Fit Over 50: Kelly Carse

Kelly shown on the left.   Name: Kelly Carse                 City/Town of Residence: Pawtucket, RI Age: 55 Family: Married to Donna Nesselbush Your sport or fitness activity: CrossFit What is your proudest fitness accomplishment?  In 2010, CrossFit opened the field for Masters (age 50 and older at that time) to compete in the CrossFit Games, a worldwide event held … Read more

Fit Over 50: Samra Pease

City/Town of Residence: Jamestown Age: 59 Occupation: Front desk at Jamestown Fitness Center, child care, personal trainer Family: Husband of 24 years; daughter, 22; and son, 20 Your sport or fitness activity:: Working out/lifting weights, obstacle course racing What is your proudest fitness accomplishment?: It’s a toss-up between my first chin-up and climbing the rope and ringing the bell in a … Read more

Fit Over 50: Amy Rice

City/Town of Residence wakefield Age 52 Occupation coach / personal trainer Family one daughter 16 Your sport or fitness activity triathlon, hiking, rock climbing, yoga What is your proudest fitness accomplishment? Placing 4th in the Hawaiian Ironman 2 time world triathlon champion What motivates you? The great feeling of being in shape and setting a … Read more

Fit Over 50: Lauren Leslie

City/Town of Residence: Warwick Age: 53 Occupation: Run Coach for Performance PT and Rumford Road Runners which is a youth running team. Family: 2 kids: Max & Rachel , 1 dog: Sami Your sport or fitness activity: Competitive Running What is your proudest fitness accomplishment?: I have won my age group in all 55 races I have competed in since I … Read more

Fit Over 50: Angelo Pagano

City/Town of Residence: Cranston Age: 56 Occupation: USPS Family: Wife, two children Your sport or fitness activity: Obstacle Course Racing/Training What is your proudest fitness accomplishment?: Ability to complete every obstacle when participating in an OCR. What motivates you?” The camaraderie with the people participating in these events and the awesome training facility “UNLEASHED Obstacle Fitness &Functional Training Center” . Best local … Read more

Fit Over 50: Rebecca Briggs

City/Town of Residence: Wakefield Age: 51 Occupation: Yoga and Meditation Teacher, Thai Massage Therapist, Natural Health Educator and Wellness Coach, Organic Produce Buyer and Green Juicer at The Alternative Food Cooperative What motivates you? Feeling good, and noticing the difference practicing yoga and eating organic, delicious food makes in my life, and in people’s lives … Read more

Fit Over 50: Judy Marcellot

City/Town of Residence: Attleboro Age: 66 Occupation: Owner (with husband) of Seven Arrows Farm, Family: Husband, one surviving daughter Your sport or fitness activity: Fitness training and classes at 212 Health and Performance, Rumford, RI What is your proudest fitness accomplishment?: I was the top finisher in my age group at my first Spartan Race last August in Amesbury, MA. … Read more

Fit Over 50: Jim Houle

City/Town of Residence: Riverside Age: 50 Occupation: Vice President, Majestic Honda Your sport or fitness activity: Working out at 212 Health and Performance What is your proudest fitness accomplishment?: Jumping over a 12-foot wall at the Tough Mudder without any help What motivates you?: The people I work out with Best local eats: Avenue N, The Grange, and Broadway Bistro Famous person … Read more

Fit Over 50: Beth DiPoppo

City/Town of Residence: North Scituate Age: 59 Occupation: Retired Family: Happily married, mother of 2, stepmother of 1 and “Nana” of 7 Your sport or fitness activity: Regular workout program using What is your proudest fitness accomplishment?: Finding a program that I enjoyed and maintained for over a year which completely changed my overall physical health. Best local eats: RI Clam … Read more

Fit Over 50: Cynthia Tanzi

City/Town of Residence: Lincoln Age: 60 Occupation: I am the Administrative Assistant at the Children’s Shelter of Blackstone Valley in Pawtucket, RI.  Their website is: Family: 1 husband, 3 children, 1 son-in-law, 2 cats, 1 dog Your sport of fitness activity: Walking Recent events you have competed in: In December, I completed 2 half … Read more