This Challenge ended 3 months ago

About this Challenge:

Starting just b4 Memorial Day & going through July 4th - Get your Firecracker Body ready to make a splash at the pool!

Final Challenge Progress Results

katies71 Total Progress: 5.91%  (Down 15.7 lb)
jm1111 Total Progress: 5.38%  (Down 11.2 lb)
seniorme Total Progress: 5.20%  (Down 9.2 lb)
shirfleur 1 Total Progress: 4.81%  (Down 13.7 lb)
Catrina051 Total Progress: 4.65%  (Down 9.0 lb)
milesbud Total Progress: 4.14%  (Down 7.0 lb)
wendella1294 Total Progress: 3.97%  (Down 12.0 lb)
Junelka77 Total Progress: 3.74%  (Down 8.6 lb)
Yogie007 Total Progress: 3.13%  (Down 4.9 lb)
vonhatt Total Progress: 3.11%  (Down 5.0 lb)
jessabridge4444 Total Progress: 2.77%  (Down 7.0 lb)
erikahollister Total Progress: 2.67%  (Down 6.2 lb)
pluckedoff Total Progress: 2.58%  (Down 5.7 lb)
frequency7 Total Progress: 1.82%  (Down 4.0 lb)
Barb Mooney Total Progress: 1.71%  (Down 2.9 lb)
butterfliesrfree Total Progress: 1.64%  (Down 2.8 lb)
mbd121 Total Progress: 1.55%  (Down 4.0 lb)
heidij123 Total Progress: 1.54%  (Down 2.1 lb)
meemaw423 Total Progress: 1.50%  (Down 4.0 lb)
Diminishing_ME Total Progress: 1.39%  (Down 3.2 lb)
jayden1213 Total Progress: 1.16%  (Down 1.5 lb)
annerolfe Total Progress: 0.96%  (Down 1.4 lb)
loisdrake Total Progress: 0.87%  (Down 2.0 lb)
Jay2584 Total Progress: 0.85%  (Down 1.4 lb)
justdoit! Total Progress: 0.69%  (Down 1.0 lb)
thamy Total Progress: 0.27%  (Down 0.6 lb)
DanaTastic Total Progress: 0.00%  (Steady 0 lb)
hbfgvv Total Progress: 0.00%  (Steady 0 lb)
sheilalou Total Progress: 0.24%  (Up 0.3 lb)
illinoismack Total Progress: 0.39%  (Up 1.4 lb)
Qeeks Total Progress: 0.58%  (Up 1.8 lb)
macrat12 Total Progress: 1.08%  (Up 1.5 lb)
kls_toujour Total Progress: 1.50%  (Up 2.2 lb)
koopa40 Total Progress: 1.58%  (Up 2.1 lb)
Debbie Cousins Total Progress: 1.69%  (Up 3.0 lb)
feliciahenderson Total Progress: 2.05%  (Up 6.0 lb)
metamora Total Progress: 2.89%  (Up 3.6 lb)
wholefoodnut Total Progress: 2.94%  (Up 4.0 lb)
tnblews Total Progress: 3.22%  (Up 6.4 lb)
phcabrervi1 Total Progress: 3.56%  (Up 6.0 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 7

Drink EIGHT glasses of water daily (64-oz.)

Guidelines:
Let's ditch the soda (even diet) and alcohol, and really make a concerted effort to get in a full half gallon of water daily! (That CAN include your coffee and tea.)
85% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 08 Jul 19 by metamora
"I did work at it more, but didn't achieve 8 glasses each day."
Failed: 08 Jul 19 by jessabridge4444
"Most days I did, but I know I failed yesterday"
Successful: 08 Jul 19 by Debbie Cousins
"Every Day"


Weeks 1 to 7

Do REAL Exercise 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week.

Guidelines:
This does NOT include things such as "standing," "cooking," "studying," "driving," etc. We're talking about exercises at least the intensity of WALKING, physical therapy, yoga, etc.
61% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 08 Jul 19 by metamora
"We spent Friday at the beach, and I did more sitting than exercising. ..."
Successful: 08 Jul 19 by Debbie Cousins
"Did laps 5 out of 7 days - total 2-1/2 miles"
Successful: 23 May 19 by vonhatt
"Walked 1Hr and 20Mins. Total steps 8809 "


Weeks 1 to 7

If you Bite it, WRITE it!

Guidelines:
Every day, record EVERYTHING you eat or drink into your Food Diary.
60% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 08 Jul 19 by metamora
"When there are guests, it is so hard to remember to write everything down, ..."


Weeks 1 to 7

Get FIVE servings of Fruit or Vegetables Daily.

Guidelines:
You'll need to be very selective to keep these within your carb count if you're doing Keto, but it CAN be done with careful planning. Use those carbs for fresh, nutritious choices which also have the Fiber you need each day.
44% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 08 Jul 19 by Debbie Cousins
"Usually 3 a day"
Successful: 10 Jun 19 by wholefoodnut
"most days"
Failed: 23 May 19 by vonhatt
"On fasting diet."


Weeks 1 to 7

Repeat Positive Affirmations Daily ("The Secret")

Guidelines:
Each day, speak into existence the things that you want to be real in your life. (i.e., "I have a slim and attractive body," "I weigh 150 pounds (or whatever your goal is)," "I eat delicious, nutritious foods that make my body strong and lean." You can keep the same ones for the whole challenge, or make new ones each week.
63% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 08 Jul 19 by Debbie Cousins
"hit and miss - probably did 4 days"
Successful: 24 May 19 by hbfgvv
" I exercise every day, because it is lots of fun, makes me feel happy and ..."
Failed: 23 May 19 by vonhatt
"I will cut back on alcohol consumption. "


Weeks 1 to 7

Stay Within Your RDI for Calories Each Day

Guidelines:
If you need to reset your RDI, go ahead and do that. You'll want to make sure that you don't go over on your calories each day.
57% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 08 Jul 19 by Debbie Cousins
"Went over ONE day, but more than made up for it on others."
Successful: 10 Jun 19 by wholefoodnut
"yes as I average over a week"


Weeks 1 to 7

Get at least 20 grams Dietary Fiber Each Day

Guidelines:
Get at least 20g Dietary Fiber daily. Recommended Daily Intake for females is 25g, for males 38g. Most people get less than HALFof their RDI; so, 20g is a great improvement! Be sure to drink plenty of water when increasing Fiber!
47% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 08 Jul 19 by Debbie Cousins
"usually over 25g"
Successful: 06 Jul 19 by mbd121
"23.6"
Failed: 23 May 19 by vonhatt
"On fasting diet"


Latest Challenge Posts

FINAL RESULTS
Here are results for the Swimsuit Slimdown #2 challenge: First place was snagged by @Katies71 with a whopping loss of 15.7 pounds. Second place goes to @shirfleur 1 who melted away 13.7 pounds. Our ...
by Debbie Cousins on 11 Jul 19 10:03 PM
Swimsuit Sunday 6/30
Good Sunny Sunday morning from the Midwest. I still have no idea of what I'm training tomorrow since my notebook is still at the gym for my trainer to write my workouts in. Might pick it up on the ...
by macrat12 on 30 Jun 19 08:23 AM
Monday 06-24
Bold flavors make one satisfied quicker as well!! A bonus plus for staying on track!!!
by wholefoodnut on 26 Jun 19 06:55 PM
Swimsuit Sunday 06-26
Sunny and hot in Houston. Quiet day, too hot to be outside. Decided to start measuring every bite in grams, as I may be under reporting what I'm eating.
by shirfleur 1 on 23 Jun 19 10:22 PM
Swimsuit Sunday 6/23
Good Rainy Sunday morning from the Midwest. Checking in before breakfast. Hope everyone is having a great week.
by macrat12 on 23 Jun 19 08:33 AM

 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Tuesday 09 July 2019.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 08 Jul 19
duration: 7 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 72
privacy: Public
administrators: Debbie Cousins
created: 03 May 2019

All Mini-challenges:

1. Drink EIGHT glasses of water daily (64-oz.) ( weeks 1 to 7 )
2. Do REAL Exercise 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week. ( weeks 1 to 7 )
3. If you Bite it, WRITE it! ( weeks 1 to 7 )
4. Get FIVE servings of Fruit or Vegetables Daily. ( weeks 1 to 7 )
5. Repeat Positive Affirmations Daily ("The Secret") ( weeks 1 to 7 )
6. Stay Within Your RDI for Calories Each Day ( weeks 1 to 7 )
7. Get at least 20 grams Dietary Fiber Each Day ( weeks 1 to 7 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 7:

All Participants 0.79%  (Down 107.8 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 0.80%  (Down 110.0 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 0.66%  (Down 89.9 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.57%  (Down 78.4 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.58%  (Down 79.6 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.43%  (Down 58.5 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.22%  (Down 29.6 lb)

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Affirmations
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