Lift for Life Medals

Lift for Life Medals

These folk have progressed through the bronze stage of the Lift for Life program  and were recently presented with their medallions and certificates at a morning tea at the Gym.  This program was funded by the Department of National Parks, Sport & Racing.  

Mapleton Gym helps Chrys loses 65kg

Mapleton Gym helps Chrys loses 65kg

Local Chrys Stevenson has lost half her body weight, and credits the trainers and members of thecommunity-owned, not-for-profit Mapleton Gym for much of her successful transformation. She shares her inspirational story with HT, to encourage local residents to embark on a fitness program of their own. “When I first stepped into The Range Gym two years […]

Chaffey swings into training for a grand adventure

Chaffey swings into training for a grand adventure

by CHRYS STEVENSON. Talk at the Range Community Gym and Fitness Centre at Mapleton has turned from footy tips and cricket scores to strategies for tackling PNG’s infamous Kokoda Track. Chaffey Backhouse, 65, is training to walk the track along with the gym’s senior trainer, Paul Parker. He’s one of three Kokoda connections at the […]