This Challenge ended 3 years ago

About this Challenge:

Minimum of 10% of weight lost by April 26th. I am looking at surgery this summer and want to be down atleast 10%.

Final Challenge Progress Results

RumnCoke Total Progress: 14.32 %  (Down 39.5 lb)
jdkessler Total Progress: 14.26 %  (Down 28.0 lb)
LorieL Total Progress: 12.46 %  (Down 20.5 lb)
aksample Total Progress: 12.04 %  (Down 22.2 lb)
befreenow Total Progress: 10.26 %  (Down 19.8 lb)
CptSkinny Total Progress: 9.76 %  (Down 16.8 lb)
loseitgirl1 Total Progress: 9.18 %  (Down 18.2 lb)
trunyc Total Progress: 9.01 %  (Down 17.4 lb)
NuKim4ya Total Progress: 8.24 %  (Down 20.2 lb)
supersleeves Total Progress: 7.84 %  (Down 13.8 lb)
herennow Total Progress: 7.45 %  (Down 14.0 lb)
Starlight1 Total Progress: 7.08 %  (Down 10.2 lb)
Ladiefinger Total Progress: 6.76 %  (Down 13.3 lb)
janice45 Total Progress: 6.75 %  (Down 10.5 lb)
imagator Total Progress: 6.52 %  (Down 16.6 lb)
1tarheelfan Total Progress: 6.27 %  (Down 16.0 lb)
matyekim Total Progress: 6.27 %  (Down 17.0 lb)
infoa Total Progress: 6.10 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
gnat824 Total Progress: 5.94 %  (Down 11.9 lb)
fancyladymeek Total Progress: 5.76 %  (Down 17.6 lb)
ejnoonan Total Progress: 5.51 %  (Down 15.0 lb)
Cejean Total Progress: 5.23 %  (Down 10.2 lb)
masonsegr Total Progress: 4.55 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
dd_in_alaska Total Progress: 4.16 %  (Down 10.6 lb)
Skylark Prather Total Progress: 4.03 %  (Down 6.2 lb)
monical Total Progress: 4.02 %  (Down 9.5 lb)
jetaiken Total Progress: 4.01 %  (Down 5.6 lb)
hellohello Total Progress: 4.00 %  (Down 10.2 lb)
CBsunshineRN Total Progress: 3.92 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
paularounsaville Total Progress: 3.89 %  (Down 7.6 lb)
12345678912 Total Progress: 3.79 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
Sparkles22 Total Progress: 3.69 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
bsantos Total Progress: 3.65 %  (Down 7.4 lb)
momom Total Progress: 3.44 %  (Down 13.2 lb)
lilrhody30 Total Progress: 3.39 %  (Down 9.8 lb)
Grassroots Girl Total Progress: 3.38 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
kdyan23 Total Progress: 3.25 %  (Down 4.6 lb)
musiczeeker Total Progress: 3.11 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
kmarion83 Total Progress: 2.94 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
jen1212 Total Progress: 2.84 %  (Down 6.2 lb)
SusanRR Total Progress: 2.75 %  (Down 5.8 lb)
kda0005 Total Progress: 2.72 %  (Down 5.2 lb)
jennramos Total Progress: 2.68 %  (Down 4.5 lb)
Ontrack Total Progress: 2.67 %  (Down 4.2 lb)
Sarahlou62 Total Progress: 2.62 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
meggieprice Total Progress: 2.53 %  (Down 6.8 lb)
kristibt Total Progress: 2.48 %  (Down 5.4 lb)
badasscracker Total Progress: 2.48 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
wittypk2006 Total Progress: 2.31 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
bigandrich Total Progress: 2.10 %  (Down 7.4 lb)
zachrounsaville Total Progress: 2.09 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
alias1982 Total Progress: 2.08 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
loosey Total Progress: 2.08 %  (Down 2.5 lb)
Moremitchell Total Progress: 2.03 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Mbo04 Total Progress: 2.00 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Msfaye38 Total Progress: 1.95 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
thisamarie Total Progress: 1.94 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
marilynmorton Total Progress: 1.78 %  (Down 3.1 lb)
MND Total Progress: 1.77 %  (Down 3.5 lb)
mryanakelis Total Progress: 1.75 %  (Down 2.7 lb)
boomqueen79 Total Progress: 1.74 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
SkinnyJeanz Total Progress: 1.66 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
sarahpark94 Total Progress: 1.61 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
jennfair Total Progress: 1.51 %  (Down 3.5 lb)
meggimeg Total Progress: 1.42 %  (Down 3.6 lb)
payan Total Progress: 1.39 %  (Down 3.1 lb)
alpana1076 Total Progress: 1.38 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
mrssexygo Total Progress: 1.37 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
Cape Cod Kris Total Progress: 1.36 %  (Down 2.3 lb)
Beajaym62 Total Progress: 1.18 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
jessie1326 Total Progress: 1.07 %  (Down 2.3 lb)
bigham Total Progress: 1.01 %  (Down 3.4 lb)
Whodoctor Total Progress: 1.00 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
hippiasrex Total Progress: 1.00 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
majorqt75 Total Progress: 0.92 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
noos2mee2 Total Progress: 0.90 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Luciarg Total Progress: 0.88 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
NebraskaMandy Total Progress: 0.81 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
CamiO Total Progress: 0.78 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
TeaCake_Earl Grey Total Progress: 0.77 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
nbfrules Total Progress: 0.62 %  (Down 1.4 lb)
andrewmuto Total Progress: 0.60 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
suziefromtas Total Progress: 0.59 %  (Down 1.3 lb)
Dragonfly135 Total Progress: 0.54 %  (Down 0.8 lb)
gregshaune Total Progress: 0.49 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
tinsun Total Progress: 0.42 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
Val320 Total Progress: 0.42 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
goal2011 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
jennsenn91 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
neela30 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
lauzar Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
naomibruce Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
IUsedTo Total Progress: 0.16 %  (Up 0.4 lb)
mollybakke31 Total Progress: 0.17 %  (Up 0.2 lb)
Peaches5577 Total Progress: 0.18 %  (Up 0.3 lb)
cmcclenn Total Progress: 0.40 %  (Up 0.8 lb)
bexladie Total Progress: 0.49 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
14kchallenge Total Progress: 0.52 %  (Up 0.8 lb)
cleejay Total Progress: 0.65 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
AlgaeGirl Total Progress: 0.72 %  (Up 1.2 lb)
MonkeyMom57 Total Progress: 0.85 %  (Up 1.5 lb)
krystynecar Total Progress: 0.97 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
MABAM_Y Total Progress: 1.18 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
Gypsy_moon Total Progress: 1.19 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
function13 Total Progress: 1.47 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
hlbroeker Total Progress: 1.54 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
Keesandra Total Progress: 1.74 %  (Up 4.0 lb)
breleewie Total Progress: 1.76 %  (Up 2.8 lb)
selfconfidence Total Progress: 2.42 %  (Up 2.9 lb)
PersonXD Total Progress: 2.73 %  (Up 6.0 lb)
Tigersam Total Progress: 3.45 %  (Up 5.0 lb)
Collazos Total Progress: 4.05 %  (Up 6.8 lb)
Ice-Monstah711 Total Progress: 4.19 %  (Up 9.6 lb)
Heatherkent Total Progress: 4.27 %  (Up 5.0 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 12

64 oz of Water Daily

Guidelines:
This is my biggest pit fall, so I want to start this right away!
77% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 10 Apr 11 by 12345678912
"Drinking water is sometimes hard for me, but I found this challenge to ..."
Successful: 17 Feb 11 by SkinnyJeanz
"This has been a challenge on some days. I work in an office and on days ..."
Successful: 08 Feb 11 by krystynecar
"my water bottle is now glued to me"
Successful: 08 Feb 11 by payan
"It went easy having a water bottle at hand while doing deskwork i'll drink ..."


Weeks 2 to 12

1600 calories daily and Write it Down!

Guidelines:
Keep a record of all the food you consumed, and try and keep the calories at 1600.
53% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 23 Apr 11 by herennow
"I'm consciously making the choice to eat more calories, as I think my body ..."
Failed: 22 Apr 11 by NuKim4ya
"Emotional eating - PMS! UGH!"
Successful: 10 Apr 11 by 12345678912
"I kept my calories well below 1600."
Successful: 27 Mar 11 by hlbroeker
"didn't write it down every day "


Weeks 2 to 12

Write It Down and Keep Calories at your RDI

Guidelines:
Write Down everything you eat, and keep your calories at your RDI.
70% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 23 Apr 11 by herennow
"Always recorded, usually within rdi."
Failed: 22 Apr 11 by NuKim4ya
"Did not keep my calories under 1500. Ugh!"
Successful: 17 Feb 11 by SkinnyJeanz
"I don't write it down here, just on my notebook for Weight Watchers. But ..."
Failed: 11 Feb 11 by hippiasrex
"My RDI is over 2000 calories/day. I'm trying to lose weight, not gain it."


Weeks 3 to 12

Exercise!

Guidelines:
Aim for 4 days a week, minimum 30 minutes!
71% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 21 Feb 11 by jen1212
"very cold weather and very busy week. Working from 12-14 hours a day"
Failed: 17 Feb 11 by SkinnyJeanz
"Got the 4 days in, but not 30 minutes. This week will be better!"


Weeks 4 to 12

Protien

Guidelines:
Keeping at your ideal calorie intake try for 20-25% protien.
68% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 23 Apr 11 by herennow
"Aiming for this, sometimes fall just short."


Weeks 5 to 12

Reduce Carbs

Guidelines:
Try and keep carbs at aprox. 50% or under 200grms per day!
70% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 23 Apr 11 by herennow
"My carbs are usually right about 50%, but not under 200 gms."


Weeks 6 to 7

Reward yourself

Guidelines:
At the halfway mark, reward your self but not with food! Buy your self that pair of shoes you have had your eyes on, or a new hair cut, something just for you!
68% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 19 Mar 11 by RumnCoke
"Massage yesterday :)"


Weeks 7 to 12

Increase Exercise

Guidelines:
Try to increase your workout by 50%, so if you are doing 30 minutes, increase to 45 minutes.
63% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 23 Apr 11 by herennow
"Tried an hour of swimming this week! What a workout! Slept great!"


Latest Challenge Posts

Halfway there!
Just noticed we were at the halfway point for this challenge. How is everyone doing? Staying on track? I fell behind a bit but with one more good week, I'll be back on track to make the 20% (20 ...
by gnat824 on 14 Mar 11 12:01 PM
Can I really do 10%?
Hey Ladies Try doing some seated exercises. I have been doing upper body work outs with small hand weights from a seated position. It helps to burn calories and work the upper body without too much s ...
by infoa on 06 Feb 11 01:11 PM
I need this for me!
whoop whoop!
by Adrienne 1 on 02 Feb 11 07:14 PM
I'm finishing what I started!!
This sounds like the place for you then. I plan on losing at least 15 pounds.
by Skylark Prather on 01 Feb 11 05:03 PM
Happy About this Challenge
This is a good challenge for me. Ten percent of my weight is about 15 pounds, and that will take me down to about 140, and into average weight BMI. Then I will be able to stop most of my medications. ...
by Skylark Prather on 01 Feb 11 05:02 PM

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 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Wednesday 27 April 2011.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 26 Apr 11
duration: 12 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 183
privacy: Public
administrators: majorqt75
created: 20 January 2011

All Mini-challenges:

1. 64 oz of Water Daily ( weeks 1 to 12 )
2. 1600 calories daily and Write it Down! ( weeks 2 to 12 )
3. Write It Down and Keep Calories at your RDI ( weeks 2 to 12 )
4. Exercise! ( weeks 3 to 12 )
5. Protien ( weeks 4 to 12 )
6. Reduce Carbs ( weeks 5 to 12 )
7. Reward yourself ( weeks 6 to 7 )
8. Increase Exercise ( weeks 7 to 12 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 12:

All Participants 1.68 %  (Down 605.9 lb)

Week 11:

All Participants 1.50 %  (Down 540.3 lb)

Week 10:

All Participants 1.48 %  (Down 531.8 lb)

Week 9:

All Participants 1.31 %  (Down 472.2 lb)

Week 8:

All Participants 1.28 %  (Down 459.7 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 1.23 %  (Down 441.6 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 1.18 %  (Down 423.8 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 1.03 %  (Down 370.9 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.89 %  (Down 322.4 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.67 %  (Down 239.9 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.55 %  (Down 198.8 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.36 %  (Down 127.9 lb)

Latest Photos



January 30, 2011 "before"
by krystynecar
1 comment

I can see the top abs, but still want the bottom to come in
by hlbroeker
1 comment