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Fitness

FIT MINUTE - Sculpt your slouching shoulders

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videoMany any of us sit at a desk all day, slouched over and stressed out. That does a number on our happiness, and on our shoulders. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Double Down Duo

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videoThis week's Extraordinary Person of the Week is a two for one. A father-son combo I call the "Double Down Duo." Full story...
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FIT MINUTE - Get your heart pumping to look more pumped up

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videoMany men like to stick to weights when they work out. But, if they don't incorporate cardio, they might not get the results you're looking for. Full story...
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FIT MINUTE - Get that troublesome tummy into shape

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videoIn the Fit Minute, we talk to a woman who says she has some problem areas. She's just like many of us. We all have different body types, and all of us have what we call our problem areas. For many women, especially as they age, the trouble areas are abs, triceps, lats and legs. Full story...
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FIT MINUTE - Get over that plateau

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videoSo you've been working out for awhile and you've seen changes on the scale and in your body. But, maybe those changes aren't coming as quickly anymore, or maybe not at all. You've hit a plateau! You can get over it though. Full story...
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FIT MINUTE - Gym etiquette

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videoSome people really like working out but hate going to the gym because it can be intimidating or annoying. But, it doesn't have to be if everyone is respectful. That is something that Planet Fitness promotes. Full story...
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FIT MINUTE - Couple 'couples up' at the gym

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videoIt's wedding season and that means a lot of couples are trying to look their best for all of those pictures! Personal trainers say it's a lot easier to commit to the gym when you have a partner. In the second of a two-part series, WWAY's Makenzi Henderson introduces you to a couple team in this week's Fit minute. Full story...
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FIT MINUTE - Mom and daughter strengthen relationship at gym

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videoStarting a workout or diet program is not easy, especially alone. So, some find a partner with whom they can share their successes and challenges. Full story...
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FIT MINUTE - Incorporate balancing moves into your workout

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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. Full story...
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FIT MINUTE: Stretching your upper body

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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. Full story...
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FIT MINUTE - Get a workout in 20 minutes!

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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. Full story...
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FIT MINUTE - Ping Pong inspires perspiration

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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! Full story...
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FIT MINUTE: Man saves life through exercising

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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. Full story...
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Staying on Track: Keep your New Year's resolution to get fit

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videoStaying on track with your New Year's Resolution to get fit is a little easier with advice from Personal Trainer Brian Knox. He recommends setting simple and achievable goals to make sure you are successful and adds that your should make your reasons for getting fit personal such as a wedding or to be more active with your kids. Finally, remember don't get frustrated and you will see results over time. Full story...
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Resolved to get in shape? Be patient

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video Getting in shape is among the top New Year's resolutions nationwide, but often times this popular goal is a hard one to keep. Many gyms are offering incentives like membership discounts or programs to get people in the door. Full story...
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