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What is RPE and How Do You Use It?

Do you know what RPE stands for when you see it in an article or blog post about exercise? Do you know what the RPE scale is? Well, I’m going to give you a quick lesson so it will make sense to you. First of all, . In other words, how hard do you feel […]

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Where Do You Start or Restart Your Exercise Journey

Since I had my car accident almost four months ago and haven’t been able to exercise, I’ve gained weight, my clothes are too tight and I feel like a fat slob. Not how someone in the fitness business wants to feel but something that I think we can all relate to; whether it’s because of […]

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Five Things I’ve Learned From Physical Therapy for Whiplash

I thought that a whiplash was something that people claimed that they had to just get money from an insurance company before I was rear-ended by another car on the freeway in April. Boy, was I wrong! It’s very real and very painful! Right after the accident, I think that I was so mad and upset […]

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Simple Yoga Poses You Can Do with Bad Knees

For the past month I’ve been filming Facebook Live videos talking about working out with yoga when you’re over 40 and have bad knees. There are some simple yoga moves you can also do.  If you missed the 3 videos that I’ve done, I’m including them at the end of this post. I LOVED running […]

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My Journey to Becoming A Personal Trainer Part 2

Here is Part 2 of my journey to becoming a personal trainer. If you missed part one  you can read it here:http://getfitnowwithcheryl.com/uncategorized/my-journey-to-becoming-a-personal-trainer/ As I suspected, now my right knee’s meniscus was torn – actually, not just torn but gone. I had torn it so bad that there was nothing left and I was feeling bone […]

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My Journey to Becoming A Personal Trainer

My journey to becoming a personal trainer started in the 80’s but I didn’t really realize it at the time. I noticed a lot of books and magazines about women body builders and fitness experts and bought several of them and started trying to do the exercise routines that they recommended. While I tried the workouts, […]

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Tree Yoga Pose & Why It’s My Favorite Pose!

The oldest tree in the world lived to almost 5,000 in Nevada, USA and was named Prometheus, after the Greek Titan, until it was cut down in 1964. Trees are like pillars of wisdom that are sturdy and adaptive to their surroundings, reflective of the balance and flexibility behind the Tree Yoga Pose or Vrikshasana. […]

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What People Who Age Gracefully Do Differently

If you focus on your health you can look your best at whatever age your are. Exercising can help you stay strong and independent as you age so you can keep up with your day-to day activities. There’s nothing less attractive than someone desperately clinging to the last remnants of their youth. It’s far sexier […]

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Exercise Can Make You Younger

A new study says that you can turn back the clock on your age and exercise can make you younger. At least, it can lower your fitness age which is the measure of how well your body works. A study was done at the National Senior Games in Minnesota which takes place every two years […]

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