This Challenge ended 7 years ago

About this Challenge:

Create a stronger core and abs by executing a handful of exercises 4 days a week

Final Challenge Progress Results

BThomas Total Progress: 6.42 %  (Down 12.0 lb)
Breezyb Total Progress: 4.62 %  (Down 8.8 lb)
Animal954 Total Progress: 4.53 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
jollyjillj Total Progress: 4.33 %  (Down 7.6 lb)
ladyofate Total Progress: 4.26 %  (Down 6.5 lb)
julienailahnandi Total Progress: 4.23 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
peterst6906 Total Progress: 3.87 %  (Down 8.6 lb)
mrriggi Total Progress: 3.83 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
chavez11sr Total Progress: 3.69 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
gamecock0723 Total Progress: 3.67 %  (Down 5.8 lb)
mattmalone1970 Total Progress: 3.59 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
Skinnyme3 Total Progress: 3.24 %  (Down 6.6 lb)
kayelex Total Progress: 3.23 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
Ex2011ence Total Progress: 3.17 %  (Down 4.6 lb)
candacecampbell03 Total Progress: 3.00 %  (Down 4.8 lb)
Schnare Total Progress: 2.96 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
hlraider1978 Total Progress: 2.86 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
thin11 Total Progress: 2.67 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
niltiac85 Total Progress: 2.33 %  (Down 3.8 lb)
bumped Total Progress: 2.07 %  (Down 2.8 lb)
Jess Gal Total Progress: 2.06 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
CourtneyAPower Total Progress: 2.03 %  (Down 3.8 lb)
Sherry Elizabeth Total Progress: 2.03 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Momto2boys2010 Total Progress: 2.01 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
JodiT Total Progress: 2.00 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
febe Total Progress: 1.94 %  (Down 2.9 lb)
happybee Total Progress: 1.80 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
jidibrai Total Progress: 1.68 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Bjones1182 Total Progress: 1.60 %  (Down 2.8 lb)
jennb5 Total Progress: 1.53 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
hbowman98 Total Progress: 1.50 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
bellalove Total Progress: 1.38 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
doug74 Total Progress: 1.33 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
stephan911 Total Progress: 1.22 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
lilshortybutch Total Progress: 1.16 %  (Down 2.6 lb)
jojobombs Total Progress: 1.12 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
miakatie Total Progress: 1.08 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
maaze12 Total Progress: 0.88 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
Mhoyl Total Progress: 0.85 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
dmo0192 Total Progress: 0.81 %  (Down 1.4 lb)
chelsealeedawn Total Progress: 0.79 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
Carpe0678 Total Progress: 0.62 %  (Down 1.8 lb)
Tifferz562 Total Progress: 0.59 %  (Down 0.8 lb)
shandet01 Total Progress: 0.53 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
bionica Total Progress: 0.47 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
jestynm Total Progress: 0.14 %  (Down 0.2 lb)
RikuHearts Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Chrisjea Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
jsg304 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
sealappman Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Karlien Total Progress: 0.40 %  (Up 0.9 lb)
runnerchick Total Progress: 0.62 %  (Up 0.8 lb)
neela30 Total Progress: 0.70 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
grandmaflinn Total Progress: 0.93 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
mystified71 Total Progress: 1.65 %  (Up 3.1 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 6

Add belly fat fighting foods to your diet each day

Guidelines:
Almonds, Avacados, dark chocolate, flaxseed oil, macadamia nuts, peanut butter, olive oil, pistachios, sunflower seeds, walnuts, egg whites, whole grains, low fat dairy, hot spicy foods (like spicy peppers, not queso), green beans, brussel sprouts, fish and chicken, bright colored berries. Watch your portion sizes!
83% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 18 Feb 11 by thin11
"Doing good with adding belly fat fighting foods."
Successful: 19 Jan 11 by shandet01
"Eating egg white for breakfast... They aren't very tastey all by thems ..."


Weeks 1 to 6

List of Exercises for Ab and Core Challenge:

Guidelines:
1. basic crunch 2. bicycle crunches 3. crossovers with medicine ball or weights 4. Leg lifts 5. 1/2 kartwheels 6. reverse crunches 7. plank
64% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 18 Feb 11 by thin11
":("
Failed: 08 Feb 11 by runnerchick
"I did most of them 4 days, but on 2 of the days that I did ab work in my ..."
Failed: 03 Feb 11 by gamecock0723
"Man I'm lazy! I keep forgetting to do these...."
Successful: 31 Jan 11 by RikuHearts
"Did the 8 minute ab workout multiple times every other day in place of ..."


Weeks 2 to 3

Week 2 and 3: Increase your reps by 5

Guidelines:
If you did 20 reps the first week, increase to 25 for weeks 2 and 3
70% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 31 Jan 11 by chelsealeedawn
"100 situps, unsupported, uninterupted. could have done more but puppies ..."
Failed: 31 Jan 11 by Breezyb
"just got over having a horrible flu"
Successful: 24 Jan 11 by julienailahnandi
"I've been following a different ab program but definitely increasing my ..."
Failed: 24 Jan 11 by kayelex
"Have been ill for the past week and a half."


Weeks 4 to 5

Week 4 and 5: Add one extra set to each exercise

Guidelines:
These 2 weeks you will be doing each set of exercises twice
41% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Week 6

Week 6: Increase your reps by 5 more

Guidelines:
If you are doing 25 reps of each exercise, increase your reps to 30.
80% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 18 Feb 11 by thin11
":("


Latest Challenge Posts

Just barely went through all of them.
Wow, this was a pretty good workout. I wish I would have been doing this the whole time! Shame on me, but glad I finally came around!!
by SmartyMommy on 17 Feb 11 02:54 PM
fun way to do it?
I do a workout called "Cruch: Cardio Dance Blast" It really isn't an ab workout. I also did some pilates that really worked the abs. I love Crunch workout. Its fun and the time flys.
by SmartyMommy on 17 Feb 11 02:28 PM
Welcome!
crossover. sit on your bottom with your legs slightly bent. Hold your medicine ball or your weight with both hands in front of you (elbows bent) slowly twist your upper body to the left while at the same ...
by jojobombs on 11 Jan 11 04:31 PM
Question
Not a problem! If you have anyother questions...just ask!
by jojobombs on 11 Jan 11 04:27 PM
Good luck!
Tomorrow we start our new ab/core challenge! I wish you all the motivation you need to complete this each day! I started last Monday (just incase anyone had any questions along the way) and I can see ...
by jojobombs on 09 Jan 11 07:58 PM

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This challenge ended on Tuesday 22 February 2011.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 21 Feb 11
duration: 6 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 142
privacy: Public
administrators: jojobombs
created: 03 January 2011

All Mini-challenges:

1. Add belly fat fighting foods to your diet each day ( weeks 1 to 6 )
2. List of Exercises for Ab and Core Challenge: ( weeks 1 to 6 )
3. Week 2 and 3: Increase your reps by 5 ( weeks 2 to 3 )
4. Week 4 and 5: Add one extra set to each exercise ( weeks 4 to 5 )
5. Week 6: Increase your reps by 5 more ( week 6 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 6:

All Participants 0.74 %  (Down 187.4 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 0.72 %  (Down 182.6 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.64 %  (Down 161.5 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.55 %  (Down 138.2 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.43 %  (Down 109.0 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.26 %  (Down 66.5 lb)

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