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There's an app for that

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WATERLOO (KWWL)-- Exercise and healthy eating. Yeah, there's an app or two for that.

Especially after the White House this week gave out 60,000 dollars in a contest to create them.

It's part of First Lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" campaign to fight childhood obesity.

A team from USC took the grand prize of 20,000 dollars.

They made an app called Trainer - which gives users a virtual creature that stays alive as the user does real exercise.

It tracks your physical activity with interactive webcam technology.

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