, one of the NFL's premier rookies last season, is retiring at the ripe age of 24 because he's more concerned over head and brain injuries than making millions of dollars playing professional football

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