This Challenge ended 4 years ago

About this Challenge:

It is time to put your elliptical to good use, in fat or cardio mode, as deemed safe and appropriate by your doctor.

Final Challenge Progress Results

swill5459 Total Progress: 4.41 %  (Down 12.0 lb)
DaveLilley Total Progress: 4.02 %  (Down 7.9 lb)
Lickley Total Progress: 3.23 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
betzyrama Total Progress: 3.08 %  (Down 6.2 lb)
matamama2 Total Progress: 3.01 %  (Down 4.4 lb)
SuePearl Total Progress: 2.62 %  (Down 6.4 lb)
JCostanza226 Total Progress: 2.56 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
guixerasmk Total Progress: 2.07 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
tsfraze Total Progress: 1.92 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
Emylouwhoo Total Progress: 1.81 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
leahlovely Total Progress: 1.71 %  (Down 2.6 lb)
RhondaC Total Progress: 1.00 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
mamorgan76 Total Progress: 0.94 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Anna_marie221 Total Progress: 0.88 %  (Down 1.8 lb)
mommyapril Total Progress: 0.63 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
rgd713 Total Progress: 0.53 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Bones Total Progress: 0.41 %  (Down 0.8 lb)
Tennis Mama Total Progress: 0.19 %  (Down 0.4 lb)
ymccarthy Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
brittney_q Total Progress: 0.48 %  (Up 0.6 lb)
ledouard Total Progress: 0.53 %  (Up 1.4 lb)
pbrowe3 Total Progress: 0.73 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
KellyGarcia1 Total Progress: 2.84 %  (Up 4.0 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 4

Exercise on your elliptical 30 minutes a day

Guidelines:
Exercise on your elliptical for 30-minutes per day, in any mode that can be sustained on a daily basis.
63% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 12 Mar 10 by DaveLilley
"So far, so good... :)"
Failed: 08 Mar 10 by KellyGarcia1
"i need to get back on track hopefully"
Failed: 07 Mar 10 by Tennis Mama
"I am committed to working out on the elliptical this coming weeek for ..."
Failed: 26 Feb 10 by tsfraze
"sickness all around me missed 2 days so far"


Weeks 1 to 4

Stay in your target heart rate zone

Guidelines:
Using an online heart-rate calculator, determine your target heart rate zone for your age and fitness level, and then keep your heart rate in the zone during your workouts to maximize your fitness and fat-burning potential.
75% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 12 Mar 10 by DaveLilley
"I did for at least half of the workout, but I'm increasing my heart rate ..."
Failed: 18 Feb 10 by mamorgan76
"I need a heart monitor, I have no idea."


Weeks 1 to 4

Lengthen the daily workout by 5 minutes per week

Guidelines:
During week #1, each workout should last for 30 minutes. During week #2, each workout should last for 35 minutes. During week #3, each workout should last for 40 minutes. During week #4, each workout should last for 45 minutes.
62% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 12 Mar 10 by DaveLilley
"Done."
Failed: 26 Feb 10 by tsfraze
"had just moved to 30 min. barely making that still"
Failed: 18 Feb 10 by mamorgan76
"Hell no, I am dying after kickboing!"
Failed: 16 Feb 10 by ymccarthy
"15 min short"


Latest Challenge Posts

Elliptical Challenge
Completed my 30 minutes tonight. Boy did it take an effort to get through. Hopefully tomorrow will be easier.
by Tennis Mama on 18 Feb 10 10:34 PM
Keeping it light...
I'm trying hard to stay in the target heart rate zone, which is tougher than is sounds. If I don't watch my heart-rate and revolutions per minute on the machine, pretty soon I'm trucking at ...
by DaveLilley on 17 Feb 10 05:01 PM
Elliptical Challenge
I was successful yesterday- did 30 minutes! Getting ready to workout tonight.
by Tennis Mama on 16 Feb 10 06:22 PM
just joined
Under "My Challenge Performance" block on the right-hand side of the page, you can update your progress by clicking the "update my progress" link.
by DaveLilley on 16 Feb 10 01:52 PM
My first challenge.......
Under "My Challenge Performance" block on the right-hand side of the page, you can update your progress by clicking the "update my progress" link.
by DaveLilley on 16 Feb 10 01:51 PM

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 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Tuesday 16 March 2010.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 15 Mar 10
duration: 4 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 49
privacy: Public
administrators: DaveLilley
created: 08 February 2010

All Mini-challenges:

1. Exercise on your elliptical 30 minutes a day ( weeks 1 to 4 )
2. Stay in your target heart rate zone ( weeks 1 to 4 )
3. Lengthen the daily workout by 5 minutes per week ( weeks 1 to 4 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 4:

All Participants 0.63 %  (Down 61.7 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.57 %  (Down 56.2 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.51 %  (Down 49.6 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.18 %  (Down 17.5 lb)

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