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Work Challenge!

Monday, March 17, 2014

So as some of you may know I work at a gym. I am the group fitness manager as well as an instructor. And though I teach quite a bit I am still hanging on to about 15pounds that just won't shake lose. So our trainers at work are hosting a 10 week challenge. There are 3 teams each headed up by a different trainer. You can sign up to do Group Training sessions, Personal one on one sessions or both. I am signed on to just do Group Trainings..although with my teaching schedule I won't make them all I still chose to sign up and be a part of a team for support..for me and also to offer it to them. Unfortunately so many of the things offered I will not be able to do as I teach at a couple of other gyms too but I felt for the price ( a mere $50 for the 10 weeks) was worth it just to gain whatever motivation and support I could. Today was only day one and I am already feeling the boost. I won't be able to win the challenge as I can't earn points for my classes taught..or for the classes at other gyms, or for running...and I can't participate in the teams special events outside the gym every 2 weeks as I teach at the same time they are offered...I am very bummed out by this as that was part of the reason I joined, but I have decided even though I can not make the outdoor excursions I will still do them with my hubby on the same day as the won't be the same but it will keep me going I think.
Anyway my goal is to lose the weight and to tone up my arms..I hold a lot of weight in my belly and thighs and I really need that gone...
Here is to hoping this challenge will finally get me to my goal!
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    BEST WISHES in reaching all of your goals. emoticon

    955 days ago
    I'm thinking of joining an online challenge too. I need something to keep me accountable and get me back in weight loss mode. I've been gaining and losing the same 5 to 10 pounds forever. I need to get back on track.

    Good luck with your challenge! You can do this!
    956 days ago
    Thanks for the support ladies.
    The challenge is based on daily tasks, as in your own workout, taking a class or having a personal training session..we earn points for those.
    We have a weekly task that changes each week...there is no limits set just a test of what you can do in this weekly task. This first week is holding a wall squat. I should have done it yesterday while my legs were feeling good..but I will attempt it today and see what I can do, I used to hold a wall squat for a good 2 minutes before I started shaking..but not sure now, even though my legs are strong, they are also usually a little fatigued from RPM or bodypump!!
    Again I thank you all for your support, it means a lot to me! emoticon
    956 days ago
  • IRP1114
    Good luck! Looking forward to hearing more about it ; )!
    956 days ago
    956 days ago
    Whoohoo, make it happen!
    956 days ago
    Good luck!
    956 days ago
    Can't wait to read about your progress!! I love a fun challenge!
    Feel free to "tag" me with your day's challenge! I'll do it with ya:)
    956 days ago
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