Well, we've done a FAST BREAK GOALS challenge, well NOW we're doing an ACTION ITEMS challenge. :)
Select X action items to complete this period.
Control Portions --
A. Buy a set of measuring cups+spoons (ADDED FOR THE CHALLENGE: OR a food scale if you already have these items!)
B. Measure all single serving sizes for the food you eat.
C. Create a leftovers storage system.
Eat the Right Stuff --
D. Plan your menu for the whole week. (This planning can be completed in one day, so this is one where you WOULD be doing the WHOLE WEEK.)
E. Get at least 3 servings of "good" carbs every day this week.
F. Get at least 3 servings of fruits/veggies every day this week.
Excercise Consistently --
G. Do 2 more cardio excercises this week than you normally do.
H. Stretch every day for 10-15 minutes
I. Use the Fitness Tracker every day this week.
Drink Water --
J. Drink one of your cups of water first thing each morning. (Whole Week!)
K. Make sure you have a water bottle or water cup at home, at work, and in the car.
Eat on Purpose --
L. Eat in the same place every day (preferably not in front of the TV).
M. Record and track your reason for eating every time you eat. (One day OR all week)
Find Unexpected Opportunities --
N. "Batch cook" a dish this week that can last for 4-5 days. (this might be a good one for NEXT weekend!! :D)
O. Excercise entirely in 10-15 minute blocks of time this week.
P. Excercise in one place that you normally wouldn't. (The office, the backyard, the garage)
What Will Keep You Motivated --
Q. Do the "Main Motivation Worksheet" and hang up the outcome.
R. Find a quote that you can use as a personal motto IF YOU HAVEN'T ALREADY or CHANGE IT if you HAVE. ;)
S. Watch an inspiring movie.
It's Okay to Ask For Help --
T. Pick 2 of your nutrition and fitness goals and do them with another person.
U. Check out the GREAT HALL and find a BUDDY on the team IF YOU HAVEN'T ALREADY or CHANGE BUDDIES if you HAVE.
V. Post 5 messages in your House Thread this week. ;)
How to Reward Good Behavior --
W. Pick a small reward to use every day to help you stay consistent for this week.
X. Choose a big reward for the next 6 weeks. (A YEAR END reward at this point!)
You CAN Overcome Setbacks --
Y. Post about a single "Trouble Goal" and your plan to overcome it.
Is Emotional Eating a Problem? --
Z. Get regular sleep this week, 8 hours per night, and get up without snooze.
1. Do the "Support System" excercise.
2. Post about a life issue that might cause emotional eating. (If this is too personal, you can make it a private blog instead of posting to the thread.)
Starfish - (CST)
Be not afraid of going slowly; be afraid only of standing still. - Chinese Proverb
Headmaster Emertius of Hogwarts Castle
| Pounds lost: 6.0