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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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How to Finally Keep Those New Year’s Resolutions

It’s that time of year that we decide we’re going to get in shape this year.  We set those lofty New Year’s resolutions and feel determined. By the way, if you’d like to read my previous post about why New Year’s resolutions don’t work, check it out here: http://getfitnowwithcheryl.com/uncategorized/the-day-the-resolutions-die-january-21st/ By February 90% of us who […]

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My Review of Workouts I’ve Both Tried & Used

I’ve been working out with Beachbody workouts for quite a few years and in this video I reviewed all of them that I’ve done – some that have worked for me and some that didn’t. While some of them didn’t work for me, it wasn’t because the workouts weren’t good.  It was because they were […]

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My Three Favorite Fitness Posts This Week

As I mentioned yesterday, I’ve been participating in a 7 Day Blogging Challenge by Darren Rouse of Problogger and for this last challenge, I want to share my three favorite fitness posts from this week from new friends and colleagues that also participated.  I really enjoyed all of these so, in no particular order, they […]

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What Workout are You Currently Doing?

As some of you may have noticed, I’m publishing more blog posts this week than I usually do.  This is because I’m participating in a challenge by Darren Rouse of the Problogger podcast and website.  He’s been giving us a post structure to use all week and today, for Day 6, we are to publish […]

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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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