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East Texas woman researches cancer and diet connection, adopts plant-based diet Video included

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Finding out you have a friend with cancer is devastating.  That diagnosis really got to a Tyler woman, so much so, it sent her in search of answers... does what we eat really affect our risk of getting cancer?  In Fit City, a Tyler family now follows a vegan diet after her research. More>>

East Texas woman gets closer to God and better health with Daniel Fast Video included

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A best selling book is turning weight loss into a spiritual experience for some East Texans, and for people around the world.  It's called the "Daniel Fast."  This biblically based "partial fast" is changing people-- body, soul and spirit. More>>

Shape up your spring workout and diet routine Video included

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It's been a very long winter for most parts of the country. If the cold weather months brought lots of time sitting on the couch and eating those comfort foods, spring weather brings a good opportunity to get back outside, and to reboot a healthy diet. More>>

East Texas women turn to weight training for big results Video included

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Some women still fear that weight training will bulk them up, but there's research that suggests you will actually lose more fat, than you will gain in muscle.  In this week's Fit City, meet two former cardio junkies, who gave strength training a try. More>>

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  • How you can help Lighten Up East Texas

    How you can help Lighten Up East Texas

    Thursday, March 20 2014 1:01 PM EDT2014-03-20 17:01:11 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - Obesity isn't just costing some people their health.  When you add it all up, we spend billions of dollars every year to treat obesity-related health conditions.  The Fit City CoalitionMore >>
    Obesity isn't just costing some people their health.  When you add it all up, we spend billions of dollars every year to treat obesity-related health conditions.  The Fit City Coalition is back with a weight loss challenge this year that kicked off yesterday at Tyler City Hall. They're not giving up the fight to get East Texas healthy.  Find out how easy it is to get involved, in this week's Fit City.More >>
  • New balance class helps East Texans avoid falls

    New balance class helps East Texans avoid falls

    Thursday, March 20 2014 1:01 PM EDT2014-03-20 17:01:08 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - A new class in East Texas is trying to prevent dangerous falls for seniors and anyone else struggling with their balance.  New research finds balance training seems to prevent falls forMore >>
    A new class in East Texas is trying to prevent dangerous falls for seniors and anyone else struggling with their balance.  New research finds balance training seems to prevent falls for our parents and grandparents and may also prevent injures from those spills.  In our Fit City, find out how the class is helping people stay active and safe as they age.More >>
  • New fitness trackers can help you keep your fitness goals

    New fitness trackers can help you keep your fitness goals

    Thursday, March 20 2014 1:01 PM EDT2014-03-20 17:01:06 GMT
    TYLER (CBS/KYTX) - If you or someone in the family is looking for extra motivation to exercise and get into shape, a slew of new and improved fitness trackers can help.  There are a few shopping days leftMore >>
    If you or someone in the family is looking for extra motivation to exercise and get into shape, a slew of new and improved fitness trackers can help.  There are a few shopping days left to surprise the fitness fanatic in your life with one these new gadgets.  In this week's Fit City, a look at the latest offering in wearable tech.More >>
  • 3 Siblings contribute to 300 lb. family weight loss

    3 Siblings contribute to 300 lb. family weight loss

    Thursday, March 20 2014 1:01 PM EDT2014-03-20 17:01:02 GMT
    LINDALE (KYTX) - Last week, we introduced you to a family who lost more than 300 pounds in a weight loss challenge together. The parents aren't the only ones benefiting from a dramatic weight loss, soMore >>
    Last week, we introduced you to a family who lost more than 300 pounds in a weight loss challenge together.  The parents aren't the only ones benefiting from a dramatic weight loss, so are their children.  In this week's fit city, find out what motivated the kids to get healthy.More >>
  • Lindale family loses more than 300 pounds together

    Lindale family loses more than 300 pounds together

    Thursday, March 20 2014 1:01 PM EDT2014-03-20 17:01:00 GMT
    LINDALE (KYTX) - A Lindale family has 300 reasons to be thankful this holiday season.  That's how many pounds they've lost since taking a weight loss challenge as a family.  Meet them in this Fit CityMore >>
    A Lindale family has 300 reasons to be thankful this holiday season.  That's how many pounds they've lost since taking a weight loss challenge as a family.  Meet them in this Fit City report.More >>
  • Keeping your fitness promises after Thanksgiving

    Keeping your fitness promises after Thanksgiving

    Thursday, March 20 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-03-20 17:00:56 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX/CNN) -  Right now, you may be stuffed from the Thanksgiving meal and left-overs, but gaining weight this holiday season is probably not on your "Wish List." There are some creative ways toMore >>
    Right now, you may be stuffed from the Thanksgiving meal and left-overs, but gaining weight this holiday season is probably not on your "Wish List." There are some creative ways to keep your fitness promises to yourself, without succumbing to the guilt of overindulging.More >>
  • Fit Steps for Life changing lives in East Texas

    Fit Steps for Life changing lives in East Texas

    Thursday, March 20 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-03-20 17:00:55 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - After a cancer diagnosis, exercise might be the last thing you want to try. But research finds exercise not only improves a cancer patient's quality of life, it can also improve survivalMore >>
    After a cancer diagnosis, exercise might be the last thing you want to try. But research finds exercise not only improves a cancer patient's quality of life, it can also improve survival rates. There's a free program working to rehabilitate cancer patients and survivors, so they can achieve a better quality of life.More >>
  • Enjoying the Thanksgiving meal without falling off the Fit City wagon

    Enjoying the Thanksgiving meal without falling off the Fit City wagon

    Thursday, March 20 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-03-20 17:00:53 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - We're just a week away from the start of the holiday feasting season. Thanksgiving kicks off more than a month of family gatherings, Christmas and New Year's parties decked out with food.More >>
    We're just a week away from the start of the holiday feasting season. Thanksgiving kicks off more than a month of family gatherings, Christmas and New Year's parties decked out with food. So, how do we enjoy all the turkey, dressing and Thanksgiving treats without expanding our waistline? Find out in this Special Report: A Fit City Thanksgiving.More >>
  • Brookshire Grocery Co. offering FRESH 15K; Promoting Health & Wellness

    Brookshire Grocery Co. offering FRESH 15K; Promoting Health & Wellness

    Thursday, March 20 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-03-20 17:00:50 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - FRESH will be the starting point for a 15K run in March. It's an extension of a health and wellness initiative that started a few years ago at Brookshire Grocery Company and is picking upMore >>
    FRESH will be the starting point for a 15K run in March. It's an extension of a health and wellness initiative that started a few years ago at Brookshire Grocery Company and is picking up speed. Find out how the community can get involved in the run and how running has already changed lives at Brookshire'sMore >>
  • Turning the Halloween candy tug-of-war into health lesson

    Turning the Halloween candy tug-of-war into health lesson

    Thursday, March 20 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-03-20 17:00:47 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - By now you've probably dumped out your kids candy to make sure it was safely wrapped. What comes next with the sack of sweets could be a lasting learning experience to teach kids where sweetsMore >>
    Now the tug of war begins between parents and their children over their haul of Halloween treats. How much candy is too much candy? In our Fit City report, find out some tricks for making sure your little ghouls and teenage goblins don't get sugar overload in the coming days.More >>
  • Trinity Clinic - Manhattan nurses lose 235 pounds together

    Trinity Clinic - Manhattan nurses lose 235 pounds together

    Thursday, March 20 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-03-20 17:00:44 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - A group of nurses decided to take their teamwork beyond just helping each other at work. They joined the Lighten Up East Texas Challenge last year and have been motivating each other toMore >>
    A group of nurses decided to take their teamwork beyond just helping each other at work. They joined the Lighten Up East Texas Challenge last year and have been motivating each other to lose weight ever since.More >>
  • Tyler Pre-schoolers learning health lessons in their garden

    Tyler Pre-schoolers learning health lessons in their garden

    Thursday, March 20 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-03-20 17:00:44 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - Students at the Tyler Day Nursery are learning early why good nutrition and exercise are important to their health. The Smith County Master Gardeners are part of that powerful equation helpingMore >>
     
    Students at the Tyler Day Nursery are learning early why good nutrition and exercise are important to their health. The Smith County Master Gardeners are part of that powerful equation helping cultivate the little ones into growers themselves.  The School and Master Gardeners are hoping what they learn in the garden now will help them as they grow.




     
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  • ETX breast cancer survivors try out "laughter yoga"

    ETX breast cancer survivors try out "laughter yoga"

    Thursday, March 20 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-03-20 17:00:41 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - There's a new global fitness craze that has some people laughing their way to better emotional and physical health. It's called "laughter yoga." Some East Texas breast cancer survivors triedMore >>
    There's a new global fitness craze that has some people laughing their way to better emotional and physical health. It's called "laughter yoga." Some East Texas breast cancer survivors tried it out for the first time.More >>
  • East Texas mom trades cupcakes for weights and a healthier diet

    East Texas mom trades cupcakes for weights and a healthier diet

    Thursday, March 20 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-03-20 17:00:38 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - Fitting back into pre-pregnancy clothes is a major milestone for many new moms. Research shows that a regular exercise program, started soon after you have the baby, but not before doctor'sMore >>
    Fitting back into pre-pregnancy clothes is a major milestone for many new moms. Research shows that a regular exercise program, started soon after you have the baby, but not before doctor's orders is good for your overall health.  Find out how and East Texas mom found Fit City Success slimming down.

     
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  • Paramedics, EMTs must pass agility test before being hired

    Paramedics, EMTs must pass agility test before being hired

    Thursday, March 20 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-03-20 17:00:34 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) -  Fitness is a job requirement for some careers.  That's certainly true for paramedics and emergency medical technicians. There are certain physical requirements it takes to protect you inMore >>
    Fitness is a job requirement for some careers.  That's certainly true for paramedics and emergency medical technicians. There are certain physical requirements it takes to protect you in an emergency.More >>
  • Tyler man encouraged to get healthy, lose weight with CrossFit family

    Tyler man encouraged to get healthy, lose weight with CrossFit family

    Thursday, March 20 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-03-20 17:00:31 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - Starting a workout and sticking with it isn't as easy as it sounds. Research finds 50% of us will drop out within the first 6 months, if we don't have someone to keep us accountable. AMore >>
    Starting a workout and sticking with it isn't as easy as it sounds. Research finds 50% of us will drop out within the first 6 months, if we don't have someone to keep us accountable. A Tyler man was motivated to lose weight and get healthy with a huge support system.More >>
  • Fitness over 50: Is it ever too late?

    Fitness over 50: Is it ever too late?

    Thursday, March 20 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-03-20 17:00:28 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - People over 50 now make up the fastest growing segment of the fitness population, according to recent reports. The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association says the bottom-lineMore >>
    People over 50 now make up the fastest growing segment of the fitness population, according to recent reports. The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association says the bottom-line is people want to age well.  More >>
  • XTC Fitness & Sports hopes to change 100 lives in 100 days

    XTC Fitness & Sports hopes to change 100 lives in 100 days

    Thursday, March 20 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-03-20 17:00:25 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - A fitness center in Tyler is hoping to change 100 lives in 100 days.  It's a weight loss competition that's about to get underway at XTC Fitness and Sports. If you need to lose 25 poundsMore >>
    A fitness center in Tyler is hoping to change 100 lives in 100 days.  It's a weight loss competition that's about to get underway at XTC Fitness and Sports. In this week's Fit City, find out how the program works and how to get involved.
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  • East Texas woman loses more than 60 lbs, drops from size 18 to 8

    East Texas woman loses more than 60 lbs, drops from size 18 to 8

    TYLER (KYTX) - An inspiring Fit City update. Two years ago we spotlighted Goodwill for helping their employees get healthy paying them by the pound to lose weight. One of those employees is down from aMore >>
    An inspiring Fit City update. Two years ago we spotlighted Goodwill for helping their employees get healthy paying them by the pound to lose weight. One of those employees is down from a size 18 to a size 8. Shannon Carter shares her secret to success.More >>
  • ETX man loses 130 pounds with a simple recipe

    ETX man loses 130 pounds with a simple recipe

    Thursday, March 20 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-03-20 17:00:19 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - A Tyler man, who struggled with being overweight since he was little found some inspiration in a friend.  It was a friend's weight loss and a doctor's prognosis that spurred him onto FitMore >>
    A Tyler man, who struggled with being overweight since he was little found some inspiration in a friend.  It was a friend's weight loss and a doctor's prognosis that spurred him onto Fit City Success.More >>
  • After a bicycle crash with a truck, ETX man finds Fit City Success

    After a bicycle crash with a truck, ETX man finds Fit City Success

    Thursday, March 20 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-03-20 17:00:18 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - It's been almost 10 years since a bike ride changed an East Texas man's life forever. Terry Howlett was hit by a truck while he was riding on Highway 64 west, not far from Tyler Pounds RegionalMore >>
     
    It's been almost 10 years since a bike ride changed an East Texas man's life forever. Terry Howlett was hit by a truck while he was riding on Highway 64 west, not far from Tyler Pounds Regional Airport.  Check out how he fought his way back to Fit City Success.






     
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  • East Texas track athletes sprinting to Fit City Success

    East Texas track athletes sprinting to Fit City Success

    Thursday, March 20 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-03-20 17:00:15 GMT
    WHITEHOUSE (KYTX) -  A relay team and a high jumper found Fit City Success at the TAAF Games of Texas, competing with 3 thousand other athletes. Four girls in the 11 to 12 age group brought home silverMore >>
    Some young athletes may take the summer off, but not a group of East Texas track kids. About 60 kids with the Whitehouse-Tyler Metro Track Club have sacrificed much of their free time for fitness and they're celebrating Fit City Success.
       






     
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  • Young East Texas man drops more than 100 lbs. after stroke

    Young East Texas man drops more than 100 lbs. after stroke

    Thursday, March 20 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-03-20 17:00:13 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - Jerry Andrade received a birthday gift after he had a stroke at just 20 years old. It was a membership to a gym.  What he thought was the worst gift, at the time, turned into the biggestMore >>
    An East Texas man survives a stroke at the young age of 20.  He has since turned his health around and found Fit City Success.



     
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  • East Texas kids exercising and loving, even in the summer

    East Texas kids exercising and loving, even in the summer

    Thursday, March 20 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-03-20 17:00:11 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - The summer is more than half-way over. So, you've probably heard the kids say, Mom and Dad-- 'I'm bored.'  Now is your chance to get them to drop the video remote controls and chips to getMore >>
    Parents, are you worried about your kids gaining weight this summer with so much down time? Health experts say summer break shouldn't mean a break from exercise. Expert advice to keep kids on track for Fit City Success this summer.More >>
  • Big Sandy company investing in employees health and fitness

    Big Sandy company investing in employees health and fitness

    Thursday, March 20 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-03-20 17:00:09 GMT
    BIG SANDY, TX (KYTX) - The Strategic Fulfillment Group team from Big sandy actually lost the largest percentage of weight among the big companies who signed up to Lighten Up East Texas.  The challengeMore >>
     
    The Lighten up East Texas Challenge motivated hundreds of people to lose weight, including big groups from local companies. One of those teams was from Strategic Fulfillment Group in Big Sandy. The company invests year round in their workers Fit City Success.




     
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  • East Texas woman drops 30lbs. and keeps it off 3 yrs. later

    East Texas woman drops 30lbs. and keeps it off 3 yrs. later

    Thursday, March 20 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-03-20 17:00:04 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - Renee Parker's weight loss journey took off when she decided to get in better shape for her son's wedding.  She and a friend decided to join Weight Watchers.  What started out as countingMore >>
     
    Losing weight is tough, but some say it's even harder to keep it off.  Statistics show 80% of people will regain all of it, or more within 2 years.  One East Texas woman isn't letting that happen to her.  More than 3 years later she's still enjoying Fit City Success. 










     
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  • Fit City Success: Two East TX Kung Fu black belts pass their Sifu Test

    Fit City Success: Two East TX Kung Fu black belts pass their Sifu Test

    Thursday, March 20 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-03-20 17:00:01 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - Daniel Hoce and Brent Hooser trained for years to become level 5 Black Belts. But the training to attain Sifu, well that's something else.  Imagine 3 days of grueling tests-- running 10More >>
     
    In Kung Fu, it's the most grueling test there is.  Two Tyler men have been training for 3 years to become a Sifu.  In this week's Fit City Success, meet Daniel Hoce and Brent Hooser and see what's so extraordinary about their accomplishments.






     
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  • Exercise helps East Texas woman get her life back

    Exercise helps East Texas woman get her life back

    Thursday, March 20 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-03-20 16:59:59 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - Karen Janke wasn't even able to put up the dishes 3 years ago without paying for it.  That pain came from a fusion in her neck and a herniated disc in her lower back from the accident. "HeMore >>
     
    A Tyler woman spent years in pain and unable to do daily activities.  It happened after she was rear-ended by an 18- wheeler more than 20 years ago. With the help of her trainer, she got her life back and found Fit City Success.








     
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  • East Texas woman drops 90 pounds; makes lifestyle changes

    East Texas woman drops 90 pounds; makes lifestyle changes

    TYLER (KYTX) - Sometimes weight loss is more of a marathon than a sprint. That was certainly the case for an East Texas woman who's battled her weight since she was a teenager.  She finally lost 90 poundsMore >>
    Sometimes weight loss is more of a marathon than a sprint. That was certainly the case for an East Texas woman who's battled her weight since she was a teenager.  Dawn May finally lost 90 pounds and she intends to keep it off.More >>
  • Winnsboro man wins a Fit City Inspiration award for getting fit

    Winnsboro man wins a Fit City Inspiration award for getting fit

    Thursday, March 20 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-03-20 16:59:54 GMT
    Winnsboro (KYTX) -  Bryan Giguere won a Fit City Inspiration award for making small changes that yielded big results.  Bryan says at 35, he's in better shape than he was in his 20's. "I just wasn't happyMore >>
    A Winnsboro man dropped 50 pounds and has kept it off for more than a year.  His weight loss transformation helped him win a Fit City Inspiration Award.More >>
  • A leukemia diagnosis not keeping Tyler man from Fit City Success

    A leukemia diagnosis not keeping Tyler man from Fit City Success

    Thursday, March 20 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-03-20 16:59:53 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) -  About 5 years ago, Kenneth Brown was told he had CLL.  That's Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia-- a type of blood cancer.  Kenneth has always been active and he was determined not to let a diagnosisMore >>
     
    Staying active is important no matter how old you are, but health experts say it becomes even more important as you head into your senior years.  An East Texas man learned that after he was diagnosed with an incurable disease. In our Fit City Success, how he's living life to the fullest.






     
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  • FRESH partners taking on fitness challenge

    FRESH partners taking on fitness challenge

    Thursday, March 20 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-03-20 16:59:48 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) -  At FRESH by Brookshire's, they don't call themselves employees, they're partners.  The folks behind the Freshie Fit Challenge are hoping that spirit of teamwork and encouragement will makeMore >>
    Another East Texas business is putting a premium on the health and wellness of their employees.
    This Saturday, FRESH by Brookshire's is kicking off a program it's calling-- the Freshie Fit Challenge.






     
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  • Tyler man turns passion for Crossfit into a career

    Tyler man turns passion for Crossfit into a career

    Thursday, March 20 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-03-20 16:59:47 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) -  A lot has happened in 3 1/2 years for Ryan Younger.  He graduated from college with a degree in business administration and got his Level 1 Crossfit certification.  But, his passion forMore >>
     
    He worked for years, as a nurse, to help people. But it wasn't until he helped himself, and started doing Crossfit that he really fulfilled his dream to help others.  Check out how Ryan Younger found Fit City Success.








     
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  • Running helps Tyler breast cancer survivor cope with diagnosis

    Running helps Tyler breast cancer survivor cope with diagnosis

    Thursday, March 20 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-03-20 16:59:42 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - After a breast cancer diagnosis, exercise may be the furthest thing from some people's minds, but some studies suggest it's exactly what you need. One study shows that cancer patients whoMore >>
    After a breast cancer diagnosis, exercise may be the furthest thing from some people's minds, but some studies suggest it's exactly what you need. One study shows that cancer patients who took a 30-minute brisk walk, several times a week improved their chances of survival.  In our Fit City Success story, a cancer survivor found strength in running.More >>
  • East TX mom finds Fit City Success in weight room

    East TX mom finds Fit City Success in weight room

    Thursday, March 20 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-03-20 16:59:39 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - The weight room can sometimes be an intimidating place, but it's exactly where an East Texas woman found the confidence she needed to get fit and healthy. LeaTasha Skillern spent her childhoodMore >>
    The weight room can sometimes be an intimidating place, but it's exactly where an East Texas woman found the confidence she needed to get fit and healthy. LeaTasha Skillern spent her childhood and teenage years struggling with weight, but she found her way to Fit City Success.More >>
  • Tyler woman finds Fit City Success through Genghis Grill Health Kwest

    Tyler woman finds Fit City Success through Genghis Grill Health Kwest

    Thursday, March 20 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-03-20 16:59:38 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - A Tyler woman gets selected for a weight loss competition at Genghis Grill at first, it was about winning $10,000 dollars, but something changed along the way. "I really needed to loseMore >>
    A Tyler woman gets selected for a weight loss competition at Genghis Grill at first, it was about winning $10,000 dollars, but something changed along the way. In the end, she lost 31 pounds and 2 pants sizes.More >>
  • Fit City Success: Mom of 2 training for fitness competition

    Fit City Success: Mom of 2 training for fitness competition

    Thursday, March 20 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-03-20 16:59:34 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - An East Texas mom struggled with her weight before having kids, then she had two babies within a year and half. That just escalated her weight issues, so she made a choice-- she wantedMore >>
    An East Texas mom struggled with her weight before having kids, then she had two babies within a year and half.  That just escalated her weight issues, so she made a choice-- she wanted to live a long healthy life for her children. That's what started her on the road to Fit City Success.More >>
  • East Texas Grandmother finds inspiration to lose 60 lbs.

    East Texas Grandmother finds inspiration to lose 60 lbs.

    Thursday, March 20 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-03-20 16:59:30 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - Have you tried every fad diet and exercise craze out there, only to end up right where you started? An East Texas grandmother found herself in that pattern for most of her life, but nowMore >>
    Have you tried every fad diet and exercise craze out there, only to end up right where you started?  An East Texas grandmother found herself in that pattern for most of her life, but now she's found Fit City Success.More >>
  • What are your "must have" beauty products for 2013?

    What are your "must have" beauty products for 2013?

    Thursday, March 20 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-03-20 16:59:27 GMT
    We want to hear from our viewers in East Texas! What are your favorite beauty products? You can list your favorites in the "comments" section or email Dana Hughey Best Beauty Buys FACE: Cleanser Moisturizer BestMore >>
    Keeping our skin and hair looking healthy and youthful can be time consuming and expensive. That's why KYTX CBS 19 News is trying to find the best of the best beauty products-- hair, skin, face and nails.  So, we want to hear from our viewers in East Texas! What are your favorite beauty products?More >>
  • Intense workouts help woman with MS find Fit City Success

    Intense workouts help woman with MS find Fit City Success

    Thursday, March 20 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-03-20 16:59:27 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - Exercise is crucial for people living with multiple sclerosis. Studies have proven working out helps manage MS symptoms. An East Texas woman diagnosed with MS 10 years is finding Fit CityMore >>
    Exercise is crucial for people living with multiple sclerosis.  Studies have proven working out helps manage MS symptoms. An East Texas woman diagnosed with MS 10 years is finding Fit City Success at a morning boot campMore >>
  • Seniors line dancing their way to Fit City Success

    Seniors line dancing their way to Fit City Success

    Thursday, March 20 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-03-20 16:59:24 GMT
    WHITEHOUSE (KYTX) - Line dancing is now the third most popular extracurricular activity in the world for people over 50. The TASCA Triple Steppers perform all over East Texas for nursing homes and retirementMore >>
    WHITEHOUSE (KYTX) - A lot of people who dance don't think of it as a workout, but research shows it can improve your heart health, physical fitness, weight and your memory. There are so many types ofMore >>
  • Fit City Success: Tyler woman gets relief from auto-immune disease

    Fit City Success: Tyler woman gets relief from auto-immune disease

    Thursday, March 20 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-03-20 16:59:23 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - Starting a new workout isn't always about losing weight. For some people, it's about finding better health. That's exactly what brought a Tyler woman to a local boot camp where she foundMore >>
    Starting a new workout isn't always about losing weight.  For some people, it's about finding better health.  That's exactly what brought a Tyler woman to a local boot camp where she found Fit City Success.More >>
  • Home schooled kids find Fit City Success at Patriot Academy

    Home schooled kids find Fit City Success at Patriot Academy

    Thursday, March 20 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-03-20 16:59:21 GMT
    TYLER (KYTX) - Home-schooled children in East Texas are learning an appreciation for exercise in a special program at UT Tyler. It's called the Patriot Academy for Physical Activity. In this week's FitMore >>
    Home-schooled children in East Texas are learning an appreciation for exercise in a special program at UT Tyler.  It's called the Patriot Academy for Physical Activity.  In this week's Fit City Success story, his program is promoting active lifestyles one child at a time.More >>
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  • Jacksonville Communications Officer Killed in One Vehicle Crash

    Jacksonville Communications Officer Killed in One Vehicle Crash

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-04-15 03:31:53 GMT
    SMITH COUNTY (KYTX) -- DPS says a woman is dead after a crash Monday afternoon.  It happened just before 2:00 p.m. at the intersection of Mixon Road and Yarborough Lane in Smith County.  At this pointMore >>
    A Jacksonville Police communications officer has died after a crash Monday afternoon.
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  • Family remembers Fort Hood shooting victim with Illinois ties

    Family remembers Fort Hood shooting victim with Illinois ties

    Thursday, April 3 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-04-04 02:35:25 GMT
    EFFINGHAM (WCIA)  -- One of the victims in a deadly shooting in Fort Hood went to school in central Illinois. Family members say 37-year-old Army Sergeant Tim Owens went to Southside Elementary in Effingham.  Owens'More >>
    One of the victims in a deadly shooting in Fort Hood went to school in central Illinois. Family members say 37-year-old Army Sergeant Tim Owens went to Southside Elementary in Effingham.More >>
  • Hallsville Student Finds Used Needle on School's Playground

    Hallsville Student Finds Used Needle on School's Playground

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-04-19 23:43:25 GMT
    HALLSVILLE (KYTX) - A situation to make any parent worry. Pamela Kelly says her 4 year old son came home from school recently with a hole in his hand. Tyler Kelly goes to Pre-K here, at the Little Cats Learning Center in Hallsville. Kelly says since coming forward with this news,she has received thanks from other parents."They have been extremely thankful. So they can be more proactivand morere on the look out." - Pamela Kelly, Tyler'Mom Thehe school made this statement to CBS 19 via email. T...More >>
    HALLSVILLE (KYTX) - A situation to make any parent worry. Pamela Kelly says her 4 year old son came home from school recently with a hole in his hand. Tyler Kelly goes to Pre-K here, at the Little Cats Learning Center in Hallsville. Kelly says since coming forward with this news,she has received thanks from other parents."They have been extremely thankful. So they can be more proactivand morere on the look out." - Pamela Kelly, Tyler'Mom Thehe school made this statement to CBS 19 via email. T...More >>
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