This Challenge ended 5 years ago

About this Challenge:

Eating okay, but not moving that body? Start off slow and work up to 45 mins/day, 5 days a week over the next 5 weeks!

Final Challenge Progress Results

losetogain73 Total Progress: 8.18 %  (Down 19.5 lb)
ConstanceAnn Total Progress: 7.14 %  (Down 12.0 lb)
D2na Total Progress: 7.06 %  (Down 13.2 lb)
misz_mimie Total Progress: 5.00 %  (Down 8.8 lb)
Chantazzle Total Progress: 5.00 %  (Down 6.6 lb)
Angelsweetness Total Progress: 4.60 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
gamma Total Progress: 4.00 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
bonniep Total Progress: 3.53 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
looking2lose00 Total Progress: 3.24 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
autumnrain_x Total Progress: 3.23 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
jchamp17 Total Progress: 3.00 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
BLC77 Total Progress: 2.86 %  (Down 5.6 lb)
myboyswrestle Total Progress: 2.82 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
Fluffyblacksheep Total Progress: 2.65 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
Kate Norris Total Progress: 2.45 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
lwh65 Total Progress: 2.07 %  (Down 4.4 lb)
erinluvstiggers Total Progress: 2.02 %  (Down 4.1 lb)
Unmasqued Total Progress: 1.98 %  (Down 3.6 lb)
size0matters Total Progress: 1.82 %  (Down 1.8 lb)
WECANDOTHIS Total Progress: 1.76 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
c_luhoo Total Progress: 1.70 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
starbrite22 Total Progress: 1.65 %  (Down 3.2 lb)
bretg Total Progress: 1.51 %  (Down 2.9 lb)
ashclark Total Progress: 1.42 %  (Down 2.5 lb)
GUTIERREZ97 Total Progress: 1.38 %  (Down 3.8 lb)
Suzi161 Total Progress: 1.32 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
craftyjen Total Progress: 1.31 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
twebb1982 Total Progress: 1.26 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Cobra Fan Total Progress: 1.12 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
shirl777 Total Progress: 1.11 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
Starladesiree Total Progress: 1.10 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
gettybAttle63 Total Progress: 1.00 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
dkhockemeyer Total Progress: 0.90 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
_ericka Total Progress: 0.87 %  (Down 1.3 lb)
Zagareen Total Progress: 0.80 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
grankin Total Progress: 0.77 %  (Down 1.8 lb)
bohammed Total Progress: 0.71 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
free_bird Total Progress: 0.71 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
rita730 Total Progress: 0.68 %  (Down 0.9 lb)
nelcorp Total Progress: 0.62 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
psaberton Total Progress: 0.59 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
JLM83 Total Progress: 0.58 %  (Down 0.8 lb)
noahsmom323 Total Progress: 0.56 %  (Down 1.3 lb)
eggplantemiliy Total Progress: 0.56 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
propertysavvy Total Progress: 0.49 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
twoslow Total Progress: 0.42 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
ranchwoman Total Progress: 0.36 %  (Down 0.8 lb)
SwtDivaHou Total Progress: 0.22 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
D Schalasky Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Charlie21 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
sale73 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Hbear Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
loosinisfun Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
MommieAnya0220 Total Progress: 0.04 %  (Up 0.1 lb)
girlygirlatheart Total Progress: 1.12 %  (Up 1.8 lb)
swolfe Total Progress: 1.58 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
debic Total Progress: 1.80 %  (Up 3.6 lb)
april35 Total Progress: 2.17 %  (Up 5.0 lb)
ShakBlak Total Progress: 2.90 %  (Up 6.0 lb)
chryseius Total Progress: 4.44 %  (Up 6.2 lb)
motherdog Total Progress: 5.77 %  (Up 9.0 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 2

10 x 5

Guidelines:
Get up and move for 10 minutes a day, 5 days this week. Do something, dance, walk, mop! It all counts!
93% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 16 Feb 09 by WECANDOTHIS
"cardio"
Successful: 16 Feb 09 by ranchwoman
"Yes-I always do 60 on Wii Fit or Bowling plus my walking."
Successful: 16 Feb 09 by Cobra Fan
"Yes! I missed exactly two days of exercise. Actually - I rested on one ..."
Failed: 10 Feb 09 by noahsmom323
"I did 50 minutes last week, but not ten min. each day...mostly due to the ..."


Weeks 1 to 5

Hydrate!

Guidelines:
Be sure to drink your 64 ounces of H20 everyday, more if u can!
74% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 08 Mar 09 by Cobra Fan
"Yes! I am doing an awesome job with my water this week! I drink water ..."
Successful: 08 Mar 09 by D2na
"absolutely"
Failed: 25 Feb 09 by bonniep
"was sick for 1 week"
Failed: 21 Feb 09 by shirl777
"hate water but trying"


Weeks 1 to 5

Be accountable!

Guidelines:
Keep track of everything you eat and drink. This will help you see where your calories are coming from.
78% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 08 Mar 09 by Cobra Fan
"Yes! I create a daily menu and stick to it!"
Successful: 08 Mar 09 by D2na
"I keep track of it all"
Failed: 25 Feb 09 by bonniep
"was on vacation with no computer"
Successful: 21 Feb 09 by shirl777
"put everything into a palm pilot"


Weeks 1 to 5

Be proud!

Guidelines:
Be proud of every little step you take. We are getting up and moving together at a slow and steady pace...just like the turtle...WE WILL WIN THIS RACE!!!
89% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 08 Mar 09 by Cobra Fan
"Of course I am proud of myself!"
Successful: 08 Mar 09 by D2na
"I am proud of my progress and keeping focused"
Successful: 26 Feb 09 by WECANDOTHIS
"Fast danced to music"
Failed: 18 Feb 09 by noahsmom323
"working on it"


Weeks 1 to 5

Make your minutes count!

Guidelines:
Make your minutes really count by working your heart as best you can in the weekly allotted time. You'll also burn more calories!
84% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 08 Mar 09 by Cobra Fan
"I tried "interval training" this week. That strategy increases intensity!"
Successful: 08 Mar 09 by D2na
"boy do I"
Successful: 04 Feb 09 by Zagareen
"Put in the extra 'umph' on the exercise machine."


Weeks 1 to 5

Sleep!

Guidelines:
Just as your body needs to move, it also needs to rest! Be sure to get your sleep! Everyone is different, so make sure you are meeting your own restful needs!
85% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 08 Mar 09 by Cobra Fan
"Yep! Gotta get those "z's.""
Successful: 08 Mar 09 by D2na
"I go to bed early"
Failed: 16 Feb 09 by debic
"Having trouble sleeping"


Weeks 1 to 5

Don't fast!

Guidelines:
If you are hungry, eat something! Try to keep quick, healthy snacks around for those times when "hungry" creeps up on you. Did you know that fasting actually slows your metabolism?
94% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 09 Mar 09 by girlygirlatheart
"only went without food for too long on one day. I'll let it slide lol "
Successful: 08 Mar 09 by Cobra Fan
"I eat meals regularly. I never miss a meal!"
Successful: 08 Mar 09 by D2na
"make sure my body gets the food it needs to keep going"


Weeks 2 to 3

20 x 5

Guidelines:
This week get up and move for 20 minutes a day, 5 days this week! Don't lose focus!
81% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 21 Feb 09 by shirl777
"haven't done too well"
Successful: 19 Feb 09 by Cobra Fan
"Of course. By the end of this third week, I will have exercise every day ..."


Weeks 3 to 4

30 x 5

Guidelines:
Week 3!!! Move that body 30 minutes a day, 5 days this week! Did you know that "Sweatin' to the Oldies" is on DVD now???
62% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 01 Mar 09 by Cobra Fan
"I exercised as much as I could!"
Successful: 26 Feb 09 by WECANDOTHIS
"Walked outside"
Failed: 18 Feb 09 by noahsmom323
"still in the week"


Weeks 4 to 5

40 x 5

Guidelines:
Almost there!!! Week 4! And you guessed it - get up and shake it for 40 minutes a day, 5 days this week! We are only a week away from our goal of 45 minutes!!!
60% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 08 Mar 09 by Cobra Fan
"By the end of the week I will have exercised every day!"
Successful: 08 Mar 09 by D2na
"my total usually is an hour"


Week 5

45 x 5

Guidelines:
GOAL WEEK!!! Really move it for 45 minutes a day, 5 days this week! We are done this week, and now you can keep this going on, and on, and on....
53% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 08 Mar 09 by Cobra Fan
"The "average" is 45 minutes for five days. I exercise every day but the ..."
Successful: 08 Mar 09 by D2na
"6 days a week for me"


Latest Challenge Posts

Out Of Commission
Best wished to you on a speedy recovery and even faster transfer for your hubby. Thank you for your inspiration in the challenge. And I am sure a strong person like you will not let a bad ankle hinder ...
by kmcollins on 08 Mar 09 09:42 PM
Are You Meeting Your Mini-Goal?
Thank you very much, and much love to you for your success!!!! :d ~Dana 8)
by GUTIERREZ97 on 22 Feb 09 12:14 PM
water bottle
For a few bucks, I bought a large water bottle with measured ounces up the side. This has helped me to make sure I drink my fill. I have been between 50 and 64 ounces each day since. - k
by kmcollins on 20 Feb 09 04:14 PM
Who's Up for Round 2???
Thanks guys! I am definitely taking all suggestions into consideration. ;) I have also considered the introduction of teams into my next challenge, it would make us all more accountable to ourselves, ...
by GUTIERREZ97 on 19 Feb 09 12:04 PM
Hope Everyone is Doing Well
I totally agree with you! :d I have 5 kids, so someone is always bringing something home! I am also in the medical field (currently on hiatus), and that always caused me to bring something home until ...
by GUTIERREZ97 on 19 Feb 09 11:51 AM

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 09 Mar 09
duration: 5 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 95
privacy: Public
administrators: GUTIERREZ97
created: 26 January 2009

All Mini-challenges:

1. 10 x 5 ( weeks 1 to 2 )
2. Hydrate! ( weeks 1 to 5 )
3. Be accountable! ( weeks 1 to 5 )
4. Be proud! ( weeks 1 to 5 )
5. Make your minutes count! ( weeks 1 to 5 )
6. Sleep! ( weeks 1 to 5 )
7. Don't fast! ( weeks 1 to 5 )
8. 20 x 5 ( weeks 2 to 3 )
9. 30 x 5 ( weeks 3 to 4 )
10. 40 x 5 ( weeks 4 to 5 )
11. 45 x 5 ( week 5 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 5:

All Participants 0.85 %  (Down 159.4 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.75 %  (Down 139.8 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.61 %  (Down 114.4 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.52 %  (Down 97.6 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.30 %  (Down 55.7 lb)

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At My Daughters College Graduation May 2008
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Proud Mama @ son's graduation in Dec 2008
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