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Learning to juggle life's challenges isn't always easy, which is why WMBF News at 4 is there for you with Fit Family Friday.When you need a little guidance, or some fresh inspiration, we've got you covered with topics to help you and your family live a healthy lifestyle every day of the year.

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  • Fit Family Friday: Walk with a Doc

    Fit Family Friday: Walk with a Doc

    Tuesday, May 9 2017 6:59 AM EDT2017-05-09 10:59:29 GMT
    (Source: WMBF News)(Source: WMBF News)

    On Friday, May 5, registered nurse Laura Carmine stopped by the WMBF News studios to talk to us about Walk with a  Doc, a new program from Tidelands Health starting in May. Watch the videos here to learn more about the program.

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    On Friday, May 5, registered nurse Laura Carmine stopped by the WMBF News studios to talk to us about Walk with a  Doc, a new program from Tidelands Health starting in May. Watch the videos here to learn more about the program.

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  • Fit Family Friday: Grow on your own plot at local community garden

    Fit Family Friday: Grow on your own plot at local community garden

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 7:42 AM EDT2017-04-26 11:42:03 GMT
    (Source: WMBF News)(Source: WMBF News)

    Sybil Lee and Gabriella Dudley stopped by the WMBF News studios on Fit Family Friday to talk about a community garden at the Faith Presbyterian Church on 79th Avenue in Myrtle Beach. Watch the video here to find out how you can get a plot to grown your own plants at this community garden.

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    Sybil Lee and Gabriella Dudley stopped by the WMBF News studios on Fit Family Friday to talk about a community garden at the Faith Presbyterian Church on 79th Avenue in Myrtle Beach. Watch the video here to find out how you can get a plot to grown your own plants at this community garden.

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  • Fit Family Friday: Gearing up for your first 5K run

    Fit Family Friday: Gearing up for your first 5K run

    Friday, April 14 2017 10:33 PM EDT2017-04-15 02:33:09 GMT
    (Source: WMBF News)(Source: WMBF News)

    On this week’s Fit Family Friday, Dawn White from Black Dog Running stopped by to talk about how to get started running, and the how to gear up ahead of your first 5K.

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    On this week’s Fit Family Friday, Dawn White from Black Dog Running stopped by to talk about how to get started running, and the how to gear up ahead of your first 5K.

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  • Fit Family Friday: The Benefits of Yoga

    Fit Family Friday: The Benefits of Yoga

    Friday, April 7 2017 9:46 PM EDT2017-04-08 01:46:12 GMT
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    On this week’s Fit Family Friday, Mike Quinn from Yoga in Common stopped by the WMBF News studios to discuss the benefits of yoga. Watch this week’s Fit Family Friday segment in the video here.

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    On this week’s Fit Family Friday, Mike Quinn from Yoga in Common stopped by the WMBF News studios to discuss the benefits of yoga. Watch this week’s Fit Family Friday segment in the video here.

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  • Fit Family Friday: Run to fight child abuse

    Fit Family Friday: Run to fight child abuse

    Friday, September 9 2016 3:46 PM EDT2016-09-09 19:46:17 GMT
    An upcoming 5K run will benefit children who have been the victims of sexual abuse. (Source: CRC)An upcoming 5K run will benefit children who have been the victims of sexual abuse. (Source: CRC)

    A run later this month will raise money to help save even the smallest survivors.

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    A run later this month will raise money to help save even the smallest survivors.

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  • Marcus Lattimore Football Camp for Kids

    Marcus Lattimore Football Camp for Kids

    Friday, August 5 2016 11:10 PM EDT2016-08-06 03:10:23 GMT
    Marcus LattimoreMarcus Lattimore

    Getting your kids fit and ready for the school year is key, and a former NFL and USC football star is helping those in South Carolina get ready in a big way. Former Game Cocks and San Francisco 49's running back Marcus Lattimore is making the commitment to South Carolina children. 

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    Getting your kids fit and ready for the school year is key, and a former NFL and USC football star is helping those in South Carolina get ready in a big way. Former Game Cocks and San Francisco 49's running back Marcus Lattimore is making the commitment to South Carolina children. 

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  • Fit Family Friday: Getting Active for Autism

    Fit Family Friday: Getting Active for Autism

    Friday, July 22 2016 4:46 PM EDT2016-07-22 20:46:34 GMT

    Keeping kids with autism active during the summer months can be a challenge.  However, there are a couple of great options coming up for the whole family.  Up first, the Dog Days of Summer Camp in Georgetown, sponsored by SOS Healthcare, a non-profit that helps South Carolina children and families with autism.  

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    Keeping kids with autism active during the summer months can be a challenge.  However, there are a couple of great options coming up for the whole family.  Up first, the Dog Days of Summer Camp in Georgetown, sponsored by SOS Healthcare, a non-profit that helps South Carolina children and families with autism.  

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  • Myrtle Beach dance centre offers camp with a cartoon twist

    Myrtle Beach dance centre offers camp with a cartoon twist

    Friday, July 8 2016 10:31 PM EDT2016-07-09 02:31:42 GMT
    Coastal Dance Centre is offering a summer class for children. (Source: WMBF News)Coastal Dance Centre is offering a summer class for children. (Source: WMBF News)

    This summer, Coastal Dance Centre in Myrtle Beach and Murrells Inlet is offering a summer dance camp with an animated twist. 

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    This summer, Coastal Dance Centre in Myrtle Beach and Murrells Inlet is offering a summer dance camp with an animated twist. 

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  • Kids go Free at "Go Ape"

    Kids go Free at "Go Ape"

    Thursday, June 23 2016 9:42 PM EDT2016-06-24 01:42:53 GMT
    Go ApeGo Ape

    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – If your kids are itching to get outside and try something new, there’s a free option on Monday, June 27th.  Go Ape, a zip line and treetop adventure course in North Myrtle Beach, is offering kids 15 and under the chance to hit the ropes at no charge.  WMBF talked with Jenn Weiland from Go Ape in this week’s Fit Family Friday segments.  

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    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – If your kids are itching to get outside and try something new, there’s a free option on Monday, June 27th.  Go Ape, a zip line and treetop adventure course in North Myrtle Beach, is offering kids 15 and under the chance to hit the ropes at no charge.  WMBF talked with Jenn Weiland from Go Ape in this week’s Fit Family Friday segments.  

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  • Getting kids to eat their veggies

    Getting kids to eat their veggies

    Friday, June 10 2016 5:26 PM EDT2016-06-10 21:26:15 GMT
    June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month. (Source: WMBF News)June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month. (Source: WMBF News)

    June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month, which is a great time to try to get kids to put more nutrient-packed foods on their plates. 

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    June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month, which is a great time to try to get kids to put more nutrient-packed foods on their plates. 

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  • Steps to safe summer biking

    Steps to safe summer biking

    Friday, May 27 2016 4:12 PM EDT2016-05-27 20:12:28 GMT
    There are a number of tips to remember for biking safely during the summer. (Source: WMBF News)There are a number of tips to remember for biking safely during the summer. (Source: WMBF News)

    As the unofficial start of summer kicks off this Memorial Day weekend, it's a great time to talk about bicycle safety. 

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    As the unofficial start of summer kicks off this Memorial Day weekend, it's a great time to talk about bicycle safety. 

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  • Celiac Awareness Month: Baking gluten-free for the family

    Celiac Awareness Month: Baking gluten-free for the family

    Friday, May 13 2016 4:06 PM EDT2016-05-13 20:06:56 GMT
    Friday, May 13 2016 11:14 PM EDT2016-05-14 03:14:38 GMT
    May is Celiac Awareness Month. (Beyond Celiac)May is Celiac Awareness Month. (Beyond Celiac)

    Celiac disease affects one in 100 people worldwide and symptoms can appear at any age. 

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    Celiac disease affects one in 100 people worldwide and symptoms can appear at any age. 

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  • Fit Family Friday: Personal training and your teen

    Fit Family Friday: Personal training and your teen

    Friday, April 29 2016 4:34 PM EDT2016-04-29 20:34:22 GMT
    Tuesday, May 3 2016 1:09 PM EDT2016-05-03 17:09:26 GMT
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    When it comes to teenagers and hitting the gym, preventing injury is key.  Will Renke, a personal trainer at SkyFitness, says young people should avoid heavy weights.  “You know, they see all of these magazines, they go, oh, we can lift all of these weights. And as a parent, you know, that is the biggest thing you can't let them do." 

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    When it comes to teenagers and hitting the gym, preventing injury is key.  Will Renke, a personal trainer at SkyFitness, says young people should avoid heavy weights.  “You know, they see all of these magazines, they go, oh, we can lift all of these weights. And as a parent, you know, that is the biggest thing you can't let them do." 

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  • Batter up: Autism-friendly baseball game coming to CCU

    Batter up: Autism-friendly baseball game coming to CCU

    Friday, April 15 2016 3:29 PM EDT2016-04-15 19:29:45 GMT
    Friday, April 15 2016 11:03 PM EDT2016-04-16 03:03:31 GMT
    (Source: SOS Healthcare)(Source: SOS Healthcare)

    For a child, experiencing the thrill of a baseball game can be a dream come true. But for a child with autism, the sights, smells, and sounds can be too much to take.   

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    For a child, experiencing the thrill of a baseball game can be a dream come true. But for a child with autism, the sights, smells, and sounds can be too much to take.   

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  • Spring clean your kid's diet

    Spring clean your kid's diet

    Friday, April 8 2016 9:33 PM EDT2016-04-09 01:33:23 GMT
    Monday, April 11 2016 8:08 AM EDT2016-04-11 12:08:04 GMT
    In this “Fit Family Friday”, Jennifer Stradtman, a trained chef and owner of Boom Boom Wine Room showed me some tricks, including fun fruit skewers.  (Source: WMBF News)In this “Fit Family Friday”, Jennifer Stradtman, a trained chef and owner of Boom Boom Wine Room showed me some tricks, including fun fruit skewers. (Source: WMBF News)

    Getting your kids to eat healthy can be a huge challenge.  But, just like you tend to rid your house of the unwanted during spring cleaning, now is a good time to get rid of the junk food. 

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    Getting your kids to eat healthy can be a huge challenge.  But, just like you tend to rid your house of the unwanted during spring cleaning, now is a good time to get rid of the junk food. 

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  • Chef Sherry's Fit Family Tips

    Chef Sherry's Fit Family Tips

    Friday, February 26 2016 4:28 PM EST2016-02-26 21:28:44 GMT
    Friday, February 26 2016 6:38 PM EST2016-02-26 23:38:31 GMT
    Chef Sherry Dailey (Source:  WMBF News)Chef Sherry Dailey (Source: WMBF News)

    Eating healthy is a challenge for busy families. From grocery shopping, to planning menus, to cooking, it’s often a lot easier just to grab a pizza. But local personal chef Sherry Dailey stresses it doesn’t have to be so hard. 

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    Eating healthy is a challenge for busy families. From grocery shopping, to planning menus, to cooking, it’s often a lot easier just to grab a pizza. But local personal chef Sherry Dailey stresses it doesn’t have to be so hard. 

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