This Challenge ended 8 months ago

About this Challenge:

This is an 9 week long, 3x a week challenge that. By the end, running will be easy and you can run 3 miles without a problem!

Final Challenge Progress Results

GreenEyedLady80 Total Progress: 10.97 %  (Down 17.0 lb)
Finally Ready in TX Total Progress: 9.23 %  (Down 24.0 lb)
Kisland Total Progress: 7.86 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
bamagirl417 Total Progress: 7.48 %  (Down 10.8 lb)
tiffa5ny Total Progress: 7.29 %  (Down 14.2 lb)
sondrea Total Progress: 6.96 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
mightywandile Total Progress: 6.49 %  (Down 13.9 lb)
Mindibob Total Progress: 6.28 %  (Down 13.0 lb)
tonybrown1930 Total Progress: 6.18 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
Lisaswen Total Progress: 5.39 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
CosmoQueen Total Progress: 5.17 %  (Down 5.6 lb)
ginade Total Progress: 4.65 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
ZoeyB25 Total Progress: 4.52 %  (Down 9.3 lb)
stj1217 Total Progress: 4.31 %  (Down 6.9 lb)
coffe-e0 Total Progress: 3.87 %  (Down 5.3 lb)
mekelsey Total Progress: 3.62 %  (Down 5.5 lb)
Re_design Total Progress: 3.57 %  (Down 6.6 lb)
mrsdwade Total Progress: 3.51 %  (Down 6.6 lb)
mls4846 Total Progress: 3.33 %  (Down 4.6 lb)
emt08 Total Progress: 3.12 %  (Down 7.4 lb)
Deanas Total Progress: 3.01 %  (Down 5.1 lb)
aliciaverity Total Progress: 2.86 %  (Down 5.3 lb)
sonata86 Total Progress: 2.83 %  (Down 6.6 lb)
mdell Total Progress: 2.63 %  (Down 3.2 lb)
miradesne Total Progress: 2.55 %  (Down 2.8 lb)
NikaKhu Total Progress: 2.37 %  (Down 3.2 lb)
kathe86 Total Progress: 2.22 %  (Down 4.2 lb)
Firecracker Total Progress: 1.90 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
aeioune Total Progress: 1.89 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
Lahreesah Total Progress: 1.85 %  (Down 3.6 lb)
charmedone7202 Total Progress: 1.70 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Cucubau Total Progress: 1.61 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
chezza Total Progress: 1.08 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Ebabe227 Total Progress: 1.04 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
jgo49 Total Progress: 1.03 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Aileen470 Total Progress: 0.95 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
Isabel Hernandez Torres Total Progress: 0.91 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Michelle Kleynhans 1 Total Progress: 0.87 %  (Down 1.1 lb)
ska18 Total Progress: 0.86 %  (Down 1.8 lb)
db1202 Total Progress: 0.74 %  (Down 1.4 lb)
Sri Reddy Total Progress: 0.73 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
liljon8818 Total Progress: 0.58 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Hanamae Total Progress: 0.53 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
RTBLean Total Progress: 0.53 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Twana Total Progress: 0.43 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Journey of Hope Total Progress: 0.37 %  (Down 0.8 lb)
SnapPea Total Progress: 0.25 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
Gloriannys Total Progress: 0.16 %  (Down 0.2 lb)
Ms Bells Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
mosammich Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
NeedToLoseThePounds Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
SDillard1 Total Progress: 0.15 %  (Up 0.4 lb)
Calliphony Total Progress: 0.68 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
micunurs Total Progress: 0.82 %  (Up 2.2 lb)
misskimberlyn Total Progress: 0.94 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
vonnie69 Total Progress: 1.36 %  (Up 2.4 lb)
Denise06 Total Progress: 1.61 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
pavlovsl Total Progress: 1.92 %  (Up 4.0 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 2

Get Moving!

Guidelines:
NOTE: MAKE SURE TO DRINK LOTS OF WATER Monday: Brisk five-minute warmup walk. Then alternate 60 seconds of jogging and 90 seconds of walking for a total of 20 minutes. Wednesday: Brisk five-minute warmup walk. Then alternate 60 seconds of jogging and 90 seconds of walking for a total of 20 minutes. Friday: Brisk five-minute warmup walk. Then alternate 60 seconds of jogging and 90 seconds of walking for a total of 20 minutes.
78% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 07 Jun 13 by Hanamae
"It was a great first week!"
Successful: 07 Jun 13 by mosammich
"Unfortunately, due to some extenuating circumstances, I wasn't able to ..."


Weeks 2 to 3

Keep Going

Guidelines:
Monday: Brisk five-minute warmup walk. Then alternate 90 seconds of jogging and two minutes of walking for a total of 20 minutes. Wednesday: Brisk five-minute warmup walk. Then alternate 90 seconds of jogging and two minutes of walking for a total of 20 minutes. Friday: Brisk five-minute warmup walk. Then alternate 90 seconds of jogging and two minutes of walking for a total of 20 minutes.
68% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 13 Jun 13 by Journey of Hope
"I downloaded actice.coms 5k trainer and did my first workout with theem ..."


Weeks 3 to 4

Pump It Up!

Guidelines:
Monday: Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then do two repetitions of the following: Jog 200 yards (or 90 seconds) Walk 200 yards (or 90 seconds) Jog 400 yards (or 3 minutes) Walk 400 yards (or three minutes) Wednesday: Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then do two repetitions of the following: Jog 200 yards (or 90 seconds) Walk 200 yards (or 90 seconds) Jog 400 yards (or 3 minutes) Walk 400 yards (or three minutes) Friday: Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then do two repetitions of the following: Jog 200 yards (or 90 seconds) Walk 200 yards (or 90 seconds) Jog 400 yards (or 3 minutes) Walk 400 yards (or three minutes)
100% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Weeks 4 to 5

Push Yourself A Little More!

Guidelines:
Monday: Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then: Jog 1/4 mile (or 3 minutes) Walk 1/8 mile (or 90 seconds) Jog 1/2 mile (or 5 minutes) Walk 1/4 mile (or 2-1/2 minutes) Jog 1/4 mile (or 3 minutes) Walk 1/8 mile (or 90 seconds) Jog 1/2 mile (or 5 minutes) Wednesday: Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then: Jog 1/4 mile (or 3 minutes) Walk 1/8 mile (or 90 seconds) Jog 1/2 mile (or 5 minutes) Walk 1/4 mile (or 2-1/2 minutes) Jog 1/4 mile (or 3 minutes) Walk 1/8 mile (or 90 seconds) Jog 1/2 mile (or 5 minutes) Friday:Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then: Jog 1/4 mile (or 3 minutes) Walk 1/8 mile (or 90 seconds) Jog 1/2 mile (or 5 minutes) Walk 1/4 mile (or 2-1/2 minutes) Jog 1/4 mile (or 3 minutes) Walk 1/8 mile (or 90 seconds) Jog 1/2 mile (or 5 minutes)
40% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Weeks 5 to 6

Step It Up!

Guidelines:
Monday: Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then: Jog 1/2 mile (or 5 minutes) Walk 1/4 mile (or 3 minutes) Jog 3/4 mile (or 8 minutes) Walk 1/4 mile (or 3 minutes) Jog 1/2 mile (or 5 minutes) Wednesday: Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then: Jog 3/4 mile (or 8 minutes) Walk 1/2 mile (or 5 minutes) Jog 3/4 mile (or 8 minutes) Friday: Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then jog two miles (or 20 minutes) with no walking.
80% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Weeks 6 to 7

Move It!

Guidelines:
Monday: Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then: Jog 1/2 mile (or 5 minutes) Walk 1/4 mile (or 3 minutes) Jog 3/4 mile (or 8 minutes) Walk 1/4 mile (or 3 minutes) Jog 1/2 mile (or 5 minutes) Wednesday: Brisk five-minute : warmup walk, then: Jog 1 mile (or 10 minutes) Walk 1/4 mile (or 3 minutes) Jog 1 mile (or 10 minutes) Friday: Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then jog 2-1/4 miles (or 22 minutes) with no walking.
100% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Weeks 7 to 8

Keep It Up!

Guidelines:
Monday: Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then jog 2.5 miles (or 25 minutes). Wednesday: Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then jog 2.5 miles (or 25 minutes). Friday: Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then jog 2.5 miles (or 25 minutes).
100% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Weeks 8 to 9

Steady Now...

Guidelines:
Monday: Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then jog 2.75 miles (or 28 minutes). Wednesday: Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then jog 2.75 miles (or 28 minutes). Friday: Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then jog 2.75 miles (or 28 minutes).
40% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 31 Jul 13 by SnapPea
"calf injury"


Week 9

Run Like The Wind!

Guidelines:
Monday: Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then jog 3 miles (or 30 minutes). Wednesday: Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then jog 3 miles (or 30 minutes). Friday: The final workout! Congratulations! Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then jog 3 miles (or 30 minutes).
25% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Latest Challenge Posts

Mid Challenge Check In
How is everyone doing? We are on week 5, more than halfway through offically. Do you feel stronger, is it getting easier, did you have to repeat a week? I did the first 5 week run today no problem, but ...
by drose1 on 01 Jul 13 06:22 PM
Week 3
Hope everyone is doing well. We are on week 3! This week its either time or distance. For time its 90 sec run 90 sec walk 3 min run 3 min walk then repeat. OR if you're doing distance its run 200 ...
by drose1 on 19 Jun 13 01:04 AM
Week Two
One tthing I do not like about Fat Secret is I cannot see any challenge posts in my cell phone. I can only see them when I sign onto my computer, bummer.
by Journey of Hope on 13 Jun 13 09:16 PM
Active couch to 5k
Funny realization today after I did my 2 5k workout, the music in the prograam is pulling from the exercise music I just downloaded last week. It's not part of their program. I didn't realize ...
by Journey of Hope on 13 Jun 13 05:13 PM
Introduce Yourself!
I live in the midwest and we had started a winter running and walking program with our local running shop. We commited to walk/run every Saturday regardless of the snow. If wwe had snow we could workout ...
by Journey of Hope on 12 Jun 13 09:33 AM

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 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Tuesday 06 August 2013.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 05 Aug 13
duration: 9 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 115
privacy: Public
created: 24 May 2013

All Mini-challenges:

1. Get Moving! ( weeks 1 to 2 )
2. Keep Going ( weeks 2 to 3 )
3. Pump It Up! ( weeks 3 to 4 )
4. Push Yourself A Little More! ( weeks 4 to 5 )
5. Step It Up! ( weeks 5 to 6 )
6. Move It! ( weeks 6 to 7 )
7. Keep It Up! ( weeks 7 to 8 )
8. Steady Now... ( weeks 8 to 9 )
9. Run Like The Wind! ( week 9 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 9:

All Participants 1.18 %  (Down 250.2 lb)

Week 8:

All Participants 1.10 %  (Down 231.8 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 1.00 %  (Down 212.1 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 0.96 %  (Down 202.7 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 0.89 %  (Down 187.7 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.83 %  (Down 175.4 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.70 %  (Down 148.1 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.55 %  (Down 115.5 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.22 %  (Down 47.3 lb)

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