This Challenge ended 4 years ago

About this Challenge:

Avoid holiday and winter weight gain! Focus on slowly losing 10 pounds by March 1, any way you want.

Final Challenge Progress Results

kmaxwell08 Total Progress: 11.14 %  (Down 15.0 lb)
tlbarksdale Total Progress: 9.67 %  (Down 15.6 lb)
purseprncss25 Total Progress: 8.16 %  (Down 16.0 lb)
Dezzy0827 Total Progress: 6.67 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
FN Teacher Total Progress: 4.65 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
frankiebing Total Progress: 4.51 %  (Down 7.3 lb)
price284 Total Progress: 4.26 %  (Down 8.4 lb)
Dolphie97 Total Progress: 4.21 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
thisismesmiling Total Progress: 4.10 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
Baby Girrl Total Progress: 3.86 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
dameons kitty Total Progress: 3.56 %  (Down 7.9 lb)
feelingskinny888 Total Progress: 3.45 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
tendai Total Progress: 3.39 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
irene6662 Total Progress: 3.32 %  (Down 6.8 lb)
hnhmom Total Progress: 3.29 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
apikalia Total Progress: 2.79 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
jrose57 Total Progress: 2.73 %  (Down 4.4 lb)
Suzie Blue Total Progress: 2.27 %  (Down 3.4 lb)
adelfa1908 Total Progress: 2.09 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
dlgoldie Total Progress: 2.03 %  (Down 3.5 lb)
stellar Total Progress: 2.02 %  (Down 3.3 lb)
PattyG Total Progress: 1.92 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
cagallo Total Progress: 1.87 %  (Down 5.2 lb)
Lyra Total Progress: 1.30 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
franeee Total Progress: 0.98 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
ronnie_bze Total Progress: 0.87 %  (Down 1.4 lb)
kellie H Total Progress: 0.85 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
MrsLavoie Total Progress: 0.50 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
JoyAnn Total Progress: 0.47 %  (Down 1.4 lb)
stylynn99 Total Progress: 0.30 %  (Down 0.4 lb)
tuttles Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
iwannabeperfect Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
mtbrider17 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
ssmilegal Total Progress: 0.61 %  (Up 1.2 lb)
0903646k Total Progress: 0.61 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
bananaaa Total Progress: 0.96 %  (Up 1.8 lb)
iarecatt Total Progress: 1.54 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
whollybologna Total Progress: 2.02 %  (Up 4.6 lb)
smilingrandma Total Progress: 2.10 %  (Up 4.0 lb)
sunshinegirl_c4 Total Progress: 9.63 %  (Up 14.5 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 3

Avoid high calorie treats during the holidays!

Guidelines:
Moderate your enjoyment of high calorie holiday treats.
74% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 28 Dec 09 by kmaxwell08
"Not a problem since I don't celebrate the holidays"
Failed: 27 Dec 09 by dlgoldie
"Visiting my son in Vancouver somehow made eating a top priority. Great ..."
Successful: 17 Dec 09 by mtbrider17
"no sweets"
Successful: 16 Dec 09 by adelfa1908
"the baklavas looked good but i thought about the challenge"


Weeks 1 to 12

Eat more vegetables and fruits.

Guidelines:
Eat a minimum of three vegetables or fruits every day.
73% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 24 Jan 10 by iwannabeperfect
"I passed most of the days but I also had some bad days."
Successful: 17 Dec 09 by mtbrider17
"more salads "
Successful: 16 Dec 09 by adelfa1908
"so far so good"


Weeks 3 to 8

Make exercise a regular part of your week

Guidelines:
Do at least 20 minutes of exercise (any exercise that gets your heart pumping)three times a week.
74% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 27 Jan 10 by apikalia
"I wouldn't really call it typical exercise, but since I work at an animal ..."
Successful: 20 Jan 10 by irene6662
"joined curves going 5 days a week"
Successful: 22 Dec 09 by iarecatt
"more ddr than i used to ^^ exercise bike in the mornings"


Latest Challenge Posts

Challenge begins tomorrow!
you go to the recipes tab!
by kmaxwell08 on 24 Feb 10 12:59 PM
So many of you are losing weight
Thanks! Since I don't celebrate the holidays, it is more incentive for me not to indulge in the office freebies/snacks/chocolates/cak... lol!
by kmaxwell08 on 12 Feb 10 10:49 AM
Thinking about enjoying the holidays in moderation - any tips?
From the book "Weight Loss Wisdom: 365 successful dieting tips" by susie Galvez 1. In control ~ during the holidays do not plan on increasing your workouts, just plan to maintain them. with ...
by whollybologna on 07 Dec 09 09:58 PM

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 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Tuesday 02 March 2010.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 01 Mar 10
duration: 12 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 66
privacy: Public
administrators: dlgoldie
created: 28 November 2009

All Mini-challenges:

1. Avoid high calorie treats during the holidays! ( weeks 1 to 3 )
2. Eat more vegetables and fruits. ( weeks 1 to 12 )
3. Make exercise a regular part of your week ( weeks 3 to 8 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 12:

All Participants 1.22 %  (Down 148.5 lb)

Week 11:

All Participants 1.15 %  (Down 139.4 lb)

Week 10:

All Participants 1.07 %  (Down 129.8 lb)

Week 9:

All Participants 1.12 %  (Down 135.8 lb)

Week 8:

All Participants 1.01 %  (Down 123.3 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 0.78 %  (Down 95.4 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 0.72 %  (Down 87.5 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 0.52 %  (Down 63.6 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.44 %  (Down 53.3 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.42 %  (Down 51.1 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.39 %  (Down 47.4 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.24 %  (Down 29.2 lb)

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