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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


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    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!

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MELROSE13 3/17/2014 2:05PM

    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

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IRP1114 3/17/2014 10:01AM

    Good luck! Looking forward to hearing more about it ; )!

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TWEETYKC00 3/17/2014 7:08AM

    Whoohoo, make it happen!

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BABYSOX 3/17/2014 6:58AM

    Good luck!

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CONFIDENTLY_FIT 3/17/2014 6:35AM

    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:)

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