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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 - Get heart pumping while learning self defense

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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. 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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Fit Minute: Why physical therapy is only the beginning of your healing

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videoIf you've ever had an injury or surgery you might have gone to a physical therapist afterward. Physical therapists say it's essential that you get help from them so you don't hurt yourself more. But, they don't want you to stop moving your body once you're done with physical therapy. 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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Breast cancer rehab

The thousands of women treated for breast cancer may be left with more than emotional and physical scars.

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Smooches from pooches

According to a report in the archives of oral biology--you may want to think twice next time--before giving your pooch a smooch.

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Sports safety

There is growing concern about the safety of certain sports for kids.

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Breast cancer awareness month

October is breast cancer awareness month.

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Mom' blood pressue

There's evidence that high blood pressure in mothers can be bad for children as well.

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Mammograms 101

Organizations such as the American Cancer Society say mammograms should be a part of every woman's health regime.

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Kids and weight loss

Conventional wisdom says physical activity programs are an important ingredient to help them slim down.
But now a new study may surprise you.

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Fall Allergies

This time of year is prime for ragweed to pollinate and several molds tend to grow in autumn as well.

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Doctors gut feelings

Parents of young children often rely on their intuition to help them figure out when their child is very sick, and a new study finds that sometimes, doctors do the very same thing.

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