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21-Day Catching a Wave Challenge with Team Spark California: 9/6/10-9/26/10

Saturday, September 04, 2010

Are you willing to get in 10 minutes!? Are you committed & determined to lose those inches!? Are you motivated to embark on a 21 day toss a lb in the wave!? When you complete your day, fill it in along with your progress or thoughts.

Goal is 1-10 lbs (you decide weight loss). On 9/6 start~post inches. Post inches lost on 9/26 end date . Okay, here's the plan:

Weighing in: 216
Goal weight: 211
Measurements: waist--34.5"; hip--48"; chest--40"

I, Shauntay, am gonna be catchin' a few waves emoticon for a minimum of 30 minutes for 21 days. My four goals for the Catchin' a Wave Challenge are:

1. Lose 5 lbs by my b-day 2. Write/call (1) friend per wk
3. 7 hours of sleep 4. 2-3 flexibility workouts per wk

9/6 Monday: Let the waves start rollin' in!!!

I am accountable to me. emoticon I will reach my goal by being positive & eager for change. I'll be surfin' to win & be motivated with my team each day. Complete/modify your choice to your plan.

* eating: 5-6 small meals every 2-3 hours emoticon
* cardio: gonna mix it up with some kickboxing, zumba and walking
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* strength training: emoticon emoticon emoticon
* water: emoticon 8 glasses minimum
* sleep/relaxation: 7 hrs. minimum emoticon
* other: re-connect with self emoticon, significant other emoticon and friends

I will try not to bring home work.
I will do 10 minutes of abs everyday. emoticon
I will read 10 minutes each night something motivating or health-related.
I will support my team. emoticon
I will exercise more.
I will eat fruit 2-3x per day. emoticon emoticon emoticon
I will enjoy the journey.

September 6-26, 2010, I was determined. I went surfin' & wow emoticon ~ here's what I created:

Sept 6: 3hrs walking around the Long Beach Aquarium and Shoreline Village
Sept 7: REST
Sept 8: Turbo Jam: Ab Jam (20 min. ab work); WATP 2-mile walk
Sept 9: WATP: Hand Weights Only 2-mile; Turbo Jam: Ab Jam (20 min. ab work)
Sept 10: Ellen Barrett: Crunch Fat Burning Pilates
Sept 11: 2-mile hike
Sept 12: REST
Sept 13: REST
Sept 14: WATP: Hand & Ankle Weights 2-mile walk; Turbo Jam: Ab Jam (20 min. ab work); Ellen Barrett: Burn & Firm Pilates
Sept 15: WATP: Ankle Weights Only 1.5-miles
Sept 16: Turbo Jam: Ab Jam (20 min. ab work); Turbo Jam: Booty & Ab Sculpt
Sept 17: Kickboxing (includes Turbo Jam)
Sept 18: WATP: Hand & Ankle Weights 4-mile super challenge
Sept 19: WATP: Hand & Ankle Weights 4-mile super challenge
Sept 20: REST
Sept 21: Ellen Barrett: Burn & Firm Pilates
Sept 22: Turbo Jam Cardio Party & Turbo Jam Abs w/Hand Weights
Sept 23: REST
Sept 24: REST
Sept 25: Zumba w/Wrist Weights
Sept 26: SparkPeople: Fit, Firm & Fired Up--Stretch, Hip-Hop Abs: Rockin' Abs w/Hand Weights , Hip-Hop Abs: Hard Body w/Hand Weights

Total fitness minutes for challenge: 735
Ending weight: 214

  
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TAYGRL 9/21/2010 12:23AM

    i'm pretty happy with this so far... emoticon

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Zumba Lvr's August Challenge

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Party on! And, don't forget to keep your routine fresh! Try a little bit of running or some Turbo Jam or an SP video =) You can do it!!!

Aug 1: REST Day
Aug 2: AM - 2 miles walking w/hand weights (DONE)
Aug 3: AM - Kettleworx Cardio DVD 20 min.; PM - 1 mile walk/30 min Hip Hop Abs (DONE)
Aug 4: Fat Burning Pilates (DONE)
Aug 5: AM - Kettleworx Resistance DVD 20 min.; PM - 1 mile walk/30 min Hip Hop Abs (DONE)
Aug 6: Burn & Firm Pilates (DONE)
Aug 7: Turbo Jam: Cardio Party 2 (DONE)
Aug 8: REST Day
Aug 9: REST Day
Aug 10: AM - Kettleworx Cardio DVD 20 min.; PM - 1 mile walk/30 min Hip Hop Abs (DONE)
Aug 11: - 2 mile walk - (DONE)
Aug 12: AM - Kettleworx Resistance DVD 20 min.; PM - 1 mile walk/30 min Hip Hop Abs (DONE)
Aug 13: 2-mile walk/run (DONE)
Aug 14: Turbo Jam: Cardio Party 3 (DONE)
Aug 15: REST Day
Aug 16: Sick
Aug 17: Sick
Aug 18: AM - Kettleworx Cardio DVD 20 min.; PM - 2 mile walk/30 min Hip Hop Abs (DONE)
Aug 19: AM - Skinny Sculpt; PM - Bootcamp Boogie(DONE)
Aug 20: AM - Kettleworx Resistance DVD 20 min.; PM - 2 mile walk/30 min Hip Hop Abs (DONE)
Aug 21: PM - Turbo Jam: Cardio Jam 3
Aug 22: REST Day
Aug 23: AM - 3 mile walk w/Hand Weights; PM - 45 min. stationary bike
Aug 24: AM - Kettleworx Cardio DVD 20 min.; PM - 1 mile walk/30 min Hip Hop Abs
Aug 25: AM - Burn & Firm Pilates; PM - 45 min. stationary bike (DONE)
Aug 26: AM - Kettleworx Resistance DVD 20 min.; PM - 1 mile walk/30 min Hip Hop Abs (DONE)
Aug 27: PM - Turbo Jam: Booty & Abs Sculpt/Cardio Party Remix (DONE)
Aug 28: AM - 20 min Progressive Pilates; PM - 4-mile walk w/Hand Weights
Aug 29: REST Day
Aug 30 : AM - 20 min Progressive Pilates; PM - 45 min. stationary bike

September's goal: find a Zumba class near by...

  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

LILHLFPINT 8/27/2010 1:56PM

    (wow, you go, girl. i am so impressed! ::high fives::)

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TAYGRL 7/29/2010 8:10AM

    yep! we get so busy with, oh, i don't know, LIFE. why make it easy to forget?! right?! happy thursday!

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BOOKSCATSTEA 7/29/2010 7:04AM

    Hey good idea to put down each day BEFORE the month begins and keep track - doing it ahead of time beats procrastination!
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ONE WORD ANSWERS

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Not as easy as you might think! Copy and Paste into your own blog, change the answers to suit you. It's really hard to only use one word answers.

Where is your cell phone?
purse

Spouse?
gym

Your hair?
curly

Your mother?
sociopath


Your father?
jesus

Your favorite thing?
pope

Your dream last night?
weird

Favorite drink?
H2O

What room are you in?
living

Your hobby?
books

Your fear?
nuclear

Where do you want to be in 6 years?
alive

Where were you last night?
dinner

Something that you aren't?
apathetic

Muffins?
tops

Wish list item?
bike

Last thing you did?
laundry

What are you wearing?
sweats

Your pets?
zero

Friends?
hilarious

Your life?
so-so

Your mood?
grrrr...

Missing someone?
always

Drinking?
nahhh

Your car?
retired

Something you're not wearing?
bra

Your favorite store?
target

Your favorite color?
earth

When is the last time you cried?
today

Where do you go over and over?
mind

Five people who email me regularly?
friends

Favorite place to eat?
in

Favorite place I'd like to be right now?
beach

  


February "Get Back to Fitness" Walking Challenge

Sunday, February 07, 2010

Goal: 1-5 miles per week
Tools: Hand and ankle weights

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Walk Away the Pounds: November Challenge

Sunday, November 08, 2009

Goal: 100 miles emoticon
Starting Weight: 237
Nov. Goal Weight: 230
Miles Completed: 90
Miles Remaining: 10


Tools: emoticon
Walk Away the Pounds (1-3 Miles)
Walk Away Your Hip & Thighs (2 Miles)
Walk Away the Pounds Super Challenge (4 miles)
5-Mile Fat Burning Walk (w/Jog Intervals)
2-Week Turnaround Cardio Walk (Prevention Fitness Systems)
Flat Belly Workout - Walk Off Belly Fat (Prevention Fitness Systems)
Ultimate Walking Workout (Prevention Fitness Systems)
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Nov 1: 5
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Nov 2: 0
Nov 3: 4
Nov 4: 4
Nov 5: 4
Nov 6: 5
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Nov 7: 5
Nov 8: 0
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Nov 9: 0
Nov 10: 1
Nov 11: 2
Nov 12: 3
Nov 13: 2
Nov 14: 1
Nov 15: 1
Nov 16: 2
Nov 17: 0
Nov 18: 5.5
Nov 19: 5.5
Nov 20: 4
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Nov 21:
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Nov 23: 1.5
Nov 24:
Nov 25: 6.5
Nov 26: 5K emoticon Trot in Long Beach, CA
Nov 27: 5
Nov 28: 7
Nov 29: 5
Nov 30: 8

11/28/09 Weigh-in=235
guess what! i STILL feel like a winner! emoticon

  
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MARTIXIA 11/9/2009 7:16PM

    wow! I commend you for taking on this walking challenge! kudos to you! I walked 7.5 miles last Friday and received a blood blister as a parting gift.
Keep on walkin'!

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LADYDI2049 11/9/2009 10:21AM

    You have a great plan set before you and it is a good motivational tool. Keep up the good work. Try getting involved with here on the boards and joining us on our Sunday walks, it really makes a difference to have people in your life striving for the same goals. Support and encouragement is key to success.


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