This Challenge ended 6 months ago

About this Challenge:

At least one fast once a week (a complete fast, a water fast, a juice fast, or a calorie fast, etc.)

Final Challenge Progress Results

michelle102571 Total Progress: 4.56 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
GreenVictoria Total Progress: 4.36 %  (Down 9.6 lb)
gaprice Total Progress: 3.92 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
alicat0665 Total Progress: 3.59 %  (Down 4.6 lb)
Mjgh06 Total Progress: 3.54 %  (Down 5.8 lb)
lange Total Progress: 2.99 %  (Down 4.2 lb)
HannahKat Total Progress: 2.42 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
KathrynNew Total Progress: 1.93 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
IrvB Total Progress: 1.33 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Shannon_21 Total Progress: 1.13 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
mtyagi Total Progress: 1.03 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
hannamaee Total Progress: 0.85 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
debi334 Total Progress: 0.56 %  (Down 1.0 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Week 1

Measure Yourself!

Guidelines:
At the start of this challenge, measure your upper arm, rib cage, waist, stomach, hips, and upper thigh.
50% Successful

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Weeks 1 to 5

Fast Day This Week

Guidelines:
Fast at least once a week - any type of fast you choose. Time fast - you choose the hours during 24hrs that you do not eat Complete fast - No eating or drinking Water fast - only water allowed Juice fast - only juice allowed Calorie fast - usually limit to 500cals for women, 600cals for men Fat fast - eat all the fat items you want but at least above 75% of your daily intake.
95% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 22 Jan 14 by Shannon_21
"Fasting causing bongong is not helpful!!! At lesst I still remained below ..."


Weeks 1 to 5

Weigh-in Weekly

Guidelines:
After the fast day of your choice, weigh in your weight for the week.
88% Successful

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Weeks 1 to 5

Record everything you eat

Guidelines:
Keep a record of all the food you consumed.
47% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 27 Jan 14 by GreenVictoria
"I have a notebook just haven't transferred to journal here yet"


Week 2

Unprocess the Processed Foods

Guidelines:
Avoid Anything that has been subject to extensive processing and additives: - canning - pre-cooking - Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) - Artificial Colors (e.g. Blue No. 1, Red No. 40 , Yellow No. 5, etc.) - Hydrogenated and Partially Hydrogenated Oils (avoid anything with anything hydrogenated in the ingredients label and "trans fat" on the nutrition label) - High fructose corn syrup (yup, that means NO soda, coke, pop, etc.) - Preservatives - Butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA) and butylated hydrozyttoluene (BHT) - Sodium nitrate or Sodium Nitrite (found in lunch meat, bacon, smoked fish) - Potassium Bromate (found in breads and flour) 1. Check your labels! 2. Keep us posted on any foods with additives you found that we should all know about. 3. Share some recipes - especially quick cooking recipes if you have any you want to share.
40% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 24 Jan 14 by KathrynNew
"Have been eating lunch meat. But I needed a high protein item, and the ..."


Week 3

Stay Hydrated!

Guidelines:
Drink at least 8x8 water daily.
100% Successful

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Week 4

Share your Opinion!

Guidelines:
Tell us how you are doing, what you have liked about this challenge, what has been your greatest struggle, what type of fast have you done throughout the challenge.
66% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 06 Feb 14 by KathrynNew
"It has definitely helped to re-jump start my weight loss again. As it has ..."


Week 5

Measure Yourself!

Guidelines:
Before the end of this challenge, measure yourself - upper arm, rib cage, waist, stomach, hips, upper thigh.
50% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Latest Challenge Posts

What's Your Take?
For this challenge I have done fat fasts under 500 cals. I find those fairly easy to do. Still no where near the losses I expected. I bounced around a lot in January. Here's to hoping February ...
by Mjgh06 on 02 Feb 14 08:55 AM
Recipes To Share
Any recipes that are quick and easy or you think are a Must have - please post them here.
by Mjgh06 on 06 Jan 14 10:46 AM

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 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Saturday 15 February 2014.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 14 Feb 14
duration: 5 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 25
privacy: Public
administrators: Mjgh06
created: 06 January 2014

All Mini-challenges:

1. Measure Yourself! ( week 1 )
2. Fast Day This Week ( weeks 1 to 5 )
3. Weigh-in Weekly ( weeks 1 to 5 )
4. Record everything you eat ( weeks 1 to 5 )
5. Unprocess the Processed Foods ( week 2 )
6. Stay Hydrated! ( week 3 )
7. Share your Opinion! ( week 4 )
8. Measure Yourself! ( week 5 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 5:

All Participants 1.20 %  (Down 56.8 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 1.02 %  (Down 48.1 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.86 %  (Down 40.7 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.54 %  (Down 25.5 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.28 %  (Down 13.3 lb)

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