This Challenge ended 7 years ago

About this Challenge:

Valentine's is a day of love, but love handles aren't invited!

Final Challenge Progress Results

Niquey22 Total Progress: 9.68 %  (Down 15.0 lb)
mose28 Total Progress: 9.09 %  (Down 15.0 lb)
duce222 Total Progress: 8.91 %  (Down 17.2 lb)
Valesotis Total Progress: 8.10 %  (Down 11.2 lb)
Katiekinz Total Progress: 7.95 %  (Down 15.5 lb)
ZumbaToo Total Progress: 7.49 %  (Down 12.4 lb)
sshabayek Total Progress: 6.86 %  (Down 11.7 lb)
Ren_10_34 Total Progress: 6.67 %  (Down 14.4 lb)
nattackz Total Progress: 6.29 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
kjatha Total Progress: 5.88 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
joelae Total Progress: 5.46 %  (Down 10.8 lb)
Petite-Pixie Total Progress: 5.14 %  (Down 7.2 lb)
Red22 Total Progress: 4.86 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
Meghan.july Total Progress: 4.29 %  (Down 6.5 lb)
durtyjewbastard Total Progress: 3.93 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
shannas Total Progress: 3.40 %  (Down 5.4 lb)
TAZPEZMOM Total Progress: 3.33 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
BrendaandBud Total Progress: 3.31 %  (Down 4.9 lb)
novej Total Progress: 3.02 %  (Down 6.4 lb)
khiq Total Progress: 2.70 %  (Down 5.5 lb)
Crankyolebroad Total Progress: 2.62 %  (Down 4.4 lb)
JLPies Total Progress: 2.60 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
Nutra_nut Total Progress: 2.53 %  (Down 4.4 lb)
GREEDYGERTA Total Progress: 2.28 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
PunkyBizster Total Progress: 2.16 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Carolina1 Total Progress: 1.94 %  (Down 2.8 lb)
kingrock33 Total Progress: 1.94 %  (Down 3.3 lb)
Cassie3488 Total Progress: 1.93 %  (Down 3.8 lb)
HBGood Total Progress: 1.93 %  (Down 4.2 lb)
Novi9109 Total Progress: 1.68 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Sarah Baker Total Progress: 1.64 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
gnat824 Total Progress: 1.63 %  (Down 2.8 lb)
Mariah11 Total Progress: 1.60 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
DSet Total Progress: 1.58 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
mebohan Total Progress: 1.52 %  (Down 2.5 lb)
dianabterio Total Progress: 1.51 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Sophiagrey Total Progress: 1.37 %  (Down 3.2 lb)
itsarainyday Total Progress: 1.32 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
solderzzc Total Progress: 1.31 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
mllemarie Total Progress: 1.25 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
fattis mona Total Progress: 1.25 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
BoofersBabyGurl Total Progress: 1.14 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Elledion Total Progress: 1.11 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
daynad228 Total Progress: 1.06 %  (Down 1.8 lb)
Scuretonbailey Total Progress: 1.06 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
kate155 Total Progress: 0.83 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
snickers23 Total Progress: 0.74 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
skychant Total Progress: 0.69 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
shauname Total Progress: 0.64 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
holamay Total Progress: 0.63 %  (Down 0.7 lb)
Mima92 Total Progress: 0.45 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
A Meank Total Progress: 0.31 %  (Down 0.5 lb)
ccminusten Total Progress: 0.27 %  (Down 0.4 lb)
Taramr Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
MissStarz Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
lusochic Total Progress: 0.31 %  (Up 0.5 lb)
ruchi0112 Total Progress: 0.77 %  (Up 1.1 lb)
Terise Total Progress: 0.79 %  (Up 1.1 lb)
mandeelynn Total Progress: 0.87 %  (Up 1.2 lb)
hnewman316 Total Progress: 0.95 %  (Up 1.4 lb)
cortyluv Total Progress: 1.24 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
lizardgirl Total Progress: 1.78 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
MallieAnn Total Progress: 2.59 %  (Up 7.0 lb)
dr4g0nfly Total Progress: 2.94 %  (Up 5.5 lb)
kittycox Total Progress: 2.98 %  (Up 5.0 lb)
Lynners Total Progress: 3.07 %  (Up 5.0 lb)
desx Total Progress: 3.18 %  (Up 4.9 lb)
eliwells Total Progress: 3.27 %  (Up 5.0 lb)
mridulap2003 Total Progress: 3.86 %  (Up 4.7 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 8

Start by drinking more water!

Guidelines:
Heading into Christmas and New Years, make sure you're in the habit of drinking 8+ glasses of water!
86% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 14 Feb 12 by Mima92
"96 oz daily"
Successful: 26 Jan 12 by Cassie3488
"if not flavored water, bottled water, faucet water I have done nothing ..."
Failed: 02 Jan 12 by MallieAnn
"hoildays...that all i can say..."
Successful: 31 Dec 11 by mandeelynn
"Been trying to drink mainly water!"


Weeks 1 to 8

Cardio is key!

Guidelines:
You can't show off your tight stomach without burning some fat! Add in 1 extra day / activity of cardio into your already regular schedule. If you haven't got a cardio plan, look up a few, like Couch to 5k to get yourself motivated!
73% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 14 Feb 12 by Mima92
"5 day's a week"
Failed: 26 Jan 12 by Cassie3488
"have not had much time for cardio with taking classes and getting homework ..."
Successful: 17 Jan 12 by sshabayek
"I looked up the couch to 5k and I love it, I am now already running 28min ..."
Successful: 07 Jan 12 by dr4g0nfly
"I've been walking the dog an extra 30 minutes every day, that counts r ..."


Weeks 1 to 8

Appreciate yourself

Guidelines:
Regardless of whether you've got a significant other, Valentines should be a day about LOVING your body! Each day tell yourself something you LOVE about your body / personality / etc - remember, you and your body are a team!
80% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 14 Feb 12 by Mima92
"Loving ME much."
Failed: 26 Jan 12 by Cassie3488
"until I got on the anti depresant i have not felt any love for myself and ..."
Successful: 17 Jan 12 by sshabayek
"I love the way my clothes look on me now"
Successful: 07 Jan 12 by dr4g0nfly
"Always love the skin your in!"


Weeks 1 to 8

Start working on core strength - with planks!

Guidelines:
Guidelines: Side planks really activate those muscles deep in your core - do side planks 3x a week, 15 seconds each side, until you work up to 1 minute each side! If you don't know how - here is a video that also has modifications: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gK31zgdR8xg&feature=fvsr
44% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 14 Feb 12 by Mima92
"No planks jsut light weight."
Successful: 30 Jan 12 by TAZPEZMOM
"My friend bought the PINK fitness kit, so we did her core strength workout."
Failed: 17 Jan 12 by sshabayek
"So I looked up planks yesterday on youtube and am planning to start that ..."
Successful: 31 Dec 11 by mandeelynn
"Started doing planks in the past week. I hate them but Im feeling results ..."


Latest Challenge Posts

LOVE HANDLES?
Congrats on the weight loss! That is a fantastic accomplishment - and maintenance? Great job, I am 100% impressed. Yes - let's get rid of those love handles for good!
by kate155 on 14 Dec 11 06:49 PM
Welcome~
I'm thrilled to get a head start on core strength and being healthy - and it's important to have a few SIMPLE but LONG-TERM goals, which is why the challenges are things you can incorporate into ...
by kate155 on 11 Dec 11 05:54 PM
Plank video - got left off the guidelines
Here is the video, which also has great modifications: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gK31zgdR8xg&feature=fvsr
by kate155 on 11 Dec 11 05:51 PM

 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Wednesday 15 February 2012.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 14 Feb 12
duration: 8 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 146
privacy: Public
administrators: kate155
created: 11 December 2011

All Mini-challenges:

1. Start by drinking more water! ( weeks 1 to 8 )
2. Cardio is key! ( weeks 1 to 8 )
3. Appreciate yourself ( weeks 1 to 8 )
4. Start working on core strength - with planks! ( weeks 1 to 8 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 8:

All Participants 0.96 %  (Down 238.6 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 0.78 %  (Down 193.9 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 0.68 %  (Down 167.8 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 0.51 %  (Down 126.4 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.41 %  (Down 100.9 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.23 %  (Down 55.8 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.04 %  (Down 9.0 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.10 %  (Down 25.8 lb)

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