Teacher with multiple sclerosis hopes to inspire others to exercise

Richelle Whiteside, 49, is two months into a 12-week fitness challenge at Gold’s Gym in Grand Junction. Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis 15 years ago, Whiteside says her workouts have greatly improved her problems with balance, exhaustion and pain in her limbs.



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Richelle Whiteside, 49, is two months into a 12-week fitness challenge at Gold’s Gym in Grand Junction. Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis 15 years ago, Whiteside says her workouts have greatly improved her problems with balance, exhaustion and pain in her limbs.

Richelle Whiteside remembers the day she climbed 300 stories on a StairMaster at Gold’s Gym in Grand Junction. The achievement was particularly sweet because just a few months earlier…




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