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Fitness Minutes: (10) Posts: 2 4/17/14 1:49 P
Hi I'm a college junior, trying to get into shape before grad school. I'm definitely not good with sticking with a regimen, so I hope this will help.
current weight: 124.0
Posts: 84 4/14/14 1:24 A
Hi, I am Sharon and been a member of spark people for about six weeks. I have been tracking my food and trying to exercise daily, but don't always have the motivation to do the exercise, thus I am joining this challenge to be accountable to all of you here. I am starting this in the morning. Hopefully I can keep up with everyone and motivate all of you, too!!! Spark on!!
current weight: 255.8
Fitness Minutes: (379) Posts: 4 4/13/14 3:45 P
I'm Ritzy and more than anything else, I want to improve my way of life by getting into a regimen. I'm hoping that someday I will reach a stage where I will feel good about the way I live and the way I look, making myself and the people around me happy.
current weight: 231.0
Posts: 14 4/12/14 10:15 A
Hi Everyone! I'm Miranda. I will be 41 on Monday. I first joined this challenge in Oct 2012 but I hurt my back and had to stop. I've noticed that I don't feel good about myself and that is because I am not strong or agile. The last time I felt good was when I was doing SP so I'm back and committed to taking care of myself by daily intentional movement, motivation, and healthy eating choices.
I'm on W1:D2 of the challenge. I'm off to walk outside in the beautiful sunshine. Happy Saturday!!!
April Minutes: 362
Fitness Minutes: (222) Posts: 25 4/9/14 9:51 A
Hi! I'm Barbie and I just joined this team today. I added one challenge, but can't seem to find the page to enter more challenges. If anyone can tell me, please do. I viewed part of the first bootcamp workout and it looks like even I can do it, so...looking forward to getting to it! God Bless All, Barbie
May the road rise up to meet you, May the wind be always at your back, May the sun shine warm upon your face And the rains fall soft upon your fields, And, until we meet again, May God hold you in the hollow of His hand.
current weight: 150.0
Fitness Minutes: (0) Posts: 1 4/8/14 5:27 P
My Name is Maria, i joined this site today and im still unsure how to use it but im here to push myself to do things i don't want to do but need to do and i sure could use the motivation of others to be honest. i accepted this challenge as something to start with and i hope i made a good decision
current weight: 200.0
Posts: 2 4/8/14 8:19 A
Spring has finally sprung in the south east and I am ready to jump into a new challenge! I have been hypernating most of the winter and have put on 10 lbs. This 28 day bootcamp is my way jump starting my weight loss. Just completed the first week. It's a slow start and I missed a day but my resolve to finish is final.
Pounds lost: 6.6
Fitness Minutes: (3,241) Posts: 211 4/4/14 9:09 A
Hi. I'm LaFreida. Starting the challenge all over again. I got derailed at week 3 the first time. I will try harder this time to complete the entire 28 days. I need your support. Thanks in advance all of you.
Pounds lost: 13.8
Posts: 1 4/2/14 10:14 P
Hey yall, I eat healthy already and have a good sense of how to workout, it's just a matter of doing it! Lost 3 lbs in two weeks and am ready to loose more just to live a healthy life style. Let's do this challenge & kill it!!! (doing squats as i write) lol.
Btw Names Lalani!
Edited by: XOXLANI at: 4/2/2014 (22:16)
Fitness Minutes: (1,620) Posts: 47 3/30/14 7:04 P
Joining today to step up my game!
Pounds lost: 10.0
Fitness Minutes: (285) Posts: 91 3/30/14 9:18 A
Just joined Sparkpeople today (done this before and was successful) time to get healthy.
Fitness Minutes: (4,106) Posts: 54 3/27/14 4:54 P
Hey Everyone, I'm Kristen. I have committed to living a healthy lifestyle and need this challenge to kickstart my fitness routine. In the last 3 weeks, I've lost about 6lbs (just by changing my eating habits and drinking more water). I'm ready to get my body toned for the summer and what better way than a 4-week challenge!!!
"The voice in your head that says you can't do it is a LIAR."
current weight: 212.4
Fitness Minutes: (1,855) Posts: 169 3/25/14 5:36 P
Hi, I'm Pam. I have lost 52.6 lbs thus far and I have been able to keep those pounds off for over a year but I am not "done yet". I have 114.6 lbs. left to go. My reason for losing weight is "it's personal" (meaning I just hate doing anything half-way), I too need to lose the remainder of the weight to realize some important health benefits and my best support is my hubby, Paul.
Good luck everyone! We can do this.
Edited by: TWEETYFITN60 at: 3/25/2014 (17:37)
" No One is impressed with how good your excuses are."
" A year from now, you will wish you had started TODAY!- Karen Lamb
" BElieve in YOUrself."
Pounds lost: 5.0
Fitness Minutes: (429) Posts: 11 3/24/14 7:23 P
Hi everyone my name is Dawn Sudberry . I have fell on and off the wagon with weight. I have to loss 100 pounds for health reason. I am 41 years old with a great support system including my kids age 6 and 14.
current weight: 282.0
Posts: 42 3/24/14 1:05 P
You can do this! People here provide great support because they understand we all make excuses.
I personally want to cheer you on, good success!
Happy People everywhere
Pounds lost: 31.0
Posts: 42 3/24/14 1:03 P
My name is Roxie and I have joined-again to finally complete this challege before the summer. I live the simplicity of this challenge and the motivation that everyone seems to bring to it.
Stay motivated everyone, we can do this!
Happy People everywhere
Pounds lost: 31.0
Fitness Minutes: (19,864) Posts: 1,345 3/24/14 6:29 A
Hello my name is Sheila, I joined SparkPeople years ago and had great success however over the years I let myself go and not only have I gained all my weight back I also added an additional 30 pounds. I've never really participated in a team so I am hoping this gives me the motivation that I need. I always use the excuse that I don't have time to exercise because for the last 8 years I have worked 7 days a week with hardly no days off. Working 65 - 70 hours a week takes a lot out of you and it is exhausting. But I am tired of using that as an excuse and I am tired of feeling bad all of the time. I am tired of feeling bad about myself It's time to take charge and do something to make me feel better!!
Pounds lost: 0.0
Posts: 34 3/20/14 9:42 A
Hello! I have decided to really step up my weight loss. To do that, well I need more inspiration that some. So Challenges work well for me. I'm going to do this! I pledge to do 10 minutes of cardio outside of my work (I lead a seated, low impact 30 minute exercise program as part of my job), and I'm going to try to get 12,000 steps a day instead of just 10,000. Here's to success!
April Minutes: 525
Posts: 7 3/19/14 3:47 P
I have been on and off Spark People for a long time and I can't remember when I joined but I have never participated in a forum or a challenge group. I am looking forward to this challenge. I am good at tracking my the foods I eat on Mon and Tues but when it comes to Wed and especiallyt he weekends I am no good.
Excited about this challenge!
Fitness Minutes: (6,578) Posts: 610 3/19/14 10:10 A
I'm a retired senior citizen who has greatly benefited from Spark People losing 40 lbs since eight years ago. This last winter my energy has decreased and my last summer loss is creeping back. I need to steadily get back into a routine.
Shirley Indiana, Eastern Daylight time
April Minutes: 715
Fitness Minutes: (1,312) Posts: 472 3/15/14 5:15 P
My name is Tiffany. I'm 33, married for almost 5 years, no children. Exercise is my least favorite thing to do. I've started my momentum and streak by just finishing a healthy eating challenge. I have stayed true to it for the entire past month, no pop for that time either. I'm feeling great and have lost 8 pounds with just that. I figured its time to up my game and add some fitness in to the mix for even better results!
I can't wait to get to know you all :)
Eastern Time Zone
current weight: 261.3
Posts: 3 3/15/14 1:51 P
Hi, I'm excited to start this program with my hubby. Quitting smoking and moving a thousand miles away from home helped me eat my way through 50lbs. And the sad part is I've already lost a 100lbs before, so I've gained half the weight back. Time to stop the madness and make changes for the better!
Yesterday is History, Tomorrow a Mystery, Today is a Gift, That's why it's called the Present
current weight: 245.8
Fitness Minutes: (1,484) Posts: 2 3/15/14 1:28 P
I am excited to take this challenge with my wife. We are starting today. Since retiring from the Army and quitting smoking I have gained over 70 lbs in 5 years. My goal is to get moving and eat less and eat better. This challenge is a good way to start.
current weight: 256.0
Fitness Minutes: (570) Posts: 5 3/7/14 6:26 P
I'm loving exercise but I'm not consistent. I'm ready to make it a great habit!!! My name is Tara and I'm married and have 2 beautiful kids, almost 7 and 3. I'm a SAHM and help out with the family biz so that's why I'm inconsistent, I get side tracked with life. I want to really try to make time for me
Posts: 82 3/4/14 8:13 P
Hi all. I am starting the bootcamp challenge today. I had to tone down the first video and found it was really, really good. Got my heart pumping. On to day two. Good luck to the rest of you.
Never give up on a dream because of the time that will pass to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway
current weight: 148.8
Fitness Minutes: (345) Posts: 30 3/4/14 4:40 P
Hi my name is Traci and I'm super ready for a challenge!!!
NOTHING changes if NOTHING changes ~my mommy
Pounds lost: 0.0
Fitness Minutes: (1,518) Posts: 6 3/4/14 1:36 P
Hello, my name is Heather. I'm joining this challenge to help get 20 pounds I've added back off. I need the motivation and support to get down again.
current weight: 158.0
Fitness Minutes: (3,241) Posts: 211 3/1/14 12:41 P
Hi. My name is LaFreida. I am a little nervous about this challenge. The cardio aspect is fine but I find the strength training part a challenge. That is why I joined this team. Hoping to get motivated to do it on a daily basis. I welcome any suggestions.
Pounds lost: 13.8
Posts: 2,479 3/1/14 11:54 A
Hi! My name is Marilyn. I am 60 and retired and from Akron OH. I reached my goal weight last year with SP. It rocks! All this cold and snow this winter has cut into my motivation to stay fit, even though I have down a lot of walking in the snow. Time to exercise other parts of me besides my legs.
"There is no elevator to success. You have to take the stairs!"
"You are much stronger than you think you are!" SP
Marilyn from Akron, OH BLC 20, Master of Maintenance
current weight: 144.0
Fitness Minutes: (949) Posts: 1 3/1/14 11:29 A
Hello, my name is Rhiannon and I'm looking make health and fitness part of my life. I'm really trying to be present this month and make each day, each moment, count. The future is bright and I don't want to be stuck in a rut anymore. That is going to require some hard, sweaty work and even more difficult decisions at the grocery store. I plan on being active every day of March and can't wait to get started! Today included some Jillian Michaels and Michael Jackson tunes, tomorrow is wedding dress shopping (which is daunting for anyone trying to lose weight). Can't wait to make March count and see some progress. :o)
173 Days until: Wedding Day!
Posts: 90 2/28/14 9:11 P
Hi my name is Pam. I am going to start on Sunday . It will work best for me with the cardio Monday through friday and none required on the weekends.
current weight: 145.5
Posts: 213 2/28/14 1:22 P
I just joined this challenge and I'm super pumped to get started! I live just north of Pittsburgh, PA. I'm married, 43 years old, I'm an ER nurse and I have one 21 year old son that's is a United States Marine. Apparently Heidi Klum said that 40 is the new 20....so, here I go!!!!!
“Eating crappy food isn't a reward -- it's a punishment.” ― Drew Carey
***Proud MoM (Mother of a Marine)***
Pounds lost: 9.7
Fitness Minutes: (29,894) Posts: 1,126 2/26/14 12:40 P
Brand new to the team as of this very second!
Wanted to let you all know I shared a picture of Jim and I on my blog
just putting a face to name
Just finished lifting weights from my program designed from The New Rules of Lifting for women, now I'm figuring out my next workout which involves 2 other strength books; one is Stronger Curves for Women and the other is Strength Training for Women. I've put together what I'm interested in and I'm seeing results!
Have a great day!
Kathy in Indiana
April Minutes: 1,395
Fitness Minutes: (4,608) Posts: 529 2/25/14 4:21 P
Hi. I'm Flo a 64 year old retired nurse with arthritis in my back and knees. I joined Spark people in January and have lost 25 pounds so far. I STARTED not able to get through 15 minutes of exercising to now doing 2-3 hours of WII advanced step, bowling and tennis. I am getting bored with those so I bought Coach Nicoles 28 day boot camp workout. I watched the whole video and think its doable. I love that they have modified the exercises for those who need it. I need to get some hand weights and I will be ready to try it. I think I need the challenge of a team to keep me going.
Edited by: GOWITHTHEFLO50 at: 2/25/2014 (16:23)
Learn from yesterday. Live for today. Hope for tomorrow. Albert Einstein
Pounds lost: 43.2
Fitness Minutes: (1,269) Posts: 16 2/20/14 12:14 P
HI, my name is Jennie. I so desperately want to change! I love this weight loss website and all the help it offers. I figured it was time to join a challenge group to keep myself accountable so here I am. I like the idea of following a set out plan for a month and committing to 10 minutes a day seems do-able. I feel with all the support here and all the encouraging stories from others who have conquered, I can too! So, HERE I GO!
April Minutes: 124
Fitness Minutes: (517) Posts: 2 2/19/14 9:25 P
Hello, my name is Maggie and this is my second try with Sparkpeople. My attempt was not successful and I just gave up. I am starting over with Week 1 and hope that I can put myself first at least 10 minutes every day this week to do each video. I am new to message boards and this type of community support, but since everything else has failed I am hoping this will work......
Posts: 15 2/16/14 10:57 P
I'm Kenna! I'm a college student. I've been on the site 4 years and I've never been able to stick to it but this time I'm really serious. I just need some accountability, maybe this challenge will help. I need to lose 50 pounds, it'll be a long journey.
If anyone wants to be my accountability buddy, I love making new friends!!
Edited by: SLUGEDJR108 at: 2/16/2014 (23:03)
current weight: 164.0
Fitness Minutes: (12,689) Posts: 246 2/16/14 5:40 P
Hi my name is Louisa and I live in Alaska brrrrrrr. I've been on sparkpeople for years now. When I joined I just needed to lose 30-40 pounds. But the years have not been good to me and I've eaten my way to extreme obesity according to the BMI. People don't believe me when I say that. But now I need to lose half my weight so I can be healthy and happy again. So, here's to the beginning of the rest of my awesome life.
current weight: 274.4
Posts: 2,451 2/14/14 11:46 A
Hello! I'm Kathleen. I've been on SP for 8 year now (wow..crazy!). Lately I have gotten pretty (ok..very) lazy in terms of exercise. And my eating is pretty terrible. I graze and skip meals.
I leave for Barbados on May 13 (heading down there for a week) and I want to feel more comfortable in my bathing suit. So I have joined this challenge in an effort to reintroduce small, regular bouts of exercise into my day. And hopefully firm up some of this flab. :)
This is not a diet. It's a lifestyle change.
I'm waiting for another language, to speak the story of my soul." - Lamb
I'm Terri. I've been a SparkPeople member for almost 7 years. My exercise routine needed to be bumped up but didn't know what to do, so on December 27th, 2013, I decided to get more serious. The month of January I did the Fit, Firm & Fired Up DVD. Now, I decided to commit to the 28 day boot camp and change up what I was doing. I have found some SparkPeople videos that will not only change up my routine but make what I was doing a little more challenging.
current weight: 125.8
Fitness Minutes: (3,280) Posts: 80 2/10/14 12:13 P
My name is Alex, I'm from Dominican Republic, I've been in SP for a while without a real commitment of losing my extra weigh. It's enough, I'll work hard to complete this challenge, I need this to create a healthier rutine. I'm looking forward to follow it up daily and see how the rest of the team goes.
Edited by: AMARTINEZDR at: 2/10/2014 (12:20)
current weight: 215.0
Posts: 62 2/10/14 9:10 A
I am trying to stick with this for the third time. I am glad to see that others suffer through the same hectic schedule and occasionally get off track. I have the best of intentions, but my other priorities seem to max me out before I think about myself. Today I am putting a stop to it. I am my #1 priority and I will find at least an hour a day to devote to improving me!
Pounds lost: 6.4
Fitness Minutes: (2,207) Posts: 18 2/9/14 2:27 P
Hi! I'm Meg. I've been with Sparkpeople for 4 weeks now and I love it. I'm really excited for this challenge! My goal is to become stronger, more fit and to strengthen my heart to try to avoid heart problems early in life that run in my family along with cancer. Plus, I love a good challenge to keep me motivated :)
current weight: 153.5
Fitness Minutes: (0) Posts: 2 2/7/14 9:46 P
Hello, I'm Brandie. First off I'm not even sure if I'm doing this right.. Anyways I'm new to this site in general but I joined the 28 day challenge to help get myself into a good routine. Trying to get healthy for myself and for my wedding in June!
Posts: 108 2/7/14 5:21 P
Hello, I do these bootcamp videos by Day and only ever seem to make it to Day 3 before I drop off, put all my weight back on and get motivated a couple of months later. I'm hoping if I join the challenge, I will actually see it through and get some routine to build towards lasting results. Here's hoping! Good luck everyone!
current weight: 154.0
Posts: 241 2/7/14 3:25 P
I'm Peggy. I already introduced myself, then I messed up and didn't do the teamwork when my husband went to the hospital so I started again. My goal is to become consistent with exercise and enjoy it in the process. I am really not sure that I can keep up with these exercises, but I will try my best anyway. Something is better than nothing right? I know that you will all help me as I will try to encourage you through this challenge.
current weight: 265.0
Posts: 9 2/6/14 10:38 P
I checked out the challenge site. I decided to start the Squat Circuit Challenge today. You end up doing 200 Squats in 4 weeks. Good for you on your Challenge your up to 110 Squats. How are the thighs??? Very proud of your motivation. Keep it up :)
WORKING TOWARDS THE FIREWORKS IN THE SKY!!!!!
Pounds lost: 4.8
Fitness Minutes: (650) Posts: 22 2/6/14 6:36 A
My other weightloss projects are 30 day challenges.com this website is good for helping you tone up your body by doing a certain amount of exercises for 30 days check it out its cool. I am currently doing the 30 day squat challenge now and I'm on day 16 which is a rest day today that is why I joined this challenge to give me a better routine to reach my goal faster
Posts: 9 2/5/14 10:37 P
I just keep tracking what I eat, even if it was bad. I just started the 28 day Bootcamp workout challenge. I am on day 5. I have a Sparktracker and that keeps me motivated to get in a minimum of 6000 steps, I like that little device. I drink a lot of water. Weight is coming off very slow, but I have been able to get into a smaller size. Motivation is not my strong point but I am going to keep it up. I keep reading everyone else can lose at least 50 pounds in 6 months so why cant I. You up for a extra little challenge and support. I am there for you. If you have any great ideas please share.
WORKING TOWARDS THE FIREWORKS IN THE SKY!!!!!
Pounds lost: 4.8
Posts: 6 2/5/14 9:27 P
Hi, I see that out weight is similar and goal. What are some ideas for weightloss u have? I am on day 2. I've done 20 mins of exercise each day some food plans. Just kinda looking for someone who might have some motivation or advice to keep it up.
current weight: 172.0
Fitness Minutes: (650) Posts: 22 2/5/14 4:39 P
hi my name is brandi and I am fairly new, I have joined before but that was a while ago but now as I reenter this website again I am more motivated than before so hello again thanks for allowing me to be in your group
Posts: 6 2/4/14 4:54 P
Hi im jennifer, ive been on here for awhile but im at day 1 and a week behind. but any motionvation would be helpful.
current weight: 172.0
Fitness Minutes: (0) Posts: 1 2/2/14 8:57 P
Hey guys my name is Kyle and I am new to this site.
Fitness Minutes: (895) Posts: 3 2/2/14 12:14 P
Seriously hoping I can do this challenge and keep up!
My name is Sarah, I've been working on my weight off and on since last October and I can't wait to try this challenge!
If ANYONE would like to be friends, feel free to add me :) I need all the motivation and support I can get!
Pounds lost: 8.6
Fitness Minutes: (18,156) Posts: 143 2/1/14 3:24 P
I am Erica. Currently at 176 pounds my goal is to lose between 8-10 pounds this month.
"If being crazy means living life as if it matters then I don't care if I'm completely insane."
Join 150 or Bust! (New Leadership) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/gro ups_individual.asp?gid=6704
current weight: 180.0
Posts: 9 2/1/14 12:59 P
Hi, My name is Shari. I am 52 and I am challenging myself to complete this 28- day Bootcamp workout. I figured there is 28 days in Feb so what a good time to start. I have been working on walking 6000 steps a day and riding my bike for a half hour. I really want to lose 50 pounds. Little steps will hopefully get you there.
Edited by: INDEPENDENCE714 at: 2/1/2014 (15:37)
WORKING TOWARDS THE FIREWORKS IN THE SKY!!!!!
Pounds lost: 4.8
Posts: 163 1/28/14 6:27 P
My name is Susan, I'm 41 (for a few more days), from California (originally NJ) and I'm adding Spark back into my life, it's worked before and I know it will work again. I joined this challenge to push me a bit more and to motivate me and keep me accountable.
My daily goals are: *Drink 64oz of water *Stay within my nutritional goals *Log my food *Exercise at least 10 minutes per day
My weekly goals are: *Exercise 30 minutes 3x per week *Walk 5 miles per week
Long term goals are: *Make new eating habits and exercise habits a way of life *Lose 5lbs a month *Lose 30lbs by Aug 1
Looking forward to being part of this challenge!
Pounds lost: 14.2
Fitness Minutes: (1,470) Posts: 115 1/28/14 3:19 P
My name is Kayla. I recently got married (June 2013) and my husband and I are looking forward to starting a family. I'm 24 years old and approximately 40lbs overweight. I've tried many times to lose weight and have had success, but it often didn't last. I'm hoping SparkPeople will be the key to my weight loss success.
Kay M. Swenson
current weight: 158.0
Fitness Minutes: (21,075) Posts: 74 1/26/14 6:11 P
I took a 45 minute walk today, and also I did some stretching exercising and some balancing exercises.
Posts: 121 1/26/14 11:05 A
I join because it's the challenges that keep me going. I bought the dvd and plan on starting Feb. 1st. It looks hard but I know I can do it.
Hello, My name is Sherilyn. I'm 54 years old, 2 grown children. 5 grandchildren, 3 of which live with me. 6 years ago I lost 60 pounds using walking away the pounds and sparkpeople. I put all that weight back on. Now I'm back to loose it again. I started right before Thanksgiving and have lost 21 pounds so far. I plan on getting back to 150. I own 8 of Leslie's disc. my birthday is Oct. 19. My strenght is that when I finally make up my mind to do something I don't stop till I get what I want. My weakness is my family and loved ones. I seam to have this bad habit of doing everything for them and forget about myself. I loose myself in their needs. I am trying to retrain myself to stop forgetting about me. My motivation is my health. I need to get healthy for my grandchildren and myself.
Pounds lost: 31.0
Fitness Minutes: (11,710) Posts: 43 1/25/14 12:25 A
I'm Mirissa. I am 27, and I am looking for a new challenge and a new way to push myself further!
Pounds lost: 19.0
Fitness Minutes: (34,244) Posts: 1,333 1/21/14 7:35 P
Hi! My name is Shirnest. This is a reintroduction. I did this challenge in late 2011. I am an educator and performer. I strayed away from my healthy habits and gained half of the weight I lost. I plan to be in the ball park of my ideal weight by my birthday in May. I dance and play wiifit for my fitness program. I like to play when I exercise. I get some new boots upon completion of the challenge! Let's do this y'all!
Bottom line: Do your best! If at first you don't succeed try, try again!
current weight: 164.4
Posts: 7 1/19/14 8:14 P
Hello. My name is Jessica and I am a 35 year old mother of 2 children ages 10 and 14. I am ready to begin this bootcamp workout challenge. I am currently 5'8 195lbs. My goal weight is 170 by May 2014. But weight is not as important to me as just being fit, having energy and feeling good from the inside out. I realize that I just have this one body and just like a car needs maintenance and tune ups to keep running, my body needs daily exercise and healthy food to run right and last long. I quit smoking on January 2, 2014 and have had zero slip ups so far. I know that when most people quit they put on some weight so I am using exercise to replace those cravings. My fitness goal is to workout daily and establish a routine that is easy to incorporate into my busy life. I would like to I am starting to eat cleaner and plan on having a completely clean eating lifestyle by May by slowly weeding the unclean stuff out. I have tried several fad diets that result in short term results that end up hurting me in the long run. I know now its about a lifestyle change. I thought joining this challenge would be great for me because I am being held accountable for my choices not just by myself but by my team. I would like to find a spark buddy to team up with and complete these challenges as well. Good luck to everyone and remember your body is beautiful no matter what but wouldn't you rather it be beautiful and fit so you can be around for a long, long time.
Good Luck Everyone!!
current weight: 198.0
Posts: 56 1/15/14 12:31 P
Hello, my name is Marie. My current goal is to work out for 100 days straight. I'm exercising first thing in the morning and I'm currently on day 3. My weight loss goal is 40 lbs by November 2014.
I don't have a gym membership, because I have everything I need to start my journey at home. So far I have been doing a 5 minute warm up, then two 10 minute spark videos including one from this Bootcamp challenge using our TV in the living room. In addition I do weight strength training 3-4 days a week, using resistance bands and dumbells.
I also love cycling on my road bike and will hopefully be adding 2 rides a week to my routine this week. Other than that, I take the stairs instead of the elevator when I can and I tend to dance when I'm cleaning. :) Throughout the work day I take small walks and make sure to not be sitting for more than 2 hours straight if I can help it. And I chug lots of water!
Good luck to everyone!
The things you want are just outside of your comfort zone. Break through and break through often!
current weight: 223.6
Fitness Minutes: (2,522) Posts: 69 1/15/14 7:17 A
I am Aiden. I did this challenge back in 2012 with a lot of success. Over the years I lost my motivation and gained a lot of weight. I am hoping that this is the motivation booster it was for me in 2012.
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit." -Aristotle
current weight: 290.6
Fitness Minutes: (20) Posts: 9 1/14/14 7:37 A
my name is Tünde, I joined this group wheil I need extra motivation. I started a lot of time to lose weight but unfortunately with out any succses. I hope now will work.
current weight: 139.0
Posts: 21 1/13/14 8:55 A
Hi, I'm Christena. I just cancelled my gym membership in order to save some money each month. My husband and I bought a treadmill that also does some Cross Fit. I know I need to add some strength training to the cardio workouts. I need something that is going to help hold me accountable to my workouts so I stay on track. These things are why I joined this challenge.
Pounds lost: 3.2
Posts: 124 1/11/14 7:06 P
Hi, I'm Ally began Sparkpeople in October but succumbed to Halloween/Thanksgiving/Christmas temptations. Both to overeat and to not exercise because of ......
The one thing I have learned is that today is a new day and I can choose to make it different right now.
So here I am. Hopeful still. It's a new year and a new ME in the future!
I may be going slow...... But I am lapping everyone on the couch!!!
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