This Challenge ended 3 years ago

About this Challenge:

HEY all you new mommas! Lets work towards getting back to our pre-baby weight & get into even BETTER shape. 25 lbs in 12 wks.

Final Challenge Progress Results

Gooby84 Total Progress: 4.84 %  (Down 10.4 lb)
thfishie Total Progress: 4.46 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
Reneemec Total Progress: 2.44 %  (Down 4.4 lb)
China1012 Total Progress: 2.43 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Valentina21 Total Progress: 1.81 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
kblack808 Total Progress: 1.64 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
LeeMarie Total Progress: 1.32 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
elli'smom Total Progress: 0.27 %  (Down 0.5 lb)
lenagrant Total Progress: 0.59 %  (Up 1.3 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 12

Eat a healthy breakfast within an hour of waking up...if your lucky enough to be getting any sleep!

Guidelines:
Get a high protein, high fiber breakfast, focusing on fruits, dairy and whole grain. Eat within an hour of waking up!
81% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 23 Jan 11 by elli'smom
" Not always hungry first thing in the morning. So i drink a sugar free ..."
Failed: 18 Jan 11 by LeeMarie
"I didn't eat an hour or so of waking up, but I'm afraid to say it wasn't ..."


Weeks 1 to 12

Drink water, no sugary drinks and limit caffeine

Guidelines:
Drink 8-12 cups of water each day. Cut out sugary beverages and limit or cut out caffeine.
81% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 23 Jan 11 by elli'smom
"I guess drinking more than 12 cups can mess with your milk supply. I do ..."


Weeks 1 to 12

Make healthy food choices to manage hunger

Guidelines:
Focus on fruits, veggies, whole grains and lean meats. 25-30 grams of fiber and high protein to manage hunger.
87% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 01 Feb 11 by kblack808
"Not at good as at start, but better than before."
Successful: 23 Jan 11 by elli'smom
"still battling hunger, do better during the day and struggle at night"
Successful: 18 Jan 11 by LeeMarie
"Instead on snacking on cereal,which seems easiest for me I choose a Fiber ..."


Weeks 1 to 12

Eat mini meals, stoke metabolism

Guidelines:
Eat every few hours to keep metabolism stoked. choose high protein, high fiber. pair carbs with protein
62% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Weeks 1 to 12

Start exercising gradually...if u are able to

Guidelines:
Ease into a consistent routine. Cardio 20-60 min at easy to moderate intensity, most days. Vary the type of exercise.
56% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 01 Feb 11 by kblack808
"Need to be more consistent, but doing it "
Successful: 18 Jan 11 by LeeMarie
"I did 40min on the WII Fit Plus today!! "


Weeks 1 to 12

weightlift to tone strengthen and raise metabolism

Guidelines:
Strengthtrain all major muscle groups 2-3 times per week.
37% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 18 Jan 11 by LeeMarie
"Not too much weighting but Wii Fit Plus does offer a Yoga strengthening ..."


Weeks 1 to 12

make it enjoyable!

Guidelines:
find ways to make exercise fun and healthy foods yummy!
86% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 23 Jan 11 by elli'smom
"Getting to the gym gives me time to myself, hip hop on the i pod...shake ..."


Weeks 1 to 12

Track Track Track

Guidelines:
People tend to underestimate caloric intake by several hundred calories so use the food tracker tool online, phone application or just write it down. I love my blackberry app and assigned it to a quick button so with one click the app pops up and I can input my food.
68% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 01 Feb 11 by kblack808
"Have been slacking on counting but have a general idea from eating the ..."
Failed: 23 Jan 11 by elli'smom
"I lost track a couple days"


Latest Challenge Posts

Exercise classes
I just got Zumba for the Wii and it is fun.
by kblack808 on 19 Jan 11 07:33 PM
Is 2 pounds a week TOO much?
I'm reevaluating my weight loss expectations. Some research I did today indicated that losing more than a pound and a half per week can release environmental toxins into the milk. Going to do some ...
by elli'smom on 18 Jan 11 08:56 PM
hungry
There was this great recipe I found on here for Sauage and egg muffins.. They are low in carbs and you can put them in the frigde and eat them whenever.... http://www.fatsecret.com/recip...
by Gooby84 on 18 Jan 11 08:54 PM
Breastfeeding and caloric intake to lose weight...plus other nursing info
http://www.breastfeedingbasics... Check out this article. Its helpful. I was doing some research on weightloss, hunger and breastfeeding and found this article with some good tips. I'm also stru ...
by elli'smom on 18 Jan 11 07:23 PM
Are you ready to RUMBLE? Lets get it started!
Its that time...our challenge is starting. If you can, weigh yourself today, log it, take a picture of yourself and post it in our challenge photos. Don't torture yourself weighing every day (flu ...
by elli'smom on 17 Jan 11 02:13 PM

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 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Tuesday 12 April 2011.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 11 Apr 11
duration: 12 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 18
privacy: Public
administrators: elli'smom
created: 11 January 2011

All Mini-challenges:

1. Eat a healthy breakfast within an hour of waking up...if your lucky enough to be getting any sleep! ( weeks 1 to 12 )
2. Drink water, no sugary drinks and limit caffeine ( weeks 1 to 12 )
3. Make healthy food choices to manage hunger ( weeks 1 to 12 )
4. Eat mini meals, stoke metabolism ( weeks 1 to 12 )
5. Start exercising gradually...if u are able to ( weeks 1 to 12 )
6. weightlift to tone strengthen and raise metabolism ( weeks 1 to 12 )
7. make it enjoyable! ( weeks 1 to 12 )
8. Track Track Track ( weeks 1 to 12 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 12:

All Participants 0.97 %  (Down 32.2 lb)

Week 11:

All Participants 0.82 %  (Down 27.2 lb)

Week 10:

All Participants 0.82 %  (Down 27.2 lb)

Week 9:

All Participants 0.76 %  (Down 25.2 lb)

Week 8:

All Participants 0.67 %  (Down 22.2 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 0.63 %  (Down 21.0 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 0.56 %  (Down 18.4 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 0.73 %  (Down 24.2 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.52 %  (Down 17.3 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.43 %  (Down 14.1 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.39 %  (Down 12.9 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.24 %  (Down 8.1 lb)

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