I agree...the training is harder than it seems like it should be. However, I've had to do it on 5 people and I was glad I knew how. I have to be certified for my various jobs....working with disabled people and early childhood education primarily.
Fitness Minutes: (66,181)
7,159 2/5/12 1:24 A
Yeah it is tough- in denmark we have heart starters all over the place.. More and more people off the street are encouraged to go to CPR classes.. The new heart starters tell us what to do and when until help arrives..
CPR really is a hard workout. alot of people think that its something really easy, however, ive had to do it 3 times on a real person. you sweat, your arms hurt for days, your abs hurt and everything else. I joke with some fellow squad members about how im adding that to my weight loss plan since i feel like i lost 15lbs just in sweat alone lol but good for you guys with your CPR certs...its a great feeling, especially when you save one!!!
I lost 122 pounds and have maintained it since 12/28/12.
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2/2/12 3:24 P
Great job Halyn!!! You can do anything you set your mind too!!!
Fitness Minutes: (5,435)
105 2/1/12 10:51 A
My thoughts exactly! Especially on an infant! I kept picturing my niece when I was doing it! My dad has been a coal miner for about 35 years, he's in his mid-50's and about a year ago did CPR on a man who had a heart attack for over 20 minutes! It's not the first time for him either! I admire people who have done it, especially after how exhausting it is!
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11,780 2/1/12 9:10 A
I am due to do mine in April and it's hard. It's also one of those skills I am glad to have but hope I never, ever have to use. (But I would if I have to, of course.)
Fitness Minutes: (225,640)
8,101 1/31/12 11:30 P
LOL, ya it's tough training!
Janie Garcia Moreno
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Fitness Minutes: (5,435)
105 1/31/12 11:06 P
I had to do my every two year certification for CPR today! Wow what a work out! I was almost tempted to add it to my fitness! My abs are killing me!
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