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Mom's 'Wine Workout' Video Goes Viral

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – "Quit 'wine-ing' and work out!" says Star Wars creator George Lucas.  That was his reaction to a viral Facebook post that poses the question, why not do both?

The video posted by April Storey, from California, shows a new nontraditional way of working out. Using bottles of wine as weights, the 24-year-old has managed to garner the attention of more than 25 million online viewers.

"I was getting ready to do a workout, and I saw the wine there and I'm like, 'You know, that would be kind of funny to incorporate wine into this workout video," Storey said.

Storey is the mother to a toddler and a health coach. She says the short 15  minute videos show simple, everyday home exercises.

"What I want to show people with my videos is that fitness is something you can do every day, you can do it anywhere and you can use anything," Storey said.

Her online videos have inspired people to recreate their own versions of the "wine workout".

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