This Challenge ended 9 years ago

About this Challenge:

Our challenge is to eat right & get some physical activity in everyday. Our goal: lose at 5 pounds in 4 weeks. Let's do it!

Final Challenge Progress Results

limericky21 Total Progress: 12.26%  (Down 25.0 lb)
memonkeyking Total Progress: 5.79%  (Down 15.5 lb)
Zeusontheloose Total Progress: 4.84%  (Down 10.7 lb)
poome Total Progress: 4.64%  (Down 8.6 lb)
Muunaa Total Progress: 4.08%  (Down 7.5 lb)
jayleja Total Progress: 3.96%  (Down 10.5 lb)
steadytejay Total Progress: 3.42%  (Down 4.8 lb)
Flyball Total Progress: 3.29%  (Down 6.0 lb)
jessyline Total Progress: 3.21%  (Down 3.7 lb)
annthompson1 Total Progress: 2.61%  (Down 5.5 lb)
patpownell Total Progress: 2.51%  (Down 5.2 lb)
CurvyJen Total Progress: 2.23%  (Down 4.2 lb)
kanecomp Total Progress: 2.03%  (Down 2.8 lb)
christicdc Total Progress: 2.00%  (Down 2.4 lb)
jenju Total Progress: 1.82%  (Down 3.9 lb)
Peanut2010 Total Progress: 1.79%  (Down 3.0 lb)
jeazi Total Progress: 1.71%  (Down 3.6 lb)
suzanna1 Total Progress: 1.63%  (Down 2.5 lb)
roundone Total Progress: 1.58%  (Down 4.0 lb)
La Bomba Total Progress: 1.53%  (Down 2.0 lb)
randomblondegirl Total Progress: 1.51%  (Down 3.0 lb)
rgoncalves Total Progress: 1.50%  (Down 2.6 lb)
jeanniec Total Progress: 1.45%  (Down 2.5 lb)
bjzebby Total Progress: 1.42%  (Down 2.5 lb)
vmwtax Total Progress: 1.27%  (Down 3.0 lb)
kartalejo Total Progress: 1.19%  (Down 2.5 lb)
RatFink Total Progress: 1.16%  (Down 2.5 lb)
kitt227 Total Progress: 1.03%  (Down 2.5 lb)
ukbono Total Progress: 0.78%  (Down 1.4 lb)
leighac812 Total Progress: 0.73%  (Down 1.0 lb)
mjcarlson Total Progress: 0.73%  (Down 1.0 lb)
musiczeeker Total Progress: 0.65%  (Down 1.0 lb)
Souper Woman Total Progress: 0.51%  (Down 1.0 lb)
efunke Total Progress: 0.30%  (Down 0.5 lb)
BarelyGlowin Total Progress: 0.08%  (Down 0.2 lb)
MAIDINMS Total Progress: 0.00%  (Steady 0 lb)
Berni55 Total Progress: 0.18%  (Up 0.2 lb)
SQUIRT0628 Total Progress: 0.23%  (Up 0.4 lb)
tmbarta Total Progress: 0.98%  (Up 1.4 lb)
Laura120 Total Progress: 1.28%  (Up 2.5 lb)
DawnRae Total Progress: 2.52%  (Up 3.9 lb)
aloflin Total Progress: 2.61%  (Up 3.0 lb)
dedgell Total Progress: 3.21%  (Up 5.2 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Week 1

Eat at least 3 fruits/veggies a day; Exercise each day; and drink more water

Add 3 things into your diet each day that comes from mother nature. Walk/run/dance - do anything that gets you moving for at least 15 minutes a day. Drink water throughout the day to keep yourself hydrated.
83% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 11 May 10 by limericky21
"i miss coke so much lol .. but i am determined to do it this ..."
Failed: 09 May 10 by kartalejo
"have to work on getting my fruits in!"
Failed: 07 May 10 by Flyball
"I did get a fruit in for lunch and I will have a veg for dinner. Guess ..."
Successful: 06 May 10 by kitt227
"I drank my water, at fruit and walked in the park during lunch. will do ..."

Week 2

Eat at least 4 fruits/veggies a day; increase intensity of exercise; and drink more water

Step it up - increase your amount of physical activity to at least 30 minutes a day. Keep drinking that H2O. You're half way there!
90% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 18 May 10 by roundone
"I did great until the weekend. Then it all went bollocks up. I am back ..."
Successful: 17 May 10 by SQUIRT0628
"i dont know why i gained a cpl lbs i have been following the diet :( so ..."

Week 3

Eat at least 4 fruits/veggies a day; increase intensity of exercise; and drink more water

Ok, this is Week 3. Get outside, work in your garden, go on a walk after dinner...just keep on moving and don't forget to swing those arms! Remember to stay hydrated.
70% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 24 May 10 by kitt227
"Stressing out with family issues, plus stress at work, plus it being that ..."
Successful: 19 May 10 by Zeusontheloose
"snack on veggies and fruits / working on a fish pond in the garden every ..."

Week 4

Last week, let's turn it up a notch!

This is your last week before the final weigh in. Think of creative ways to increase your physical activity. Go on long brisk walks/light jogs during your lunch break and after dinner. Continue to eat healthy and stay active. You'll be ecstatic when you step on that scale on June 1st & your body will thank you!
66% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Latest Challenge Posts

Challenge is almost over...
Awesome job everyone! I decided not to get on the scale in the last few weeks. The true test was when I went to the Nordstrom half-yearly sale today---I actually bought a shirt that was one size smaller ...
by La Bomba on 28 May 10 11:14 PM
I'm back...
was out of town for over a week, so I wasn't able to record anything on fatsecret. I did my best to eat right, drink lots of water, and to get my fruits in. Didn't get a chance to actually ...
by La Bomba on 17 May 10 12:55 AM
oops, slipped a bit...
Consumed a bit too many calories today, more than I was supposed to :-( It's okay, will get back to working out and will reduce my caloric intake manana. Keep up the good work.
by La Bomba on 08 May 10 11:02 PM
4 day straight...
This is the first time in YEARS that I have exercised 4 days in a row :-) It felt easy today because I was on my bike while watching "The Office" and time passed by pretty quickly. I also r ...
by La Bomba on 07 May 10 12:10 AM
by SQUIRT0628 on 06 May 10 09:08 AM

 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Wednesday 02 June 2010.

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

Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 01 Jun 10
duration: 4 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 85
teams: 18-24
privacy: Public
administrators: La Bomba
created: 03 May 2010

All Mini-challenges:

1. Eat at least 3 fruits/veggies a day; Exercise each day; and drink more water ( week 1 )
2. Eat at least 4 fruits/veggies a day; increase intensity of exercise; and drink more water ( week 2 )
3. Eat at least 4 fruits/veggies a day; increase intensity of exercise; and drink more water ( week 3 )
4. Last week, let's turn it up a notch! ( week 4 )

Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 4:

All Teams 0.88%  (Down 142.1 lb)
 18-24 0.57%  (Down 24.1 lb)
 25-31 0.92%  (Down 35.7 lb)
 32-38 1.12%  (Down 44.0 lb)
 39+ 0.92%  (Down 38.3 lb)
view week 4 details

Week 3:

All Teams 0.77%  (Down 124.8 lb)
 18-24 0.56%  (Down 23.7 lb)
 25-31 0.76%  (Down 29.7 lb)
 32-38 0.96%  (Down 37.5 lb)
 39+ 0.82%  (Down 33.9 lb)
view week 3 details

Week 2:

All Teams 0.57%  (Down 92.8 lb)
 18-24 0.43%  (Down 18.0 lb)
 25-31 0.60%  (Down 23.3 lb)
 32-38 0.89%  (Down 35.0 lb)
 39+ 0.40%  (Down 16.5 lb)
view week 2 details

Week 1:

All Teams 0.40%  (Down 64.5 lb)
 18-24 0.36%  (Down 14.9 lb)
 25-31 0.46%  (Down 17.9 lb)
 32-38 0.51%  (Down 20.0 lb)
 39+ 0.28%  (Down 11.8 lb)
view week 1 details

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