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CherFitness: Body Confidence

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Cherfitness: Body Confidence

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musical, Sports

We gave it an A

Watching pencil-slim Cher strut her stuff seminude in a signature body stocking definitely gives credence to the title of this, her second video offering. CherFitness: Body Confidence starts with a 38-minute hip-hop-tinged ”Hot Dance” aerobic segment, led by choreographer Dori Sanchez, that may take a few repeat viewings to grasp but can be mastered if you’re reasonably coordinated, and it’s fun. The hard part comes in the muscle-sculpting and -strengthening ”Mighty Bands” segment. Yes, you’re only resisting against a wide strip of rubber (two come with the tape), but these exercises are as tough as free weights — not the ”girlie” alternative you’d expect. Be prepared to huff and puff through trainer Karen Andes’ killer sculpting routine, which rounds out the fat-burning aerobic segment. Cher, who looks delicate compared with Andes, holds her own with only a few grimaces — all the while assuring us that we can do it too. A