This Challenge ended 3 years ago

About this Challenge:

A basic 6 week challenge to get started or restarted on your way to your weight loss and fitness goals.

Final Challenge Progress Results

teresabaggett Total Progress: 6.25 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
BookGirl Total Progress: 6.25 %  (Down 9.5 lb)
protractorboy Total Progress: 5.51 %  (Down 14.0 lb)
E-Man Total Progress: 5.49 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
onelasttime Total Progress: 5.37 %  (Down 12.6 lb)
Pouka Total Progress: 4.14 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
bbjrod Total Progress: 4.12 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
galashay Total Progress: 3.93 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
Kimmer A Total Progress: 3.75 %  (Down 8.2 lb)
GirlFriendly Total Progress: 3.70 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
DanielLarson Total Progress: 3.62 %  (Down 6.2 lb)
april77moyer Total Progress: 3.61 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
SRosario Total Progress: 3.57 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
summerhill Total Progress: 3.21 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
trulara Total Progress: 3.14 %  (Down 5.4 lb)
ladyofasu09 Total Progress: 3.11 %  (Down 5.6 lb)
Sheda Total Progress: 2.73 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
Sayea84 Total Progress: 2.67 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
LLKlosterman Total Progress: 2.63 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
mskazmii Total Progress: 2.22 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
resamg2010 Total Progress: 2.17 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
norwoa00 Total Progress: 2.02 %  (Down 3.5 lb)
Avenger07 Total Progress: 1.54 %  (Down 2.5 lb)
chinaeure Total Progress: 1.51 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Shoelessbjs Total Progress: 1.41 %  (Down 3.1 lb)
rice88 Total Progress: 1.28 %  (Down 1.8 lb)
TerriQ Total Progress: 1.27 %  (Down 2.6 lb)
CBLSmith Total Progress: 1.08 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Indyelle13 Total Progress: 0.86 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
smee351 Total Progress: 0.85 %  (Down 1.7 lb)
lovestocook2 Total Progress: 0.73 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Cora B Good Total Progress: 0.67 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Bluedancers99 Total Progress: 0.65 %  (Down 1.4 lb)
mrsmcarey1 Total Progress: 0.63 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
chanchan1 Total Progress: 0.55 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
BabyGirl64015 Total Progress: 0.52 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
teresarn Total Progress: 0.46 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Spektrum33 Total Progress: 0.45 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
DARKSTAR Total Progress: 0.40 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Lsmaughan Total Progress: 0.39 %  (Down 0.5 lb)
Mm624 Total Progress: 0.28 %  (Down 0.4 lb)
TanyaBo Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
leslief21 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
honeybee59 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
KiatosProperty Total Progress: 0.98 %  (Up 1.5 lb)
GesGordo Total Progress: 1.13 %  (Up 1.5 lb)
RoryPeyton Total Progress: 1.13 %  (Up 1.7 lb)
tanisha721 Total Progress: 1.47 %  (Up 2.2 lb)
biblioholic03 Total Progress: 1.49 %  (Up 1.8 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 6

Drink More Water

Guidelines:
Try to drink at least 64 ounces of water every day.
74% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 29 Sep 10 by honeybee59
"Could drink more"


Weeks 1 to 6

Record Everything You Eat

Guidelines:
Try to record everything you eat every day to help you keep your daily calories as close to your RDA as possible.
65% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 25 Oct 10 by Pouka
"Had some "off" days."
Successful: 18 Oct 10 by GirlFriendly
"I can't believe I've actually been able to do this but I have! It's fa ..."
Failed: 06 Oct 10 by KiatosProperty
"i forget to add supper all the time >.<"
Failed: 29 Sep 10 by honeybee59
"Had it in mind though"


Weeks 1 to 6

Exercise 3 - 4 Times Per Week

Guidelines:
Try to exercise 3 - 4 times per week for at least 30 minutes. Anything that burns some extra calories counts.
68% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 18 Oct 10 by GirlFriendly
"Still working on this. I did get exercise a couple of times this week but ..."
Successful: 29 Sep 10 by honeybee59
"Lots of heavy gardening and couple of light walks"
Successful: 23 Sep 10 by leslief21
"i run every single day and go to the gym 4 times a week "


Weeks 1 to 6

Get Proper Rest

Guidelines:
Getting the proper rest is an important part of your fitness goals. Try to get at least 7 - 8 hours of sleep each night.
66% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 18 Oct 10 by GirlFriendly
"Easiest thing about this challenge! :-)"
Successful: 29 Sep 10 by honeybee59
"Not always"
Successful: 23 Sep 10 by leslief21
"i sleep 7- 8 hrs a nite"


Weeks 1 to 6

Don't Be Hard On Yourself

Guidelines:
If you slip up, don't get upset, just forgive yourself and go from there.
78% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 25 Oct 10 by Pouka
"Beat myself up a little over the bad weekends."
Successful: 18 Oct 10 by GirlFriendly
"I figure if I'm recording everything I eat every day, I am on the diet ..."


Weeks 1 to 6

Set Your Own Weight Loss Number

Guidelines:
One...five...ten...you decide how many pounds you would like to lose on this challenge.
87% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 25 Oct 10 by Shoelessbjs
"Need to wait until week 6 to really know!"
Successful: 25 Oct 10 by Pouka
"Decided. Not sure I'm going to make it, though."
Successful: 29 Sep 10 by honeybee59
"Know that .5lb is realistic for me"
Successful: 23 Sep 10 by leslief21
"i would like to loose 15 pounds with in 6 weeks"


Latest Challenge Posts

So...What Are You Doing For Exercise???
I've done Zumba before and it was a lot of fun. It's always great when you love the exercise you're doing!
by biblioholic03 on 11 Oct 10 01:05 PM
Favorite filling snack?
Spektrum33 wrote: In case anyone is curious, the string cheese I was referring to in the last post is Cheese Heads 100% Natural Light String Cheese. It's only 2.5 grams of fat and 60 calories. It ...
by Shoelessbjs on 27 Sep 10 01:18 PM
Bye-bye Baby Weight
Thanks! You too. I found out this morning that my new favorite "mommy time" is running on the treadmill before the baby wakes up, it's a great way to start the day!
by CBLSmith on 23 Sep 10 06:01 AM
Hi Everyone! Question??? Just Curious - Which Mini Challenge Do You Think Will Be The Hardest For Yo
This week I'm focusing on changing my habit for going to bed and getting up in the morning. Since this is ingrained, it is going to be a hard one but so far so good. I'm pushing back my time ...
by grandy on 22 Sep 10 08:14 AM
i would
I would like to lose a minimum of 10 pounds, but would prefer 12 -15 pounds! Shoelessbjs glad you joined. I need a buddy to help me be accountable.
by TerriQ on 21 Sep 10 11:00 AM

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 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Tuesday 02 November 2010.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 01 Nov 10
duration: 6 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 90
teams: Blue
Red
Green
Yellow
privacy: Public
administrators: Lsmaughan
created: 17 September 2010

All Mini-challenges:

1. Drink More Water ( weeks 1 to 6 )
2. Record Everything You Eat ( weeks 1 to 6 )
3. Exercise 3 - 4 Times Per Week ( weeks 1 to 6 )
4. Get Proper Rest ( weeks 1 to 6 )
5. Don't Be Hard On Yourself ( weeks 1 to 6 )
6. Set Your Own Weight Loss Number ( weeks 1 to 6 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 6:

All Teams 1.05 %  (Down 174.6 lb)
 Blue 1.13 %  (Down 42.0 lb)
 Red 1.28 %  (Down 57.3 lb)
 Green 1.16 %  (Down 53.3 lb)
 Yellow 0.57 %  (Down 22.1 lb)
view week 6 details

Week 5:

All Teams 1.05 %  (Down 174.8 lb)
 Blue 1.09 %  (Down 40.5 lb)
 Red 1.24 %  (Down 55.8 lb)
 Green 1.13 %  (Down 51.9 lb)
 Yellow 0.69 %  (Down 26.6 lb)
view week 5 details

Week 4:

All Teams 1.02 %  (Down 170.3 lb)
 Blue 1.08 %  (Down 40.0 lb)
 Red 1.17 %  (Down 52.3 lb)
 Green 1.20 %  (Down 54.9 lb)
 Yellow 0.60 %  (Down 23.2 lb)
view week 4 details

Week 3:

All Teams 0.87 %  (Down 144.3 lb)
 Blue 0.97 %  (Down 36.0 lb)
 Red 0.99 %  (Down 44.3 lb)
 Green 0.89 %  (Down 40.8 lb)
 Yellow 0.60 %  (Down 23.3 lb)
view week 3 details

Week 2:

All Teams 0.64 %  (Down 106.6 lb)
 Blue 0.55 %  (Down 20.6 lb)
 Red 0.76 %  (Down 34.1 lb)
 Green 0.69 %  (Down 31.8 lb)
 Yellow 0.52 %  (Down 20.1 lb)
view week 2 details

Week 1:

All Teams 0.39 %  (Down 64.1 lb)
 Blue 0.10 %  (Down 3.6 lb)
 Red 0.50 %  (Down 22.6 lb)
 Green 0.71 %  (Down 32.6 lb)
 Yellow 0.14 %  (Down 5.3 lb)
view week 1 details

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