This Challenge ended 5 years ago

About this Challenge:

Lets lose that 10 pounds by Halloween!

Final Challenge Progress Results

Homeschoolmama Total Progress: 16.77 %  (Down 52.0 lb)
wanderer Total Progress: 7.73 %  (Down 17.0 lb)
xpo60rj Total Progress: 6.81 %  (Down 14.4 lb)
tattoocw Total Progress: 6.69 %  (Down 17.0 lb)
theatot Total Progress: 5.76 %  (Down 10.4 lb)
RJBurke Total Progress: 4.66 %  (Down 12.4 lb)
tt195 Total Progress: 4.48 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
1967mary Total Progress: 3.55 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
Theatreduck Total Progress: 3.47 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
m5rk Total Progress: 2.94 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
Chelerae15 Total Progress: 2.59 %  (Down 4.4 lb)
lgruber Total Progress: 2.55 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
morganlynn Total Progress: 2.38 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Blusox Total Progress: 2.22 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
rdellis Total Progress: 2.16 %  (Down 4.4 lb)
Perpetualnrg Total Progress: 1.74 %  (Down 3.1 lb)
Heather-a-mommy Total Progress: 1.59 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
watersjlw Total Progress: 1.53 %  (Down 2.8 lb)
laya Total Progress: 1.47 %  (Down 2.5 lb)
xxmarsxx Total Progress: 1.27 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
akaienkou Total Progress: 1.21 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
sandy hanold Total Progress: 1.16 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
134Melody Total Progress: 1.11 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
FoxyMomma Total Progress: 1.08 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
PINKDIAMOND Total Progress: 0.92 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
dtmd Total Progress: 0.74 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
gazelle Total Progress: 0.69 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
BlackBird Total Progress: 0.64 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
bperry254 Total Progress: 0.13 %  (Down 0.2 lb)
Linda Hamilton Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
westlico Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
bindi019 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
ntexi Total Progress: 0.15 %  (Up 0.2 lb)
Rona79 Total Progress: 0.64 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
ChubberBugger Total Progress: 1.02 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
DCkiwi Total Progress: 1.38 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
jwcummins Total Progress: 1.56 %  (Up 3.5 lb)
andrea81 Total Progress: 5.52 %  (Up 9.0 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 5

Exercise at least an hour for 5 days a week.

Guidelines:
highly recommend cardio or weightlifting.
40% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 25 Oct 09 by bindi019
"Ugh, my son and I both got sick this week, so no exercise for the last ..."
Failed: 12 Oct 09 by lgruber
"1/2 to 3/4 3 or 4 times a week, that is better"
Failed: 08 Oct 09 by watersjlw
"LAZY"
Failed: 08 Oct 09 by 1967mary
"I walk 30 minutes a day, every day, on a very hilly trail."


Weeks 1 to 5

Cut your normal caloric intake by 200-500 calories. Depending on what you weigh.

Guidelines:
Watch your calories and your fat intake on your food. Avoid eating out, and if you do try to research what you can order before getting there.
76% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 25 Oct 09 by bindi019
"This is usually the hardest part of the challenge for me, but I guess ..."
Successful: 14 Oct 09 by rdellis
"Averaged about 1600."
Successful: 12 Oct 09 by lgruber
"most days"


Weeks 1 to 5

drink lots and lots of water

Guidelines:
Drink 8 glasses of water... if not more per day.
82% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 25 Oct 09 by bindi019
"Failed...don't feel much like downing water when I'm sick. It just makes ..."
Successful: 12 Oct 09 by lgruber
"Crysral lite doing the trick"
Failed: 08 Oct 09 by watersjlw
"ONLY 2 GLASSES!"


Weeks 1 to 5

try to eat every three hours

Guidelines:
Body goes into starvation mode if you do not eat every three hours. Eat a small snack with very little fat or calories. If you are on the go grab 100 cal pack if you can, or a pack of fruit snacks.
56% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 25 Oct 09 by bindi019
"Again, not doing well here. Not hungry at all in the mornings and have ..."
Failed: 12 Oct 09 by lgruber
"I just can't do this one"
Failed: 08 Oct 09 by watersjlw
"WAS NOT HUNGRY"
Successful: 08 Oct 09 by 1967mary
"I eat 5-6 small meals a day."


Latest Challenge Posts

WERE YOU SUCCESSFUL??
"aggressively" is the key word for me, but it is true in all parts of life... keeping a goal in sight and staying on track is the key, and the only way to get to where you want. Congratulations ...
by RJBurke on 02 Nov 09 10:03 AM
HOW IS EVERYBODY DOING?!?!?!
Just a few days left in this challenge. I'm not sure I'm going to drop the 10# but I sure have given it my 100%. I'm happy with the results!!
by LauraJo98 on 26 Oct 09 01:38 PM
hello, just joined!
Thank you! It's good to know I'm not in this boat alone!
by 1967mary on 02 Oct 09 07:08 PM
I jumped the gun!
Go figure I made myself workout for an hour the day BEFORE the challenge started :P An hour is ROUGH to do straight, I'm thinking about mixing it 30 mins when I wake up and 30 mins before bed. :) ...
by wanderer on 02 Oct 09 12:04 AM
Starting Weights
Start Weight: 156 Goal Weight: 145 Go to the gym 5 days a week, no freaking excuses. If I am going to be in a sexy costume, I don't want my gut hanging out and my thighs quaking.
by BlackBird on 01 Oct 09 08:12 PM

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 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Friday 06 November 2009.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 05 Nov 09
duration: 5 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 72
privacy: Public
administrators: westlico
created: 28 September 2009

All Mini-challenges:

1. Exercise at least an hour for 5 days a week. ( weeks 1 to 5 )
2. Cut your normal caloric intake by 200-500 calories. Depending on what you weigh. ( weeks 1 to 5 )
3. drink lots and lots of water ( weeks 1 to 5 )
4. try to eat every three hours ( weeks 1 to 5 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 5:

All Participants 1.40 %  (Down 177.6 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.96 %  (Down 121.7 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.87 %  (Down 110.1 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.76 %  (Down 96.8 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.50 %  (Down 62.8 lb)

Latest Photos



Wonder Woman at 175lbs...this year's goal: 140lbs!
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Happy Halloween
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Seaside, FL half marathon:)
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