This Challenge ended 4 years ago

About this Challenge:

Research shows that sustaining an exercise regimen for a period of 5 weeks forms a habit.

Final Challenge Progress Results

smartoak Total Progress: 10.54 %  (Down 19.4 lb)
Shantamar Total Progress: 8.99 %  (Down 18.0 lb)
sunshineLGKJ Total Progress: 6.36 %  (Down 18.0 lb)
herennow Total Progress: 5.89 %  (Down 15.5 lb)
skinnymomma Total Progress: 5.36 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
ThinMe Total Progress: 5.32 %  (Down 7.4 lb)
Missy2573 Total Progress: 4.89 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
feedingonrose Total Progress: 4.62 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
southbayshea Total Progress: 4.41 %  (Down 7.2 lb)
SpecificGravity Total Progress: 4.35 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
cdo1 Total Progress: 4.33 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
Amy71076 Total Progress: 4.17 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
yulinda Total Progress: 3.97 %  (Down 6.6 lb)
tammy s Total Progress: 3.82 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
Danielle Norini Total Progress: 3.72 %  (Down 6.1 lb)
Clareeota Total Progress: 3.64 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
rmc523 Total Progress: 3.51 %  (Down 6.9 lb)
Gus Gloop Total Progress: 3.43 %  (Down 5.5 lb)
ConstanceAnn Total Progress: 3.35 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
anitabatt Total Progress: 3.11 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
LA0732 Total Progress: 2.97 %  (Down 6.3 lb)
ChshireKat Total Progress: 2.79 %  (Down 6.2 lb)
Garden of Deden Total Progress: 2.78 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
deetermined Total Progress: 2.70 %  (Down 4.5 lb)
rockster Total Progress: 2.57 %  (Down 3.8 lb)
melcron Total Progress: 2.55 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Aaron Ortiz Total Progress: 2.52 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
TheGreatGoddessJackie Total Progress: 2.39 %  (Down 3.4 lb)
janetcj Total Progress: 2.38 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
charlene1608 Total Progress: 2.12 %  (Down 4.8 lb)
Micky76 Total Progress: 1.90 %  (Down 2.5 lb)
Mamamo Total Progress: 1.83 %  (Down 3.6 lb)
Summer1909 Total Progress: 1.75 %  (Down 3.5 lb)
nrepin Total Progress: 1.68 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
berger48 Total Progress: 1.66 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
terpesque Total Progress: 1.66 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Mr O Total Progress: 1.57 %  (Down 3.6 lb)
barbieh Total Progress: 1.48 %  (Down 3.5 lb)
YellowBird Total Progress: 1.43 %  (Down 3.2 lb)
dener Total Progress: 1.40 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
Aunt Teese Total Progress: 1.39 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
clsmay19 Total Progress: 1.35 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
hudsongal Total Progress: 1.31 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
mariposa96 Total Progress: 1.23 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
elekra Total Progress: 1.21 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Nastrond Total Progress: 1.01 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Patsy Bailey Total Progress: 0.97 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
TKAK94 Total Progress: 0.94 %  (Down 1.8 lb)
katebrown Total Progress: 0.93 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
tommers Total Progress: 0.92 %  (Down 1.8 lb)
The Savings Geek Total Progress: 0.71 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
mylady Total Progress: 0.68 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
Stormyquin Total Progress: 0.66 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
heronviewhome Total Progress: 0.49 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
GoGlo Total Progress: 0.20 %  (Down 0.4 lb)
123kristaz Total Progress: 0.18 %  (Down 0.3 lb)
justforme Total Progress: 0.17 %  (Down 0.4 lb)
LindsayCat Total Progress: 0.06 %  (Down 0.1 lb)
greatescape37 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Nannaluvsu Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
wifarmgirl Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Angelmarte Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
lnelmay Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
journey265 Total Progress: 0.15 %  (Up 0.4 lb)
auntshell Total Progress: 0.53 %  (Up 1.5 lb)
tracymichelle Total Progress: 0.58 %  (Up 0.8 lb)
slimdownWJ Total Progress: 1.11 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
joanna514 Total Progress: 1.76 %  (Up 3.3 lb)
Cookiemh Total Progress: 1.89 %  (Up 5.0 lb)
bbstacy Total Progress: 2.09 %  (Up 3.6 lb)
livia2009 Total Progress: 2.18 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
karim Total Progress: 3.81 %  (Up 8.8 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Week 1

Week 1: Establish a plan and get moving

Guidelines:
Set your goal for the number of times per week and minutes you are aiming for each session. You may also want to include as part of your plan what those sessions will include (i.e., cardio, strenth targeting which parts of your body on which days, etc.). Stick to your plan!
84% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 01 Mar 10 by Gus Gloop
"155 minutes of total exercise--trying to beat that next week"
Successful: 01 Mar 10 by elekra
"I did exercise at least 3 days a week for 30 minutes. I was hoping to ..."
Successful: 01 Mar 10 by lnelmay
"First week goal: two-a-days. Gym or walk Penny in morning, Pilates or ..."
Successful: 01 Mar 10 by smartoak
"3+ gym classes a week: 2x circuits plus body bitz, spinning or a third ..."


Weeks 2 to 5

Weeks 2-5: Continue following your set plan

Guidelines:
Continue following the plan you have set.
72% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 29 Mar 10 by Cookiemh
"Did very well today, but then again I have a personal trainer... :)"
Successful: 29 Mar 10 by lnelmay
"Generally had days with 2 types of excercise or at least pushed for one ..."
Successful: 29 Mar 10 by smartoak
"I'm up to 4 exercise classes a week, and still alive! :) Strangely I ..."
Failed: 26 Mar 10 by ChshireKat
"lOST MY RYTHM, SO i HAVE TO START AGAIN"


Week 6

Week 6: Congratulations! You made it!!

Guidelines:
Continue with the routine this week, and also post on how you feel. Is it a habit? Do you feel like it is sustainable? Can you increase what you are doing? How do you feel if you miss a session? What strategies do you have for making sure one missed session doesn't result in dropping your program?
50% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 05 Apr 10 by ChshireKat
"it's working toward being a habit, it's alittle difficult still to find ..."
Successful: 04 Apr 10 by herennow
"I did it - thanks for the help!"
Failed: 03 Apr 10 by smartoak
"Have been sick - so down to 2 classes..."
Successful: 01 Apr 10 by slimdownWJ
"I'm exercising at the gym at least 3 times per week. I've event started ..."


Latest Challenge Posts

HABIT
It actually HAS become a habit :) anyone else??!!
by yulinda on 24 Mar 10 09:39 PM
My goal - week 1
My goal is to achieve no less than 15 minutes per day for the first week on my elliptical machine - in addition to keeping myelf moving as much as possible when I'm not at work - stuck to my desk! ...
by Nannaluvsu on 24 Feb 10 04:26 PM
Jusgt Start
My goal is to move EVERY DAY. 15 minutes or more. Just MOVE.
by Kooshdaa on 24 Feb 10 01:38 PM
Set your positive intent
I just preset my exercise routine into fatsecret. I really enjoy filling out the food journal/calorie counting part, but always forget to log in my exercise. I set it up automatically now, since I'm ...
by heronviewhome on 23 Feb 10 08:32 PM
Backup Plans!
Have a plan for falling off the plan due to surprise obstacles! For example, I exercise first thing in the a.m. On days I'm planning to workout if I miss it (set alarm wrong, kid issues, etc.), the ...
by heronviewhome on 23 Feb 10 08:25 PM

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 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Tuesday 06 April 2010.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 05 Apr 10
duration: 6 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 129
privacy: Public
administrators: heronviewhome
created: 13 February 2010

All Mini-challenges:

1. Week 1: Establish a plan and get moving ( week 1 )
2. Weeks 2-5: Continue following your set plan ( weeks 2 to 5 )
3. Week 6: Congratulations! You made it!! ( week 6 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 6:

All Participants 1.03 %  (Down 262.1 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 0.92 %  (Down 233.8 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.80 %  (Down 202.3 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.67 %  (Down 169.1 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.48 %  (Down 122.1 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.21 %  (Down 54.0 lb)

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