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1GROVES2
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I do not know...I think I am on week 2, maybe 3? but do not have a clue...someone posted to go to Coach Nancy`s page, but where is that and if she is the coach, shouldn`t she keep us informed? I am dropping out of this, and I have not given up a challenge since I started SP.6 mons ago...Coach Nancy...WHERE ARE YOU?

"Create in me a pure heart,O God,
and renew a steadfast spirit within me..."
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Ok, I just joined like 10 minutes ago and am a tad confused. Do we just pick any workout for 10 mins a day and do it, or is there actually a list of workouts to do each day? Please help lol

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I have never gotten a challenge, I get in MY workouts but I have no idea if they would be even close to the challenge. do I need to find it here?

( only those who risk going to far know how far they can go)

self control is knowing you can and deciding you wont

the only thing you can't do ....is what you dont think you can do!!!!!.
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If you're having any problems, visit the Team Leader, Coach Nancy's page and I'm sure she'll help you out asap. Good Luck.

No quitting, No Excuses.
Just RESULTS





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1GROVES2
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The email I got I could not open as it came up invalid address. I have no clue what I am doing! and do not know where to go to find out!emoticon

"Create in me a pure heart,O God,
and renew a steadfast spirit within me..."
--Psalm 51:10--


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SUNRISE14
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Thank you for the challenge i enjoy being challenged!emoticon

The Lord is my strength and i know i can do better with the Lords help. The Lord laid it on my heart to start a team called GOD ANSWERS PRAYER AND I WOULD LOVE TO HAVE ANYBODY THAT WANTS HELP TO LOSE THEIR WEIGHT TO JOIN . I KNOW I CAN'T DO THIS WITHOUT THE LORDS HELP !


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MISSHEATHERLEA
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Hello, emoticon

I would like to know if I can start this challenge over?

My back injury was exacerbated by the exercise that I did on day 1 and so I had to take day 2 off.

Well, being the dopey perfectionist that I am, I did more than I should have on day 3 to make up for day 2, which made the 4th and 5th days impossible to accomplish.emoticon ~L~ It sounds like a riddle or something, doesn't it?!


I would really like to start this off on the right note. Now that I know that I have to REALLY take it easy to begin with, I'll have a better chance at a real streak.
I would hate to start off with holes in my program already. ~S~ So, is there any way to begin again?

Thanks for your help!

~Heather

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I could not figure out why I had not gotten the award, and realized some of the challenges were not coming in. Instead I clicked on the team challenge page and there above these messages were the challenges for each week, and a place to check them off. Good Luck....I just hit day 39!

West Coast Time- PST

The law of gravity must apply...what goes up, must come down. My goal for 2014!


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I never got the week 1 challenge email..so have no clue what I'm doing on this team! Been exercising though and that is what counts!


Weight lost tends to be found. Weight released is gone for good!

With God ALL things are possible!



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BOOKWOMAN1962
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I've noticed other people have the same question and I can't find the answer! Where does the Week 1 Challenge come from? I've searched for the "Start Challenge" button and can not find it! Help!


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KATHRYNLP
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Q: I'm finished Week 3, but didn't get Week 4 challenge? I'd really like to complete this, but how do I get Week 4? emoticon

My Motto is..
"No one ever injured their eyesight by looking at the bright side of things."


 
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HARPERLADY
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do you do your own kind of challenge or do you send them out?

( only those who risk going to far know how far they can go)

self control is knowing you can and deciding you wont

the only thing you can't do ....is what you dont think you can do!!!!!.
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ndividual.asp?gid=7486


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Question 1: I'll be finishing day 5 of the New You Bootcamp. Can I count any of the days that I've completed and the one I'll do today towards my streak or do these workouts not count for this challenge?

Question 2: I'm doing a powerwalk in the morning that takes me about 50 min. (3 miles). Does this activity count towards this challenge?

Thanks for your help!

“It's the person who has done nothing who is sure nothing can be done.”


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OK..just joined and this is my first team thing or whatever so I am just wondering what comes next. I clicked on the team page and week one was highlighted as "clickable" So I reset all my goals to reflect the team challenge. I checked the box off wk1. Does the 2nd week highlight itself next saturday? (official start of week two)

And I was also wondering about "SparkPeople's new Cardio Blast DVD" with the 10 minute exercises. Do I need any equipment like a step etc? I saw that you can go jumprope-less but I just wanted to make sure as a lot of DVDs require weights or something.
I love short workouts...I totally agree too that it really does help with moving you forward and sticking to it. I would of never stuck to my exercise if I did not do short workouts at first. Thanks for writing that article.



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Ha Ha! Thank you!


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JACARRENO
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emoticon we missed you! LOL!




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RANGERRUNNER
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OK I'm back! Ready to start again! I just find that for myself, I need the daily and weekly challenge to be spelled out for me.


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RANGERRUNNER
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OK I;m going to leave the team then rejoin! Back in a minute!


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JACARRENO
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I just re-joined the team as well now that I'm able to get some exercising in again after my cold and my son's recent tummy bug. emoticon


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REBECKY44
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I dropped out of the team and then joined again. It worked for me. I don't know if there is any other way to reset the goals.
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RANGERRUNNER
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I have completed the challenge but now I want to do it again! Is there a way to reset? or do I need to rejoin?


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JACARRENO
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I joined this challenge last Wednesday just as I was coming down with a nasty summer head cold. Let's just say with the exception of a 60 min walk this past Sunday, I have not done 10 mins each day. I'm feeling much better and will be "re-starting" today, the day before I'm to begin week 2 if I were on track. Should I leave the team and re-join so I'm officially on track to earn my trophy? Thank you!


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LAINE827
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thanks!


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PAMNANGEL
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On the team page down by the new members, there's a button to "track goal". That will set up the tracker in Other Goals on the Daily Challenges of your Sparkpoints page.


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LAINE827
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I am also having trouble figuring out where to log my 10 minutes. I've been adding everything to the fitness tracker only. is that wrong? emoticon


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PAMNANGEL
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Is there a way to reset? I need to start over. I didn't get anything done the first week and it's just moving on to Week 2 anyway.


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REBECKY44
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Well, obviously I wasn't ready to get started with this Team Challenge. I've been watching our 3 month old granddaughter and I thought I could get in my exercising... but it just didn't happen. July is a better month and I will begin again then! Meanwhile, I'm still here checking things out and keeping my Spark!

~Becky
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I CANNOT FIND WHERE TO CLICK (AT THE TOP OF THE TEAM PAGE) WHEN i HAVE COMPLETED A WEEK ON THE CHALENGE.




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GRANNYS5
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Is ther a "Start challenge button" or do I just start posting?

Jill, Michigan







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I bought a 10 minute Solution Dance Mix DVD. How do I add it to my cardio fitness tracker? The only thing I could compare it to was 10 minutes of line dancing.

Edited by: NANASAMM at: 6/24/2010 (18:21)


"It is good to have an end to journey towards; but it is the journey in the end that matters."
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EATGREEN
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Is it better to work out for 15 mins every day or 30 mins every other day? Does your body notice a difference?


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KATHRYNLP
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I got the Email saying I'm in the Challenge, but when do you get the Challenge Form to follow?

My Motto is..
"No one ever injured their eyesight by looking at the bright side of things."


 
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What can I do to start the 10 minutes of exercise that won't end in a heart attack??? What counts as exercise...?? I will not be jogging or jumping rope or swimming any miles either. What am I to do?

emoticon..couldn't find "help" symbol.



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OK Coach. . .

I think I messed up. emoticon

I am 3 days shy of completing my 2nd week of the challenge this Thursday, and just realized that I did not check the boxes on my Streaks page for the challenge. I have been posting on the team message board, and logging the exercises in other goals page, too.

Do I need to start all over again?

emoticon in advance for the reply.


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you log it in other goals!! You will have to add that goal if I remember correctly.

MaryAnn
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EL Sping 20145% Challenge

"Hard work is a two-way street. You get back EXACTLY what you put into it."

"What you do today can improve all your tomorrows."


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i looked every where for a start challange button to

good to know there is not one now.

i have loged in on fitness page did walk it out ten

minutes and steps last two days


is this where i am suppose to log it all ?

love your walk it out video hope i can do it every

day

thanks

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In memories of childhood , we press our nose to the pane, looking in."

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I don't understand where I'm supposed to track the 10 minutes. I was doing it on my fitness page, but I think that is wrong. Also, I never receive and e-mails any more. Dose anyone know what I'm doing wrong?


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hi all, I am soo excited to find this group, just starting off after a year or so. So this group is perfect :)

The race is not always to the swift, but to those who keep on running.

-Anonymous



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LITTLE STEPS LEAD TO BIG CHANGES, PRAISE GOD

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Interesting to know. I knew I was part of the team and had gotten e-mails so wasn't looking for start challenge button.



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SP_COACH_NANCY
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Hi Karen,

You will be receiving an email each week helping you along the way.

Each week's challenge details are listed on the main team page. Click on week one and it will lay out all the details of challenges for the next 4 weeks.

I hope this helps! So glad to have you on board!!!

HAPPY SPARK EXERCISING!
Nancy




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Hi,
I just signed up this morning and am wondering what the action plan is for the first week? Did I miss something? I'm just a little confussed. Any help is appreciated. Thanks!emoticon

"Be yourself because the people who mind don't matter and the people who matter don't mind."~Dr. Seuss ~

"Anything is possible, It's your choice whether or not you choose to make it happen." ~Anonymous ~

~Karen~ EST in the corner of So. PA

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MARYANNGI
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Thanks Coach-I was a bit confused


MaryAnn
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"Hard work is a two-way street. You get back EXACTLY what you put into it."

"What you do today can improve all your tomorrows."


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I was wondering why I didn't see the "Start Challenge Now" button...thank your for clearing that out Coach Nicole.

It’s not that we will ever stop learning—it’s just that we have to start using the tools in our everyday lives, as opposed to conducting an ongoing search to fix ourselves.


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COLOURFULME
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Thank you!

Every season has its charm.


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Hey everyone-
I updated the info. There is no "start challenge now" button as previously indicated. Simply by joining the Team, you start the challenge. Hope that helps!

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COLOURFULME
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I was wondering the same!!

Thank you!!

Have fun!!

Spark away!!

Every season has its charm.


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Thanks, Nancy. I appreciate the help!

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SP_COACH_NANCY
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Hi Annette,

You can begin the challenge by Complete one action steps to the left of the message boards. This will get you going! I hope this helps and welcome to the team!!!

HAPPY SPARKING!
Nancy




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Thanks for starting this challenge; it looks great!

Where is the "Start Challenge Now" button? I tried the team logo and that wasn't it. Still looking...

Annette


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COACH_NICOLE
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If you have questions about this challenge or how it works, please post them here instead of starting a new thread. Your Team leaders and teammates can help answer them for you right here! Thanks!



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