This Challenge ended a year ago

About this Challenge:

For the next three months let's lose weight and eat healthy.

Final Challenge Progress Results

doughboy81 Total Progress: 16.11 %  (Down 63.0 lb)
sophiem123 Total Progress: 13.24 %  (Down 25.2 lb)
Valeska440 Total Progress: 12.41 %  (Down 18.0 lb)
Tinaberanda Total Progress: 11.11 %  (Down 21.0 lb)
Sappho8 Total Progress: 11.00 %  (Down 21.2 lb)
paulacvdw Total Progress: 10.99 %  (Down 20.0 lb)
Megantaur Total Progress: 10.95 %  (Down 13.6 lb)
Diche Total Progress: 10.87 %  (Down 20.0 lb)
krissj52 Total Progress: 10.47 %  (Down 26.2 lb)
jwill77nc2 Total Progress: 9.96 %  (Down 24.4 lb)
ivroberts Total Progress: 9.63 %  (Down 17.9 lb)
wantachange Total Progress: 9.52 %  (Down 16.0 lb)
usmcmom82 Total Progress: 9.25 %  (Down 13.0 lb)
gators41@ufl.edu Total Progress: 9.02 %  (Down 23.4 lb)
LoriPA Total Progress: 8.39 %  (Down 26.0 lb)
brianboll Total Progress: 7.97 %  (Down 22.8 lb)
xshareex Total Progress: 7.56 %  (Down 20.0 lb)
Zaklina77 Total Progress: 7.46 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
Dezaster Total Progress: 6.82 %  (Down 15.0 lb)
dizzyju Total Progress: 6.75 %  (Down 15.5 lb)
Harrissonn Total Progress: 6.30 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
mama1949 Total Progress: 6.26 %  (Down 8.4 lb)
MichelleMcG89 Total Progress: 6.12 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
nicholas.clarke@rogers.com Total Progress: 6.09 %  (Down 13.8 lb)
sgknight11 Total Progress: 6.02 %  (Down 15.0 lb)
MrsWorkinprogress1 Total Progress: 6.02 %  (Down 16.4 lb)
medamine216 Total Progress: 5.82 %  (Down 11.8 lb)
Pamela51 Total Progress: 5.79 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
Mzbrooks Total Progress: 5.79 %  (Down 13.6 lb)
rowesa81 Total Progress: 5.72 %  (Down 8.5 lb)
Deb2963 Total Progress: 5.41 %  (Down 12.0 lb)
amaniat200lbs Total Progress: 5.28 %  (Down 15.0 lb)
CCerza Total Progress: 5.16 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
rileytpacheco Total Progress: 5.10 %  (Down 12.8 lb)
sonofsmoke Total Progress: 4.98 %  (Down 18.5 lb)
Shmafty Total Progress: 4.96 %  (Down 11.7 lb)
Aditya Bhamidipati Total Progress: 4.77 %  (Down 9.1 lb)
susiec88 Total Progress: 4.49 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
PaulaNewman Total Progress: 4.46 %  (Down 12.0 lb)
TonyFar Total Progress: 4.41 %  (Down 10.1 lb)
kate63 Total Progress: 4.39 %  (Down 7.6 lb)
Yanda_M Total Progress: 4.39 %  (Down 7.5 lb)
whitney0788 Total Progress: 4.29 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
LBHurley Total Progress: 4.27 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
sale73 Total Progress: 4.17 %  (Down 6.6 lb)
Venturingmom Total Progress: 4.10 %  (Down 6.6 lb)
sauen95 Total Progress: 4.00 %  (Down 6.6 lb)
dietworn14 Total Progress: 3.98 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
sliceolife Total Progress: 3.90 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
MargieV Total Progress: 3.82 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
zee xoxo Total Progress: 3.78 %  (Down 10.6 lb)
Needtobeslim Total Progress: 3.60 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
Good2MadDem Total Progress: 3.57 %  (Down 7.4 lb)
vcsadie Total Progress: 3.52 %  (Down 5.7 lb)
hondapcgirl Total Progress: 3.45 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
iampny Total Progress: 3.38 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
Gellece Total Progress: 3.24 %  (Down 5.5 lb)
WD4 Total Progress: 3.16 %  (Down 5.2 lb)
jaemerson Total Progress: 3.09 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
aruam Total Progress: 2.99 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
summergirlten Total Progress: 2.97 %  (Down 3.6 lb)
e.simoes1 Total Progress: 2.58 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Lyns1019 Total Progress: 2.52 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
plika Total Progress: 2.51 %  (Down 4.9 lb)
Gidget Marie Total Progress: 2.49 %  (Down 4.6 lb)
ElizabethMbuks Total Progress: 2.44 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Redhead219 Total Progress: 2.35 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
CarltonLw Total Progress: 2.30 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
Joanna Hurley Total Progress: 2.30 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
mbrooks94 Total Progress: 2.20 %  (Down 2.5 lb)
bullen30 Total Progress: 2.20 %  (Down 3.5 lb)
swilby Total Progress: 2.14 %  (Down 2.6 lb)
ashmonster Total Progress: 2.13 %  (Down 5.2 lb)
mpt00002 Total Progress: 2.08 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
andreammk Total Progress: 2.02 %  (Down 4.4 lb)
frenchie_loup Total Progress: 2.01 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
AlyssaKeul Total Progress: 2.00 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
krenae41 Total Progress: 1.87 %  (Down 3.6 lb)
Jud1459 Total Progress: 1.83 %  (Down 3.6 lb)
Alisdair2005 Total Progress: 1.79 %  (Down 3.1 lb)
cav_att Total Progress: 1.70 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Kaorustalker30 Total Progress: 1.67 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
H. L. Hackney Total Progress: 1.62 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Batman1974 Total Progress: 1.54 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
VBT Total Progress: 1.36 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
gtrot Total Progress: 1.36 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
SnapPea Total Progress: 1.34 %  (Down 3.2 lb)
looking_good Total Progress: 1.26 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
Julier1 Total Progress: 1.22 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
reneecf Total Progress: 1.22 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
Woodpecker1 Total Progress: 1.15 %  (Down 1.9 lb)
emilys0616 Total Progress: 1.14 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Nikhilgunner Total Progress: 1.09 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
jabotha Total Progress: 1.08 %  (Down 3.4 lb)
LucretiaBlue Total Progress: 0.98 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Nikki22 Total Progress: 0.97 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
tfgood Total Progress: 0.94 %  (Down 2.5 lb)
Koalamy Total Progress: 0.94 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
Dana7816 Total Progress: 0.77 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
FabDivva Total Progress: 0.63 %  (Down 1.8 lb)
zkost Total Progress: 0.59 %  (Down 1.4 lb)
vogt4jen Total Progress: 0.52 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
maiwennb Total Progress: 0.51 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
mhoeff1 Total Progress: 0.48 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Mila Charron Total Progress: 0.46 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
tsouthma Total Progress: 0.30 %  (Down 0.5 lb)
rosefaizah Total Progress: 0.27 %  (Down 0.7 lb)
Margretbs Total Progress: 0.24 %  (Down 0.4 lb)
djohns36 Total Progress: 0.24 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
mmpearce Total Progress: 0.22 %  (Down 0.4 lb)
Cinnie52 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
got2believe Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
30togoto Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Tuchulcha Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
xamaiLeaina Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Katie71 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
obryan20 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
stelar Total Progress: 0.25 %  (Up 0.4 lb)
kkarolina352 Total Progress: 0.34 %  (Up 0.4 lb)
WalterJ Total Progress: 0.45 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
cszman Total Progress: 0.56 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
megcarson1978 Total Progress: 0.65 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
ktor313 Total Progress: 0.70 %  (Up 0.9 lb)
LLC Total Progress: 0.90 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
meeel Total Progress: 0.92 %  (Up 1.1 lb)
Eillie Total Progress: 0.99 %  (Up 1.4 lb)
WEINAND74 Total Progress: 1.09 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
Fay Byrd Total Progress: 1.28 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
lknits Total Progress: 1.28 %  (Up 1.7 lb)
vaciaravino Total Progress: 1.31 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
NI4776 Total Progress: 1.36 %  (Up 2.2 lb)
picolette Total Progress: 1.43 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
jhz315 Total Progress: 1.83 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
5290jo Total Progress: 2.38 %  (Up 3.5 lb)
Cverdooren1 Total Progress: 2.63 %  (Up 4.0 lb)
kelzbelz Total Progress: 2.80 %  (Up 6.0 lb)
BAukamp Total Progress: 3.70 %  (Up 5.3 lb)
fuu Total Progress: 3.95 %  (Up 4.0 lb)
AbiNASCAR Total Progress: 4.76 %  (Up 5.0 lb)
Heidifransch Total Progress: 7.59 %  (Up 13.2 lb)
emma9601 Total Progress: 8.49 %  (Up 15.5 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 3

Do not eat chips, pretzels, candy, chocolate etc.

Guidelines:
Do not eat any of these empty carb foods. Replace them with almonds, fruits, vegetables, crackers etc.
50% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 10 Feb 13 by Nikki22
"chocolate in the fiber bars that I have been eating. "
Successful: 04 Feb 13 by mmpearce
"except friday and saturday dessert as planned...and some bad cheating"
Failed: 31 Jan 13 by susiec88
"I have had my sister and niece live with me. Temptation was too high!"
Failed: 25 Jan 13 by AbiNASCAR
"I had my wisdom teeth pulled out, and one of the things my dentist said ..."


Weeks 1 to 6

Do some sort of cardio for at least 3 hours a week

Guidelines:
Elliptical Trainer, Treadmill, Jog, Walk, Run. Make sure it gets your heart pumping and that each session lasts for no less than 30 minutes.
61% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 03 Mar 13 by kate63
"I did elliptical and 30 minute free weight workout alternately"
Failed: 20 Feb 13 by Alisdair2005
"Ankle injury"
Failed: 10 Feb 13 by Tuchulcha
"had ear infection with balance loss no good time to do gym"
Failed: 03 Feb 13 by gtrot
"Was not able to this week"


Weeks 1 to 8

Do not drink any soda or juice

Guidelines:
Replace these drinks with good old water.
61% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 02 Mar 13 by susiec88
"I'm having cordial due to not enjoying the taste of water"
Failed: 24 Feb 13 by nicholas.clarke@rogers.com
"Free Starbucks drinks at work. I got weak."
Successful: 04 Feb 13 by mmpearce
"had one oj"
Successful: 03 Feb 13 by gtrot
"Yes , but I did drink one at the end of the week."


Weeks 1 to 12

Eat breakfast everyday!!!

Guidelines:
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Try to have a moderate to high protein breakfast and some fruits for the carbs.
87% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 05 Mar 13 by meeel
"Not a lot but I eat something everyday "
Failed: 02 Mar 13 by susiec88
"Had it most days though"
Successful: 03 Feb 13 by gtrot
"My appetite changed"
Failed: 25 Jan 13 by AbiNASCAR
"Woke up late for the first day of the challenge and didn't get a chance ..."


Weeks 1 to 12

Drink 8 glasses of water everyday

Guidelines:
Try to have a glass before every meal and snack.
60% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 05 Mar 13 by meeel
"I drink water + herbal tea"
Failed: 03 Mar 13 by kate63
"I averaged about 5 glasses a day."
Successful: 03 Feb 13 by gtrot
"Yes"
Failed: 02 Feb 13 by sonofsmoke
"Cannot drink that much fluid I have kidney failure"


Weeks 1 to 12

Have 2 snacks a day

Guidelines:
Do not let the total exceed 300 calories. If you weight train then make sure one of those snacks is post workout and it consists of mostly protein and some carbs.
69% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 15 Mar 13 by ElizabethMbuks
"snacks exceeded 300 calories"
Successful: 02 Mar 13 by susiec88
"having dried fruit for snacks "
Failed: 24 Feb 13 by nicholas.clarke@rogers.com
"Some days ended up being only 1 snack and others ended up being more. ..."
Failed: 03 Feb 13 by gtrot
"I rarely snack"


Weeks 1 to 12

No fast food, take out, delivery, restaurants

Guidelines:
Although it may be quick and easy, avoid all these places and try to cook at home.
52% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 10 Feb 13 by Tuchulcha
"tempted but... im a good girl"
Successful: 04 Feb 13 by mmpearce
"I think i will get takeout at some point this week and that's ok as long ..."
Successful: 03 Feb 13 by gtrot
"Quit eating it"
Failed: 25 Jan 13 by AbiNASCAR
"Another part of my diet is mashed potatoes...from KFC"


Weeks 5 to 8

Do not eat chips, pretzels, candy, chocolate etc. (Part 2)

Guidelines:
Now that Valentine's Day has passed, revert back to healthier choices such as plain yogurt with your choice of added fresh fruits, berries, whole grain cereals, etc.
40% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 17 Mar 13 by H. L. Hackney
"2 chocolate dhip cookies on Friday PM."
Failed: 09 Mar 13 by paulacvdw
"just a couple little squares of chocolate, and three homemade ginger snaps ..."
Failed: 02 Mar 13 by susiec88
"Had some chocolate the other day. Bad of me I know"
Failed: 24 Feb 13 by nicholas.clarke@rogers.com
"Some snacks ended up being completely unhealthy. (cake, Frappuccino , ..."


Weeks 7 to 12

Do some sort of cardio for at least 5 hours a week

Guidelines:
Ride a bike, jump rope, swim. Make sure each session lasts for at least 30 minutes.
51% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 26 Mar 13 by iampny
"4.5 hours only"


Latest Challenge Posts

Thank You!!!
Thank you to everyone that joined and endured through these 12 weeks of eating healthy. I hope that you reached your goals and those of you who haven't, I hope you use this as a platform in continuing ...
by Good2MadDem on 15 Apr 13 07:08 AM
Half Way There!!!
Come on everybody were half way through the challenge don't give up. Keep pushing!!!!
by Good2MadDem on 28 Feb 13 12:29 PM
better late than never !
I have totally blown off this chanllenge the first 3 weeks. but now I am on track ! :? :d
by BAukamp on 08 Feb 13 07:56 AM
Motivation
Lovely, hope you're staying motivated! You got this!
by Koalamy on 28 Jan 13 09:17 PM
TIME TO CHANGE !
I am totally like that! My mirror lies all the time, bc once I see a pic, I cringe! So now I keep my weight goal chart on my bathroom mirror to remind me of where I was, where I'm at and where I ...
by Koalamy on 28 Jan 13 09:16 PM

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 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Tuesday 16 April 2013.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 15 Apr 13
duration: 12 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 332
privacy: Public
administrators: Good2MadDem
created: 05 January 2013

All Mini-challenges:

1. Do not eat chips, pretzels, candy, chocolate etc. ( weeks 1 to 3 )
2. Do some sort of cardio for at least 3 hours a week ( weeks 1 to 6 )
3. Do not drink any soda or juice ( weeks 1 to 8 )
4. Eat breakfast everyday!!! ( weeks 1 to 12 )
5. Drink 8 glasses of water everyday ( weeks 1 to 12 )
6. Have 2 snacks a day ( weeks 1 to 12 )
7. No fast food, take out, delivery, restaurants ( weeks 1 to 12 )
8. Do not eat chips, pretzels, candy, chocolate etc. (Part 2) ( weeks 5 to 8 )
9. Do some sort of cardio for at least 5 hours a week ( weeks 7 to 12 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 12:

All Participants 1.35 %  (Down 861.0 lb)

Week 11:

All Participants 1.25 %  (Down 798.0 lb)

Week 10:

All Participants 1.22 %  (Down 780.1 lb)

Week 9:

All Participants 1.18 %  (Down 752.8 lb)

Week 8:

All Participants 0.97 %  (Down 620.6 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 0.86 %  (Down 549.9 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 0.80 %  (Down 509.7 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 0.74 %  (Down 475.1 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.67 %  (Down 427.2 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.59 %  (Down 378.9 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.38 %  (Down 240.4 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.20 %  (Down 130.1 lb)

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Hopefully I won't be this big by April. My last fat pic!!
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hopefully my last fat pic !
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before weight
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