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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: 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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TRAFFIC ALERT: Triathalon at Wrightsville Beach Saturday morning

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videoThe Wilmington Family YMCA Triathlon event is scheduled to begin on Wrightsville Beach tomorrow at 7 a.m. Normal traffic flow will be disrupted temporarily to facilitate the participants of this event. 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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Lenny Simpson moves back to Wilmington to start tennis program

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videoTennis legend Lenny Simpson has returned to his roots in order to put tennis racquets into the hands of anyone whose willing to learn the game of tennis. On Wednesday Simpson announced his new partnership with the Wilmington Family YMCA. Full story...
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Local race benefits children's groups

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video Runners can take off from Legion Stadium Saturday, December 8, 2012, to honor the life of Dr. William Craig. Craig lost his battle with Leukemia years ago, but his fight to help local charities continues. Full story...
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Y's Princess Program promotes daddy-daughter bond

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video When you think princesses, you probably think ball gowns and tiaras. But the Wilmington YMCA paints a different picture. It's one centered around the bond between girls and their fathers. Full story...
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Race supports local cancer survivors

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videoA free program at the YMCA helps cancer survivors heal. Full story...
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Hoops fellowship event tips off on Saturday

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Ashley High School graduate Quandrae Dixon wants to give back to his hometown. Dixon will be heading to Mongolia to continue his pro basketball career in the fall, yet he's putting on a two day basketball event this weekend in Wilmington. Full story...
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Families get fit for fun

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Healthy kids are happy kids, and we've got hundreds of them now thanks to Healthy Kids Day. Full story...
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