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Weekend Challenge 11...Taking the Stairs

Thursday, July 15, 2010

This weekend we'll be "Taking the Stairs" and climbing the Food Pyramid! Considering we're following it's nutrition guidelines, might as well climb it too!

Challenge will run FRIDAY - TUESDAY

Nothing complicated here, just Straight Minutes...Any and all Planned Exercise counts! Let's fire up those metabolisms and burn off some pounds!

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Saturday -
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Food Pyramid Challenge

Thursday, July 15, 2010

For the remaining 2 weeks of this round, we'll be following the guidelines of the Food Pyramid! This challenge will run Friday, July 15th - Tuesday July 27th!

Make a chart corresponding with the number of servings for each component listed under your calorie allowance choice! *1200 Calories - Grains 4 oz, Veggies 1.5 cup, Fruit 1 cup, Milk 2 cup, Meat 3 oz, Fat/Sugar limit 130 calories daily

1200 Calorie Chart
4 boxes for each oz of grains
5 boxes for each 1/2 cup fruits and veggies(2.5 cups = 5 servings)
2 boxes for each 1 cup milk/dairy
3 boxes for each oz of protein.
Keep fats and sugars to a minimum daily!

Friday - G,G,G,G ~ F,F,F,F,F ~ M,M ~ P,P,P

Each time you consume a component, you'll check off a box...ie: 3 oz pasta, check 3 boxes!
Fruits and veggies are combined, but please aim for more veggies as they contain fewer calories and sugar! Also try to get in a variety of color for a range of nutrients!

For each day that you check off all your boxes without going over you'll earn 5 points!

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KIMOTHY77 7/15/2010 9:01AM

    Great idea!

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Weekend Challenge #10...Fore by 50

Thursday, July 08, 2010

Challenge will run FRIDAY - MONDAY note Monday, NOT Tuesday!

50 Reps Upper
50 Reps Lower
50 Reps Core
50 Minutes Planned Cardio

Points are awarded for each rep/cardio minute completed...max 50 each component! Bonus of 50 points daily if you complete all 50 of each! Max daily points 250! Make sure to come to the Forest and let us know how your day turned out...Each day you get Max points come yell "Fore"

Let's hit the green... emoticon Green that is! emoticon

Friday ~ emoticon "Fore" - 250
Saturday ~ emoticon "Fore" - 250
Sunday ~ emoticon "Fore" - 250
Monday ~ emoticon "Fore" - 250
Total Challenge Points: 1000

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    WTG on day one!

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Weekend Challenge #9...Stars and Stripes

Thursday, July 01, 2010

This weekends challenge will help us declare freedom from a couple more pounds as we create the stars and stripes that make up Old Glory!

Challenge will run FRIDAY - TUESDAY

Stars: Perform 50 minutes Cardio daily to earn a emoticon

Stripes: Consume 7 glasses water daily AND 6 freggies consisting of AT LEAST 1 each Red, White and Blue to earn a emoticon

Earn both a emoticon and emoticon daily and celebrate the day with emoticon!

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C25K W6D3

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Since I slacked off on training over the weekend it was hard to get myself on the treadmill today, but giving up wasn't an option!

I slowed my pace down from 5.8 to 5.6 for a couple reasons! First being that I hadn't run since Friday and second I didn't want to push myself too hard and overrun the 25 minutes! As it is I ended up walking 1 minute as a result of my hip hurting! I thought I was gonna have to stop but I pushed through the last 9 minutes! Seems that my hip issue does this when I take more than a couple days off running! Other than the hip, I was feeling strong during the entire training, so I'm not feeling too bad about having to walk!

Here's how today went
1-5 w/u walk @ 4.0
5-20 run @ 5.6
20-21 walk @ 4.0
21-30 run @ 5.6
30-35 c/d walk @ 4.0

I'll probably be doing W7D1 tomorrow to get myself back on a F,Su,T training schedule! Long runs from here out... I'm ready to take them on!

Avg hr 150, Max hr 165, Calories Burned 301, Miles 3.0

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ITISSPARKTIME 6/29/2010 5:54PM

    Yay!! You are doing great! Honey, you know there is no shame in walking for 1 minute...at least I sure don't think so!! emoticon

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WINKERDINK 6/29/2010 12:31PM

    15 minute run emoticonPixie!

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