This Challenge ended 2 years ago

About this Challenge:

Trying to keep up with old and get into new habits to give 2012 a great start!

Final Challenge Progress Results

Helewis Total Progress: 11.19 %  (Down 21.8 lb)
LBlake12 Total Progress: 9.73 %  (Down 27.0 lb)
Di Happy Total Progress: 8.94 %  (Down 18.6 lb)
Crisx08 Total Progress: 6.02 %  (Down 8.6 lb)
sarahduke Total Progress: 5.48 %  (Down 9.2 lb)
ZippyDani Total Progress: 3.55 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
sunshine_girl Total Progress: 3.48 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
crazykatz Total Progress: 3.31 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
mbeaud Total Progress: 2.75 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
Risha52 Total Progress: 1.05 %  (Down 1.8 lb)
Fleurance Total Progress: 0.96 %  (Down 1.3 lb)
mamacarol Total Progress: 0.68 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
MYKomor Total Progress: 0.46 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
cschueler Total Progress: 0.10 %  (Up 0.3 lb)
BusyYolie Total Progress: 0.25 %  (Up 0.5 lb)
Gal4enok Total Progress: 0.33 %  (Up 0.4 lb)
bixmaschine Total Progress: 1.09 %  (Up 1.4 lb)
delphinebsl Total Progress: 1.14 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
lynncw Total Progress: 1.26 %  (Up 2.2 lb)
WILSO697 Total Progress: 3.09 %  (Up 5.0 lb)
AKW Total Progress: 3.83 %  (Up 5.1 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Week 1

Goals

Guidelines:
Set realistic goals, they should be measurable, obtainable and concrete. Reply to the "My goals" thread in the challenge forum to let us all know your goal(s) for the duration of the challenge!
70% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 07 Nov 11 by bixmaschine
"didn't meet my calorie goals but i did do a lot of activity. the scale ..."
Successful: 07 Nov 11 by BusyYolie
"Yes, I did set realistic goals. 1 to 1 and a half lbs per week is not ..."
Failed: 07 Nov 11 by ZippyDani
"I don't have any little goals set..."
Failed: 01 Nov 11 by Risha52
"Got to stop the drinking to deal with the anxiety attacks, going to try ..."


Weeks 1 to 3

Get moving!

Guidelines:
Go for a 30 minute walk 3 days a week. Pace is not important, getting up and moving is!
70% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Weeks 1 to 4

Get strong!

Guidelines:
Once a week do some kind of strength exercises for at least 30 minutes. Some ideas are workout videos, weightlifting class at the gym, put together a program of push-ups, sit-ups, plank and other exercises that you can do with the space and resources you have!
57% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 14 Nov 11 by bixmaschine
"I completely forgot :( unless carrying several pounds of groceries around ..."
Failed: 11 Nov 11 by BusyYolie
"Have not started, but hope to soon"


Weeks 1 to 12

Drink your water!

Guidelines:
64 oz or 2 litres a day and more if you excersise.
73% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Weeks 1 to 12

Record everything you eat!

Guidelines:
If you eat it you record it. Preferably before you actually consume it so you can reconsider if it makes you go over your calories, or other limits you have set for your diet.
71% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Weeks 1 to 12

We all need support!

Guidelines:
Comment on one other challenge members journal or send a message to one other challenge member each week. Together we can reach our goals!
67% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Weeks 4 to 8

Keep moving!

Guidelines:
Go for a 30 minute walk 6 days a week or a 60 minute walk 3 times a week.
56% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Weeks 5 to 8

Get stronger!

Guidelines:
Increase your strength exercises, twice times a week at least 30 minutes!
50% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 05 Dec 11 by ZippyDani
"Added arms exercises while on conference calls--who knew!?!"


Weeks 9 to 12

Keep moving!

Guidelines:
Six 60 minute walks each week!
50% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 23 Jan 12 by ZippyDani
"We managed only 40 minutes last night, but my legs were KILLING me..."


Weeks 9 to 12

Be strong!

Guidelines:
A good foundation has been laid for a strong lean body! Keep up the good work! Strength exercises thirty minutes three times a week.
37% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Week 12

Do something special for yourself that doesn't involve food

Guidelines:
Do something special (only you need to know) that does not involve food for yourself.
50% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Week 12

Report back!

Guidelines:
Did you succeed in reaching your goals! Let us know in the challenge forum! Do you have any new goals for the coming weeks and year?
25% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Latest Challenge Posts

Challenge goals
By the end of this challenge, I want to be doing some regular, distinct exercise 5 days a week, consistently. Good luck, all!
by LBlake12 on 01 Nov 11 04:38 AM
My goals
My goals are what are written as well. Losing weight is a bonus. My real goal is to feel healthier, physically and emotionally. Being big doesn't bother me anymore. Being stiff, winded, and feeling ...
by tinkerslm on 31 Oct 11 04:47 AM

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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: 12 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 23
privacy: Public
administrators: sunshine_girl
created: 22 October 2011

All Mini-challenges:

1. Goals ( week 1 )
2. Get moving! ( weeks 1 to 3 )
3. Get strong! ( weeks 1 to 4 )
4. Drink your water! ( weeks 1 to 12 )
5. Record everything you eat! ( weeks 1 to 12 )
6. We all need support! ( weeks 1 to 12 )
7. Keep moving! ( weeks 4 to 8 )
8. Get stronger! ( weeks 5 to 8 )
9. Keep moving! ( weeks 9 to 12 )
10. Be strong! ( weeks 9 to 12 )
11. Do something special for yourself that doesn't involve food ( week 12 )
12. Report back! ( week 12 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 12:

All Participants 2.32 %  (Down 101.4 lb)

Week 11:

All Participants 1.95 %  (Down 84.9 lb)

Week 10:

All Participants 1.82 %  (Down 79.3 lb)

Week 9:

All Participants 1.60 %  (Down 69.8 lb)

Week 8:

All Participants 1.89 %  (Down 82.3 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 1.67 %  (Down 72.8 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 1.63 %  (Down 71.0 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 1.25 %  (Down 54.6 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 1.12 %  (Down 48.9 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 1.01 %  (Down 44.3 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.71 %  (Down 31.2 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.28 %  (Down 12.1 lb)

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