This Challenge ended 2 years ago

About this Challenge:

For those of you looking to drop some weight and look good in a swim suit... join the challenge!!!

Final Challenge Progress Results

cocoadiba Total Progress: 14.95 %  (Down 29.0 lb)
CraigC671 Total Progress: 14.87 %  (Down 42.8 lb)
ronin714 Total Progress: 14.23 %  (Down 36.0 lb)
A BetterHealthy Me Total Progress: 12.79 %  (Down 22.0 lb)
kasha1212 Total Progress: 11.38 %  (Down 24.4 lb)
fit4life4me Total Progress: 11.18 %  (Down 18.0 lb)
vinny camps Total Progress: 10.97 %  (Down 25.4 lb)
Tmarie9 Total Progress: 10.67 %  (Down 19.0 lb)
kimjinxie Total Progress: 10.55 %  (Down 23.0 lb)
kasey_johnston Total Progress: 10.18 %  (Down 22.4 lb)
maxine190889 Total Progress: 9.97 %  (Down 15.0 lb)
PamSpringer Total Progress: 8.26 %  (Down 20.0 lb)
Tinkerbell101 Total Progress: 8.03 %  (Down 11.4 lb)
mjane406 Total Progress: 7.56 %  (Down 15.0 lb)
karaveli Total Progress: 7.50 %  (Down 12.6 lb)
anarda Total Progress: 7.50 %  (Down 12.0 lb)
betsysummers Total Progress: 7.50 %  (Down 12.0 lb)
ejulien6 Total Progress: 7.49 %  (Down 13.8 lb)
littledi5470 Total Progress: 7.48 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
fallmom Total Progress: 7.32 %  (Down 15.0 lb)
shelleythechunkymonkey Total Progress: 7.27 %  (Down 15.8 lb)
Sajohn528 Total Progress: 7.13 %  (Down 12.2 lb)
Aisha76 Total Progress: 6.94 %  (Down 15.4 lb)
HerStrawberri Total Progress: 6.79 %  (Down 18.0 lb)
simone22 Total Progress: 6.60 %  (Down 14.0 lb)
Amy:-P Total Progress: 6.37 %  (Down 12.4 lb)
Pusscat123 Total Progress: 6.10 %  (Down 11.4 lb)
Dlwolf Total Progress: 6.10 %  (Down 10.8 lb)
Novi9109 Total Progress: 5.75 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
meggs143 Total Progress: 5.73 %  (Down 13.0 lb)
smwill21 Total Progress: 5.71 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
chooftman Total Progress: 5.55 %  (Down 9.3 lb)
Gallimh Total Progress: 5.45 %  (Down 9.4 lb)
Angeleyes4u40 Total Progress: 5.40 %  (Down 12.8 lb)
Patti Boucher Total Progress: 5.10 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
Emily Street Total Progress: 4.90 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
BoofersBabyGurl Total Progress: 4.90 %  (Down 8.5 lb)
Tdancy Total Progress: 4.76 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
Lazyretirementgirl Total Progress: 4.58 %  (Down 8.8 lb)
Soraya Arendse Total Progress: 4.49 %  (Down 7.1 lb)
i3iasi Total Progress: 4.33 %  (Down 8.6 lb)
rwch Total Progress: 4.30 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
dmjk1352 Total Progress: 4.08 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
randehh Total Progress: 4.00 %  (Down 5.2 lb)
clynch31083 Total Progress: 3.93 %  (Down 9.5 lb)
jmk317 Total Progress: 3.86 %  (Down 6.2 lb)
birdsilla Total Progress: 3.83 %  (Down 6.5 lb)
karenleggo2012 Total Progress: 3.83 %  (Down 6.3 lb)
Mariyah Total Progress: 3.77 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
elisehobbs Total Progress: 3.59 %  (Down 5.9 lb)
angelb611 Total Progress: 3.45 %  (Down 7.6 lb)
abcdlosethisfat Total Progress: 3.41 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
trifly Total Progress: 3.34 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
BigDevo Total Progress: 3.33 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
NightFury Total Progress: 3.32 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
charlietheegirl Total Progress: 3.31 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
weightloser7 Total Progress: 3.31 %  (Down 7.5 lb)
kaffers Total Progress: 3.29 %  (Down 5.2 lb)
annamakkar Total Progress: 3.27 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
celliott84 Total Progress: 3.26 %  (Down 6.4 lb)
gmastaci Total Progress: 3.26 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
sade004 Total Progress: 3.21 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
wichitaks Total Progress: 3.21 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
thescotte Total Progress: 3.06 %  (Down 6.6 lb)
sugarysweetie Total Progress: 3.01 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Sundance wendy Total Progress: 2.99 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
ronelle80 Total Progress: 2.93 %  (Down 4.5 lb)
SleepyHead101 Total Progress: 2.92 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
enjoch Total Progress: 2.89 %  (Down 5.8 lb)
DaveYandeau Total Progress: 2.80 %  (Down 6.5 lb)
tbone26 Total Progress: 2.79 %  (Down 7.4 lb)
supple fit Total Progress: 2.76 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
chaska nawi Total Progress: 2.74 %  (Down 5.4 lb)
LovetopraiseHim Total Progress: 2.66 %  (Down 4.5 lb)
lauraleighangel Total Progress: 2.65 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
kam6629 Total Progress: 2.59 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
DietingDiva Total Progress: 2.44 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Rlfoti Total Progress: 2.34 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
mc1013 Total Progress: 2.34 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
giroslady Total Progress: 2.26 %  (Down 3.9 lb)
nic916 Total Progress: 2.23 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
sparkles12 Total Progress: 2.14 %  (Down 6.1 lb)
Hildegad Total Progress: 2.08 %  (Down 3.9 lb)
BluHulk1914 Total Progress: 2.08 %  (Down 6.8 lb)
Brclarke Total Progress: 2.07 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Tia8526 Total Progress: 2.07 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
jillcaraway Total Progress: 2.06 %  (Down 3.4 lb)
KS2316 Total Progress: 2.04 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
iwark616 Total Progress: 2.02 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
andys Total Progress: 2.01 %  (Down 4.5 lb)
jenn77545 Total Progress: 2.00 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
alex31 Total Progress: 1.98 %  (Down 3.7 lb)
SteveHuysman Total Progress: 1.98 %  (Down 3.1 lb)
Elise Scheuerman Total Progress: 1.97 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Phnxstup Total Progress: 1.96 %  (Down 3.2 lb)
corviform Total Progress: 1.94 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Mellifluence Total Progress: 1.89 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
cbourada Total Progress: 1.82 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Shannonrae84 Total Progress: 1.82 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
ifey Total Progress: 1.81 %  (Down 3.5 lb)
mjulia Total Progress: 1.81 %  (Down 3.6 lb)
Jennypenny69 Total Progress: 1.75 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
insaneone25 Total Progress: 1.74 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
candyattitude Total Progress: 1.73 %  (Down 3.2 lb)
nausea Total Progress: 1.67 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Slimj77 Total Progress: 1.61 %  (Down 6.2 lb)
Elizabeth A Schaak Total Progress: 1.41 %  (Down 2.6 lb)
Some one Total Progress: 1.39 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
swim.74 Total Progress: 1.37 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
CatKrny Total Progress: 1.36 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
cnblanton Total Progress: 1.33 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
RevCO 30 Total Progress: 1.33 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
nyctru Total Progress: 1.33 %  (Down 2.6 lb)
noco99 Total Progress: 1.30 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Anat A Total Progress: 1.29 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
dml530 Total Progress: 1.27 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Ariel214 Total Progress: 1.26 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
rabavm Total Progress: 1.25 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
ginger mom Total Progress: 1.25 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
30togoto Total Progress: 1.23 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
MND Total Progress: 1.22 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
spaceship_booster Total Progress: 1.19 %  (Down 2.5 lb)
yes-i-can Total Progress: 1.16 %  (Down 3.2 lb)
callen1us Total Progress: 1.12 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
mylife09 Total Progress: 1.10 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
drbp36 Total Progress: 1.08 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
darkangel311 Total Progress: 1.06 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
Deannadevore Total Progress: 1.05 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
b2985g Total Progress: 1.02 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
halls01 Total Progress: 0.98 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
catseyes Total Progress: 0.93 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
angelthi Total Progress: 0.91 %  (Down 1.4 lb)
Fweety Total Progress: 0.89 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
MilkshakesAndOnionRings Total Progress: 0.83 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
valanderic Total Progress: 0.83 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
TIEDIEAMY Total Progress: 0.81 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Marylr Total Progress: 0.81 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
5kram Total Progress: 0.78 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
KatyandJettsMom Total Progress: 0.76 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
Mamikimba Total Progress: 0.76 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Paiit Total Progress: 0.74 %  (Down 1.4 lb)
nikkiryecolton Total Progress: 0.72 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
2006pt Total Progress: 0.70 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
Kireland Total Progress: 0.67 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Meanstrike Total Progress: 0.65 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
map820 Total Progress: 0.63 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Crazed981 Total Progress: 0.62 %  (Down 1.1 lb)
angwhit Total Progress: 0.61 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
BettieRetro Total Progress: 0.59 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
MrKyp Total Progress: 0.57 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
pkg4vikes Total Progress: 0.55 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
danaz99 Total Progress: 0.54 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Lovely5583 Total Progress: 0.42 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Perts Total Progress: 0.42 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Mystic Titan Total Progress: 0.38 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
lek1969 Total Progress: 0.33 %  (Down 0.4 lb)
tiffanys10 Total Progress: 0.31 %  (Down 0.7 lb)
mefk Total Progress: 0.27 %  (Down 0.5 lb)
lamill Total Progress: 0.21 %  (Down 0.5 lb)
Tschules Total Progress: 0.20 %  (Down 0.2 lb)
IdaMarie78 Total Progress: 0.10 %  (Down 0.2 lb)
Owsley Total Progress: 0.09 %  (Down 0.2 lb)
dara thomas Total Progress: 0.07 %  (Down 0.1 lb)
dlj05 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Hunter0330 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Gills37 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Uneeknitter Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Heynoella Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Sweetmonkey Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
lil momma3 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Patone Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
EmmaHart Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
sdjh13 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
1notfat Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
karamorgan23 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Dmd32890 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Phoenixx13 Total Progress: 0.07 %  (Up 0.2 lb)
abundiso Total Progress: 0.17 %  (Up 0.3 lb)
neal51 Total Progress: 0.20 %  (Up 0.4 lb)
joelae Total Progress: 0.23 %  (Up 0.4 lb)
sunie126 Total Progress: 0.25 %  (Up 0.4 lb)
Lynndsey Wilson Total Progress: 0.44 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
Kristi002 Total Progress: 0.47 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
F.A.T.girl Total Progress: 0.47 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
jkelechi Total Progress: 0.47 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
Znawaz Total Progress: 0.52 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
Callahan62 Total Progress: 0.54 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
WMagnusson Total Progress: 0.65 %  (Up 1.4 lb)
Michi121 Total Progress: 0.69 %  (Up 1.2 lb)
LO-Carb Karen Total Progress: 0.72 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
gmarsig Total Progress: 0.75 %  (Up 1.8 lb)
pattiekac Total Progress: 0.85 %  (Up 1.4 lb)
cozad24 Total Progress: 0.86 %  (Up 1.4 lb)
isholguin Total Progress: 0.93 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
Joan Curran Total Progress: 0.95 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
Scuretonbailey Total Progress: 1.07 %  (Up 2.2 lb)
rhaztas Total Progress: 1.08 %  (Up 1.6 lb)
Bellajean Total Progress: 1.23 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
Nrach11 Total Progress: 1.26 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
China1012 Total Progress: 1.27 %  (Up 1.8 lb)
beware5289 Total Progress: 1.99 %  (Up 3.2 lb)
Sara-Lee Total Progress: 2.39 %  (Up 4.0 lb)
tssuk Total Progress: 2.45 %  (Up 4.2 lb)
h2obaby Total Progress: 2.69 %  (Up 4.0 lb)
Becky47 Total Progress: 2.73 %  (Up 5.0 lb)
Figure26 Total Progress: 3.24 %  (Up 8.0 lb)
erickael Total Progress: 3.91 %  (Up 11.8 lb)
farhill49 Total Progress: 4.04 %  (Up 8.0 lb)
darkangelwingz Total Progress: 5.06 %  (Up 8.6 lb)
hadeel2727 Total Progress: 5.39 %  (Up 9.6 lb)
smaricle Total Progress: 6.09 %  (Up 14.0 lb)
DReno Total Progress: 8.12 %  (Up 13.8 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 12

Make exercise a regular part of your day.. you can do it!

Guidelines:
Do at LEAST 30 min of exercise 6 days a week! One rest day.
62% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 26 May 12 by kimjinxie
"No rest day"
Failed: 21 May 12 by NightFury
"Sick with the flu for 7 miserable days!!"
Failed: 21 May 12 by maxine190889
"exercised most days"
Failed: 19 May 12 by supple fit
"attempted on hols for nearly 2 wks"


Weeks 1 to 12

Record everything you eat

Guidelines:
Keep a record of all the food you consumed... that way you'll see what you're putting in, and you're less likely to cheat!
68% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 21 May 12 by maxine190889
"tracked most of my foods"
Failed: 19 May 12 by supple fit
"no access to computer"
Failed: 07 May 12 by A BetterHealthy Me
"Nope bad job"
Failed: 01 May 12 by sdjh13
"detoxing "


Weeks 1 to 12

More protein, less carbs!

Guidelines:
Make protein (lean meats, fish, beans, etc) a part of every meal. It will make you feel fuller, faster,
70% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 26 May 12 by kimjinxie
"I have really been focusing more on protein lately."
Failed: 21 May 12 by maxine190889
"carbs are Eeeevil"
Successful: 16 Mar 12 by callen1us
"Cut down on carbs significantly"
Successful: 12 Mar 12 by sugarysweetie
"I've been adding more fish and protein into my diet =)"


Weeks 1 to 12

Wayyyy less sugar!

Guidelines:
Read labels, if it has more than 4g of sugar, and it's refined sugar, avoid it.
75% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 21 May 12 by maxine190889
"sugar replacements only"
Failed: 16 Mar 12 by callen1us
"Cut down on sugar, but haven't been reading labels"
Failed: 12 Mar 12 by Heynoella
"Haven't read labels for sugar :/ "
Failed: 12 Mar 12 by drbp36
"Had dessert on date night!"


Weeks 1 to 12

Water and green tea! Not juice/pop!

Guidelines:
Try and drink a full glass of water at breakfast, mid morning, lunch, afternoon, dinner, and evening. Also, drink green tea regularly!
82% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 21 May 12 by maxine190889
"teeeeeeaaa"
Successful: 19 May 12 by supple fit
"found easy"
Successful: 14 May 12 by F.A.T.girl
"Water only"
Successful: 28 Mar 12 by birdsilla
"No green tea though."


Latest Challenge Posts

Please help, suggestions needed
Hello everyone. I have just renewed my commitment to the challenge and lately I have been eating three meals per day and a couple snacks. I've been very good about not snacking at night and also ...
by F.A.T.girl on 13 Apr 12 07:08 PM
Slow going
It's been a while since I checked in with the challenge. I've actually gained quite a bit of weight since the start. I was jolted back into reality and issued a wake up call when an older woman ...
by F.A.T.girl on 10 Apr 12 12:21 PM
Not Well
I needed to see this post. Been having a tough time of my own lately. Thanks!
by Uneeknitter on 14 Mar 12 09:08 AM
1st week
Even if you start with some walking... it's better than nothing! Just do what you can.. :) You might even find that some exercise will lift your spirits! Hang in there.
by cbourada on 12 Mar 12 08:40 PM
What kind of exercise are you doing/plan to do?
I've been walking (outside whenever the weather is nice like we've been lucky enough to enjoy lately!) or using the treatmill 3-4 days a week. Also doing pilates 3x minimum per week. I've ...
by Dlwolf on 12 Mar 12 06:13 AM

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 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Tuesday 29 May 2012.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 28 May 12
duration: 12 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 404
privacy: Public
administrators: cbourada
created: 01 March 2012

All Mini-challenges:

1. Make exercise a regular part of your day.. you can do it! ( weeks 1 to 12 )
2. Record everything you eat ( weeks 1 to 12 )
3. More protein, less carbs! ( weeks 1 to 12 )
4. Wayyyy less sugar! ( weeks 1 to 12 )
5. Water and green tea! Not juice/pop! ( weeks 1 to 12 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 12:

All Participants 1.21 %  (Down 929.9 lb)

Week 11:

All Participants 1.11 %  (Down 857.0 lb)

Week 10:

All Participants 1.06 %  (Down 813.9 lb)

Week 9:

All Participants 1.00 %  (Down 767.4 lb)

Week 8:

All Participants 0.93 %  (Down 716.5 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 0.86 %  (Down 662.3 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 0.80 %  (Down 617.9 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 0.70 %  (Down 543.4 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.64 %  (Down 491.9 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.51 %  (Down 394.6 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.44 %  (Down 338.7 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.28 %  (Down 218.3 lb)

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