This Challenge ended 7 years ago

About this Challenge:

We'll be usin dumbbells(heavy canned goods) d entire time. Each week adding a new excerise doing as many as you can.

Final Challenge Progress Results

marjiehughes Total Progress: 2.78%  (Down 5.4 lb)
NowIunderstand Total Progress: 0.64%  (Down 1.0 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 6

Arm Circles, Dumbbell

Guidelines:
Step 1:Stand with feet shoulder width apart. Step 2:Hold a dumbbell in each hand and rest by your sides. Step 3:Adopt a neutral spine and brace the abdominals and back muscles. Step 4:Raise your arms out to your side until both are parallel to the floor. Step 5:From this position gradually start rotating the arms backwards in a controlled circular motion. Step 6:One circle equals one repetition.
66% Successful

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Failed: 21 Jan 12 by NowIunderstand
"no, not at all....I just so hate exercise and can't seem to find the time. ..."


Weeks 1 to 6

DRINK WATER EVERYDAY

Guidelines:
Try to drink a gallon of water a day!! If not drink what you can.
66% Successful

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Failed: 21 Jan 12 by NowIunderstand
"No, dont want to spend my days in the wc. "


Weeks 2 to 6

Dumbbell Row, Plank, Single Arm

Guidelines:
Step 1:Place a dumbbell on the floor in front of you. Step 2:Get into the standard pushup position with feet wide apart. Step 3:Take hold of the dumbbell with one hand. Step 4:Tense your core abdominal muscles and maintain a straight back. Step 5:Row the dumbbell up towards the chest by bending the elbow and at the same time maintaining your balance. Step 6:Return to the start position. This is one repetition. Step 7:Repeat the same number of repetitions for the opposite side.
100% Successful

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Weeks 3 to 6

Front Raise, Dumbbell

Guidelines:
Step 1:Take a dumbbell in each hand, palms facing behind Step 2:Stand with feet shoulder width apart Step 3:Start with the dumbbells resting on your thighs Step 4:Keeping the arms straight, simultaneously raise the dumbbells to shoulder height Step 5:Pause at the top briefly and lower back down to the start Step 6:Lower the arms back to the start position Step 7:This is one repetition
100% Successful

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Weeks 4 to 6

Lateral Raise, Dumbbell, Bent Over

Guidelines:
Step 1:Take a dumbbell and rotate the hands so the palms are facing each other Step 2:Stand feet shoulder width apart with a slight bend in the knees Step 3:Bend forwards at the hips so the upper body is at approximately 45 degrees Step 4:Maintain a straight back whilst in this position Step 5:With a slight bend in the elbows, inhale and raise the arms up from your sides Step 6:Pause at the top and squeeze the shoulder blades together Step 7:Return to the start position Step 8:This is one repetition
100% Successful

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Weeks 5 to 6

Reverse Flyes, Dumbbell

Guidelines:
Step 1:Set up an adjustable gym bench to an incline of about 30 degrees. Step 2:Take a pair of dumbbells and sit on the bench as though you are sitting the wrong way around on a dining chair. Step 3:Lean forwards so your chest is resting on the back of the bench (this is called the prone position). Step 4:Position your feet flat on the floor, with your arms at your sides holding the dumbbells with an underhand grip. Step 5:With a slight bend in the elbows, inhale and raise the arms up from your sides. Step 6:Pause at the top and squeeze the shoulder blades together. Step 7:Return to the start position. Can be done while seated.
100% Successful

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Week 6

Shoulder Shrugs, Dumbbell

Guidelines:
Shoulder Shrugs, Dumbbell Steps: Step 1:Stand upright holding a pair of dumbbells in both hands. Step 2:Arms should be fully extended to the waist. Step 3:Feet shoulder width apart and head looking forwards. Step 4:Shrug the shoulders up as high as possible. Step 5:Pause at the top of the movement and then relax back down. Step 6:Repeat for the required number of repetitions
100% Successful

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Latest Challenge Posts

Summer's around the corner,
Would be nice to have nice toned arms for the summer. All those sleeveless tops.... This challenge is just in time!.
by NowIunderstand on 15 Jan 12 07:49 AM

 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Tuesday 28 February 2012.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 27 Feb 12
duration: 6 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 5
privacy: Public
administrators: marjiehughes
created: 13 January 2012

All Mini-challenges:

1. Arm Circles, Dumbbell ( weeks 1 to 6 )
2. DRINK WATER EVERYDAY ( weeks 1 to 6 )
3. Dumbbell Row, Plank, Single Arm ( weeks 2 to 6 )
4. Front Raise, Dumbbell ( weeks 3 to 6 )
5. Lateral Raise, Dumbbell, Bent Over ( weeks 4 to 6 )
6. Reverse Flyes, Dumbbell ( weeks 5 to 6 )
7. Shoulder Shrugs, Dumbbell ( week 6 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 6:

All Participants 0.71%  (Down 6.4 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 0.66%  (Down 5.9 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.49%  (Down 4.4 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.22%  (Up 2.0 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.00%  (Steady 0 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.11%  (Down 1.0 lb)

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