Tag: Fitness Success Stories

Pete
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Success Story: Pete

A fierce competitor his whole life, when Pete ran into health issues in his 80s, he showed that lifelong fitness is its own reward. Just

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Wendy smiling at camera
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Success Story: Wendy

Video Transcript Wendy: I gained weight slowly over many many years. A few pounds every year and I found myself 105 pounds overweight. My health

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Frankie
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Success Story: Frankie

Frankie is a lap swimmer. It’s not always easy, but for 45 years the sidestroke has been her therapy. “I swim because it’s something that

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Leona
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Success Story: Leona

You’ll find Leona in the Health & Fitness Center six days a week. At 93 years old, many marvel at how active she is, but

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Linda
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Success Story: Linda

Living with high blood pressure for many years, Linda finally decided it was time to make a change. Determined to work toward her goal of

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Carol
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Success Story: Carol

Ready to overcome a life-long fear of water, Carol became a member of YWCA St. Paul’s Health & Fitness Center (HFC) and bravely enrolled in

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Lindsay
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Success Story: Lindsay

Looking at a picture from her 25th wedding anniversary, Lindsay barely recognizes the woman smiling back. The photo reminds her of a time when she

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Jill
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Success Story: Jill

In early 2012, Jill slipped on a patch of ice and broke her wrist. With her injury, she became reluctant to spend time outdoors and

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Cornelia
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Success Story: Cornelia

At age 92, Cornelia noticed her balance and stamina were quickly declining. She struggled to do simple things like opening jars and lifting small objects,

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Jack
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Success Story: Jack

After enduring a difficult recovery following hip replacement surgery, Jack decided it was time to turn things around. He joined the SilverSneakers® Fitness Program, for

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