Friends exercise together

March 8, 2011 | 6:40 p.m. CST
Cindy Garcia, left, and Melinda Bobbitt, right, take a defensive stance during a body combat class on Monday at FIT, a women’s gym at Wilson’s Fitness. Bobbitt, Garcia and their friends attend FIT to encourage each others' weight loss. Garcia started exercising with her friends at FIT in the past week.

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