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STSF Challenge Goal

Sunday, June 21, 2009

After reading Deondra's (D710DANCE) reflections of a challenge with the DONE Being the Fat Girl's team, I decided to join DONE! Now, I'm taking part in the Swimming Through Summer into Fall's team.

As a result, I have been given my first assignment. For week one I am to...

Establish One goal that I would like to accomplish by the end of the challenge. This goal should be lifestyle and fitness related, NOT a certain amount of weight I would like to lose. After identifying a goal, I am to think of two things I can start NOW to make my goal an achievement. Then I am to share my thoughts with my team, and post them in this blog.

Well the goal that I have set for myself is to become CONSISTENT. Consistency in healthy eating and regular exercise will result in me finally reaching ONEderland!

The two things that I can do NOW to make my goal an achievement are:
1. develop a fitness regimen consisting of both cardio and strength training
2. develop a meal plan that includes breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks.
(I will work on these tonight and place them in a blog tomorrow)

My first challenge has also been given. During this first week I am to...

Pump iron right away! I will need to lift TWO TIMES THIS WEEK to receive full points for our first challenge. If I have a routine I want to stick with fine, but if I do not, one was provided. It's a starter routine from Women's Health and Fitness Magazine. Take a look...

Basic Routine:
s/15-m inute-workout

Weight Training Primer (general info on lifting, fyi):

As for strength training, I will be working on my own routine tonight and posting it tomorrow. It is a routine that I have used in the past with success...just wasn't consistent. Although I will be tweaking it a little.

For the next several weeks I will be emoticon Through emoticon Into emoticon!!!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
D710DANCE 6/22/2009 12:16AM

    Donna I'm so happy for you!!!

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