This Challenge ended 3 years ago

About this Challenge:

Get off the couch, lace up your shoes and take the first step towards a goal!

Final Challenge Progress Results

Munchkin317 Total Progress: 8.88 %  (Down 11.4 lb)
Nicole77 Total Progress: 6.89 %  (Down 17.4 lb)
ReLee Total Progress: 6.12 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
chocangel521 Total Progress: 5.93 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
kimnalife Total Progress: 4.84 %  (Down 13.0 lb)
rag55 Total Progress: 4.55 %  (Down 7.6 lb)
Veleda Total Progress: 3.65 %  (Down 8.3 lb)
pbutlerm Total Progress: 3.35 %  (Down 6.7 lb)
MinChina Total Progress: 2.22 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
desireewalters Total Progress: 2.15 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
mallenx4 Total Progress: 1.84 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
boomqueen79 Total Progress: 1.74 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
tess570 Total Progress: 1.63 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
loligoss Total Progress: 1.52 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
bsantos Total Progress: 1.41 %  (Down 2.8 lb)
Kerli_B Total Progress: 1.36 %  (Down 2.6 lb)
WE Carter Total Progress: 1.13 %  (Down 2.5 lb)
drienie_deonette Total Progress: 1.12 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
LHH Total Progress: 1.12 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
tunguska1013 Total Progress: 0.89 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
Ruwadzano Total Progress: 0.86 %  (Down 1.1 lb)
cryslee7911 Total Progress: 0.72 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
bikini for VIP Total Progress: 0.52 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
evolone2 Total Progress: 0.42 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
slunkova Total Progress: 0.21 %  (Down 0.2 lb)
bevmacd Total Progress: 0.14 %  (Down 0.2 lb)
HeatherPetlevich Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Coopszim Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
themookie Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
AlgaeGirl Total Progress: 0.06 %  (Up 0.1 lb)
SarahLynn70 Total Progress: 0.12 %  (Up 0.2 lb)
SteppnStrong Total Progress: 0.32 %  (Up 0.4 lb)
slimdown81 Total Progress: 0.47 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
jrandels Total Progress: 0.63 %  (Up 0.8 lb)
melaniecarpenter Total Progress: 0.97 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
brookereilly Total Progress: 1.16 %  (Up 2.4 lb)
Zinc Total Progress: 1.28 %  (Up 2.4 lb)
oceanroses Total Progress: 1.33 %  (Up 1.8 lb)
deedra98 Total Progress: 1.69 %  (Up 5.4 lb)
wardmab Total Progress: 2.37 %  (Up 4.0 lb)
realdiva22 Total Progress: 3.45 %  (Up 6.0 lb)
jofclay874 Total Progress: 4.56 %  (Up 8.5 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Week 1

Find Your Rhythm

Guidelines:
Download the First Day to 5K interval training program at http://www.djsteveboy.com/1day... or try mixing your own music and use the program at http://www.womenshealthmag.com...
81% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 28 Mar 11 by ReLee
"Got my playlist that's almost 3 hours long, so even tho I'm listening to ..."
Successful: 27 Mar 11 by cryslee7911
"Started later in the week but I got a gym membership and got running. Day ..."
Successful: 27 Mar 11 by bikini for VIP
"Very excited about this program."
Successful: 27 Mar 11 by mallenx4
"Downloaded my podcast from 5K 101 on iTunes. It's actually an 8 week ..."


Weeks 1 to 3

One Foot in Front of the Other....

Guidelines:
How do these runs make you feel? Are you going to stick with the program you've chosen or switch it up?
85% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 10 Apr 11 by bikini for VIP
"Took the week off. Migraines kicked my butt."
Successful: 07 Apr 11 by LHH
"Have been following program sporadically. The weather has warmed so will ..."
Successful: 01 Apr 11 by mallenx4
"The podcast music is starting to get a little old but I'll keep using it ..."
Successful: 30 Mar 11 by cryslee7911
"So far so good! Feels great to have week 1 under my belt!"


Weeks 2 to 9

Get into the Groove

Guidelines:
Are you running inside or outside? Morning or evening? Do you mix it up? What do you love? What do you hate? Chronicle your journey here...
70% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 01 Apr 11 by mallenx4
"I'm finding it easier to run in the afternoons while the Kid's are nap ..."


Weeks 4 to 6

Setting the Pace

Guidelines:
Still having fun? What's keeping you moving?
76% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 25 Apr 11 by cryslee7911
"I just started week 5 this week and feeling good. My motivation is my ..."


Weeks 7 to 9

You Can See the Finish Line!

Guidelines:
So close to being done! Don't stop now! How do you feel now, compared to when you started?
37% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Week 10

Graduation!!!

Guidelines:
A full 5K! Did this challenge tire you out? Energize you? Make you want to run more?
50% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Latest Challenge Posts

First day, first week
I did my first 'run' yesterday with Mia (aka Cubby Jones) week 1 version 1. Didn't like that the song didn't change for each interval- Nicole Blum's are better for that aspect.
by SteppnStrong on 24 Mar 11 04:21 PM
Anybody else running outside?
I don't own a treadmill. The weather where I live is too mild to justify either the expense, or the space it would take in the house. I also live on a penninsula surrounded by beaches & cliffs ...
by SteppnStrong on 24 Mar 11 04:18 PM
2nd3rd day to a 5K
Did 30 min. on the treadmill 60/90 walk/run. Will find a 5K in my area to run in about 6 weeks. LHH:badgrin:
by LHH on 23 Mar 11 07:27 PM
progress
Did my 5 min walk/2 min jog combo today. at the end I decided to just go for 5 mins and I did it YAY! I was going 5.6mph at a 1.0 incl so it wasn't bad and I wasn't out of breath. next week, ...
by ReLee on 23 Mar 11 04:18 PM
Baby steps
Weight training today. Back to running tomorrow. I'm up to walk 5 min/run 2 min. 2 more days of that and then it's walk 4 min/run 3 mins 4x. I feel great after I work out but I tend to push ...
by ReLee on 22 Mar 11 03:02 PM

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 30 May 11
duration: 10 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 76
teams: Better
Faster
Harder
Stronger
privacy: Public
administrators: AlgaeGirl
created: 07 March 2011

All Mini-challenges:

1. Find Your Rhythm ( week 1 )
2. One Foot in Front of the Other.... ( weeks 1 to 3 )
3. Get into the Groove ( weeks 2 to 9 )
4. Setting the Pace ( weeks 4 to 6 )
5. You Can See the Finish Line! ( weeks 7 to 9 )
6. Graduation!!! ( week 10 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 10:

All Teams 0.64 %  (Down 86.7 lb)
 Better 0.22 %  (Down 7.9 lb)
 Faster 0.44 %  (Down 15.0 lb)
 Harder 1.17 %  (Down 37.6 lb)
 Stronger 0.79 %  (Down 26.2 lb)
view week 10 details

Week 9:

All Teams 0.65 %  (Down 88.0 lb)
 Better 0.22 %  (Down 7.9 lb)
 Faster 0.47 %  (Down 16.0 lb)
 Harder 1.18 %  (Down 37.8 lb)
 Stronger 0.79 %  (Down 26.2 lb)
view week 9 details

Week 8:

All Teams 0.60 %  (Down 81.0 lb)
 Better 0.22 %  (Down 7.9 lb)
 Faster 0.47 %  (Down 16.0 lb)
 Harder 0.97 %  (Down 31.0 lb)
 Stronger 0.79 %  (Down 26.0 lb)
view week 8 details

Week 7:

All Teams 0.58 %  (Down 78.0 lb)
 Better 0.18 %  (Down 6.3 lb)
 Faster 0.56 %  (Down 19.0 lb)
 Harder 0.89 %  (Down 28.4 lb)
 Stronger 0.73 %  (Down 24.2 lb)
view week 7 details

Week 6:

All Teams 0.55 %  (Down 74.0 lb)
 Better 0.13 %  (Down 4.7 lb)
 Faster 0.56 %  (Down 19.0 lb)
 Harder 0.87 %  (Down 27.8 lb)
 Stronger 0.68 %  (Down 22.4 lb)
view week 6 details

Week 5:

All Teams 0.48 %  (Down 65.2 lb)
 Better 0.04 %  (Down 1.3 lb)
 Faster 0.37 %  (Down 12.5 lb)
 Harder 0.89 %  (Down 28.4 lb)
 Stronger 0.69 %  (Down 22.9 lb)
view week 5 details

Week 4:

All Teams 0.38 %  (Down 51.5 lb)
 Better 0.18 %  (Down 6.3 lb)
 Faster 0.26 %  (Down 8.7 lb)
 Harder 0.57 %  (Down 18.4 lb)
 Stronger 0.55 %  (Down 18.0 lb)
view week 4 details

Week 3:

All Teams 0.33 %  (Down 44.4 lb)
 Better 0.12 %  (Down 4.1 lb)
 Faster 0.26 %  (Down 8.7 lb)
 Harder 0.68 %  (Down 21.8 lb)
 Stronger 0.29 %  (Down 9.7 lb)
view week 3 details

Week 2:

All Teams 0.26 %  (Down 35.4 lb)
 Better 0.09 %  (Down 3.3 lb)
 Faster 0.22 %  (Down 7.5 lb)
 Harder 0.48 %  (Down 15.3 lb)
 Stronger 0.28 %  (Down 9.3 lb)
view week 2 details

Week 1:

All Teams 0.12 %  (Down 15.8 lb)
 Better 0.02 %  (Down 0.7 lb)
 Faster 0.01 %  (Up 0.5 lb)
 Harder 0.36 %  (Down 11.4 lb)
 Stronger 0.12 %  (Down 4.1 lb)
view week 1 details

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