This Challenge ended a year ago

About this Challenge:

Wish you had ab muscles? Don't despise hollywood for their "perfect" bodies. Do something! We can do it!

Final Challenge Progress Results

Baba1103 Total Progress: 7.14 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
stupid_me Total Progress: 6.62 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
Kamana Total Progress: 6.41 %  (Down 7.7 lb)
sometimes90 Total Progress: 6.11 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
Dpo617 Total Progress: 5.68 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
ar1984 Total Progress: 5.08 %  (Down 6.6 lb)
karabeth Total Progress: 4.76 %  (Down 5.8 lb)
whykay15 Total Progress: 4.71 %  (Down 8.6 lb)
yanilka Total Progress: 4.39 %  (Down 6.7 lb)
JesseJSmith007 Total Progress: 4.33 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
drfurby Total Progress: 4.27 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
Demoness Total Progress: 4.15 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
ethanyn Total Progress: 4.05 %  (Down 5.1 lb)
AvgGirl Total Progress: 3.93 %  (Down 6.2 lb)
aimeevsqz Total Progress: 3.85 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
lersonie Total Progress: 3.81 %  (Down 4.9 lb)
denimdol46 Total Progress: 3.66 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
sisterP Total Progress: 3.58 %  (Down 4.6 lb)
Megamouse Total Progress: 3.54 %  (Down 5.1 lb)
Red Gal Total Progress: 3.48 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
jlove57 Total Progress: 3.48 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
DandiMae Total Progress: 3.42 %  (Down 6.8 lb)
staelgrk Total Progress: 3.33 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Rose S Total Progress: 3.16 %  (Down 6.4 lb)
Nicole Janet Total Progress: 3.10 %  (Down 3.5 lb)
BIGFAITH2005 Total Progress: 2.41 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
Belreina Total Progress: 2.37 %  (Down 3.2 lb)
Ariaa5 Total Progress: 2.32 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Lakima Total Progress: 2.13 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Laurana_v Total Progress: 2.12 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Liselotte91 Total Progress: 2.04 %  (Down 5.3 lb)
Angel.Misty Total Progress: 1.45 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
Tina Starling Total Progress: 0.86 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
issadlg Total Progress: 0.84 %  (Down 1.4 lb)
kaveya Total Progress: 0.69 %  (Down 1.1 lb)
Mcamilligan Total Progress: 0.63 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
AlyssaTaylor98 Total Progress: 0.62 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
KendraA Total Progress: 0.62 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
ShayAM Total Progress: 0.57 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Mis84 Total Progress: 0.50 %  (Down 0.7 lb)
mrsmacg2012 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
CharSkates16 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Contrep2 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
kathrynrose Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
mayaca1214 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
fatfr3girl Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Kkkluna Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
hungry-mama Total Progress: 0.14 %  (Up 0.2 lb)
shdoremi Total Progress: 0.17 %  (Up 0.2 lb)
sarahxxx Total Progress: 0.83 %  (Up 1.2 lb)
Julitkapogo Total Progress: 0.87 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
Kydaer Total Progress: 1.20 %  (Up 1.5 lb)
BettyM3 Total Progress: 1.65 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
windippy Total Progress: 2.26 %  (Up 4.0 lb)
Lynnypooh2 Total Progress: 2.46 %  (Up 7.2 lb)
proud momma of 1 Total Progress: 2.82 %  (Up 6.0 lb)
kathleen.emma Total Progress: 3.47 %  (Up 5.5 lb)
Vladkoholik Total Progress: 4.98 %  (Up 9.9 lb)
teacupBunny Total Progress: 5.56 %  (Up 6.6 lb)
ejlima2 Total Progress: 5.88 %  (Up 8.4 lb)
cortez8600 Total Progress: 6.41 %  (Up 11.0 lb)
interpolation Total Progress: 6.80 %  (Up 10.0 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 3

Drink at least 10 cups of water every day!

Guidelines:
Drink more if you can! Don't pick up a coke or sweet tea. Resist the urge!
67% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 15 Jul 12 by Julitkapogo
"I increased my calorie intake and my workout performance improved greatly! ..."
Failed: 15 Jul 12 by whykay15
"Was too busy"
Successful: 12 Jul 12 by Red Gal
"My stomach looks a lot better."
Failed: 12 Jul 12 by hungry-mama
"I did drink only water, but just not that much. "


Weeks 1 to 9

Work those ab muscles, all day long!

Guidelines:
Try to do any kind of exercise that targets the abdominal muscles. Make a point to do something at several points during the day. (When you wake up, before you eat lunch, when you get home from work, before you eat dinner, while you're watching tv, before you go to bed) There are so many little exercises that really work your abs!
56% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 28 Jul 12 by sarahxxx
"Some of the time but not throughout the day"
Successful: 11 Jul 12 by DandiMae
"I set a timer and every time it goes off, I do some sort of ab related ..."
Successful: 02 Jul 12 by mrsmacg2012
"Definitely making an effort to think about working the abs when walking ..."


Weeks 3 to 5

Eat more fruits and vegetables than you normally would.

Guidelines:
Everything you read tells you that you should eat more fruits and veggies. It's good for your muscles, your weight, and even your brain! Plus, a lot of them actually taste good! Try a new fruit/vegetable every week.
88% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 31 Jul 12 by Julitkapogo
"For the first time in weeks, I had some cheez itz and some chocolate and ..."


Weeks 5 to 7

Posture does more for you than you think!

Guidelines:
Sit up straight when sitting, standing or walking. When riding in a car, train or bus try to sit up straight even when turning a corners!
80% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Weeks 7 to 9

Regularly contract your stomach muscles!

Guidelines:
This simple and easy exercise takelittle to no effort and you can usually do it without anyone (at work, school, crowd) noticing. Contract your stomach muscles and hold for 5-10 seconds, whatever is comfortable. Do this as many times as you can. And remember, a little bit of a burn is a good thing!
76% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 02 Sep 12 by lersonie
"i nearly have abs! pilates is the best thing ever :)"
Successful: 24 Aug 12 by Red Gal
"I do this exercise at my computer while working it really shows sucess."


Latest Challenge Posts

Who are you?
Hi, ShayAm! Today I went to the gym to measure my body fat. It dropped from 12.5% (two months later) to 7.9%. I think I will return to my usual calories intake, or I will get too thin. However, I will ...
by ejlima2 on 10 Jul 12 05:16 PM
@ ShayAM
I am Whykay.
by whykay15 on 01 Jul 12 03:28 PM
good start
I am very motivated and started the challenge this mornng. I drank 2 glasses of water and 2 cups of green tea. Went for an hours walk, up and down the trails and finally did some yard work. All this ...
by whykay15 on 01 Jul 12 08:51 AM
Fun Exercise Ideas?
@karabeth: time really does fly! I think it's one of the most fun ways you could exercise! Check out the group I created called "Just Dance Crew"!
by ShayAM on 27 Jun 12 02:40 PM

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This challenge ended on Monday 03 September 2012.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 02 Sep 12
duration: 9 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 134
teams: Team McSlim
Team McTrim
privacy: Public
administrators: ShayAM
created: 21 June 2012

All Mini-challenges:

1. Drink at least 10 cups of water every day! ( weeks 1 to 3 )
2. Work those ab muscles, all day long! ( weeks 1 to 9 )
3. Eat more fruits and vegetables than you normally would. ( weeks 3 to 5 )
4. Posture does more for you than you think! ( weeks 5 to 7 )
5. Regularly contract your stomach muscles! ( weeks 7 to 9 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 9:

All Teams 0.62 %  (Down 136.6 lb)
 Team McSlim 0.05 %  (Up 5.7 lb)
 Team McTrim 1.28 %  (Down 142.3 lb)
view week 9 details

Week 8:

All Teams 0.70 %  (Down 152.2 lb)
 Team McSlim 0.10 %  (Down 11.1 lb)
 Team McTrim 1.27 %  (Down 141.1 lb)
view week 8 details

Week 7:

All Teams 0.68 %  (Down 147.9 lb)
 Team McSlim 0.07 %  (Down 7.1 lb)
 Team McTrim 1.27 %  (Down 140.8 lb)
view week 7 details

Week 6:

All Teams 0.68 %  (Down 147.9 lb)
 Team McSlim 0.14 %  (Down 15.3 lb)
 Team McTrim 1.19 %  (Down 132.6 lb)
view week 6 details

Week 5:

All Teams 0.62 %  (Down 136.3 lb)
 Team McSlim 0.15 %  (Down 16.0 lb)
 Team McTrim 1.08 %  (Down 120.3 lb)
view week 5 details

Week 4:

All Teams 0.57 %  (Down 124.5 lb)
 Team McSlim 0.13 %  (Down 14.0 lb)
 Team McTrim 0.99 %  (Down 110.5 lb)
view week 4 details

Week 3:

All Teams 0.43 %  (Down 93.2 lb)
 Team McSlim 0.07 %  (Down 7.6 lb)
 Team McTrim 0.77 %  (Down 85.6 lb)
view week 3 details

Week 2:

All Teams 0.33 %  (Down 71.9 lb)
 Team McSlim 0.01 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
 Team McTrim 0.64 %  (Down 70.8 lb)
view week 2 details

Week 1:

All Teams 0.16 %  (Down 34.6 lb)
 Team McSlim 0.02 %  (Down 2.5 lb)
 Team McTrim 0.29 %  (Down 32.1 lb)
view week 1 details

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