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FIT MINUTE – Gym etiquette

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.

FIT MINUTE – Mom and daughter strengthen relationship at gym

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.

FIT MINUTE – Plank for strength, stay for balance

videoIn the Fit Minute, we work on balance again. But, all the moves are on the ground this time. How does that improve your balance? Well, personal trainers say balance comes from strength, especially core strength. So, doing different types of planks will help you strengthen your torso muscles all while working on your balance.

FIT MINUTE: Stretching your upper body

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.

FIT MINUTE – Get a workout in 20 minutes!

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.

FIT MINUTE – Ping Pong inspires perspiration

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!

FIT MINUTE – How to use a foam roller

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.

FIT MINUTE: How foam rollers can smooth out your muscle knots

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.

FIT MINUTE: Man saves life through exercising

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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