This Challenge ended 3 years ago

About this Challenge:

A little summer motivation. Let's see how much weight we can drop during the months of July and August!

Final Challenge Progress Results

lowcarbguy Total Progress: 15.33 %  (Down 42.6 lb)
nycfa Total Progress: 9.02 %  (Down 16.2 lb)
maw1966 Total Progress: 8.33 %  (Down 14.0 lb)
ljjh Total Progress: 6.99 %  (Down 15.8 lb)
ruchi0112 Total Progress: 6.67 %  (Down 10.8 lb)
amphigory Total Progress: 6.64 %  (Down 26.5 lb)
ladyblayz Total Progress: 6.50 %  (Down 16.0 lb)
F8thful1 Total Progress: 6.34 %  (Down 13.0 lb)
Bevyisue Total Progress: 5.94 %  (Down 12.0 lb)
jblankenship Total Progress: 5.80 %  (Down 12.0 lb)
stapo Total Progress: 5.12 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
createchange01 Total Progress: 4.88 %  (Down 12.0 lb)
Rimbaud810 Total Progress: 4.33 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
boazbr Total Progress: 3.33 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
myrna1950 Total Progress: 3.32 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
LoriBethNY Total Progress: 3.08 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
Big Frank Total Progress: 3.07 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
hesidence k Total Progress: 2.43 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Breezib Total Progress: 2.29 %  (Down 3.8 lb)
MissPam123 Total Progress: 2.21 %  (Down 3.6 lb)
gymgoddess Total Progress: 2.00 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
pammy Total Progress: 1.72 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Melodie82 Total Progress: 1.67 %  (Down 2.6 lb)
Wetpoodle Total Progress: 1.34 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
pepper68 Total Progress: 1.27 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
SoSayWeAll Total Progress: 1.18 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Rose MG Total Progress: 0.90 %  (Down 2.5 lb)
Aman_da Total Progress: 0.69 %  (Down 1.8 lb)
ricksticks Total Progress: 0.58 %  (Down 0.7 lb)
naerenae Total Progress: 0.57 %  (Down 1.4 lb)
flarad Total Progress: 0.54 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
StubbyS Total Progress: 0.13 %  (Up 0.2 lb)
nicci_ann Total Progress: 0.20 %  (Up 0.4 lb)
Lebon58 Total Progress: 0.59 %  (Up 1.6 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 2

Drink Your water!

Guidelines:
Try to get in 8, 8oz glasses of water this week.
76% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 15 Jul 11 by Breezib
"Yes, try to drink a 10 ounce glass of water at least every other hour "
Failed: 14 Jul 11 by nicci_ann
"Working on this, it's hard!"
Successful: 11 Jul 11 by gymgoddess
"3L of water a day :)"
Failed: 08 Jul 11 by createchange01
":O("


Weeks 1 to 9

Record everything you eat

Guidelines:
Keep a record of all the food you consumed.
81% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 01 Aug 11 by nycfa
"Missed a few days and it shows with my 2 lb gain!"
Successful: 14 Jul 11 by hesidence k
"I think I passed"
Successful: 14 Jul 11 by nicci_ann
"This is definately getting easier."
Successful: 08 Jul 11 by createchange01
"If I bite it, I write it!! "


Weeks 2 to 3

Eat 3 meals

Guidelines:
Eat three meals, remember snacks do not count as a meal. :)
92% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 22 Jul 11 by ladyblayz
"easily"
Failed: 17 Jul 11 by flarad
"I skipped breakfast a couple of times and merged lunch with supper, lupper ..."
Failed: 14 Jul 11 by nicci_ann
"skipping breakfast is not a good thing, but seems to be a bad habbit l ..."


Weeks 3 to 4

Be strong in the face of high carb temptations

Guidelines:
Avoid all high carb treats and snacks.
88% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 28 Jul 11 by F8thful1
"I am so strict with eating 20 net carbs....but I'm losing very slowly. ..."
Successful: 22 Jul 11 by ladyblayz
"passed up all but the alcohol!"


Weeks 5 to 6

Make exercise a regular part of your day

Guidelines:
Do at least 20 minutes of exercise? (any exercise that gets your heart pumping).
76% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 08 Aug 11 by F8thful1
"Hmmm.....not sure if I did every day this week, but I sure made up for ..."


Weeks 6 to 7

Share a recipe!

Guidelines:
Have you come across a recipe that falls within our Atkins guidelines that you love? Share it this week and help pass along your recipe for success!
50% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 13 Aug 11 by Bevyisue
"1 lb ground venison, 1 packet taco seasoning mix medium - cooked, layer ..."
Failed: 08 Aug 11 by F8thful1
"But I'll do this today!"


Weeks 7 to 8

Share something you've learned!

Guidelines:
Have you had a lightbulb moment? Share it with use, you may be surprised who you inspire!
66% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 13 Aug 11 by Bevyisue
"net carbs counting messes me up, gives me too much leway. I'm sticking ..."


Weeks 8 to 9

Do something special for yourself that doesn't involve food

Guidelines:
Do something special for yourself. We have all done our best, and there is nothing like a reward for all that dedication. We deserve it!!!!
81% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 26 Aug 11 by stapo
"went and did my hair and nails"


Latest Challenge Posts

"Gaming" Atkins
Pepperoni "chips" and sometimes cheddar "chips". I now use the turkey ones just to be a little healthier (for less calories), but it doesn't matter. Zero carbs! All you do is throw ...
by Ilo on 11 Jul 11 02:55 PM
atkins challenge
I love the recipes. Found waffles this morning and had a scrumptious breakfast. I made lots of Atkins phase 1 recepies a while back and they are all yummy. The only problem I have is that some recipes ...
by StubbyS on 03 Jul 11 08:57 PM
The foods we eat - what tastes good and not so good
Hi Everyone, I was hanging out for something other then eggs for breakfast, something to sink my teeth in, give me a bit of a 'solid' mouth feel, and something that if I don't finish it all, ...
by StubbyS on 03 Jul 11 05:47 PM
How and when to record
Caught me... It's a morning ritual for me to step on the scales, though I really should just weigh myself once a week. And, as my phone goes with me just about everywhere (I draw a line when it comes ...
by StubbyS on 03 Jul 11 05:35 PM
Introduce yourself here!
Hi Wetpoodle, that sounds like an interesting sport, nothing like that in Australia I think. I just ride for pleasure for the moment, but am dreaming of entering some dressage competitions in the near ...
by StubbyS on 02 Jul 11 07:22 PM

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 02 Sep 11
duration: 9 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 48
privacy: Public
administrators: nicci_ann
created: 25 June 2011

All Mini-challenges:

1. Drink Your water! ( weeks 1 to 2 )
2. Record everything you eat ( weeks 1 to 9 )
3. Eat 3 meals ( weeks 2 to 3 )
4. Be strong in the face of high carb temptations ( weeks 3 to 4 )
5. Make exercise a regular part of your day ( weeks 5 to 6 )
6. Share a recipe! ( weeks 6 to 7 )
7. Share something you've learned! ( weeks 7 to 8 )
8. Do something special for yourself that doesn't involve food ( weeks 8 to 9 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 9:

All Participants 2.83 %  (Down 277.3 lb)

Week 8:

All Participants 2.56 %  (Down 250.3 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 2.25 %  (Down 220.2 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 1.99 %  (Down 194.6 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 1.82 %  (Down 177.7 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 1.68 %  (Down 164.0 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 1.46 %  (Down 142.4 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 1.03 %  (Down 100.5 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.67 %  (Down 66.0 lb)

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