This Challenge ended 11 years ago

About this Challenge:

The goal is simple. There are those of us that have substantial amounts of weight to lose, so let's get to it!

Final Challenge Progress Results

Marmite Total Progress: 17.65%  (Down 36.0 lb)
lilbrownpeep Total Progress: 15.98%  (Down 31.0 lb)
getslim Total Progress: 15.68%  (Down 29.0 lb)
installedhome Total Progress: 12.50%  (Down 35.0 lb)
MonicaO Total Progress: 11.14%  (Down 20.8 lb)
jeffdb27 Total Progress: 9.95%  (Down 24.2 lb)
jonezstar456 Total Progress: 9.26%  (Down 30.2 lb)
Marcet Total Progress: 8.96%  (Down 19.8 lb)
MaetrixSS Total Progress: 8.92%  (Down 23.0 lb)
saxman Total Progress: 8.71%  (Down 20.4 lb)
ulliemae Total Progress: 8.54%  (Down 17.0 lb)
chinaeure Total Progress: 8.40%  (Down 22.0 lb)
splendidhammer Total Progress: 8.31%  (Down 34.0 lb)
ShellyAnn Total Progress: 8.25%  (Down 16.0 lb)
schwippys Total Progress: 8.15%  (Down 19.0 lb)
Vinchenx Total Progress: 8.09%  (Down 17.8 lb)
nsm2545 Total Progress: 7.32%  (Down 21.0 lb)
jodiebloomie Total Progress: 6.87%  (Down 12.5 lb)
Rochelle LaShomb Total Progress: 6.75%  (Down 16.5 lb)
BboyLito Total Progress: 6.41%  (Down 15.0 lb)
ms_michelle Total Progress: 6.37%  (Down 17.0 lb)
zitro Total Progress: 6.35%  (Down 12.0 lb)
jacobuserasmus Total Progress: 6.06%  (Down 13.2 lb)
flabberbuster Total Progress: 5.83%  (Down 13.0 lb)
spanshrty Total Progress: 5.81%  (Down 11.5 lb)
Try14 Total Progress: 5.75%  (Down 11.5 lb)
Jules998 Total Progress: 5.29%  (Down 11.9 lb)
freddiefck Total Progress: 5.12%  (Down 8.5 lb)
mamaof 3 Total Progress: 4.55%  (Down 10.0 lb)
KMayer Total Progress: 4.37%  (Down 8.0 lb)
makparis Total Progress: 4.01%  (Down 15.0 lb)
harper22 Total Progress: 3.75%  (Down 9.0 lb)
tonytimpone Total Progress: 3.64%  (Down 10.0 lb)
bearhug Total Progress: 3.45%  (Down 9.0 lb)
geekgrrl70 Total Progress: 3.20%  (Down 8.0 lb)
hector_glzr Total Progress: 3.13%  (Down 5.5 lb)
TEmsoff Total Progress: 3.09%  (Down 5.0 lb)
NJMURPH Total Progress: 3.08%  (Down 6.0 lb)
LOTUS8 Total Progress: 3.03%  (Down 6.0 lb)
namratabiswas Total Progress: 2.94%  (Down 4.4 lb)
MrsTrish Total Progress: 2.74%  (Down 5.8 lb)
esefenie Total Progress: 2.67%  (Down 7.0 lb)
ja_carreon Total Progress: 2.57%  (Down 5.8 lb)
Levinaris Total Progress: 2.51%  (Down 6.6 lb)
Califsue Total Progress: 1.89%  (Down 4.0 lb)
dianab1982 Total Progress: 1.82%  (Down 5.0 lb)
guttalose Total Progress: 1.73%  (Down 3.5 lb)
phantomsmask Total Progress: 1.67%  (Down 3.0 lb)
losetogain73 Total Progress: 1.48%  (Down 3.6 lb)
guyonthego Total Progress: 1.44%  (Down 4.0 lb)
Joelly Total Progress: 1.44%  (Down 2.5 lb)
StaceyB Total Progress: 1.40%  (Down 2.5 lb)
atchafalayafire Total Progress: 1.35%  (Down 3.0 lb)
randajane Total Progress: 1.27%  (Down 3.0 lb)
clover27 Total Progress: 1.18%  (Down 2.0 lb)
Harlee Girl Total Progress: 1.12%  (Down 2.8 lb)
Funnnytimes Total Progress: 0.83%  (Down 2.0 lb)
mikelcal Total Progress: 0.56%  (Down 1.0 lb)
LMiller Total Progress: 0.53%  (Down 1.0 lb)
rossrogers Total Progress: 0.41%  (Down 1.0 lb)
staysea Total Progress: 0.00%  (Steady 0 lb)
bantus Total Progress: 0.00%  (Steady 0 lb)
bsbanks1 Total Progress: 0.00%  (Steady 0 lb)
Cyrillia Total Progress: 0.23%  (Up 0.6 lb)
Joleen Total Progress: 0.85%  (Up 2.0 lb)
CyrenaJ0 Total Progress: 1.06%  (Up 1.6 lb)
violinathena Total Progress: 1.24%  (Up 2.5 lb)
Spina Total Progress: 2.04%  (Up 3.0 lb)
tobilicious Total Progress: 2.70%  (Up 5.0 lb)
sweetlala313 Total Progress: 4.73%  (Up 7.0 lb)
Kevin Rogers Total Progress: 5.04%  (Up 16.8 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 12

Exercise twice a day.

50 pounds in 90 days is a huge undertaking, and not one that can be accomplished by dieting alone. To meet this mini challenge, you will have performed two activites alone each day in which the sole goal is to exercise (ie, not gardening or something constructive). Do your normal routine, but make sure that exercise is performed twice a day.
35% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 01 Oct 09 by BboyLito
"I've seen great results by eating healthy and I've only been excersing ..."
Failed: 11 Sep 09 by MaetrixSS
"back is still making it hard to exercise, but I'm getting in as much as ..."
Failed: 04 Aug 09 by ulliemae
"working 50 hours a week, twice a day excercise not even possible!"
Successful: 03 Aug 09 by NJMURPH
"MOST days. I am following BFL with the 6 days/wk program, so Sunday is ..."

Weeks 1 to 12

Do not starve yourself!

Make sure that you are eating sufficient calories to maintain your health and energy. Do not get down if you overeat. Hey, we all do it, just don't make the same mistakes more than once.
93% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 01 Oct 09 by BboyLito
"I never skip a meal, I have a clif bar at 7am, an apple and a liter of ..."
Successful: 03 Aug 09 by NJMURPH
"I am not surprised to see the weight tick up this week since I was in the ..."
Successful: 30 Jul 09 by Harlee Girl
"My calorie intake is very low but I feel great."
Successful: 30 Jul 09 by mikelcal
"I think I ate reasonably well today, balanced meal, even got plenty fruit ..."

Weeks 1 to 12

Enjoy the process!

If you are not having fun, you will not stick out the program, end of story. Do not withold fun activities, even ones that include food. Just plan accordingly, and if you overdo it, make adjustments throughout the day to compensate. This is going to be marathon, and it isn't won on a single day or week. Just keep making progress, and remember, you might only lose 50 pounds once, so enjoy the ride.
81% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 01 Oct 09 by BboyLito
"Having so much fun, i can really see the difference, my girlfriend says ..."
Successful: 30 Jul 09 by mikelcal
"Enjoying myself quite well"

Weeks 1 to 12

Be honest with yourself.

Record your food in the Diet Calender. Record EVERYTHING you eat, not just the meals and drinks. If you use butter or sugar, then put it down. You need complete honesty with yourself if you are going to get this done.
82% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 01 Oct 09 by BboyLito
"I do not record what I eat, but i remember everything I eat so I know how ..."
Successful: 03 Aug 09 by Marcet
"hard not eating flour products this week"
Successful: 30 Jul 09 by mikelcal
"I wrote down every single thing, as closely as I could find on here."

Weeks 1 to 12

Be supportive of others.

Karma is a funny thing. If you are supportive of others, on this site and in this challenge, eventually they are going to be supportive of you. If everyone stays positive, we can all reach our goals.
83% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 01 Oct 09 by BboyLito
"Always supportive of others, my girlfriend and I are doing amazing, she ..."
Successful: 10 Aug 09 by ms_michelle
"I have been supportive to others...I just havent got it back in return. ..."
Successful: 30 Jul 09 by mikelcal
"Even if it wasnt on this site, some of my friends are also trying to lose ..."
Failed: 28 Jul 09 by geekgrrl70
"Didn't log in yesterday, but will start today."

Latest Challenge Posts

What's Working for You?
not eating fast food more then once a week = working.
by installedhome on 08 Sep 09 10:56 AM
drop 50 in 90
you can do it rochelle!!! what a great bday present that will be :)
by randajane on 05 Aug 09 08:00 PM
Boosting weight loss if hitting a plateu??
great points maetrrix! it does seem to boost your body if you change or indulge abit!
by randajane on 05 Aug 09 07:59 PM
Get Your Vitamins!!
i am so bad at remembering to take my vit AND my allergy meds daily! its really silly because they're right by my water bottle i take to work, but yet if i'm running late i think 'oh i'll ...
by randajane on 05 Aug 09 07:58 PM
A collective 100 lbs gone and counting!
woo hoo great work everyone!!!!
by randajane on 05 Aug 09 07:55 PM

 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Tuesday 20 October 2009.

The posting of Topics and Photos, and Participation in this challenge is available to Challenge Participants Only.

Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 19 Oct 09
duration: 12 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 134
privacy: Public
administrators: MaetrixSS
created: 21 July 2009

All Mini-challenges:

1. Exercise twice a day. ( weeks 1 to 12 )
2. Do not starve yourself! ( weeks 1 to 12 )
3. Enjoy the process! ( weeks 1 to 12 )
4. Be honest with yourself. ( weeks 1 to 12 )
5. Be supportive of others. ( weeks 1 to 12 )

Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 12:

All Participants 2.25%  (Down 685.4 lb)

Week 11:

All Participants 2.07%  (Down 629.1 lb)

Week 10:

All Participants 2.00%  (Down 606.9 lb)

Week 9:

All Participants 1.81%  (Down 549.2 lb)

Week 8:

All Participants 1.67%  (Down 508.7 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 1.66%  (Down 504.5 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 1.57%  (Down 475.9 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 1.46%  (Down 445.2 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 1.28%  (Down 390.0 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 1.09%  (Down 329.9 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.91%  (Down 275.8 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.52%  (Down 158.3 lb)

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