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Congratulations to WALKINGIRL5 on winning the July Challenge. Way to go!



 
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Every one has until August 3rd to get your totals in. I will be giving out goodies on August 4th.



 
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Wow these tasks look great thanks - you've put a lot of thought into this and they appeal to me so I'm in. Maybe I'll keep editing this post and write in each one I do so I can keep a track. Am off now to walk around my house 10 x! emoticon

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I am going to take each thing off this list as I do it and also keep my running total.







3. Eat within your fat limit for 3 straight days.

4. Try/Eat grits

5. Track your sodium (and stay within limit) for 3 straight days.



7. Read 1 book you have never read before.


8. Try/Eat Asparagus

9. Try/Eat Braunshweiger (type of liverwurst…normally smoked).

10. Do thirty minutes of cardio while incorporating weights


12. Make one main meal a meatless meal

13. Turn off the television for one hour and do something for yourself (read a book, do a craft, take a bubble bath, play a board game, etc.)



15. Post on here 1 challenge you would like to see us use as a monthly challenge.

16. Post on here 1 question you would like to see for our question of the week.

17. Try/Eat Beets



19. Try/Eat Eggplant.

20. Try/Eat Broccoli

21. Try/Eat Kiwi

22. Bike 1 mile (either exercise bike or real bike)…if you already bike, add .5 mile to a normal workout.

23. Walk, run, or jog 2 miles…if you already do this, add .5 mile to a normal workout.

24. Try one new Sparkpeople recipe

25. Try one Sparkpeople video you haven’t done before.

26. Eat at least 3 all-star foods in one day: broccoli, cantaloupe, carrot, kale, mango, pumpkin, red pepper, spinach, strawberries, sweet potato.

27. Eat at least 3 honorable mention foods in one day: green pepper, other berries, brussels sprouts, tomatoes, cauliflower, other leafy greens, all citrus fruits, potatoes, asparagus, peas, winter squash, beets.

28. Try/Eat Tofu

29. Go to “Nutrition” Articles…click “see all”…under the section for “eating away from home”, pick one of the “Dining Out” articles for your favorite type of food. Read it and come post (on this thread) one thing you learned/know you can eat when you go out.

30. Go to “Fitness” Articles…click “see all”…under the section for “exercise basics”, pick one of the “Reference Guide” articles. Read it and come post (on this thread) one thing you learned.

31. Go to “Motivation” Articles…click “see all”…under the section for “inspiring stores”, pick one of the articles or videos to read/watch. Come post (on this thread) one inspiring thing.

32. Go to “Wellness” Articles…read any article. Come post (on this thread) one thing you learned.

33. Try/Eat a new type of lettuce (aka…if you always eat iceberg, try romaine…or try arugula…etc.)

34. Do the Day 1 “New You” Boot camp video 3 times in one day. (Under “Healthy Lifestyle,” there is a tab for “Videos.”)

35. Jump rope (either with a real or pretend jump rope) for two minutes straight.



37. Watch one of the Health videos (Under “Your Health,” there is a tab for “Videos.”)

38. From the upper body exercises section in Sparkpeople (‘my fitness’…track strength exercises…preview selected exercises…this will give you a whole screen of exercises…there are tabs across the top for each section), complete the following: boxer move, tricep dips w/ bent knees (or straight legs), and wall push-ups.

39. From the lower body exercises section in Sparkpeople (‘my fitness’…track strength exercises…preview selected exercises…this will give you a whole screen of exercises…there are tabs across the top for each section), complete the following: lying leg curls, bridges, and lateral lunges.

40. From the core body exercises section in Sparkpeople (‘my fitness’…track strength exercises…preview selected exercises…this will give you a whole screen of exercises…there are tabs across the top for each section), complete the following: bicycle crunches, banana, and pendulum.

41. From the stretching exercises section in Sparkpeople (‘my fitness’…track strength exercises…preview selected exercises…this will give you a whole screen of exercises…there are tabs across the top for each section), complete the following: camel stretch, triangle pose, and seated butterfly stretch.

42. Do an exercise video you have not done before…you can borrow from a friend, find one on u-tube, or borrow from your library for free.

43. Reevaluate your goals…make sure you’re on track for your old goals or adjust them if necessary. Go post your updated goals on your Spark page.


47. On all of your errands today, park in the farthest spot from the door at every stop. (You have to do this challenge on a day you are actually running errands, ha-ha)

48. Give everyone in your household a hug and tell them you love them 3 days straight.

49. Write down one dream you have, no matter how outlandish. Spend five minutes trying to think of possible ways that it could happen…dream big!

50. Post 1 blog



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Our challenge this month is easy, but is going to be a lot of fun. I am going to list some “survivor” challenges. You can do as many or as few as you want each day. They do NOT have to be done in order…feel free to pick and choose the ones you want to do. You get one point for each challenge completed; there are a total of 50 challenges. Come and post what challenge you completed and your running total for the month. You can only complete each challenge once during the month. So if you complete each challenge this month you will have a total of 50 points.

So, who is going to be our “survivor” of the month?

Challenges:

1. Do a 20 min walk

2.Visit someones spark page on this team and leave them a spark goodie and some encouragement.

3. Eat within your fat limit for 3 straight days.

4. Try/Eat grits

5. Track your sodium (and stay within limit) for 3 straight days.

6. Drink at least 8 glasses of water for at least 4 straight days.

7. Read 1 book you have never read before.


8. Try/Eat Asparagus

9. Try/Eat Braunshweiger (type of liverwurst…normally smoked).

10. Do thirty minutes of cardio while incorporating weights

11. Go welcome 5 people to Sparkpeople on the “Introduction” message board

12. Make one main meal a meatless meal

13. Turn off the television for one hour and do something for yourself (read a book, do a craft, take a bubble bath, play a board game, etc.)

14. Give one person a Sparkgoodie worth at least 100 points.

15. Post on here 1 challenge you would like to see us use as a monthly challenge.

16. Post on here 1 question you would like to see for our question of the week.

17. Try/Eat Beets

18. Try/Eat Spinach

19. Try/Eat Eggplant.

20. Try/Eat Broccoli

21. Try/Eat Kiwi

22. Bike 1 mile (either exercise bike or real bike)…if you already bike, add .5 mile to a normal workout.

23. Walk, run, or jog 2 miles…if you already do this, add .5 mile to a normal workout.

24. Try one new Sparkpeople recipe

25. Try one Sparkpeople video you haven’t done before.

26. Eat at least 3 all-star foods in one day: broccoli, cantaloupe, carrot, kale, mango, pumpkin, red pepper, spinach, strawberries, sweet potato.

27. Eat at least 3 honorable mention foods in one day: green pepper, other berries, brussels sprouts, tomatoes, cauliflower, other leafy greens, all citrus fruits, potatoes, asparagus, peas, winter squash, beets.

28. Try/Eat Tofu

29. Go to “Nutrition” Articles…click “see all”…under the section for “eating away from home”, pick one of the “Dining Out” articles for your favorite type of food. Read it and come post (on this thread) one thing you learned/know you can eat when you go out.

30. Go to “Fitness” Articles…click “see all”…under the section for “exercise basics”, pick one of the “Reference Guide” articles. Read it and come post (on this thread) one thing you learned.

31. Go to “Motivation” Articles…click “see all”…under the section for “inspiring stores”, pick one of the articles or videos to read/watch. Come post (on this thread) one inspiring thing.

32. Go to “Wellness” Articles…read any article. Come post (on this thread) one thing you learned.

33. Try/Eat a new type of lettuce (aka…if you always eat iceberg, try romaine…or try arugula…etc.)

34. Do the Day 1 “New You” Boot camp video 3 times in one day. (Under “Healthy Lifestyle,” there is a tab for “Videos.”)

35. Jump rope (either with a real or pretend jump rope) for two minutes straight.

36. Walk around your house or apartment 10 times.

37. Watch one of the Health videos (Under “Your Health,” there is a tab for “Videos.”)

38. From the upper body exercises section in Sparkpeople (‘my fitness’…track strength exercises…preview selected exercises…this will give you a whole screen of exercises…there are tabs across the top for each section), complete the following: boxer move, tricep dips w/ bent knees (or straight legs), and wall push-ups.

39. From the lower body exercises section in Sparkpeople (‘my fitness’…track strength exercises…preview selected exercises…this will give you a whole screen of exercises…there are tabs across the top for each section), complete the following: lying leg curls, bridges, and lateral lunges.

40. From the core body exercises section in Sparkpeople (‘my fitness’…track strength exercises…preview selected exercises…this will give you a whole screen of exercises…there are tabs across the top for each section), complete the following: bicycle crunches, banana, and pendulum.

41. From the stretching exercises section in Sparkpeople (‘my fitness’…track strength exercises…preview selected exercises…this will give you a whole screen of exercises…there are tabs across the top for each section), complete the following: camel stretch, triangle pose, and seated butterfly stretch.

42. Do an exercise video you have not done before…you can borrow from a friend, find one on u-tube, or borrow from your library for free.

43. Reevaluate your goals…make sure you’re on track for your old goals or adjust them if necessary. Go post your updated goals on your Sparkpage.

44. Post on at least 5 threads on this team.

45. Post on at least 5 game threads on this team.

46. Do some type of exercise during each advertisement of one 60 minute TV show.

47. On all of your errands today, park in the farthest spot from the door at every stop. (You have to do this challenge on a day you are actually running errands, ha-ha)

48. Give everyone in your household a hug and tell them you love them 3 days straight.

49. Write down one dream you have, no matter how outlandish. Spend five minutes trying to think of possible ways that it could happen…dream big!

50. Post 1 blog



 
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