This Challenge ended a year ago

About this Challenge:

Setting the bar low to make it easy to reach and easy to exceed. Small things to do mindfully daily to build better habits.

Final Challenge Progress Results

kimmyjeanmiller Total Progress: 5.29 %  (Down 20.6 lb)
ziannelyn Total Progress: 5.03 %  (Down 15.0 lb)
ccounts282 Total Progress: 4.21 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
dameons kitty Total Progress: 3.84 %  (Down 7.5 lb)
creo Total Progress: 3.11 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
sweatitoutgirl Total Progress: 2.78 %  (Down 5.4 lb)
accenture Total Progress: 2.34 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
Teresa52662 Total Progress: 1.93 %  (Down 3.5 lb)
AmberCSilverman Total Progress: 0.26 %  (Down 0.4 lb)
telenjia Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
jessie d Total Progress: 0.39 %  (Up 0.6 lb)
Mrs BBT Total Progress: 1.91 %  (Up 4.6 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 2

Eat 1 piece of fruit; Drink 8oz water and exercise for 5 minutes

Guidelines:
Starting slow with food/drink swaps. Do something without stopping for five minutes (walk around the block, clean your living room, try a few yoga poses, just do something without stopping for 5 minutes)
91% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 11 Mar 13 by accenture
"10 minutes most days."
Successful: 11 Mar 13 by Mrs BBT
"Went and purchased my fruits, applesauce, & jello cups yesterday!!"
Successful: 09 Mar 13 by telenjia
"I have eaten 1 piece of fruit everyday and exercised everyday but Saturday ..."


Weeks 2 to 3

Eat 1 fruit & 1 veggie; Drink 16oz water; exercise for 10 minutes

Guidelines:
Adding a veggie minimum and increasing exercise
87% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Weeks 3 to 4

Eat 1 fruit & 2 veggies; Drink 16oz water; exercise for 10 minutes

Guidelines:
Eat more veggies this week
81% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Weeks 4 to 5

Eat 1 fruit & 2 veggies; Drink 24oz water; exercise for 10 minutes

Guidelines:
Drink more water this week
66% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 08 Apr 13 by creo
"i am losing weight slowly but surely."


Weeks 5 to 6

Eat 1 fruit & 3 veggies; Drink 24oz water; exercise for 15 minutes

Guidelines:
Eat more veggies and exercise a little bit longer
75% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Weeks 6 to 7

Eat 2 fruits & 3 veggies; Drink 24oz water; exercise for 15 minutes

Guidelines:
Eat more fruit this week
83% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Weeks 7 to 8

Eat 2 fruits & 3 veggies; Drink 32oz water; exercise for 15 minutes

Guidelines:
Drink more water this week
66% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Week 8

The new minimum

Guidelines:
Your daily minimum from now on is 2 fruits, 3 veggies, 32oz of water and 15 minutes of exercise every day. The 'increase' challenge may be over but now the challenge is to hit those minimums every day from now on!
66% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Latest Challenge Posts

Tips, Tricks and New Recipes...
Hi everyone, hope you're enjoying the challenge and feeling healthier. We've all been doing this for a while now so I thought it would be nice if we shared recipes and ideas. It'll be nice ...
by jessie d on 01 Apr 13 04:14 PM
My First Challenge
I like this challenge because like ajeans said, you'd sound pretty silly saying it was too difficult, especially in the beginning. I like challenges that I can work into my very busy and hectic life. ...
by AmberCSilverman on 06 Mar 13 11:50 AM
Mini-Challenges
In case there's any confusion there's supposed to be a new mini-challenge each week. Since it's my first time setting up a challenge I filled them out from 1 to 2 instead of 1 to 1. It's ...
by jessie d on 05 Mar 13 01:44 AM

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This challenge ended on Tuesday 30 April 2013.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 29 Apr 13
duration: 8 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 22
privacy: Public
administrators: jessie d
created: 27 February 2013

All Mini-challenges:

1. Eat 1 piece of fruit; Drink 8oz water and exercise for 5 minutes ( weeks 1 to 2 )
2. Eat 1 fruit & 1 veggie; Drink 16oz water; exercise for 10 minutes ( weeks 2 to 3 )
3. Eat 1 fruit & 2 veggies; Drink 16oz water; exercise for 10 minutes ( weeks 3 to 4 )
4. Eat 1 fruit & 2 veggies; Drink 24oz water; exercise for 10 minutes ( weeks 4 to 5 )
5. Eat 1 fruit & 3 veggies; Drink 24oz water; exercise for 15 minutes ( weeks 5 to 6 )
6. Eat 2 fruits & 3 veggies; Drink 24oz water; exercise for 15 minutes ( weeks 6 to 7 )
7. Eat 2 fruits & 3 veggies; Drink 32oz water; exercise for 15 minutes ( weeks 7 to 8 )
8. The new minimum ( week 8 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 8:

All Participants 1.52 %  (Down 71.2 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 1.48 %  (Down 69.1 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 1.42 %  (Down 66.6 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 1.19 %  (Down 55.7 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 1.12 %  (Down 52.4 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 1.02 %  (Down 47.8 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.58 %  (Down 27.3 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.43 %  (Down 20.2 lb)

Latest Photos



this 5 pound gummie bear is equivalent to 5 lbs of fat
by ajeans
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