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Cheryl Sacks

Princeton, NJ 08852

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What specific strength, flexability assessments & evaluations do you track in boot camp/small group programs??

7 Answers | Asked by Cheryl Sacks on Oct 15, 2012

Answered by Cheryl Sacks on Oct 17, 2012

Hi everyone, Thanks for answering my question, but perhaps you're missing the point of it. I'm simply looking for what assessments YOU are conducting. Please be specific.

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I am interested in taking Pilates certification classes. Where do I start?

7 Answers | Asked by Danielle Foster on May 08, 2012

Answered by Cheryl Sacks on Sep 27, 2012

Where do you live? You can google "pilates certification" and see which organizations have certification classes in your area. Make sure to learn in depth about the particular organization's principles and certification guidelines, and pick one that fits what you are looking for. It also depends on ...

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Which Pilates mat exercises are a risk to seniors or people with osteopenia?

7 Answers | Asked by Debbie Fish on Sep 25, 2012

Answered by Cheryl Sacks on Sep 27, 2012

I third Peggy. Because of decompression to the spine, and often poor postural habits/weak muscles, working in neutral spine (spine twist, half rollback, toe taps, bridge, single leg stretch & others without curling up, quadruped and side lying positions) and in extension will be the safest and most ...

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"The Death of Personal Training"

6 Answers | Asked by Shane Fennelly on Aug 23, 2011

Answered by Cheryl Sacks on Aug 29, 2011

Yes, I just watched it yesterday. It presented an interesting outlook, and I have to say I do believe it. I just wonder how it would work in a larger scale fitness center. We don't have a separate group exercise room to take over. Also, I'm very curious about HIS approach to creating a "standard...

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Working on a software product for personal trainers. Can you help with a quick survey? http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/9LCYJF2

7 Answers | Asked by Kenny Ma on Aug 27, 2011

Answered by Cheryl Sacks on Aug 29, 2011

Filled out your survey. Good luck with it.

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What's the biggest obstacle to exercise for people who are overweight?

22 Answers | Asked by Ingrid Wentzel on Aug 29, 2011

Answered by Cheryl Sacks on Aug 29, 2011

For me, as a trainer, the biggest obstacles faced when training someone who is overweight is (1)overcoming movement or pain limitations, (2) overcoming their assumption that they will see immediate weight loss results, (3) pushing themselves passed their comfort zone.

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