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How to Modify Exercises for Bad Knees

When you have an artificial knee or bad knees, there is no more running, jumping or high impact exercise moves anymore – unless you want to have to go through that surgery again.  The modifications that I demonstrate here prove that you can still get a good workout without running or jumping!  Want to read […]

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My Story, Again

Today, a blogging challenge group that I’m in, challenged me to write a blog that tells a story. Hmm, I think that most of my blog posts have done just that. I’ve told the story of how I became a Certified Personal Trainer while being laid up with surgery for a torn meniscus in my […]

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My Review of Beachbody Programs for Mature Adults

I have recently realized that some of us more mature people may think that the Beachbody workouts are too difficult to do so I thought that I’d do a general review of the Beachbody workouts on that subject. I started using the Beachbody workouts, specifically P90X, when I was 57 years old. While I did […]

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Do You Have to Be A Personal Trainer to Be A Beachbody Coach?

I get asked frequently if someone needs to be a personal trainer to become a Beachbody coach so I thought that I’d address that question here for everyone. I did become a certified personal trainer after purchasing Beachbody’s P90X program and realizing while I was laid up with a torn meniscus that all the magazines and […]

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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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My Takeaway from Social Media Marketing World & How it Applies to Health&Life

Last month I was lucky to attend the Social Media Marketing World Convention put on in San Diego by Social Media Examiner. For those of you that don’t know what that is; it’s the largest Social Media Marketing conference in the country, if not the world. In fact I had lunch one day with Celine […]

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