This Challenge ended 2 years ago

About this Challenge:

Goal: Always burn more calories than you consume. How you choose to do this is entirely up to you.

Final Challenge Progress Results

caviale Total Progress: 9.24 %  (Down 24.3 lb)
Tjscopemonkey Total Progress: 8.54 %  (Down 27.0 lb)
Fraxff Total Progress: 5.41 %  (Down 10.5 lb)
ilulicious Total Progress: 5.25 %  (Down 7.1 lb)
pikkupanda Total Progress: 4.76 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
CoachKaz Total Progress: 4.69 %  (Down 10.5 lb)
San Francisco Total Progress: 4.65 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
dkay2551 Total Progress: 4.48 %  (Down 7.8 lb)
Pickles15 Total Progress: 4.24 %  (Down 5.6 lb)
riddlel2 Total Progress: 4.11 %  (Down 6.2 lb)
linkrunner Total Progress: 3.93 %  (Down 9.4 lb)
jo250680 Total Progress: 3.92 %  (Down 8.8 lb)
Wasabidoll Total Progress: 3.92 %  (Down 4.4 lb)
sanzi Total Progress: 3.89 %  (Down 6.4 lb)
bragantk Total Progress: 3.59 %  (Down 6.4 lb)
Proudmomma23 Total Progress: 3.47 %  (Down 5.6 lb)
Dwendt02 Total Progress: 2.98 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
sjoseph1190 Total Progress: 2.70 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
Lizgeewiz Total Progress: 2.69 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
Shadowthorn Total Progress: 2.35 %  (Down 3.9 lb)
Four Little Birds Total Progress: 2.19 %  (Down 4.6 lb)
Mermaid83 Total Progress: 2.14 %  (Down 4.2 lb)
Elvis1968 Total Progress: 1.92 %  (Down 3.2 lb)
fairyrich Total Progress: 1.46 %  (Down 1.9 lb)
jessabridge4444 Total Progress: 1.17 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
Missy0812 Total Progress: 1.00 %  (Down 1.8 lb)
ziggykylee Total Progress: 0.90 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
MiLF11 Total Progress: 0.87 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
ekun Total Progress: 0.85 %  (Down 1.1 lb)
Kimberly Scarano Total Progress: 0.77 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
icedskinnylatte Total Progress: 0.76 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
katkat85 Total Progress: 0.70 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Polarisld33 Total Progress: 0.65 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Brianna Marie Total Progress: 0.63 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
Siddalee Total Progress: 0.59 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
mehulett Total Progress: 0.58 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
alrrxtajt Total Progress: 0.49 %  (Down 1.1 lb)
aukamia Total Progress: 0.40 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
DeeDees Sis Total Progress: 0.35 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
babywelch_4 Total Progress: 0.32 %  (Down 0.4 lb)
h2obaby Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Nanouli Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
pam-u-la Total Progress: 0.32 %  (Up 0.4 lb)
ronnie550 Total Progress: 0.32 %  (Up 0.5 lb)
cbob122009 Total Progress: 0.49 %  (Up 0.8 lb)
hnewman316 Total Progress: 0.58 %  (Up 0.9 lb)
Elizbel Total Progress: 0.75 %  (Up 1.1 lb)
esther reid Total Progress: 1.06 %  (Up 2.2 lb)
The Blue Box Total Progress: 5.01 %  (Up 5.0 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 8

Record Everything

Guidelines:
Record everything you eat and all your exercise. Make sure your calories burned are greater than your calories consumed.
65% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 03 Sep 12 by Shadowthorn
"Still burnin' =)"
Failed: 30 Aug 12 by Polarisld33
"I had to go back and fill things in because I just got lazy about my r ..."
Failed: 23 Jul 12 by cbob122009
"I did SO well during the week, but went to a picnic on Saturday and did ..."
Successful: 12 Jul 12 by Missy0812
"Recording everything!"


Weeks 2 to 8

Substitute Water For 1 Drink

Guidelines:
Every day, substitute water for one of your regular drinks (juice, coffee, soda, etc.)
90% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 03 Sep 12 by Shadowthorn
"Adding Chia seeds has really helped me drink lots of water."
Successful: 23 Jul 12 by cbob122009
"I drank more water this week than I have in a LONG TIME!!!"


Weeks 3 to 5

Eat 1 Healthy Meal

Guidelines:
Start to slowly change some of your eating habits by eating one meal a week that is both healthy and balanced (healthy = not fast food, low in sugars, low in sodium, high in nutrients).
86% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 13 Aug 12 by CoachKaz
"as per OWL"
Successful: 31 Jul 12 by Polarisld33
"This one has been toughest for me, but I haven't had any fast food and ..."
Successful: 30 Jul 12 by Brianna Marie
"I try to eat healthy in all my meals."


Weeks 4 to 8

Exercise For 30 Minutes a Week

Guidelines:
If you aren't already, choose one day a week to exercise for at least 30 minutes
85% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 03 Sep 12 by Shadowthorn
"Absolutley!"
Successful: 30 Aug 12 by Polarisld33
"I'm getting much better about exercising. I like that it at least gives ..."


Weeks 5 to 8

Eat Healthy 1 Day a Week

Guidelines:
Now that you're (hopefully) used to eating your 1 healthy meal a week, up it to one healthy-eating day a week.
91% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 03 Sep 12 by Shadowthorn
"Not doing as well on this one, but not too bad either."
Successful: 31 Aug 12 by CoachKaz
"as per Atkins OWL"
Successful: 30 Aug 12 by Polarisld33
"I suppose healthy is more subjective than I realized."


Weeks 6 to 8

Add Another Exercise Day

Guidelines:
Instead of only exercising for 30 minutes 1 day a week, exercise for 30 minutes 2 days a week. Now that you're doing 2 days, try to make one a cardio day and the other a resistance training day.
71% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 03 Sep 12 by Shadowthorn
"Up to 5 days a week, gonna try to make Saturday a habit too."
Successful: 31 Aug 12 by CoachKaz
"already 7 days/wk"
Successful: 30 Aug 12 by Polarisld33
"Up to 3 days usually."


Weeks 7 to 8

Maintain

Guidelines:
Now that you've made some small changes to your lifestyle, try to maintain them for the remaining duration of the challenge (or even longer, if you can).
68% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 30 Aug 12 by Polarisld33
"I had gained weight, but I've stayed the same this week."


Latest Challenge Posts

How's everyone holding up?
Great job Blue Box!
by Polarisld33 on 23 Jul 12 08:41 AM
this is the best challange!
No nonsense, no gimics, thanks for starting!
by sanzi on 09 Jul 12 09:38 PM
Day One
I'm really excited about starting this tomorrow (it's like, 2am here. I don't count it as a new day until I wake up). I've never really tried to do a proper diet, I'm prone to giving ...
by ifihadacat on 09 Jul 12 07:58 PM
Always burn more calories than you consume.
Just remember that for every Lb. its 3500 calories. Hope this helps people with their weightloss and calorie counting.
by Brianna Marie on 06 Jul 12 02:25 PM

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 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Tuesday 04 September 2012.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 03 Sep 12
duration: 8 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 101
privacy: Public
administrators: Polarisld33
created: 03 July 2012

All Mini-challenges:

1. Record Everything ( weeks 1 to 8 )
2. Substitute Water For 1 Drink ( weeks 2 to 8 )
3. Eat 1 Healthy Meal ( weeks 3 to 5 )
4. Exercise For 30 Minutes a Week ( weeks 4 to 8 )
5. Eat Healthy 1 Day a Week ( weeks 5 to 8 )
6. Add Another Exercise Day ( weeks 6 to 8 )
7. Maintain ( weeks 7 to 8 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 8:

All Participants 1.09 %  (Down 203.0 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 1.01 %  (Down 189.3 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 0.87 %  (Down 162.9 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 0.84 %  (Down 156.6 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.73 %  (Down 136.7 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.60 %  (Down 112.3 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.41 %  (Down 77.4 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.21 %  (Down 40.0 lb)

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