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Fitness

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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Fit Minute - Diving into a great workout

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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. Full story...
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Fit Minute - Sweat while you sit

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video While doing aerobics, doing pretty much anything that gets your heart rate up and muscles engaged will suffice. So, why not sit down while you do it? That's what some people are doing! They're sitting and sweating. Full story...
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Fit Minute - Kickboxing

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videoIn this week's Fit Minute, people are still kicking and punching their way to 'knockout' bodies. Instructors say kickboxing will not only keep you fit, it will also keep you sane! Full story...
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Fit Minute - Bridging the gap between physical therapy and exercise

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videoDoing physical therapy for an injury or after surgery will help you start the repairing process. But, to really heal it, physical therapists suggest you start an exercise routine as well. So, physical therapists and personal trainers at the Wilmington Athletic Club teamed up to help patients bridge the gap between physical therapy and the gym. Full story...
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Fit Minute - Weight training that's fun and fast

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videoWeight training can be difficult if you don't know exactly what you're doing or don't have a set routine. If you've always wanted to build muscle but don't know where to start, there is a class for that. Full story...
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Fit Minute - Barre

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videoHave you ever looked at a dancer's body and felt a little jealous? There's a reason they're so fit. And, you can look a bit more like them by doing barre. Full story...
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Fit Minute - Cancer survivors exercise together for support

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videoDoctors say working out helps cancer survivors reduce their risk of a relapse. There is a program that helps them come together to support each other while they exercise. It's called Livestrong at the YMCA. Full story...
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Fit Minute: Join the party with Zumba

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videoBy now, many people have probably heard of Zumba. It's a high-energy and super-fun dance workout full of moves with many origins. The mantra in many Zumba classes is just keep moving and have fun. Full story...
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Fit Minute: Pole Fitness not what you might think it's for

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videoWhen you hear the term 'pole dancing,' your eyebrows might raise a bit. While it seems a bit too risque for many, it's actually a great form of exercise. Full story...
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Fit Minute - How to train for a 5K

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video Thanks to the economic bust, running has become very popular again. It's one of the most inexpensive forms of exercise and you can do it virtually anywhere. Many beginner and expert runners like to work up to something like a 5K. Full story...
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FIT MINUTE: TRX is a unique and fun workout

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video When Kathryn Ipsen took a TRX class at the Wilmington YMCA for the first time, she admits it was 'a bit nerve-wracking.' But, after she got through her first hour of TRX, she said she couldn't wait to take another class. Then, after doing four classes, Ipsen said she's glad she got over her nerves. Full story...
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FIT MINUTE: Preschoolers learn exercises for now and later

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video Stretch-n-Grow is a program in Wilmington that teaches children exercises that not only get them moving, but also help them live up to their potential. Full story...
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FIT MINUTE: Seated Zumba gives you great workout while sitting down

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video Zumba can be intimidating to those who are older or have physical issues. So, that's why instructors created a modified class known as seated Zumba. Full story...
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