I've done the 30 day challenge twice. The first time (on easy), I didn't get it done in 30 days. The second time (on hard) I did. Currently, I'm just randomly picking workouts (or creating my own) as the mood fits. I think the important thing is to keep exercising.
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It took me about 2 months to finish the 30 Day Challenge. It frustrated me by not being on course at first, but then I just let it go. I was getting exercise in somehow, some way, and some days I just NEEDED a break from Active (especially when the exercises got more difficult for me.) When you're done, you can always try again. :)
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It took me about 6 weeks to do the 30 day challenge. Although I got aggravated with myself for not doing it per the EA Active schedule, I still felt a real accomplishment when I completed it. I have not gone through the individual workouts like you mention; but I have created several customm workouts for myself that focus on different areas. For example, I have one that is sports focused.
If you go through the workouts individually, it is still all the same routine as you get in the 30-day challenge. It's just that you can do it at your own pace and even change the order of them if you want. This might be the way for you to go if you find the challenge part of it too frustrating. Good luck!
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This is now the second time I've tried to do the 30 day challenge for EA Sports, and the second time I've failed to keep up with it. It seems like I just can't find the time to do the workouts. On one hand, I thought that having that 30 day time frame would motivate me to work out more. On the other, when I miss one day, I get discouraged. I do other types of exercises, but not necessarily every day.
Has anyone tried to just go through the 30 workouts listed at the end of the preset workouts without doing the 30 day challenge? How did it go? I was just wondering if it is more doable than the challenge itself. Thanks :)
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