This Challenge ended 2 years ago

About this Challenge:

Call to action - join to lose at least 10lbs over 6 wks. Lose a minimum 10lbs quickly and safely, & get fit! Let's work it...

Final Challenge Progress Results

thipitle Total Progress: 8.46 %  (Down 12.1 lb)
Mginz311 Total Progress: 7.93 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
kimjinxie Total Progress: 5.66 %  (Down 10.8 lb)
MaryManley Total Progress: 5.30 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
KorahJane Total Progress: 5.13 %  (Down 7.4 lb)
Gelibein1 Total Progress: 5.10 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
Bonster2011 Total Progress: 5.00 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
fred651 Total Progress: 4.85 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
CorsetLady Total Progress: 4.84 %  (Down 7.4 lb)
NatiBrilliance Total Progress: 4.83 %  (Down 6.4 lb)
stayslim1 Total Progress: 4.45 %  (Down 5.4 lb)
scrapiron Total Progress: 4.33 %  (Down 13.0 lb)
iloveyou100 Total Progress: 4.30 %  (Down 6.6 lb)
karl4hand Total Progress: 4.24 %  (Down 8.8 lb)
jennithebrat Total Progress: 4.05 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
Dendrobate Total Progress: 3.98 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
Grimmemom Total Progress: 3.86 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
bankgirl1 Total Progress: 3.39 %  (Down 6.4 lb)
EmmaMarie Total Progress: 3.14 %  (Down 4.8 lb)
Dronner123 Total Progress: 3.12 %  (Down 6.6 lb)
rondakay62 Total Progress: 3.09 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
Danny_Gardner Total Progress: 2.48 %  (Down 5.5 lb)
Agneneedstoloseweight Total Progress: 2.47 %  (Down 4.4 lb)
Jen Locker Total Progress: 2.40 %  (Down 3.4 lb)
Kdwaits Total Progress: 2.25 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
cdjenk Total Progress: 2.13 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Chrizelda Total Progress: 1.99 %  (Down 3.3 lb)
jo-mama74 Total Progress: 1.96 %  (Down 2.6 lb)
bamin623 Total Progress: 1.94 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
fmz93 Total Progress: 1.86 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
chipsandhips Total Progress: 1.83 %  (Down 2.6 lb)
Nalgona Total Progress: 1.79 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
chelnel Total Progress: 1.73 %  (Down 2.6 lb)
shawnj622 Total Progress: 1.58 %  (Down 3.6 lb)
wisechoice63 Total Progress: 1.43 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
marieva50 Total Progress: 1.40 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
Wyattj99 Total Progress: 1.36 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
jemmann Total Progress: 1.22 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Cgill2000 Total Progress: 1.20 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
SnapPea Total Progress: 1.17 %  (Down 2.8 lb)
dcrowthers22 Total Progress: 1.12 %  (Down 1.8 lb)
regraider Total Progress: 1.09 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
pilsburydoughgirl Total Progress: 1.09 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
coreymom40 Total Progress: 1.05 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
steph_veenhuis Total Progress: 1.01 %  (Down 1.4 lb)
Bosveldninja Total Progress: 1.01 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
jennygregorymbc Total Progress: 0.96 %  (Down 2.6 lb)
MelRaeOkonski Total Progress: 0.96 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
klbarcaskey Total Progress: 0.90 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
katcor Total Progress: 0.88 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
lighto Total Progress: 0.81 %  (Down 1.1 lb)
Bo the Boss Total Progress: 0.77 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
KansasColt Total Progress: 0.74 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
parisdallas Total Progress: 0.69 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
danners29 Total Progress: 0.61 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Sandravette Wade Total Progress: 0.42 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Daffodil-11 Total Progress: 0.39 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
rlord89 Total Progress: 0.37 %  (Down 0.8 lb)
damndqueen Total Progress: 0.35 %  (Down 0.5 lb)
amandar658 Total Progress: 0.29 %  (Down 0.5 lb)
onwilson Total Progress: 0.27 %  (Down 0.5 lb)
hgdomingo Total Progress: 0.25 %  (Down 0.5 lb)
valanderic Total Progress: 0.10 %  (Down 0.2 lb)
joysgetaway Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
driver80 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Jencw25 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Camile33 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
rower85 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
ekuncl Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
tuckedawayplace Total Progress: 0.50 %  (Up 0.8 lb)
jangy Total Progress: 0.77 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
DaydeeG Total Progress: 0.81 %  (Up 1.4 lb)
donnamary Total Progress: 1.02 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
Sonal0819 Total Progress: 1.21 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
deezrolls Total Progress: 1.25 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
Seryn Total Progress: 1.40 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
Abc1833 Total Progress: 1.53 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
pedal pusher Total Progress: 1.74 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
On the way to normal Total Progress: 1.85 %  (Up 4.0 lb)
Amandalea Total Progress: 2.04 %  (Up 3.5 lb)
CHELLS88 Total Progress: 2.04 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
BetterFuture91 Total Progress: 2.49 %  (Up 4.0 lb)
Gabija Total Progress: 4.36 %  (Up 7.5 lb)
xgaijinx Total Progress: 4.71 %  (Up 16.0 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 2

Do a minimum 30 mins cardio per day every day

Guidelines:
Get moving - every day this week, do at least 30 mins cardio, walk, run, swim - anything that get's you slightly sweaty and gets your heart racing. If you can do more than 30 mins, go for more.
69% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 13 Aug 12 by SnapPea
"Some days more intense than others. Second day of boot camp tomorrow ..."
Failed: 13 Aug 12 by MelRaeOkonski
"Had a stressful week, didn't do as well as I could but still lost half ..."
Failed: 13 Aug 12 by Amandalea
"Need to do this for real. "
Failed: 13 Aug 12 by Bo the Boss
"I did al least 20 minutes cardio and weightlifting for about 30 minutes "


Weeks 2 to 3

Do something different and shake it up!

Guidelines:
Continue to exercise at least 5 days this week. Each time you exercise do something different, if you walk or run, take a different route, try a new class at the gym, change the programme on the treadmill or cross training machine, try one of the exercise channels on TV or try a new exercise DVD.
64% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 17 Aug 12 by Dronner123
"Was ill last week with stomach so did little exercise"
Failed: 13 Aug 12 by MelRaeOkonski
"I have a new work out that I am going to try this week. I am going to be ..."
Successful: 13 Aug 12 by steph_veenhuis
"I had fun trying some new activities, went snorkeling for the first time ..."
Failed: 13 Aug 12 by CorsetLady
"I only saw this rule a couple of days ago. Will try to follow going forward"


Weeks 3 to 4

Log everything you eat or drink this week

Guidelines:
Simple. Carry on exercising, but this week pay attention to what you eat and log absolutely everything that passes your lips - no cheating! Be honest with yourself and you may learn about your habits and spot some things you need to change.
64% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 27 Aug 12 by Gelibein1
"I was at the beach all week and it was too depressing to count calories ..."
Successful: 27 Aug 12 by NatiBrilliance
"Myfitnesspal is wonderful!!"
Successful: 27 Aug 12 by bankgirl1
"I always log every calorie!"
Failed: 26 Aug 12 by joysgetaway
"vacation"


Weeks 4 to 5

Turn it up!

Guidelines:
Ok so it's week 4 and you've been exercising regularly and logging your food. Turn up the effort this week, select a higher level on the machine, make your run or walk longer or more intense - wear ankle or wrist weights while doing your usual exercises. Make your body work harder and reap the rewards.
62% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 02 Sep 12 by Gelibein1
"Ok so tae bo kicked my rear but I felt good after and it really worked ..."
Successful: 27 Aug 12 by NatiBrilliance
"This is just what I needed to get off my plateau!"
Failed: 26 Aug 12 by joysgetaway
"didn't know to log food?"
Successful: 24 Aug 12 by pedal pusher
"doing wts and machines at rec."


Weeks 5 to 6

Eat at least 5 portions of fruit and veg every day this week

Guidelines:
Simple. Just eat 5 different fruits and veg this week. Keep up your exercise sessions and watch the weight fall off.
65% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 06 Sep 12 by On the way to normal
"Two weeks on vacation, the last week at an all-inclusive resort did me ..."
Successful: 02 Sep 12 by Gelibein1
"Squash, cantalope, cucumber....all good stuff. Bananas and peaches too."


Latest Challenge Posts

*** XYLITOL - PLEASE READ THIS IT's VERY IMPORTANT ***
I've been thinking about Riff.. Hope all turned out ok
by Kdwaits on 25 Aug 12 08:28 AM
Week 2
Doing well with exercise all days but thursday, but I didn't see the post about changing things up in week 2, so I have been doing the same running and Muay Thai that I did last week. I guess I will ...
by CorsetLady on 12 Aug 12 07:06 PM
Failed Miserably
Always remember tomorrow is a new day and no one is perfect :)
by Kdwaits on 11 Aug 12 07:26 AM
True Confessions
ThinPetal-thanks for telling us about xylitol, there are quite a few things dogs are allergic to. I didn't know about xylitol. I hope your dog is alright!
by Cgill2000 on 09 Aug 12 10:29 AM
Checking In Thread - Week 1 Exercising 30 mins minimum each day
90 minute Muay Thai class today. I am pretty sore but I feel good, and am really hoping I can keep up a 5 class a week schedule.
by CorsetLady on 07 Aug 12 08:36 PM

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 10 Sep 12
duration: 6 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 163
privacy: Public
administrators: stayslim1
created: 23 July 2012

All Mini-challenges:

1. Do a minimum 30 mins cardio per day every day ( weeks 1 to 2 )
2. Do something different and shake it up! ( weeks 2 to 3 )
3. Log everything you eat or drink this week ( weeks 3 to 4 )
4. Turn it up! ( weeks 4 to 5 )
5. Eat at least 5 portions of fruit and veg every day this week ( weeks 5 to 6 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 6:

All Participants 0.70 %  (Down 207.4 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 0.66 %  (Down 195.7 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.58 %  (Down 171.8 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.50 %  (Down 147.2 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.45 %  (Down 132.6 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.32 %  (Down 95.8 lb)

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