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BLC 18 STRONG END CHALLENGES!!!

Thursday, January 12, 2012

STRONG END CHALLENGE
Friday March 9th to Monday March 12th

SE JACKPOT BINGO
HOW MUCH WILL YOU WALK AWAY WITH?!?

$100 Level: ($2000 max points for this level)

*Spin the Spark Wheel ($400 points per day)
*25 Jumping Jacks ($400 points per day)
*Drink 32-64 oz. of water ($400 points per day)
*Read a Health Article ($400 points per day)
*Participate in one of the above activities ($400 points per day)

$200 Level: ($4,000 max points for this level)

*Huddle on BLC Wall ($800 points per day)
*25 Push Ups ($800 points per day)
*No Night Time Snacking ($800 points per day)
*Try a Yoga Pose (hold for 10 seconds) ($800 points per day)
*Participate in one of the above activities ($800 points per day)

$300 Level: ($6,000 max points for this level)

*Give a Goodie to a BLCer ($1,200 points per day)
*Complete a SP Video ($1,200 points per day)
*Eat 3-5 Servings of Freggies ($1,200 points per day)
*5 min. Stretch After Exercise ($1,200 points per day)
*Participate in one of the above activities ($1,200 points per day)

$400 Level: ($8,000 max points for this level)

*Update Sparkpage Status ($1,600 points per day)
*Complete 3 sets of 10 reps any type ST ($1,600 points per day)
*Use a Tracker and Track Food ($1,600 points per day)
*Take 15 min. of YOU time ($1,600 points per day)
*Participate in one of the above activities ($1,600 points per day)

$500 Level: ($10,000 max points for this level)

*Make a Sparkpeople Recipe ($2,000 points per day)
*Complete 40 min. of Cardio ($2,000 points per day)
*Stay in your Calorie Range ($2,000 points per day)
*Get your sleep 6-8 hrs ($2,000 points per day)
*Participate in one of the above activities ($2,000 points per day)

You may get one FREE activity every day, and you may NOT repeat the same FREE activity again during the challenge.

$100 X __ = __/$2,000
$200 X __ = __/$4,000
$300 X __ = __/$6,000
$400 X __ = __/$8,000
$500 X __ = __/$10,000

emoticonGold Mega Jackpot = $90,001- $120,00 total winnings
emoticonGold Super Jackpot $60,001-$90,000 Total Winnings
emoticonGold Quick Jackpot $30,001-$60,000 Total Winnings
emoticonGold Lucky Jackpot $0-$30,000 Total Winnings


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DISNEY PRINCESS CHARM SCHOOL
for Friday March 2 - Monday March 5th

Ariel (The Little Mermaid)—Drank plenty of water
Drink 64 ounces or more of water (10 points)

Aurora (Sleeping Beauty)—Got plenty of sleep
Get 7 or more hours of sleep each night (10 points)

Belle (Beauty & the Beast)—saw beyond physical appearances
5 points for complimenting a team member on non-physical attribute (max 4/day)

Cinderella—recognized the importance of a clean and organized home
10 points for cleaning a room or completing an organization project (max 10 points/day)

Jasmine—Respected herself and did not compromise
Give yourself a compliment for 5 points (max 10 points a day)

Mulan—Trained like a warrior
1 point per minute of cardio, max 90 points

Pocahontas—was brave enough to stand up for the truth even though it was against the wishes of her friends & family
Do something that scares you (this can be anything from talking to a stranger to volunteering to signing up for a 5k race or taking a new class at your gym) for 20 points

Rapunzel—had enough strength to lift another person from the ground up to a tower window
10 points for every 10 minutes of strength training (max 20 points)

Snow White—Recognized the bad apples
20 points if you reflect on something that is an obstacle to you in your weight loss journey (this can be a thing, an attitude, a person) and determine how to overcome this (Just one time over the weekend)

Tiana (Princess & the Frog)—Had a plan to make her dreams come true
25 points for writing out a plan for reaching your goals; include short term, medium term and long term goals and rewards. (one time during weekend)

Total Points per Day: 160 One time points: 60
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STRONG END CHALLENGE
OLYMPIC RINGS CHALLENGE
Friday February 24th - Monday February 27th!

Are you familiar with the OLYMPIC RINGS? Blue, Yellow, Black, Green and Red... These five multicolored Olympic rings stand for the five continents where the athletes traveled from to take part in the sporting competitions of these Olympic events. The reason for the interlocking rings on the Olympic flag is symbolic in showing that the Olympic Games are intended for all nations to be able to come and compete against one another in unity.

Here, in the BLC, we unite across the continents with the common purpose to get HEALTHY! In this challenge, we will be assigning health related items to each RING. Earn enough RINGS, you'll earn a MEDAL for your TEAM!

BLUE RING - Water: Drink 8 glasses of water
YELLOW RING - Mellow: Complete 5 minutes of stretching or yoga poses
BLACK RING - Sleep: Get 7 hours of sleep
GREEN RING - Nutrition: Eat IN RANGE
RED RING - Heart pumping Cardio: 20 minutes minimum

For each Ring you earn each day, you get 5 points. If you get all five on any given day, you get an additional 5 points.

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BLC WIDE CHALLENGE 2/17 - 2/20
BALL

This weekend, Admin is throwing its own Mardi Gras BALL! Come join us while we have fun and work together to avoid a Fat Tuesday next week!

B - BURN some calories - Get some cardio 5 points for each 15 minutes (up to 10 per day, but don't stop there!). Cardio is an exercise that gets your heart pumping ~ To qualify for top prize, exercise at least 30 minutes a day

A - ABSTAIN - For some, Mardi Gras is the party before the abstinence of Lent, but we're starting early. Eliminate one bad habit that will help YOU avoid FAT Tuesday! (could be the same one or a different one each day) (10 points per day)

L - LIQUID (water) - It's a Mardi Gras party after all! Drink 8 8-oz glasses of water each day! (10 points per day).

L - LETTUCE EAT FREGGIES - EAT 5 servings of fruits and veggies (10 points per day).

Each day you have a BALL (earn all 4 letters), double your points! Total maximum points 320
Admin will be giving a special Mardi Gras prize to all BLC participants with a PERFECT Score!
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STRONG END CHALLENGE
CUPID BINGO - 2/10 through 2/13

C

*Count Your Calories
*Cheer on a Teammate
*Cardio for 20 mins.
*Cut Out the Junk Food
*Count Your Blessings and Share

U

*“U” time for 20 minutes
*Unplug from TV
*Use a SPeople Workout Video
*Update your SP Status
*It’s Up to U! B crafty

P

*Plan Your Food
*Portion Control your plate
*FREE SPACE
*Post on the thread
*Part with a bad habit

I

*Increase Your Knowledge Read an Article
*Inspire the Team w/quote
*Investigate another BLC SparkTeam and say hi!
*Include your Family – food & fitness
*Insist on a positive attitude all weekend

D

*Drink 32-64 oz of water
*Do some ST (3 sets of 10 reps.)
*Dance away the calories
*Do Your Best Forget the Rest whatever u do, do ur best!
*Drop a Note on a friend’s SPpage

POINTS are as follows:
5 pts per square covered [or each thing you do.] (Up to 25 squares for a total of 125 possible points.) Yes the free square counts. 10 pts per BINGO (5 in a row across, down, or diagonal) Max 50 points per day.
50 pt bonus for BLACKOUT (fill in every square on the card) Each day you can earn up to 225 pts.

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STRONG END CHALLENGE
The best part of Game Shows are the...

PRIZES!!!

P = Play Jeopardy (500 pts for participation)
jeopardylabs.com/play/fi
tness-jeopardy9


R = Read a Health/Wellness Article 5 pts. per article max 4 articles (max 20 pts.)

I = Include new ST exercises (not necessarily new, just something you're not currently doing) 5 pts for each new exercise max of 4 for 20 pts.

Z = Get your Zs. 6-8 hrs of sleep (1 pt per hr per night.) Starts Friday Night and goes until you wake up Tuesday morning. max 32 points.

E = Eat the Alphabet. 2 pts per letter for eating it. 2 pts per letter for sharing it in blog or on thread, or pic on FB. (max 4 pts. each letter available.)
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

S = Sweat it out for at LEAST 20 min. every day (10 pts per day max of 40 pts.)

716 pts possible this weekend!

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AWESOME 80s

A – Add some resistance training to your day 5 pts for each resistance exercise
W – Workout to one of the awesome 80s songs in the link below 5 pts. For each song
E – Eat a Rainbow … not skittles… 5 pts for each meal you incorporate the rainbow into. (3-5 meals/day )
S – Stay in Calorie Range 20 pts per day
O – Outlaw a bad habit by replacing a new good one 10 pts per day
M – Menu plan for the week (40 pts one time)
E – Exercise your creativity… art, poetry, music etc. one activity a day blog or post about it15 pts.

80s – (find your favorite 80s song from the list – or wherever - and remember how awesome the 80s were while you sweat)
www.dailyspark.co
m/blog.asp?post=the_100_be
st_workout_songs_from_the_80s


A(unlimited) W(unlimited) E(_/45-100) S(_/80) O(_/40) M(40 Y/N) E(_/60) 80s!!

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Week #2 Strong End Challenge for Friday Jan. 20 - Monday Jan. 23

BLIZZARD

B – begin each day with a positive thought (I am beautiful or I can do this! etc.) 5pts
L – learn something new each day (word, exercise, concept, recipe) then use it ea. day 5pts
I – increase HR – for minimum of 20 min. 20pts
Z – zap negativity. For EVERY positive thought during the day, give yourself 1point. (total your points for each day - UNLIMITED) ***
Z – zero (pick your downfall item and avoid it... soda, caffeine, alcohol, donuts, etc.) 15pts
A – arrange your day/week – schedule, food, exercise, etc. 5pts
R – read your food labels 5pts
D – dance yourself silly to min. 1 song on radio etc. 10pts

B (0/20) L (0/20) I (0/80) Z (unl.) Z (0/60) A (0/20) R(0/20) D (0/40) =


*** the thoughts do not need to be fitness related. ANY POSITIVE thought counts!!
Positivity breeds Positivity… negativity breeds negativity…



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STRONG END January 12, 2012 -

WEEK #1 - DREAM

I HAVE A DREAM WEEKEND CHALLENGE
Each item completed is worth 10pts. (a total of 50pts/day possible).

D = DO! It is that simple! Stop delaying your progress! Make a plan for this weekend and stick to it! This can be a New Goal each day OR you may work on the same GOAL for the entire Challenge. Avoid something that has been hindering your progress. Could be Sugar, Alcohol, Tobacco, Stress, This is a personal choice, YOU decide what you need to work on and DO IT! (10pts/day)

R = READ at least one motivational article in the Spark archives! (10pts/day)
SECRETS OF SUCCESS www.sparkpeople.com/secr
ets-of-success.asp



SUCCESS STORIES, www.sparkpeople.com/community/
success_stor
ies.asp

MOTIVATIONAL ARTICLES www.sparkpeople.com/reso
urce/motivation.as
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E = EXERCISE for at least 20 minutes/day MINIMUM. More is Better, but we want you to move for at least 20 minutes to gain points. This can be broken up and done in smaller chunks if you would like! (10pts/day)

A = AGUA Get at least 8 8oz waters in each day. Water will help Revv that Metabolism into High Gear! Anyone can do, this even if you are on vacation or not able to be online or whatever other reason you can come up with. (10pts/day)

M = MONITOR your intake by keeping a journal of everything you eat this weekend Tracking intake on Spark or another website or log. Just be Aware of what you are putting into your mouth. The days of auto-pilot are over! (10pts/day)

Report your points to your TEAM CAPTAIN or your TEAM NUMBERS PERSON by Tuesday Jan 17th. This is our First Week and EVERYONE should be PUMPED and Ready to go! We want 100% PARTICIPATION from EACH TEAM. This does not mean you have to have a perfect score everyday…This means we want EVERYONE to TRY and post at least a MINIMUM OF 10 POINTS PER PERSON. This is the very least…Of course, the more you put into this, the more you will get out of this…In the end YOU will be the Benefactor of all your Healthy Decisions. So make those DREAMS become a Reality. Take baby-steps and we WILL MAKE PROGRESS HAPPEN TOGETHER!!!

What’s YOUR Dream?
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