Fit Minute
FIT MINUTE - Incorporate balancing moves into your workout
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Mon, 03/10/2014 - 9:43pm.

videoWhen you work out, you probably do the three common types of exercise. Maybe you'll do some cardio, then some strength training and finish with stretching. But, there is a fourth one, balancing, that not many people do. If you want to stay mobile your entire life, you'll want to improve your balance.

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FIT MINUTE - Lower body stretching
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 10:39pm.

videoIn the Fit Minute, we focus on stretching again. But, we're elongating and relaxing the lower body this week. Personal trainers say because many of you sit nearly all day long your leg muscles are probably super tight. So, we'll show you a series of stretches you can do to loosen them up. It will not only many you feel better but it will also make you perform better.

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FIT MINUTE: Stretching your upper body
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Mon, 02/24/2014 - 10:36pm.

videoBefore or after your workout personal trainers say you need to stretch. But, many forget to or just don't want to. WWAY's Makenzi Henderson shows you why you'll want to take the extra time to release and open up your muscles. She focuses on the upper body in this week's Fit Minute.

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FIT MINUTE - Get a workout in 20 minutes!
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Mon, 02/17/2014 - 10:48pm.

videoIn the fit minute, learn how you can still get a workout even if you think you don't have the time for it. Doctors say moving your body, even for a short time, is better than not. And, personal trainers say you can still get your heart pumping and burn some calories in 20 minutes.

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FIT MINUTE - Get heart pumping while learning self defense
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Mon, 02/10/2014 - 11:58pm.

videoEven though crime in Wilmington is down, sometimes statistics still don't make you feel more safe. But, one thing that can help you feel more safe is learning self defense. A class can get your heart pumping a bit making you more prepared for when it really starts pumping.

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FIT MINUTE - Ping Pong inspires perspiration
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Mon, 02/03/2014 - 11:50pm.

videoPing Pong is a game you might play when you're bored or at a party. And, you might not realize you're getting some exercise while you do it. Find out why it's a great way to get off the couch and burn some calories in the Fit Minute!

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FIT MINUTE - How to use a foam roller
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 01/28/2014 - 1:04pm.

videoPersonal trainers say when you use a foam roller, you'll want to go slowly and be careful. It might hurt at first but if you breathe through it, the foam roller will help you work out your knots so you can have a better workout.

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FIT MINUTE: How foam rollers can smooth out your muscle knots
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Mon, 01/20/2014 - 10:48pm.

videoTight and sore muscles don't really help when it comes to convincing yourself to go to the gym. But there is something actually at the gym, that can help you smooth out the knots.

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FIT MINUTE: Man saves life through exercising
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 9:15pm.

videoIn the Fit Minute, many people exercise to lose weight, stay fit or feel better. But, one man in Wilmington started moving his body to save his life. Ted Perry had a double lung transplant because of COPD and then he had some of his digestive system removed due to cancer. He started coming to the Wilmington YMCA to feel alive again.

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Fit Minute - Diving into a great workout
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Mon, 12/30/2013 - 9:24pm.

videoIn this week's Fit Minute, we're diving into a good time and a good workout. Water aerobics isn't just for the elderly. Anyone of any age can splash up some calorie burning without any impact on the joints.

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