Cheryl Rewerts is a certified Personal Trainer, not a doctor.  Before beginning any exercise program, be sure to see your doctor and make sure you are healthy enough to exercise.  The reaction of the cardiovascular system to aerobic or weight lifting activities cannot always be predicted with complete accuracy. 

By participating in any fitness related activities posted on this site, you acknowledge and understand certain physical changes may occur during physical assessments and activities.  Such changes include abnormal blood pressure, fainting, disorders of the heart rate, and very rare instances of heart attack or cardiac arrest.  You acknowledge that you are voluntarily participating at your own risk.