This Challenge ended 3 years ago

About this Challenge:

Need to kick-start healthy eating and exercise... here is a one week challenge!

Final Challenge Progress Results

Becky Crawford Total Progress: 3.99 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
Grandma02 Total Progress: 3.17 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
derry Total Progress: 2.74 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
amomono Total Progress: 1.70 %  (Down 2.8 lb)
MICHELLE1970 Total Progress: 1.63 %  (Down 2.5 lb)
unv2me Total Progress: 1.46 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
kimcam Total Progress: 1.45 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
meredithrosene Total Progress: 1.17 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
CynthiaJones Total Progress: 1.14 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
calonmunoz Total Progress: 1.12 %  (Down 1.8 lb)
NinaSearching Total Progress: 0.83 %  (Down 1.1 lb)
Highly Blessed Total Progress: 0.53 %  (Down 0.8 lb)
gnraxl Total Progress: 0.50 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Weezy2 Total Progress: 0.11 %  (Down 0.2 lb)
BEE HEALTHY Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
riverawsu2000 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
kimbalina Total Progress: 0.46 %  (Up 0.6 lb)
fatdogmom Total Progress: 1.50 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
lsatri01 Total Progress: 1.57 %  (Up 2.4 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Day 1

Figure out how many calories you need...

Guidelines:
this site has great calculators. Figure out how many calories you need to gradually lose weight (2.5 lbs a week = a reduction of 6250 calories a week) Aim to reduce those calories by healthy eating AND exercise.
87% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 14 May 11 by Grandma02
"I just had a physical so I went by what my doctor recommended I should ..."
Successful: 14 May 11 by amomono
"I'm aiming for a 1000 calorie deficit a day... around 1500 calories for ..."
Successful: 14 May 11 by kimbalina
"My RDI is 1700 but I'm going to keep my intake to 1000-1200, mostly pr ..."
Successful: 14 May 11 by NinaSearching
"I've selected very gradual loss (1/2 lb per week)"


Days 1 to 7

Exercise at least 30 minutes

Guidelines:
focus on both cardio and strength... doesn't have to be on the same day, however!
81% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 19 May 11 by amomono
"disc golf today!"
Failed: 14 May 11 by NinaSearching
"I did absolutely no exercise today. Booo! I was proud enough of myself ..."


Days 1 to 7

Record everything you eat

Guidelines:
Keep a record of all the food you consumed...
97% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 19 May 11 by amomono
"using my phone app to help me keep track"


Days 1 to 7

Drink more water

Guidelines:
try for at least 32 oz of water... increase 8 oz. each day.
90% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 19 May 11 by amomono
"I'm getting there! "


Latest Challenge Posts

Welcome
welcome everyone to this challenge... I need a kick in the butt and some accountability just to get me through the first week. I've started already... and I'm looking forward to doing this with ...
by amomono on 10 May 11 05:35 PM

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 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Saturday 21 May 2011.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 20 May 11
duration: 7 Days
reporting: Daily
participants: 67
privacy: Public
administrators: amomono
created: 09 May 2011

All Mini-challenges:

1. Figure out how many calories you need... ( day 1 )
2. Exercise at least 30 minutes ( days 1 to 7 )
3. Record everything you eat ( days 1 to 7 )
4. Drink more water ( days 1 to 7 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The day to day running total weight lost

Day 7:

All Participants 0.28 %  (Down 35.4 lb)

Day 6:

All Participants 0.21 %  (Down 27.3 lb)

Day 5:

All Participants 0.06 %  (Down 7.1 lb)

Day 4:

All Participants 0.07 %  (Down 8.7 lb)

Day 3:

All Participants 0.12 %  (Down 15.4 lb)

Day 2:

All Participants 0.01 %  (Down 1.0 lb)

Day 1:

All Participants 0.01 %  (Down 1.0 lb)

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