This Challenge ended 2 years ago

About this Challenge:

Lose 0.5/lbs per day, lose 30 pounds in 2 months! Won't you join me?? We can do it!!

Final Challenge Progress Results

MsCynda Total Progress: 9.50 %  (Down 23.0 lb)
ShrinkingBear Total Progress: 7.58 %  (Down 12.5 lb)
jbcrites Total Progress: 7.14 %  (Down 15.0 lb)
kdiaz918 Total Progress: 6.56 %  (Down 8.2 lb)
Msmarg Total Progress: 6.33 %  (Down 15.0 lb)
kilgore154 Total Progress: 6.14 %  (Down 10.6 lb)
Vandygirl Total Progress: 5.68 %  (Down 9.6 lb)
casslove95 Total Progress: 5.52 %  (Down 9.2 lb)
kemmy85 Total Progress: 5.25 %  (Down 8.4 lb)
Beachken Total Progress: 5.24 %  (Down 10.2 lb)
Allsmiles427 Total Progress: 4.43 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
mar1269 Total Progress: 4.19 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
Blueyes3 Total Progress: 4.16 %  (Down 6.2 lb)
sbmedina Total Progress: 4.00 %  (Down 6.6 lb)
kate_xo Total Progress: 3.92 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
tllewis118 Total Progress: 3.86 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
robyny1 Total Progress: 3.66 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
09cwoppe Total Progress: 3.47 %  (Down 9.6 lb)
Super Stephy Total Progress: 3.27 %  (Down 6.4 lb)
HerStrawberri Total Progress: 3.21 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
Rmill9681 Total Progress: 3.06 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
P4ul4 Total Progress: 3.02 %  (Down 6.5 lb)
Groundwork Total Progress: 3.00 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
chewie6334 Total Progress: 2.96 %  (Down 8.8 lb)
NOSMAN Total Progress: 2.92 %  (Down 6.7 lb)
keelanmc Total Progress: 2.90 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
CharleyFree Total Progress: 2.89 %  (Down 5.2 lb)
superjen1007 Total Progress: 2.82 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
Tomasine Total Progress: 2.78 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
Mom2_2b1g Total Progress: 2.71 %  (Down 3.8 lb)
riyac Total Progress: 2.65 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Hlfowler Total Progress: 2.61 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
vanfr80 Total Progress: 2.48 %  (Down 3.4 lb)
Dimitri52 Total Progress: 2.22 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
alhansen32 Total Progress: 2.09 %  (Down 4.4 lb)
peachymomma Total Progress: 2.07 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
steveee Total Progress: 2.06 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Syntiah Total Progress: 1.89 %  (Down 4.8 lb)
Angyllina Total Progress: 1.79 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
nolanjj68 Total Progress: 1.72 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
RMJVeg Total Progress: 1.49 %  (Down 3.2 lb)
Christie2011 Total Progress: 1.39 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
skychant Total Progress: 1.38 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Charley_Tzamalis Total Progress: 1.25 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
roxxyhaze Total Progress: 1.22 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
dannicasas Total Progress: 1.07 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
JiPSi418 Total Progress: 0.98 %  (Down 1.4 lb)
Arlene judith Total Progress: 0.95 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
Revans Total Progress: 0.92 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Amanda Saiz Total Progress: 0.89 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Kitsapalex Total Progress: 0.88 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
lili07 Total Progress: 0.76 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
deabmoreira Total Progress: 0.76 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
do7aa23 Total Progress: 0.70 %  (Down 1.8 lb)
gayleb88 Total Progress: 0.56 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
shael Total Progress: 0.56 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
whodey052 Total Progress: 0.53 %  (Down 1.8 lb)
Wolfman2 Total Progress: 0.49 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
rmayen Total Progress: 0.49 %  (Down 0.7 lb)
Wiggum Total Progress: 0.43 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
salemskitty Total Progress: 0.16 %  (Down 0.4 lb)
tanderson Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
admitguru84 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Morning dawn1 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
april_flowers_423 Total Progress: 0.28 %  (Up 0.4 lb)
crystalprz Total Progress: 0.45 %  (Up 0.8 lb)
Podushko Total Progress: 0.46 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
Laura Rabago Total Progress: 0.73 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
Sachin Total Progress: 0.75 %  (Up 2.2 lb)
ntaylor2011 Total Progress: 0.75 %  (Up 1.6 lb)
Cinbad Total Progress: 0.78 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
jetgemini Total Progress: 1.04 %  (Up 1.6 lb)
mbj Total Progress: 1.32 %  (Up 2.4 lb)
freshroses Total Progress: 1.63 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
Pugcrazy Total Progress: 1.82 %  (Up 2.6 lb)
brittanyb2013 Total Progress: 1.85 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
Lexorez Total Progress: 2.27 %  (Up 4.2 lb)
MrsFayyad1 Total Progress: 2.77 %  (Up 5.5 lb)
weight1 Total Progress: 4.05 %  (Up 7.0 lb)
kateburnette Total Progress: 4.29 %  (Up 7.0 lb)
lose weight phat ass Total Progress: 4.56 %  (Up 8.5 lb)
Gillian Westmoreland Total Progress: 5.26 %  (Up 10.0 lb)
clthomas94 Total Progress: 6.47 %  (Up 24.0 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Week 1

Take a Before picture

Guidelines:
So you have something to motivate you to lose those pounds!
67% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 05 Dec 11 by Blueyes3
"Not very pretty... can't wait to see the after photo :)"
Failed: 03 Dec 11 by admitguru84
"I have a size 4 dress while I am currently a size 6."
Successful: 03 Dec 11 by Pugcrazy
"I have pictures from over Thanksgiving. These aren't my motivation th ..."
Failed: 30 Nov 11 by ntaylor2011
"I need to have my husband take a picture of me tonight!"


Weeks 1 to 8

Drink 6 glasses of water per day

Guidelines:
most bottles of water are 2 servings of 8oz... so you really just need to look at it as drinking 3 bottles of water per day.
75% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 17 Jan 12 by MsCynda
"2-3 liters faithfully"
Successful: 09 Dec 11 by NOSMAN
"drinking a minimum of 80oz of water per day."
Successful: 05 Dec 11 by Syntiah
"I had to keep a gallon of water in my car at all times. Lol. "
Failed: 04 Dec 11 by Charley_Tzamalis
"Am drinking more water than I have been in the past year. Finding it e ..."


Weeks 1 to 8

Exercise 45 or more minutes a day

Guidelines:
Do things that get your blood pumping! Dancing, Running, Bike Riding, Jump Rope, playing Wii, power-walking
57% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 19 Jan 12 by Pugcrazy
"I'm exercising, but missed my exercise on Wednesday. I just had too much ..."
Failed: 17 Jan 12 by MsCynda
"I wish I could"
Successful: 09 Dec 11 by NOSMAN
"Working out at least 1.5 5 days a week. Incorporating some cardio, a lot ..."
Successful: 05 Dec 11 by Blueyes3
"For the most part!"


Weeks 1 to 8

Don't forget about your gut, legs, arms, and butt!

Guidelines:
Along with the cardio exercise, work on improving your strength and muscles by doing various exercises. Crunches, sit-ups, lunges, arm curls, push-ups, etc...
63% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 19 Jan 12 by Pugcrazy
"I am doing crunches and squats. I need to work on arm curls"
Successful: 09 Dec 11 by NOSMAN
"Mostly core for this."
Successful: 05 Dec 11 by Blueyes3
"Weight lifting, crunches, and push-ups every other day!"
Successful: 05 Dec 11 by kdiaz918
"standing up abs, squats, lunges & kicking for the legs. weights and pu ..."


Week 4

Take a Mid-Challenge after picture

Guidelines:
4 weeks into the challenge, show us your progress!
50% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 26 Dec 11 by Allsmiles427
"i will before the end of the day!"


Week 8

Take an After Picture!

Guidelines:
8 weeks are up! Did you meet, or exceed your goal?
57% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 23 Jan 12 by weight1
"I wanted to have lost more weight than I have"
Successful: 23 Jan 12 by Allsmiles427
"I lost 15lbs (22lbs total) since beginning this journal. I didn't reach ..."


Latest Challenge Posts

Reading Joel Fuhrmann, M.D.'s Book
I just started to reading Dr. Fuhrmann's '3 Steps to Incredible Health'. Very interesting background and instructions on what to eat. You will learn to love salads. Good Luck
by Beachken on 13 Jan 12 10:06 PM
25+ pounds lost? Nope! I just hope to get back to statrting weight.
Well I just failed this challenge! I have not been dieting or journaling in the past few weeks AT ALL! I am back and ready to lose in 2012. I just hope to finish this challenge having gotten back to ...
by Pugcrazy on 03 Jan 12 09:15 AM
Wisdom tooth removal = weight loss
Had a wisdom tooth removed last week and have had a terrible sore throat...but it is keeping the pounds off!
by Rmill9681 on 16 Dec 11 06:57 AM
Daily Excercise
Thursday is normally my day of not working out. However, now it is my swim day. Twenty minutes in the pool is twenty minutes without temptation. It reinforces my resolve to drop some weight.
by Beachken on 15 Dec 11 10:56 PM
Daily Exercise
After work this evening,instead of sitting down to eat and watch TV, I changed and went to the track and jogged 7, quarter mile circuits,with walking interspersed between quarters.
by Beachken on 06 Dec 11 11:30 PM

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 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Tuesday 24 January 2012.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 23 Jan 12
duration: 8 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 179
privacy: Public
administrators: jgreene767
created: 22 November 2011

All Mini-challenges:

1. Take a Before picture ( week 1 )
2. Drink 6 glasses of water per day ( weeks 1 to 8 )
3. Exercise 45 or more minutes a day ( weeks 1 to 8 )
4. Don't forget about your gut, legs, arms, and butt! ( weeks 1 to 8 )
5. Take a Mid-Challenge after picture ( week 4 )
6. Take an After Picture! ( week 8 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 8:

All Participants 0.70 %  (Down 253.5 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 0.59 %  (Down 211.4 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 0.49 %  (Down 177.0 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 0.51 %  (Down 183.1 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.61 %  (Down 218.9 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.58 %  (Down 208.0 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.48 %  (Down 172.0 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.28 %  (Down 102.6 lb)

Latest Photos



End Of Week Four:198.5!!!
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Challenge 1st Week Photo
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Day One: Goodbye 200lbs!!! (Nov 28th, 2011)
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