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Fitness Test for BLC-25

Monday, May 05, 2014

I've seen these fitness tests before but I never did them.

I thought it was a great idea to make it part of a challenge because I am always up for a challenge and this fitness test is just for ourselves.

It's purpose is to try and improve our own fitness. I don't think it matters how much anyone else can do in a minute or three. It matters how much we can do ourselves. This gives us a chance to improve us from whatever point we are at in our life.

If we have to modify things it's up to us.

Thanks BLC-25 for coming us with this great idea.

  
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IMAVISION 6/21/2014 4:30PM

    Sounds interesting! emoticon


How can you be the answer to someone’s prayer today?

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WENDYDANCER 5/14/2014 3:10PM

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SHANTODD420 5/5/2014 8:49PM

    Way to go Peggy and you are so right.

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JAXMOMMY 5/5/2014 4:32PM

    True, true! Good outlook on it!

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Goals for BLC 25

Friday, May 02, 2014

I joined WW's on March 13th and I love it. I have lost 9 pounds so far but beyond that I really enjoy listening at the meetings and hearing what others have to share. You really can find out lots of good hints of what to do and what not to do.
Our meeting this week was about Plateaus. I really know about them because I was on one for over a year.
After I started WW's I finally started losing weight and I was eating and not measuring. Well actually I was weighing some things because it has become a habit. I found out that I like a lot of the simply filling meals.



My goals for BLC 25 are

1. follow simply filling of WW's at least 3 days a week
2. do Strength exercises on Monday, Wednesday and Friday
3. measure the water I am drinking so I know I am getting enough
4. come back and check these goals every 2 weeks to make sure I am doing them

  
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KELLYFROG 5/2/2014 10:53PM

    So happy that WW is working well for you! These are great goals!!

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FLASUN 5/2/2014 7:11PM

    emoticon Job you are doing Peggy!!!! Keep up the great work!!!! emoticon

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MASTERCARE 5/2/2014 7:00PM

    to quote a DEAR friend and her favorite expression....

KEEP ON...KEEPING ON!

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AMARILYNH 5/2/2014 6:17PM

    Peggy, great goals! I love that last one - too often I MAKE goals then forget about them! Coming back for an update every two weeks may make all the difference!

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PATTYJ48 5/2/2014 4:38PM

    These are great goals for the 12 weeks ahead. I am hoping we get WW at our work because you are so right about the meetings.

Good luck!!

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THE CLEAN IT UP CHALLENGE 11/22-11/25

Friday, November 22, 2013

here it is now I can remember it

THE CLEAN IT UP CHALLENGE


Challenge runs Friday 11/22 ~ Monday 11/25


Quality - Clean eating - get rid of the processed, prepackaged, sodium laden fast/junk food! Get 5 points per "clean" meal (breakfast, lunch, dinner & 1 snack - max 20 pts/day)
Fri (20 ) ~ Sat (20 ) ~ Sun (20 ) ~ Mon ( ) = 0/80

Quantity - measure & weigh all of your portions, ingredients for cooking, snacks, etc.
5 pts per day.

Fri (5 ) ~ Sat ( 5) ~ Sun (5 ) ~ Mon ( ) = 0/20

Tracking - its so important to understand what we are consuming and how much. Track every bite, lick and taste. 5 pts per day

Fri (5 ) ~ Sat ( 5) ~ Sun (5 ) ~ Mon ( ) = 0/20


Staying in range - stay within your personal target range (points, carbs, calories). 5 pts per day within range.

Fri (5 ) ~ Sat (5 ) ~ Sun ( ) ~ Mon ( ) = 0/20

Change your bad habits- Choose one thing to eliminate from your diet. Salt, sugar, soda etc. 5 pts per day without.

Fri (5 ) ~ Sat ( ) ~ Sun ( ) ~ Mon ( ) = 0/20


Fitness - of course it's important to get and remain active. Get 5 pts for each 15 mins of intentional fitness ( max 20 pts. per day)

Fri (20 ) ~ Sat (10 ) ~ Sun (20 ) ~ Mon ( ) = 0/80


Positive self talk - stop for 5 minutes each day and practice positive self talk. Each day either journal, blog, or post in our Stingray chat room 1 positive thing about yourself. 5 pt per day.

Fri (5 ) ~ Sat ( 5) ~ Sun (5 ) ~ Mon ( ) = 0/20


Total Points: 0/260

  
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HERMIEME 5/4/2014 1:37AM

    Really cool! emoticon

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AMARILYNH 11/23/2013 6:29AM

    Love that positive self talk one!! We are WAY too hard on ourselves as a general rule - we need to focus on all the GOOD in us!! emoticon emoticon

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KMVBBAM 11/22/2013 5:24PM

    Sounds like a great challenge but with Thanksgiving and relatives coming this would be to much for me but maybe the next time. emoticon

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GOYB for Wednesday Nov 20th

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20th! GOYB!


1) 20 PUSHUPS! and while in that position! x

2) DO A PLANK AND HOLD IT AS LONG AS YOU CAN! x

3) 20 SQUATS!x

and for THOSE that are still here!

4) GRAB a GLASS of WATER and.....DANCE!

  
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KMVBBAM 11/20/2013 10:22AM

    Love it, especially the dancing part!

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Bowling Challenge

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

I'm putting this here so that I can find it easily



Pin 1. Meeting your water intake for the day. (8 glasses) xxx
*Pin 2. Taking your Vitamin for the day. x xx
*Pin 3. Staying in your calorie range for the day. xxx
*Pin 4. Getting in your exercise in for the day. xxx
*Pin 5. Posting in the Stingrays chat room for the day. xxx
Pin 6. Getting in the team challenge in for the day. A new GOYB(get off your butt) exercise will be posted each night in the Stingray chat room..to be completed the next day. xxx
Pin 7. Meeting your 5000 steps for the day or if you don't have a pedometer, 20 minutes of walking (in addition to the other exercise planned for the day). xxx
*Pin 8. Getting 6 to 8 hours of sleep xxx
*Pin 9. Getting in your 5 fruits and vegetables for the day. xxx
*Pin 10. Spending 10 min. just on you!! xxx


X Means STRIKE, ~~ / Means SPARE, ~~ G Means GUTTERBALL

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Tuesday: 20
Wednesday: 20
Thursday: 20

Total Points: 60
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STRIKE- To get a Strike, you will have to knock down all 10 pins=20pts

SPARE- To get a Spare, if you DON'T knock down all 10 pins, then you have a chance to get a Spare. = 15pts

Knock 9 Pins + Add 20 min walk to get a Spare
Knock 8 Pins + Add 20 min walk + 10 modified push ups = Spare
*Knock 7 Pins + Add 20 min walk + 10 modified push ups + 10 squats = Spare
Knock 6 Pins + Add 20 min walk + 10 modified push ups + 10 squats + 10 Calf Raises = Spare
Knock 5 Pins + Add 20 min walk + 10 modified push ups + 10 squats + 10 Calf Raises + 10 modified crunches of your choice = Spare

If you "knock down" between 5 and 9 pins, you get that number of points (unless you earn the spare) 5-9 pts

If you knock down less than 5 pins and don't earn the spare, you get a G - NO POINTS for a G

  
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STARTINGOVER37 11/19/2013 6:59PM

    I love this idea, and may have to join in!

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HOLDINGMYOWN 11/19/2013 8:54AM

    It never ceases to amaze me ~~ the ideas that the captains and co-captains come up with for these challenges!
SharonSparkle the RV captain always fasinates me when she gives us weekly challenges to do on our RV team~
emoticon CAPTAINS! emoticon

emoticon Peggy

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SHANTODD420 11/19/2013 8:26AM

    Great Idea Peggy lets rock this challenge no matter what team we are on.

Shannon

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