This Challenge ended 2 years ago

About this Challenge:

Lose 20 lbs in 12 weeks, that's an average of less than 2 lbs a week. We can do this!

Final Challenge Progress Results

crystel brown Total Progress: 14.45 %  (Down 26.0 lb)
SuberWoman Total Progress: 12.78 %  (Down 23.0 lb)
crinco Total Progress: 11.77 %  (Down 18.0 lb)
HannesJoubert Total Progress: 10.27 %  (Down 25.4 lb)
Sammyb1985 Total Progress: 10.25 %  (Down 20.5 lb)
timgardner Total Progress: 10.25 %  (Down 23.4 lb)
simondale Total Progress: 9.58 %  (Down 27.6 lb)
razorx Total Progress: 9.46 %  (Down 19.0 lb)
kswix Total Progress: 9.09 %  (Down 12.0 lb)
Twilky70 Total Progress: 9.05 %  (Down 19.0 lb)
kcam213 Total Progress: 8.37 %  (Down 18.0 lb)
HShook Total Progress: 8.24 %  (Down 12.2 lb)
hiddencastle Total Progress: 7.22 %  (Down 13.0 lb)
Jessie1405 Total Progress: 7.05 %  (Down 18.5 lb)
Noralovessunshine Total Progress: 6.92 %  (Down 9.9 lb)
JanetMay2013 Total Progress: 6.85 %  (Down 17.0 lb)
1tarheelfan Total Progress: 6.54 %  (Down 14.0 lb)
julie911 Total Progress: 6.41 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
grc2380 Total Progress: 6.11 %  (Down 11.6 lb)
karienrox Total Progress: 5.64 %  (Down 10.1 lb)
Vicki 72 Total Progress: 5.57 %  (Down 10.8 lb)
ActiveV Total Progress: 5.25 %  (Down 7.9 lb)
Just.One Total Progress: 5.24 %  (Down 13.0 lb)
Mz Cason Total Progress: 4.81 %  (Down 7.2 lb)
slabby1 Total Progress: 4.76 %  (Down 13.7 lb)
Rockinwallie Total Progress: 4.74 %  (Down 9.4 lb)
Debbiepj Total Progress: 4.65 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
mhashley Total Progress: 4.43 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
Megs6616 Total Progress: 4.40 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
Ermmmm... Total Progress: 4.39 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
lc512 Total Progress: 4.07 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
aewilliams94 Total Progress: 3.92 %  (Down 6.6 lb)
sourb Total Progress: 3.77 %  (Down 13.0 lb)
Davi99 Total Progress: 3.74 %  (Down 7.1 lb)
IndiaSoprano Total Progress: 3.70 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
tahoeguy29 Total Progress: 3.62 %  (Down 7.2 lb)
Shelly25 Total Progress: 3.49 %  (Down 9.6 lb)
Keesandra Total Progress: 3.35 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
Lovie's Plan Total Progress: 3.29 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
83.mahajan Total Progress: 3.26 %  (Down 6.6 lb)
Kaorustalker30 Total Progress: 3.05 %  (Down 4.8 lb)
Luciellla Total Progress: 2.86 %  (Down 4.4 lb)
NicksGirl Total Progress: 2.77 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
Hottoti Total Progress: 2.76 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
Dorge11 Total Progress: 2.73 %  (Down 5.4 lb)
o2bskinnysoon Total Progress: 2.70 %  (Down 5.5 lb)
bentleysmommy11511 Total Progress: 2.56 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
neesy757 Total Progress: 2.56 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
gdgrl4now Total Progress: 2.54 %  (Down 5.8 lb)
AlexMM Total Progress: 2.41 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Dale Kaufman Total Progress: 2.38 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
SnapPea Total Progress: 2.36 %  (Down 5.6 lb)
Alivia90 Total Progress: 2.35 %  (Down 4.4 lb)
dunlopdaddy Total Progress: 2.35 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
thewanderingfamily Total Progress: 2.30 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
optimystic43 Total Progress: 2.26 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
toni jairyn Total Progress: 2.21 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Caremabear Total Progress: 2.17 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
keeptrying78 Total Progress: 2.14 %  (Down 3.6 lb)
sailboatssink Total Progress: 1.98 %  (Down 3.3 lb)
DANCITA01 Total Progress: 1.93 %  (Down 5.4 lb)
mandeie Total Progress: 1.91 %  (Down 3.6 lb)
Roxstarrz Total Progress: 1.90 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
smw721 Total Progress: 1.83 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
netter1120 Total Progress: 1.80 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Fattycakes Total Progress: 1.79 %  (Down 2.8 lb)
macca59 Total Progress: 1.78 %  (Down 4.6 lb)
krt2017 Total Progress: 1.72 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
derekox Total Progress: 1.69 %  (Down 4.2 lb)
Ruth Pat Total Progress: 1.62 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
machead Total Progress: 1.57 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
jlj3015 Total Progress: 1.55 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Thumper100 Total Progress: 1.52 %  (Down 2.6 lb)
Mystic Titan Total Progress: 1.49 %  (Down 3.8 lb)
cosabellaitaly Total Progress: 1.42 %  (Down 2.7 lb)
Cottonbloom Total Progress: 1.41 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
JamiB Total Progress: 1.36 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
dmom732 Total Progress: 1.31 %  (Down 1.8 lb)
rmb1974 Total Progress: 1.25 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
Slimmingdown40 Total Progress: 1.25 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
sfuller1 Total Progress: 1.19 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
lucorb Total Progress: 1.19 %  (Down 2.5 lb)
summering Total Progress: 1.11 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Spanner Total Progress: 1.08 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
mc1003 Total Progress: 0.99 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
lspenza Total Progress: 0.99 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
jessbond Total Progress: 0.98 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
Asarver Total Progress: 0.97 %  (Down 1.4 lb)
bt87 Total Progress: 0.87 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Sammytingles Total Progress: 0.86 %  (Down 1.3 lb)
s2tee Total Progress: 0.84 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
Moving On Total Progress: 0.79 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
jaxwoww Total Progress: 0.76 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
Jenlop01 Total Progress: 0.71 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
DivaNails Total Progress: 0.66 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
nsagley Total Progress: 0.65 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
SashaSunshine Total Progress: 0.64 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Emily_q13 Total Progress: 0.63 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
Islandlover Total Progress: 0.63 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
torreysb Total Progress: 0.63 %  (Down 1.1 lb)
landstar Total Progress: 0.61 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
luvbianca88 Total Progress: 0.58 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
ilovebrussels Total Progress: 0.57 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
Erikafm Total Progress: 0.54 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
KVaughn Total Progress: 0.50 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
projectrunway Total Progress: 0.48 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Cinderella08 Total Progress: 0.45 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
ash84 Total Progress: 0.43 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
Des23 Total Progress: 0.38 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Kaclinton Total Progress: 0.35 %  (Down 0.8 lb)
mhjohnson Total Progress: 0.25 %  (Down 0.5 lb)
-gabe- Total Progress: 0.17 %  (Down 0.4 lb)
IthinkSEWiam Total Progress: 0.11 %  (Down 0.3 lb)
Scuretonbailey Total Progress: 0.10 %  (Down 0.2 lb)
JMG27 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Tangerinekiss Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
thrillkisser Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
gorn11 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
fatgirllittlecoat Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Melly83 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
patilu76 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Babuka Total Progress: 0.20 %  (Up 0.5 lb)
LadyBell12 Total Progress: 0.23 %  (Up 0.5 lb)
Anna Provenznao Total Progress: 0.45 %  (Up 0.8 lb)
TresBobos Total Progress: 0.51 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
Pugmom2453 Total Progress: 0.56 %  (Up 0.8 lb)
tomboy2 Total Progress: 0.61 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
huwana Total Progress: 0.65 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
jessbright Total Progress: 0.69 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
Beth-ann Total Progress: 0.74 %  (Up 1.4 lb)
fmz93 Total Progress: 0.84 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
yhtakm Total Progress: 1.18 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
GradStudent Total Progress: 1.55 %  (Up 2.8 lb)
steff_stewart Total Progress: 1.60 %  (Up 2.8 lb)
BKB Total Progress: 1.62 %  (Up 3.6 lb)
wormysmom Total Progress: 2.28 %  (Up 3.8 lb)
mccheese31 Total Progress: 2.38 %  (Up 5.0 lb)
bbe Total Progress: 2.39 %  (Up 5.6 lb)
ForVegas Total Progress: 2.74 %  (Up 4.0 lb)
On the way to normal Total Progress: 2.84 %  (Up 6.0 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 2

Exercise twice a week

Guidelines:
Exercise for at least 30 minutes twice this week.
85% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 28 Aug 12 by Cottonbloom
"Only got in one 30 minute exercise day but it was more like one hour and ..."
Failed: 28 Aug 12 by Jenlop01
"studying for gmat is not giving me much time to exercise especially ge ..."
Successful: 27 Aug 12 by jlj3015
"I only did 2 days this week. Geesh... I need to get with it."
Successful: 27 Aug 12 by Jessie1405
"I exercised 4 times this past week."


Weeks 2 to 3

Drink at least 120 oz of water a day

Guidelines:
Drink at least 120 oz of water a day. Helps your metabolism and keeps you hydrated!
37% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 04 Sep 12 by On the way to normal
"inclusive resort did me in. I drank pleanty, mostly beer. I was bad!"
Failed: 03 Sep 12 by wormysmom
"The weekends continue to be my biggest obstacle. "
Failed: 01 Sep 12 by kcam213
"At least 1 gallon (64oz)"
Successful: 30 Aug 12 by Des23
"This one is easy for me, I drink green tea and water like it's going out ..."


Weeks 3 to 4

Exercise three times a week

Guidelines:
Exercise for at least 30 minutes 3 times this week.
77% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 11 Sep 12 by On the way to normal
"This week I have been running and walking every day. I am preparing to ..."
Failed: 11 Sep 12 by jaxwoww
"I worked out twice in less than a week which is more than I usually do, ..."
Failed: 10 Sep 12 by sfuller1
"Fail out of my routine.....:("
Failed: 09 Sep 12 by Jessie1405
"I only exercised two days out of this week. I will try to do better next ..."


Weeks 4 to 5

Log your food intake daily

Guidelines:
Log everything that you eat all day for the entire week. Including beverages.
55% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 17 Sep 12 by SuberWoman
"I have been sick for nearly two weeks and I have not felt up to anything ..."
Successful: 17 Sep 12 by Jessie1405
"Yep, Completed this mini challenge. Most days I keep my RDI under 100%. ..."
Failed: 11 Sep 12 by jaxwoww
"I have a hard time logging on weekends"


Weeks 5 to 6

Reward Yourself with something other than food.

Guidelines:
For making it through 4 weeks, each day you make a good health conscious decision reward yourself with something other than food.
74% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 22 Sep 12 by kswix
"jewelry making class "
Successful: 22 Sep 12 by simondale
"New clothing to go with my new bike"


Weeks 6 to 7

Exercise 4 times a week

Guidelines:
Excercise 4 times a week for at least 30 minutes.
58% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 30 Sep 12 by SuberWoman
"Whether it's heavy housecleaning, walking or Zumba, I find something to ..."


Weeks 7 to 8

Revisit your motivation

Guidelines:
Think of why you are doing this challenge. Is it to lose weight, get in better shape, feel better about yourself? Whatever your reason, focus on it and rejuvenate yourself so you can continue on the path to your goal.
82% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 08 Oct 12 by SuberWoman
"Still want to be around for the kids and feel good for myself. Other ..."
Failed: 03 Oct 12 by kcam213
"need to focus on ME and not somebody else's approval."


Weeks 8 to 12

Continue to exercise 4 times a week

Guidelines:
Exercise 4 times a week for at least 30 minutes
60% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 23 Oct 12 by Fattycakes
"Twisted my bad knee."


Week 12

Reward Yourself with something other than food

Guidelines:
For making it through the challenge, reward yourself with something special (not food of course)!!
50% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 04 Nov 12 by kswix
"Woo hoo was able to walk into a dressing room with nothing larger than ..."


Latest Challenge Posts

Can't update my challenges.
I'm having the same issue. ): It's been happening for about a month now!
by Asarver on 29 Sep 12 11:13 AM
Water.... How much should you drink?
I work in the medical field and have had the opportunity to speak with a few professionals about water consumption. The general opinion is that you take your body weight, example: 200lbs., subtract 1/2 ...
by Fattycakes on 27 Aug 12 10:53 AM
Needing Accountability!
Not sure why the challenge is not rcording my weight v=bit I am down 5lbs .
by summering on 23 Aug 12 09:26 AM
Half way through week 1 - how's it going?
This challenge is great. I'm an active guy and generally lift weights and play basketball 5-6 times a week. But I tore a muscle early this year, and at the same time quit smoking while I was recov ...
by lc512 on 22 Aug 12 11:33 AM
Mini Challenge - Week 1
"how can you not meet such small goals?" It just happens... 0 effort doesn't get much done... I've GOT to do better this week!!
by SmartyMommy on 22 Aug 12 10:42 AM

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 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Wednesday 07 November 2012.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 06 Nov 12
duration: 12 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 272
privacy: Public
administrators: guinnhe
created: 08 August 2012

All Mini-challenges:

1. Exercise twice a week ( weeks 1 to 2 )
2. Drink at least 120 oz of water a day ( weeks 2 to 3 )
3. Exercise three times a week ( weeks 3 to 4 )
4. Log your food intake daily ( weeks 4 to 5 )
5. Reward Yourself with something other than food. ( weeks 5 to 6 )
6. Exercise 4 times a week ( weeks 6 to 7 )
7. Revisit your motivation ( weeks 7 to 8 )
8. Continue to exercise 4 times a week ( weeks 8 to 12 )
9. Reward Yourself with something other than food ( week 12 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 12:

All Participants 1.29 %  (Down 690.4 lb)

Week 11:

All Participants 1.28 %  (Down 686.3 lb)

Week 10:

All Participants 1.23 %  (Down 658.7 lb)

Week 9:

All Participants 1.11 %  (Down 598.8 lb)

Week 8:

All Participants 1.03 %  (Down 550.6 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 0.96 %  (Down 517.7 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 0.90 %  (Down 484.4 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 0.78 %  (Down 418.3 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.73 %  (Down 392.8 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.60 %  (Down 323.0 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.50 %  (Down 270.3 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.30 %  (Down 161.7 lb)

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