This Challenge ended 3 years ago

About this Challenge:

No excuses.

Final Challenge Progress Results

JessicaR1017 Total Progress: 10.08 %  (Down 13.0 lb)
CyBerts Total Progress: 8.14 %  (Down 21.0 lb)
kimbie2011 Total Progress: 7.01 %  (Down 15.0 lb)
Rockin2Thin Total Progress: 6.63 %  (Down 13.0 lb)
keepingthefaith Total Progress: 6.40 %  (Down 11.2 lb)
JNMADDOX2 Total Progress: 6.30 %  (Down 10.4 lb)
momminurse Total Progress: 6.22 %  (Down 10.4 lb)
T_so_focused Total Progress: 5.70 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
aine_01 Total Progress: 5.45 %  (Down 15.0 lb)
saxapeal Total Progress: 5.27 %  (Down 9.8 lb)
MusicFanatic411 Total Progress: 4.95 %  (Down 8.2 lb)
cajunMD06 Total Progress: 4.88 %  (Down 12.2 lb)
dmfrazier29 Total Progress: 4.79 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
diedrelbrown Total Progress: 4.44 %  (Down 14.0 lb)
EmptyCupOfHappiness Total Progress: 4.40 %  (Down 6.4 lb)
Jamie789123 Total Progress: 4.19 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
magloady Total Progress: 3.66 %  (Down 6.8 lb)
jchiver Total Progress: 3.60 %  (Down 8.2 lb)
obswife Total Progress: 3.39 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
Tryingatri Total Progress: 3.36 %  (Down 7.4 lb)
quilter1024 Total Progress: 3.31 %  (Down 7.6 lb)
paws1114 Total Progress: 3.28 %  (Down 7.2 lb)
Zainab87 Total Progress: 3.24 %  (Down 7.7 lb)
nurselnels Total Progress: 3.20 %  (Down 4.4 lb)
BBwiatch Total Progress: 3.17 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
joannewoo Total Progress: 3.16 %  (Down 3.3 lb)
hshively Total Progress: 3.13 %  (Down 4.4 lb)
antym64 Total Progress: 3.09 %  (Down 5.2 lb)
Pats1law Total Progress: 3.05 %  (Down 6.5 lb)
fkwilhelm Total Progress: 2.99 %  (Down 7.1 lb)
dannifatso Total Progress: 2.97 %  (Down 4.2 lb)
SeeShell Total Progress: 2.95 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
UTKel03 Total Progress: 2.87 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
alifechange2011 Total Progress: 2.86 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
suppage Total Progress: 2.80 %  (Down 3.2 lb)
EarlR Total Progress: 2.76 %  (Down 10.4 lb)
Rusti Total Progress: 2.67 %  (Down 7.2 lb)
mclare1 Total Progress: 2.67 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
misspiggy1984 Total Progress: 2.62 %  (Down 5.1 lb)
abidder Total Progress: 2.59 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
Pdover Total Progress: 2.53 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
ryenrae Total Progress: 2.46 %  (Down 5.8 lb)
Joycybee Total Progress: 2.46 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
JenMarieStal Total Progress: 2.44 %  (Down 6.2 lb)
echobeach Total Progress: 2.42 %  (Down 3.2 lb)
meomeo2901 Total Progress: 2.36 %  (Down 3.5 lb)
mechermoo Total Progress: 2.26 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
interstel Total Progress: 2.25 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
coastalchic Total Progress: 2.20 %  (Down 3.4 lb)
Mtyson1 Total Progress: 2.17 %  (Down 3.4 lb)
keely_girl Total Progress: 2.13 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
MrsTofu Total Progress: 2.06 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
watchmeshrink Total Progress: 2.00 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
ahashim14 Total Progress: 2.00 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Perksofbeingsam Total Progress: 1.96 %  (Down 4.5 lb)
nontiveros Total Progress: 1.88 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
CC4213 Total Progress: 1.87 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
karenmarie Total Progress: 1.82 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Ann Myers Total Progress: 1.68 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Kathybugs Total Progress: 1.68 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
TinaBena Total Progress: 1.68 %  (Down 2.6 lb)
bobhalv Total Progress: 1.59 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
kziemianski Total Progress: 1.58 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
onemoretime2 Total Progress: 1.48 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
bunnyboo0685 Total Progress: 1.45 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
mdm3423 Total Progress: 1.41 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
jadeunicorn Total Progress: 1.29 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
Gabylukas Total Progress: 1.27 %  (Down 1.8 lb)
JoJo19 Total Progress: 1.18 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Ltmagee90 Total Progress: 1.13 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
Skinnyme3 Total Progress: 1.07 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
lezandra Total Progress: 1.05 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
meitantei87 Total Progress: 1.03 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
aleshia76 Total Progress: 1.00 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
srh1203 Total Progress: 0.93 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
ladygemini72 Total Progress: 0.92 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
maria70 Total Progress: 0.85 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
crlynre Total Progress: 0.81 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
alex31 Total Progress: 0.79 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
mikichaprut Total Progress: 0.76 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
cda3 Total Progress: 0.75 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
Tubbs McGee Total Progress: 0.68 %  (Down 0.8 lb)
MABAM_Y Total Progress: 0.59 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
phillyprincess Total Progress: 0.57 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
jennayy Total Progress: 0.56 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
sherylyp Total Progress: 0.55 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
langiem84 Total Progress: 0.54 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
ebartle Total Progress: 0.52 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
KnittNutt Total Progress: 0.52 %  (Down 0.8 lb)
GrandmaCeelady Total Progress: 0.50 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
KlasseMutti Total Progress: 0.47 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
daydreamer1985 Total Progress: 0.45 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
2bmole Total Progress: 0.44 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
mellowrunner Total Progress: 0.44 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
kimmyann4587 Total Progress: 0.37 %  (Down 0.5 lb)
LessOf_MrsK Total Progress: 0.32 %  (Down 0.8 lb)
Mo Dickson Total Progress: 0.32 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
Roosevelt Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
randomspaces Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
kennyc01 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
kmille54 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
sharianlott Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
sed2103 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
missscorpio83 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
JLL3681 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
cmokstu Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Jujubeanak Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
alexarae007 Total Progress: 0.20 %  (Up 0.4 lb)
Kym Halby Total Progress: 0.25 %  (Up 0.4 lb)
Sharon3841 Total Progress: 0.75 %  (Up 1.2 lb)
otterbaub Total Progress: 0.78 %  (Up 1.5 lb)
robg205 Total Progress: 0.78 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
Benjarulestheworld Total Progress: 1.05 %  (Up 1.5 lb)
cjrose Total Progress: 1.09 %  (Up 2.2 lb)
changingforme Total Progress: 1.12 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
nisuoc Total Progress: 1.21 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
JAT2011 Total Progress: 1.33 %  (Up 2.2 lb)
nfhockey Total Progress: 1.53 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
cmarsh1971 Total Progress: 1.80 %  (Up 5.0 lb)
babycp13 Total Progress: 2.17 %  (Up 3.8 lb)
Pryor Total Progress: 2.35 %  (Up 4.0 lb)
jennytheveg Total Progress: 2.44 %  (Up 7.4 lb)
jeanna26 Total Progress: 3.16 %  (Up 4.4 lb)
Petite-Pixie Total Progress: 3.23 %  (Up 4.0 lb)
sookiegirl Total Progress: 3.35 %  (Up 7.0 lb)
simpdawg Total Progress: 4.41 %  (Up 8.0 lb)
motis Total Progress: 4.57 %  (Up 8.0 lb)
Fatstuff93 Total Progress: 4.85 %  (Up 11.0 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 4

Daily Schedule

Guidelines:
Make a Daily Schedule on what you will be doing through out your average day, and stick to it!
73% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 26 Jan 11 by Mtyson1
"The last two weeks have been so hectic, but things are looking up and I'm ..."
Successful: 25 Jan 11 by Tubbs McGee
"I made a schedule for the week!"
Failed: 15 Jan 11 by Jujubeanak
"It was the Holidays with strange work hours."
Successful: 06 Jan 11 by cda3
"I forgot my lunch for a few days, so didn't follow the schedule as well ..."


Weeks 1 to 4

6 Small Meals

Guidelines:
Eat around every 2-4 hours to bring up your metabolism!
71% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 29 Jan 11 by nurselnels
"It's easier during the week but not the weekends"
Failed: 26 Jan 11 by Mtyson1
"Again, a hectic schedule causes me to eat whatever whenever."
Successful: 25 Jan 11 by Tubbs McGee
"Started logging next to my food what time I ate it."
Failed: 15 Jan 11 by Jujubeanak
"Due to schedules, may have waiting 3-5 hours between meals or even eating."


Weeks 1 to 4

Resist Temptations

Guidelines:
Avoid all high calorie treats and snacks.
62% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 29 Jan 11 by missscorpio83
"I let my impluses get the best of me."
Failed: 28 Jan 11 by obswife
"My cousin brought over Mexican bread.."
Successful: 26 Jan 11 by Mtyson1
"Although my eating wasn't as structured as I'd like, I did make as good ..."
Failed: 26 Jan 11 by fkwilhelm
"Margarita!"


Weeks 1 to 4

Food Journal

Guidelines:
Keep a record of all the foods and drinks you consumed EVERY DAY.
77% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 29 Jan 11 by nurselnels
"I have difficulty putting in all my beverages. Everything I drink has no ..."
Failed: 26 Jan 11 by watchmeshrink
"not counting calories has been working a lot better than counting, act ..."
Successful: 24 Jan 11 by nisuoc
"As part of my diet I don't record on the weekend. I may start but for now ..."
Successful: 18 Jan 11 by MrsTofu
"Yesterday (Monday January 17) was kinda crazy. I haven't been able to ..."


Weeks 1 to 4

Find Yourself!

Guidelines:
The New Year also brings NEW BEGINNINGS. Try to find out who you really are and what you enjoy doing...then do it! :-)
87% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 24 Jan 11 by JoJo19
"working on it!"
Successful: 18 Jan 11 by BBwiatch
"really working on healing as the pounds come off. Being ok with people ..."
Failed: 15 Jan 11 by Jujubeanak
"But working on it!"
Successful: 11 Jan 11 by LessOf_MrsK
"Played hookey on Friday. "


Weeks 1 to 4

8 Hours of Sleep

Guidelines:
Catch up on them zZz's. You'll thank yourself later on. :)
70% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 29 Jan 11 by nurselnels
"Usually wake up after 7 hours even without the alarm clock. :("
Failed: 26 Jan 11 by Mtyson1
"Getting my 1yr old out of my bed and back into his."
Successful: 25 Jan 11 by Tubbs McGee
"Averaging a total of 9 hours a night!"
Failed: 24 Jan 11 by UTKel03
"I am making sure I get 7 though! And I read as long as you're getting ..."


Weeks 1 to 4

WaterWaterWater!

Guidelines:
Drink half of your body weight in ounces of water every single day.
67% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 26 Jan 11 by Mtyson1
"However, I'm still drinking water everyday which is still way more than ..."
Successful: 25 Jan 11 by Tubbs McGee
"I always drink more than 7 "
Failed: 15 Jan 11 by Jujubeanak
"Although I drank water each day, it was not up to 6-8 glasses."
Failed: 08 Jan 11 by aleshia76
"I have increased the amount of water I drink a day tho...half way there!"


Weeks 1 to 4

Morning/Night Routine

Guidelines:
Right wen you wake up in the morning and before you go to sleep, do 250-500 crunches/sit-ups 50-100 squats every single day.
16% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 29 Jan 11 by missscorpio83
"Failed to get this completed due to my schedule"
Failed: 26 Jan 11 by Mtyson1
"still trying to work this into my schedule"
Failed: 25 Jan 11 by Tubbs McGee
"No energy in the morning, not participating in this part of the challenge."
Successful: 24 Jan 11 by nisuoc
"Working on it. "


Weeks 1 to 4

NEVER EVER EVER GIVE UP!

Guidelines:
If you decided to fall into temptations, don't get down on yourself. Just get back up and do better next time.
92% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 26 Jan 11 by Mtyson1
"I'm still beyond motivated, I want not to just lose weight, but a heal ..."
Failed: 15 Jan 11 by Jujubeanak
"I did not allow myself to eat as much as I would have in the past even ..."
Successful: 11 Jan 11 by LessOf_MrsK
"still here."
Successful: 07 Jan 11 by abidder
"Hurt myself at Zumba, but I still had fun. Going again next week! Had ..."


Weeks 1 to 4

Sign Up for The New Beginning: 2011 (Part 2)

Guidelines:
We're going to take this 4 weeks at a time so your goal doesn't seem so overwhelming or far away. :-) So join The New Beginning: 2011 (Part 2) when it comes out.
62% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 25 Jan 11 by Tubbs McGee
"Is it available yet? I'll be happy to sign up!"
Successful: 15 Jan 11 by Jujubeanak
"I didn't know about this - I will have to join!"
Successful: 08 Jan 11 by T_so_focused
"I plan to sign up =)"
Failed: 06 Jan 11 by cda3
"I don't think it's out yet, but I will sign up."


Latest Challenge Posts

Where is part two?
I'm just getting used to this set of challenges and am ready to keep going. When can we sign up for part two??
by Mtyson1 on 26 Jan 11 08:14 AM
250 crunches at once.
Bicycle crunch: •Lie flat on the floor with your lower back pressed to the ground. •Put your hands beside your head. •Bring your knees up to about a 45-degree angle and slowly go through a bicycle pedal ...
by geordiechick328 on 02 Jan 11 09:20 AM
Losing weight is just one big math equation!
One pound is 3200 calories, so if you want to loose 2lbs a week then at the end of the week you have to have a deficit of 6400 calories. If you eat more then work out more but don't drop your intake ...
by nisuoc on 02 Jan 11 12:23 AM
Interesting set of challenges ...
Yes some of the challenges are interesting, the water intake is a bit of a concern. I think 2 liters (about 64oz) is quite sufficient however if drinking anything caffeinated one should consume that same ...
by nurselnels on 01 Jan 11 11:06 PM

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 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Sunday 30 January 2011.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 29 Jan 11
duration: 4 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 269
teams: Blue
Red
privacy: Public
created: 19 December 2010

All Mini-challenges:

1. Daily Schedule ( weeks 1 to 4 )
2. 6 Small Meals ( weeks 1 to 4 )
3. Resist Temptations ( weeks 1 to 4 )
4. Food Journal ( weeks 1 to 4 )
5. Find Yourself! ( weeks 1 to 4 )
6. 8 Hours of Sleep ( weeks 1 to 4 )
7. WaterWaterWater! ( weeks 1 to 4 )
8. Morning/Night Routine ( weeks 1 to 4 )
9. NEVER EVER EVER GIVE UP! ( weeks 1 to 4 )
10. Sign Up for The New Beginning: 2011 (Part 2) ( weeks 1 to 4 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 4:

All Teams 0.76 %  (Down 387.9 lb)
 Blue 0.59 %  (Down 147.0 lb)
 Red 0.92 %  (Down 240.9 lb)
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Week 3:

All Teams 0.65 %  (Down 329.2 lb)
 Blue 0.50 %  (Down 123.5 lb)
 Red 0.79 %  (Down 205.7 lb)
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Week 2:

All Teams 0.42 %  (Down 213.9 lb)
 Blue 0.28 %  (Down 68.8 lb)
 Red 0.56 %  (Down 145.1 lb)
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Week 1:

All Teams 0.22 %  (Down 113.8 lb)
 Blue 0.11 %  (Down 27.3 lb)
 Red 0.33 %  (Down 86.5 lb)
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