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Week 9, Feb 28 - March 5
Focus - Long Term Goals

Focus - T: X W: X Th: X F: X S: X S: X M: X = (1 pts)
Cardio - T: X W: X Th: X F: S: X S: X M: X = (5 total cardio pts)
Strength - T: W: X Th: F: S: X S: M: X =(3 total ST pts)
Water - T: X W: X Th: X F: S: X S: X M: X = (1 total water pt)
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Week # 9 Total Points = 10

What I WANT to do:
Short Term:
Do stretching/yoga after every cardio
At least 20 minutes of strength 3 times a week

Long Term:
Mix up cardio - not do the same thing 2 days in a row
Eat 5 daily freggies at least 4 times a week

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Week# 9, February 29-March 6
Focus- Goals

Focus - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X MX: = (1 pt)
Cardio - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M:X =(5 total cardio pts)
ST - T:X W:X Th: F:X Sa:X Su: M:X = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M:X = (1 pt)
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Week # Total Points = 10

What I did: I worked out 7 days this week.....this is normal for me.
Used my 4 lb Ankle Weights....they have now been put in moth balls because I'm starting a new workout program next week.
And....this is the BEST.....I haven't had Chocolate or Starbucks for TWO WEEKS!! Woo-Hoo!! It's all due to this Challenge.....Thanks!!

What I didn't do: I didn't follow Leandro's "Fat-Burning Foods Program" but I did eat healthy this week anyway!!

What I WANT to do: Follow Leandro's "Fat-Burning Foods Program," continue working out 7 Days this week, continue using 4 lb Ankle Weights and continue with having "no" Starbucks or Chocolate

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term:
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week
Eat more Fruits and Veggies - Aim for at least 5 a day

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Week# 9, February 29-March 6
Focus- Goals

Focus - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M: = ( pt)
Cardio - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M: =(5 total cardio pts)
ST - T:X W:X Th: F:X Sa:X Su: M: = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points = 8

What I did:

What I didn't do:

What I WANT to do: Follow Leandro's "Fat-Burning Foods Program," continue working out 7 Days this week, continue using 4 lb Ankle Weights and continue with having "no" Starbucks or Chocolate

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term:
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week
Eat more Fruits and Veggies - Aim for at least 5 a day

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Cindy

Remember, NEVER settle for LESS!! The efforts you put into your workouts are directly related to the results you'll receive. - Leandro Carvalho

"To live a life you have never had before, you must become someone you have never been before." - Brett Hoebel


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Week# 9, February 29-March 6
Focus- Goals

Focus - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su: M: = ( pt)
Cardio - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su: M: =(5 total cardio pts)
ST - T:X W:X Th: F:X Sa:X Su: M: = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su: M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points = 8

What I did:

What I didn't do:

What I WANT to do: Follow Leandro's "Fat-Burning Foods Program," continue working out 7 Days this week, continue using 4 lb Ankle Weights and continue with having "no" Starbucks or Chocolate

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term:
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week
Eat more Fruits and Veggies - Aim for at least 5 a day

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Cindy

Remember, NEVER settle for LESS!! The efforts you put into your workouts are directly related to the results you'll receive. - Leandro Carvalho

"To live a life you have never had before, you must become someone you have never been before." - Brett Hoebel


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Week# 9, February 29-March 6
Focus- Goals

Focus - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa: Su: M: = ( pt)
Cardio - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa: Su: M: =(4 total cardio pts)
ST - T:X W:X Th: F:X Sa: Su: M: = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa: Su: M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points = 7

What I did:

What I didn't do:

What I WANT to do: Follow Leandro's "Fat-Burning Foods Program," continue working out 7 Days this week, continue using 4 lb Ankle Weights and continue with having "no" Starbucks or Chocolate

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term:
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week
Eat more Fruits and Veggies - Aim for at least 5 a day

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Cindy

Remember, NEVER settle for LESS!! The efforts you put into your workouts are directly related to the results you'll receive. - Leandro Carvalho

"To live a life you have never had before, you must become someone you have never been before." - Brett Hoebel


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Week# 9, February 29-March 6
Focus- Goals

Focus - T:X W:X Th:X F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pt)
Cardio - T:X W:X Th:X F: Sa: Su: M: =(3 total cardio pts)
ST - T:X W:X Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = (2 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th:X F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points = 5

What I did:

What I didn't do:

What I WANT to do: Follow Leandro's "Fat-Burning Foods Program," continue working out 7 Days this week, continue using 4 lb Ankle Weights and continue with having "no" Starbucks or Chocolate

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term:
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week
Eat more Fruits and Veggies - Aim for at least 5 a day

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Cindy

Remember, NEVER settle for LESS!! The efforts you put into your workouts are directly related to the results you'll receive. - Leandro Carvalho

"To live a life you have never had before, you must become someone you have never been before." - Brett Hoebel


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2/29/12 8:53 P

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Week 9, Feb 28 - March 5
Focus - Long Term Goals

Focus - T: X W: X Th: X F: X S: X S: X = ( pts)
Cardio - T: X W: X Th: X F: S: X S: X = ( total cardio pts)
Strength - T: W: X Th: F: S: X S: =(total ST pts)
Water - T: X W: X Th: X F: S: X S: X = (total water pt)
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Week # 8 Total Points = 10

What I WANT to do:
Short Term:
Do stretching/yoga after every cardio
At least 20 minutes of strength 3 times a week

Long Term:
Mix up cardio - not do the same thing 2 days in a row
Eat 5 daily freggies at least 4 times a week

Edited by: RUTHE_51 at: 3/4/2012 (19:35)
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Week# 9, February 29-March 6
Focus- Goals

Focus - T:X W:X Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pt)
Cardio - T:X W:X Th: F: Sa: Su: M: =(2 total cardio pts)
ST - T:X W:X Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = (2 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points = 4

What I did:

What I didn't do:

What I WANT to do: Follow Leandro's "Fat-Burning Foods Program," continue working out 7 Days this week, continue using 4 lb Ankle Weights and continue with having "no" Starbucks or Chocolate

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term:
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week
Eat more Fruits and Veggies - Aim for at least 5 a day

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Cindy

Remember, NEVER settle for LESS!! The efforts you put into your workouts are directly related to the results you'll receive. - Leandro Carvalho

"To live a life you have never had before, you must become someone you have never been before." - Brett Hoebel


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Week# 9, February 29-March 6
Focus- Goals

Focus - T:X W: Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pt)
Cardio - T:X W: Th: F: Sa: Su: M: =(1 total cardio pts)
ST - T:X W: Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = (1 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W: Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points = 2

What I did:

What I didn't do:

What I WANT to do: Follow Leandro's "Fat-Burning Foods Program," continue working out 7 Days this week, continue using 4 lb Ankle Weights and continue with having "no" Starbucks or Chocolate

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term:
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week
Eat more Fruits and Veggies - Aim for at least 5 a day

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Edited by: BEACHGIRL1205 at: 2/29/2012 (11:53)
Cindy

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"To live a life you have never had before, you must become someone you have never been before." - Brett Hoebel


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2/28/12 10:31 P

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Hi Challengers,

Our biggest loser this week is Montanagirl45! Yipee! She has been working consistently on her diet and fitness program and deserves a big hand for all her effort.

The Week 9 focus is easy and you should all already know what it is...this week is THE week that we revisit our goals set way back in the beginning. If you never set the goals, then I guess it will make it difficult to complete this week's focus point. Sorry! But if you did set those goals, you get the weekly focus point by completing those goals. Even if you didn't meet them, post an update to the thread to get that point.

Next week is our last full week of the challenge...hard to believe how fast 10 weeks can pass! So with that in mind I know I have been looking towards the future and would like your thoughts on it as well. What challenges would you like in the future? Would you like a challenge similar to this one? What helped you the most/least out of this challenge?

Hope you all have a great week!


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week #8 February 22-28

Focus: DIY 0pt
Cardio: 1pt
ST: 1pt
Water: 0pt

total points: 2
Was not focused on weight loss the past week...busy with daycare, new baby started and not feeling great over the weekend, but still here.

Edited by: CBUDACK at: 2/28/2012 (22:29)
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Week# 8, February 21-February 28
Focus- DIY (Do It Yourself)

1. What has been your biggest challenge to success during the past seven weeks?
Eating too much Chocolate, going to Starbucks too often and not eating Healthy Breakfasts
2. How is your progress coming on your long-term goals set during the first couple of weeks?
Slowly.....I keep going up and down with my weight but I'm still down from where I started
3. What is ONE thing you hope for most out of this challenge?
To quit yo-yoing with my weight, start losing weight and reach my goal weight
4. What is ONE thing you can do to make that thing above happen?
Started Leandro's Green and White Cleanse on Monday....it lasts for 6 days and is helping me get rid of my chocolate cravings and eating healthier meals including eating more Veggies....one of my Long Term Goals

Focus - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M:X = (1 pt)
Cardio - T:X W:X ThX: F:X Sa:X Su:X M:X =(5 total cardio pts)
ST - T: W:X Th:X F:X Sa: Su: M: = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M:X = (1 pt)
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Week # Total Points = 10

What I did: This was a good week for me!! I completed Leandro's Green and White Cleanse so I'm looking forward to tomorrow's weigh in.
I finished reading Jennifer Hudson's book....it was really motivating and almost made me want to sign up for Weight Watchers...lol!!
Ate more Freggies.....another good thing!!
Didn't have any Starbucks or Chocolate.....this was a major accomplishment.....double woo-hoo!!
Used my new Ankle Weights.....they adjust from 1 lb to 5 lbs.....I used 4 lbs.....love these weights.
Worked out 7 days this week.....this is common for me.....it's more uncommon for me to miss a day working out.

What I didn't do: I accomplished everything that I set out to do so I feel really good this week!!

What I WANT to do: Follow Leandro's "Green and White" Cleanse, finish reading Jennifer Hudson's book,continue working out 7 Days this week and change Ankle Weights to 4 lbs (went back to 3 lb weights.....didn't like the 5 lb weights that I got so I've ordered new Ankle Weights that weigh from 1 to 5 lbs....should get them today.....woo-hoo!!)

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 32 lbs
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week
Eat more Fruits and Veggies - Aim for at least 5 a day

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Edited by: BEACHGIRL1205 at: 2/29/2012 (11:44)
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Week# 8, February 21-February 28
Focus- DIY (Do It Yourself)

1. What has been your biggest challenge to success during the past seven weeks?
Eating too much Chocolate, going to Starbucks too often and not eating Healthy Breakfasts
2. How is your progress coming on your long-term goals set during the first couple of weeks?
Slowly.....I keep going up and down with my weight but I'm still down from where I started
3. What is ONE thing you hope for most out of this challenge?
To quit yo-yoing with my weight, start losing weight and reach my goal weight
4. What is ONE thing you can do to make that thing above happen?
Started Leandro's Green and White Cleanse on Monday....it lasts for 6 days and is helping me get rid of my chocolate cravings and eating healthier meals including eating more Veggies....one of my Long Term Goals

Focus - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M: = ( pts)
Cardio - T:X W:X ThX: F:X Sa:X Su:X M: =(5 total cardio pts)
ST - T: W:X Th:X F:X Sa: Su: M: = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points = 8

What I did:

What I didn't do:

What I WANT to do: Follow Leandro's "Green and White" Cleanse, finish reading Jennifer Hudson's book,continue working out 7 Days this week and change Ankle Weights to 4 lbs (went back to 3 lb weights.....didn't like the 5 lb weights that I got so I've ordered new Ankle Weights that weigh from 1 to 5 lbs....should get them today.....woo-hoo!!)

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 32 lbs
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week
Eat more Fruits and Veggies - Aim for at least 5 a day

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Cindy

Remember, NEVER settle for LESS!! The efforts you put into your workouts are directly related to the results you'll receive. - Leandro Carvalho

"To live a life you have never had before, you must become someone you have never been before." - Brett Hoebel


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Week# 8, February 21-February 28
Focus- DIY (Do It Yourself)

1. What has been your biggest challenge to success during the past seven weeks?
Eating too much Chocolate, going to Starbucks too often and not eating Healthy Breakfasts
2. How is your progress coming on your long-term goals set during the first couple of weeks?
Slowly.....I keep going up and down with my weight but I'm still down from where I started
3. What is ONE thing you hope for most out of this challenge?
To quit yo-yoing with my weight, start losing weight and reach my goal weight
4. What is ONE thing you can do to make that thing above happen?
Started Leandro's Green and White Cleanse on Monday....it lasts for 6 days and is helping me get rid of my chocolate cravings and eating healthier meals including eating more Veggies....one of my Long Term Goals

Focus - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su: M: = ( pts)
Cardio - T:X W:X ThX: F:X Sa:X Su: M: =(5 total cardio pts)
ST - T: W:X Th:X F:X Sa: Su: M: = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su: M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points = 8

What I did:

What I didn't do:

What I WANT to do: Follow Leandro's "Green and White" Cleanse, finish reading Jennifer Hudson's book,continue working out 7 Days this week and change Ankle Weights to 4 lbs (went back to 3 lb weights.....didn't like the 5 lb weights that I got so I've ordered new Ankle Weights that weigh from 1 to 5 lbs....should get them today.....woo-hoo!!)

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 32 lbs
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week
Eat more Fruits and Veggies - Aim for at least 5 a day

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Cindy

Remember, NEVER settle for LESS!! The efforts you put into your workouts are directly related to the results you'll receive. - Leandro Carvalho

"To live a life you have never had before, you must become someone you have never been before." - Brett Hoebel


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1. What has been your biggest challenge to success during the past seven weeks?
I struggle to remember to stretch; also when I have success in losing, I'm ready to celebrate by eating.

2. How is your progress coming on your long-term goals set during the first couple of weeks? Until this week, I have been doing fairly well at mixing up my exercise. Also I have been doing fairly well at getting in my freggies although in all fairness, a lot of that is because of challenges I have been in that keep me accountable. I am developing a good habit of eating freggies due to the challenges so I think I will continue to do well.

3. What is ONE thing you hope for most out of this challenge? Developing habits that will continue to help me lose weight, then maintain (water, cardio;/strength, freggies)

4. What is ONE thing you can do to make that thing above happen? I think tracking my eating and exercising really helps keep my accountable.





Week 8, February 21-27
Focus - Summarize

Focus - T: X W: X Th: X F: X S: X S: X M: X = ( 1 pts)
Cardio - T: X W: X Th: X F: X S:X S: X M: X = (5 total cardio pts)
Strength - T: W: Th: X F: S: X S: M: X ( 3 total ST pts)
Water - T: X W: X Th: X F: X S: X S: X M: X = (1 pt)
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Week # 8 Total Points = 10

What I WANT to do:
Short Term:
Do stretching/yoga after every cardio
At least 20 minutes of strength 3 times a week

Long Term:
Mix up cardio - not do the same thing 2 days in a row
Eat 5 daily freggies at least 4 times a week

Edited by: RUTHE_51 at: 2/27/2012 (20:25)
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Week# 8, February 21-February 28
Focus- DIY (Do It Yourself)

1. What has been your biggest challenge to success during the past seven weeks?
Eating too much Chocolate, going to Starbucks too often and not eating Healthy Breakfasts
2. How is your progress coming on your long-term goals set during the first couple of weeks?
Slowly.....I keep going up and down with my weight but I'm still down from where I started
3. What is ONE thing you hope for most out of this challenge?
To quit yo-yoing with my weight, start losing weight and reach my goal weight
4. What is ONE thing you can do to make that thing above happen?
Started Leandro's Green and White Cleanse on Monday....it lasts for 6 days and is helping me get rid of my chocolate cravings and eating healthier meals including eating more Veggies....one of my Long Term Goals

Focus - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa: Su: M: = ( pts)
Cardio - T:X W:X ThX: F:X Sa: Su: M: =(4 total cardio pts)
ST - T: W:X Th:X F:X Sa: Su: M: = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa: Su: M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points = 7

What I did:

What I didn't do:

What I WANT to do: Follow Leandro's "Green and White" Cleanse, finish reading Jennifer Hudson's book,continue working out 7 Days this week and change Ankle Weights to 4 lbs (went back to 3 lb weights.....didn't like the 5 lb weights that I got so I've ordered new Ankle Weights that weigh from 1 to 5 lbs....should get them today.....woo-hoo!!)

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 32 lbs
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week
Eat more Fruits and Veggies - Aim for at least 5 a day

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Cindy

Remember, NEVER settle for LESS!! The efforts you put into your workouts are directly related to the results you'll receive. - Leandro Carvalho

"To live a life you have never had before, you must become someone you have never been before." - Brett Hoebel


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Week# 8, February 21-February 28
Focus- DIY (Do It Yourself)

1. What has been your biggest challenge to success during the past seven weeks?
Eating too much Chocolate, going to Starbucks too often and not eating Healthy Breakfasts
2. How is your progress coming on your long-term goals set during the first couple of weeks?
Slowly.....I keep going up and down with my weight but I'm still down from where I started
3. What is ONE thing you hope for most out of this challenge?
To quit yo-yoing with my weight, start losing weight and reach my goal weight
4. What is ONE thing you can do to make that thing above happen?
Started Leandro's Green and White Cleanse on Monday....it lasts for 6 days and is helping me get rid of my chocolate cravings and eating healthier meals including eating more Veggies....one of my Long Term Goals

Focus - T:X W:X Th:X F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pts)
Cardio - T:X W:X ThX: F: Sa: Su: M: = 3 total cardio pts)
ST - T: W:X Th:X F: Sa: Su: M: = (2 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th:X F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points = 5

What I did:

What I didn't do:

What I WANT to do: Follow Leandro's "Green and White" Cleanse, finish reading Jennifer Hudson's book,continue working out 7 Days this week and change Ankle Weights to 4 lbs (went back to 3 lb weights.....didn't like the 5 lb weights that I got so I've ordered new Ankle Weights that weigh from 1 to 5 lbs....should get them today.....woo-hoo!!)

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 32 lbs
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week
Eat more Fruits and Veggies - Aim for at least 5 a day

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Week 8, February 21-27
Focus - Summarize

Focus - T: X W: X Th: X = ( pts)
Cardio - T: X W: X Th: X = ( total cardio pts)
Strength - T: W: Th: X = ( total ST pts)
Water - T: X W: X Th: X = ( pt)
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Week # 6 Total Points = 10

What I WANT to do:
Short Term:
Do stretching/yoga after every cardio
At least 20 minutes of strength 3 times a week

Long Term:
Mix up cardio - not do the same thing 2 days in a row
Eat 5 daily freggies at least 4 times a week

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Week# 8, February 21-February 28
Focus- DIY (Do It Yourself)

1. What has been your biggest challenge to success during the past seven weeks?
Eating too much Chocolate, going to Starbucks too often and not eating Healthy Breakfasts
2. How is your progress coming on your long-term goals set during the first couple of weeks?
Slowly.....I keep going up and down with my weight but I'm still down from where I started
3. What is ONE thing you hope for most out of this challenge?
To quit yo-yoing with my weight, start losing weight and reach my goal weight
4. What is ONE thing you can do to make that thing above happen?
Started Leandro's Green and White Cleanse on Monday....it lasts for 6 days and is helping me get rid of my chocolate cravings and eating healthier meals including eating more Veggies....one of my Long Term Goals

Focus - T:X W:X Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pts)
Cardio - T:X W:X Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = (2 total cardio pts)
ST - T: W:X Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = (1 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points = 3

What I did:

What I didn't do:

What I WANT to do: Follow Leandro's "Green and White" Cleanse, finish reading Jennifer Hudson's book,continue working out 7 Days this week and change Ankle Weights to 4 lbs (went back to 3 lb weights.....didn't like the 5 lb weights that I got so I've ordered new Ankle Weights that weigh from 1 to 5 lbs....should get them today.....woo-hoo!!)

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 32 lbs
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week
Eat more Fruits and Veggies - Aim for at least 5 a day

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Week# 8, February 21-February 28
Focus- DIY (Do It Yourself)

1. What has been your biggest challenge to success during the past seven weeks?
Eating too much Chocolate, going to Starbucks too often and not eating Healthy Breakfasts
2. How is your progress coming on your long-term goals set during the first couple of weeks?
Slowly.....I keep going up and down with my weight but I'm still down from where I started
3. What is ONE thing you hope for most out of this challenge?
To quit yo-yoing with my weight, start losing weight and reach my goal weight
4. What is ONE thing you can do to make that thing above happen?
Started Leandro's Green and White Cleanse on Monday....it lasts for 6 days and is helping me get rid of my chocolate cravings and eating healthier meals including eating more Veggies....one of my Long Term Goals

Focus - T:X W: Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pts)
Cardio - T:X W: Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = (1 total cardio pts)
ST - T: W: Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = ( total ST pts)
Water - T:X W: Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points = 1

What I did:

What I didn't do:

What I WANT to do: Follow Leandro's "Green and White" Cleanse, finish reading Jennifer Hudson's book,continue working out 7 Days this week and change Ankle Weights to 4 lbs (went back to 3 lb weights.....didn't like the 5 lb weights that I got so I've ordered new Ankle Weights that weigh from 1 to 5 lbs....should get them today.....woo-hoo!!)

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 32 lbs
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week
Eat more Fruits and Veggies - Aim for at least 5 a day

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1. What has been your biggest challenge to success during the past seven weeks? TRACKING MEALS
2. How is your progress coming on your long-term goals set during the first couple of weeks? SLOW
3. What is ONE thing you hope for most out of this challenge? Developing better habits
4. What is ONE thing you can do to make that thing above happen?TRACK



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Hi Challengers,

Stay strong all. No mater what the scale says week to week you are creating change. Stay in the race for YOU!! Donít give up.

In acknowledgement of a great job letís give a round of applause to this weekís winner. It is Ruth aka Ruthe_51. She lost two pounds at a loss of 1.23%! emoticon

Now on to our focus.

The focus for this week is a DIY (do-it-yourself) focus! We are all at different places in our journey and I know that there is one thing we all realize...this is an individual journey for each of us! So your focus is to:

Evaluate your progress and answer the following questions - you MUST post your answers on our challenge thread!!!

1. What has been your biggest challenge to success during the past seven weeks?
2. How is your progress coming on your long-term goals set during the first couple of weeks?
3. What is ONE thing you hope for most out of this challenge?
4. What is ONE thing you can do to make that thing above happen?

Whatever you put for that ONE thing in question #4 - make that your focus for this week. It might be tracking food, eating freggies, getting your cardio, drinking your water, or...fill in the blank. Figure it out and make it the focus for this week.
Don't forget to post your responses on our challenge thread!

Next week we will be revisiting our goals from the early part of the challenge! So if you haven't thought about them since then, it's time to dust them off! Have a great week everyone and best wishes in being the LOSER for Week 8! (only two more weigh-ins before the FINAL on 3/14!)

I'll leave you with this video and the question: what are YOU willing to do to finish???
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Week# 7, February 14-February 20
Focus- Pamper Myself

Focus - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M:X = (1 pts)
Cardio - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M:X = (5 total cardio pts)
ST - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su: M:X = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M:X = (1 pt)
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Week # Total Points = 10

What I did: Pampered myself everyday by reading each night before going to bed....it helps me relax.
I'm half way thru "I Got This" by Jennifer Hudson....inspiring!!
Started Brazil Butt Lift 6-Day Supermodel Slimdown Plan today or as Leandro calls it....his "Green and White Cleanse".......need to get a handle on my eating.
Worked out 7 days this week with Brazil Butt Lift and walked the furry girls on Rest Day

What I didn't do: Follow "the Menopause Makeover"
Stop eating chocolate
Stop going to Starbucks

What I WANT to do: Follow "the Menopause Makeover" 12 week plan - Wk #4
Read Something Motivational

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 30 lbs
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week

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Week# 7, February 14-February 20
Focus- Pamper Myself

Focus - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M: = ( pts)
Cardio - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M: = (5 total cardio pts)
ST - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su: M: = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points = 8

What I did:
What I didn't do:
What I WANT to do: Follow "the Menopause Makeover" 12 week plan - Wk #4
Read Something Motivational

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 30 lbs
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week

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Week# 7, February 14-February 20
Focus- Pamper Myself

Focus - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su: M: = ( pts)
Cardio - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su: M: = (5 total cardio pts)
ST - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su: M: = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su: M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points = 8

What I did:
What I didn't do:
What I WANT to do: Follow "the Menopause Makeover" 12 week plan - Wk #4
Read Something Motivational

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 30 lbs
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week

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Week# 7, February 14-February 20
Focus- Pamper Myself

Focus - T:X W:X Th:X F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pts)
Cardio - T:X W:X Th:X F: Sa: Su: M: = (3 total cardio pts)
ST - T:X W:X Th:X F: Sa: Su: M: = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th:X F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points = 6

What I did:
What I didn't do:
What I WANT to do: Follow "the Menopause Makeover" 12 week plan - Wk #4
Read Motivational Information

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 30 lbs
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week

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Week 7, February 14-20
Focus - "Me" Time

Focus - T: X W: X Th: X F: X S: X S: X M: X = (1 pts)
Cardio - T: X W: X Th: X F: X S: X S: X M: X = (5 total cardio pts)
Strength - T: X W: Th: X F: S: X S: M: = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T: X W: X Th: X F: X S: X S: X M: X = (1 pt)
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Week # 6 Total Points = 10

What I WANT to do:
Short Term:
Do stretching/yoga after every cardio
At least 20 minutes of strength 3 times a week

Long Term:
Mix up cardio - not do the same thing 2 days in a row
Eat 5 daily freggies at least 4 times a week

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Week #7, February 14-20
Focus-pamper yourself

Focus - T:_x_W:_x_ Th:_x_ F:_x_ Sa:_x_ Su:_x_ M:_x_ = ( 1pt)
Cardio - T: 80 W: 80 Th:70 F: Sa: Su:85 M:65 = ( 5_ total cardio pts)

ST - T: 2 W: Th:2 F: Sa: Su: M: = ( _3 total ST pt)
Water - T:x W:x Th:x F: xSa:x Su:x Mx: = (1_pt)
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Week #7 Total Points = _10_pts

Edited by: LASARRE at: 2/21/2012 (21:49)
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Week #7, February 14-20
Focus-pamper yourself, I read before bed.

Focus - T:_x_W:_x_ Th:_x_ F:_x_ Sa:_x_ Su:_x_ M:_x_ = ( 1pt)
Cardio - T: 0 W: 36 (1pt) Th: 30(1pt) F: 0 Sa: 40(1pt) Su: 0 M: 0 = ( 3 total cardio pts)

ST - T: 0 W: 0 Th: 30(1pt) F: 0 Sa: 30(1pt) Su: 0 M: 0 = ( 2 total ST pt)
Water - T:8 W:8 Th:8 F:8 Sa:8 Su:8 M:8 = (1pt)
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Week #7 Total Points = 7 pts

Short term goals:
-Not have a gain in weight this week. Lose 1 pound.
-Start 5K training this week, 3 sessions of walk/jog intervals for 30 minutes on treadmill
(tues, thurs & sat)
-Stay within calorie and nutrient range for 7 consecutive days.

Long term goals:
-Hold modified plank, currently can do 30 seconds, would like to do 60 seconds.
-Do 2 min jog/1 min walk intervals on treadmill for 40 minutes

Edited by: CBUDACK at: 2/21/2012 (15:36)
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Congratulations to everyone for your hard work this week! Montanagirl45 loss the most. She lost another pound at a .58% loss. This is her second win. She is also leading the pack on earning points for all the good habits that go into losing weight. You go girl! Bravo to all of you for keeping it up.

Since everyone has worked so hard...the focus for Week 7 is:

Pamper yourself! There's absolutely NO reason why we shouldn't all get the focus point this week. :-) By taking some time to pamper yourself you will come out feeling renewed and ready to tackle the rest of this challenge so that you finish it stronger than you started it! So you may want to take a bubble bath, spend some time reading without distraction, talk your sweetie into a back and/or foot massage, get a pedicure (cough, cough, cough)...whatever floats your boat and feels like pampering!

And in the middle of pampering, don't forget to drink your water and get your 5 days of cardio and 3 of strength training in this week!

Have a great week and good luck at being a LOSER!


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Week 7, February 14-20
Focus -

Focus - T: = W: = ( pts)
Cardio - T: X W: = ( total cardio pts)
Strength - T: X W: = ( total ST pts)
Water - T: X W: = ( pt)
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Week # 6 Total Points =

What I WANT to do:
Short Term:
Do stretching/yoga after every cardio
At least 20 minutes of strength 3 times a week

Long Term:
Mix up cardio - not do the same thing 2 days in a row
Eat 5 daily freggies at least 4 times a week

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Week# 6, February 7-February 13
Focus- Eating 4-6 Freggies Daily

Focus - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa: Su:X M: = (1 pts)
Cardio - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M:X = (5 total cardio pts)
ST - T:X W:X Th:X F: Sa:X Su: M: = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M:X = (1 pt)
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Week # Total Points = 10

What I did: Increased Ankle Weights to 5 lbs, increase Booty Band to Intermediate and ate more Freggies
What I didn't do: Had a stressful week and ended up indulging in Chocolate and Starbucks
What I WANT to do: Follow "the Menopause Makeover" 12 week plan - Wk #3
Increase Botty Band to Intermediate
No Chocolate or Starbucks this week!!

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 31 lbs
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week

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Week# 6, February 7-February 13
Focus- Eating 4-6 Freggies Daily

Focus - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa: Su:X M: = ( pts)
Cardio - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M: = (5 total cardio pts)
ST - T:X W:X Th:X F: Sa:X Su: M: = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points = 8

What I did:
What I didn't do:
What I WANT to do: Follow "the Menopause Makeover" 12 week plan - Wk #3
Increase Botty Band to Intermediate
No Chocolate or Starbucks this week!!

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 31 lbs
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week

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Got some catching up to do..... emoticon

Week# 6, February 7-February 13
Focus- Eating 4-6 Freggies Daily

Focus - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa: Su: M: = ( pts)
Cardio - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su: M: = (5 total cardio pts)
ST - T:X W:X Th:X F: Sa:X Su: M: = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su: M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points = 8

What I did:
What I didn't do:
What I WANT to do: Follow "the Menopause Makeover" 12 week plan - Wk #3
Increase Botty Band to Intermediate
No Chocolate or Starbucks this week!!

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 31 lbs
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week

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Week 6, February 7 - 13
Focus - Freggies

Focus - T: = W: X TH: X F: X S: X S: X M: X = (1 pts)
Cardio - T: X W: X TH: X F:X S: X S: X M: X = (5 total cardio pts)
Strength - T: X W: TH: F: X S: M: X = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T: X W: X TH: X F: X S: X S: X M: X = (1 pt)
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Week # 6 Total Points = 10

What I WANT to do:
Short Term:
Do stretching/yoga after every cardio
At least 20 minutes of strength 3 times a week

Long Term:
Mix up cardio - not do the same thing 2 days in a row
Eat 5 daily freggies at least 4 times a week

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Week #6, February 7-13
Focus- 4-6 servings freggies 5 days

Focus - T:_x_W:x__ Th:_x_ F:_x_ Sa:_x_ Su:_x_ M:x__ = ( 1_pt)
Cardio - T: 60 W: 125 Th:70 F:50 Sa: Su: M: = ( 4_total cardio pts)

ST - T:2 W: Th: F:1 Sa: Su: M: = ( 3_total ST pt)
Water - T: W: Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = (_pt)
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Week #5 Total Points = 8_pts

Edited by: LASARRE at: 2/14/2012 (12:24)
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Week #6, February 7-13
Focus- 4-6 servings freggies 5 days

Focus - T:_x_W:_x_ Th:_x_ F:_x_ Sa:_x_ Su:_x_ M:_x_ = ( 1pt)
Cardio - T: 45(1pt) W: 0 Th: 30 (1pt) F: 0 Sa: 0 Su: 0 M: 0 = ( 2 total cardio pts)

ST - T:0 W: 0 Th: 30(1pt) F: 0 Sa: 0 Su: 0 M: 0 = ( 1total ST pt)
Water - T:8 W:8 Th:8 F:8 Sa:8 Su:4 M:8 = (0pt)
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Week #6 Total Points = 4pts

Short term goals:
-Not have a gain in weight this week. Lose 1 pound.
-Start 5K training this week, 3 sessions of walk/jog intervals for 30 minutes on treadmill
(tues, thurs & sat)
-Stay within calorie and nutrient range for 7 consecutive days.

Long term goals:
-Hold modified plank, currently can do 30 seconds, would like to do 60 seconds.
-Do 2 min jog/1 min walk intervals on treadmill for 40 minutes


Edited by: CBUDACK at: 2/14/2012 (10:20)
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Hi Challengers,

If you did not send your weight to me today you can still send it so that we have it as a record. The ultimate winner is the one at week ten with the biggest loss. Please do be counted out of this challenge. This challenge only requires your weigh in number. How much easier could it be? Our weekly focuses are there for you to help you in achieving great results and having an extra chance to win the challenge. Take advantage of it.

So on to this weekís winner. Iím very proud to say it is our very own Nina aka Lassare. She lost a pound this week with a .57 percent loss. Woo hoo Nina.

Hereís our focus for week #6 (make sure your templates say Week #6. I probably messed everyone up here previously)

I think that we should continue with getting back to basics this week so our focus is going to be to get a minimum of 4-6 servings of fruits/veggies on at least 5 days this week. I don't think that should be too difficult (hopefully)! Craving something sweet? Have a piece of fruit! Not feeling full after meals? Have some veggies! Let's get creative about getting in the freggies this week and don't forget to keep them in as natural a form as possible (AKA...Hi-C fruit punch does NOT constitute a serving of fruit! LOL).

Have a great week everyone! Keep it up and let's continue 2012 with a whole bunch of losses on the scale next week! :-)


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Week 4, January 31 - February 6
Focus - Tracking Everything Every Day/ Adding in more fiber

Focus - T:x W: x T: x F: X S S M = ( pts)
Cardio - T:x W: T: X W T F X Sx S M = (5 total cardio pts)
Strength - T: W: T: 2 F: S: S M = ( 2total ST pts)
Water - T: X = ( pt)
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Week # 4 Total Points =7

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Week 4, January 31 - February 6
Focus - Increase level of cardio

Focus - T: = W: X TH: X F: X S: S: X M: X = (1 pts)
Cardio - T: X W: X TH: X F: X S: S: X M: X = (5 total cardio pts)
Strength - T: X W: TH: X F: S: S: M: = (2 total ST pts)
Water - T: X W: X TH: X F: X S: X S: X M:X = (1 pt)
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Week # 5 Total Points = 9

What I did: Stayed in calorie range
Plenty of cardio
Did strength 3 times

What I didn't do: Proper stretching
Variety in cardio
Keep following in proper range:
Fiber, carbohydrates, calcium
Eat at least 5 freggies a day

What I WANT to do:
Short Term:
Do stretching/yoga after every cardio
At least 20 minutes of strength 3 times a week

Long Term:
Mix up cardio - not do the same thing 2 days in a row
Eat 5 daily freggies at least 4 times a week

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Week# 5, January 31-February 6
Focus- Adding Yoga daily to my workouts this week!!

Focus - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M:X = (1 pts)
Cardio - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M:X = (5 total cardio pts)
ST - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su: M: = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M:X = (1 pt)
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Week # Total Points = 10

What I did: I enjoyed adding Yoga to my week....it felt good to stretch
What I didn't do: Increase Ankle Weights to 5 lbs....should have checked my workout calendar....that workout wasn't scheduled. Still having issues with Starbucks and Chocolate.....think I've come up with a good plan for next week tho.....
What I WANT to do: Follow "the Menopause Makeover" 12 week plan - Wk #2
Increase Ankle Weights to 5 lbs
Add Yoga to my daily workouts
No Chocolate or Starbucks this week!!

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 31 lbs
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week

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Week# 5, January 31-February 6
Focus- Adding Yoga daily to my workouts this week!!

Focus - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M: = ( pts)
Cardio - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M: = (5 total cardio pts)
ST - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su: M: = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points = 8

What I did:
What I didn't do:
What I WANT to do: Follow "the Menopause Makeover" 12 week plan - Wk #2
Increase Ankle Weights to 5 lbs
Add Yoga to my daily workouts
No Chocolate or Starbucks this week!!

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 31 lbs
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week

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Week# 5, January 31-February 6
Focus- Adding Yoga daily to my workouts this week!!

Focus - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su: M: = ( pts)
Cardio - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su: M: = (5 total cardio pts)
ST - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su: M: = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su: M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points = 8

What I did:
What I didn't do:
What I WANT to do: Follow "the Menopause Makeover" 12 week plan - Wk #2
Increase Ankle Weights to 5 lbs
Add Yoga to my daily workouts
No Chocolate or Starbucks this week!!

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 31 lbs
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week

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Week# 5, January 31-February 6
Focus- Adding Yoga daily to my workouts this week!!

Focus - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa: Su: M: = ( pts)
Cardio - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa: Su: M: = (4 total cardio pts)
ST - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa: Su: M: = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa: Su: M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points = 7

What I did:
What I didn't do:
What I WANT to do: Follow "the Menopause Makeover" 12 week plan - Wk #2
Increase Ankle Weights to 5 lbs
Add Yoga to my daily workouts
No Chocolate or Starbucks this week!!

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 31 lbs
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week

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Week 4, January 31 - February 6
Focus - Tracking Everything Every Day/ Adding in more fiber

Focus - T:x W: x = ( pts)
Cardio - T:x W: T: X = ( total cardio pts)
Strength - T: W: T: 2 = ( total ST pts)
Water - T: X = ( pt)
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Week # 4 Total Points =

Edited by: LASARRE at: 2/2/2012 (14:09)
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Week# 5, January 31-February 6
Focus- Adding Yoga daily to my workouts this week!!

Focus - T:X W:X Th:X F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pts)
Cardio - T:X W:X Th:X F: Sa: Su: M: = (3 total cardio pts)
ST - T:X W:X Th:X F: Sa: Su: M: = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th:X F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points = 6

What I did:
What I didn't do:
What I WANT to do: Follow "the Menopause Makeover" 12 week plan - Wk #2
Increase Ankle Weights to 5 lbs
Add Yoga to my daily workouts
No Chocolate or Starbucks this week!!

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 31 lbs
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week

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Week 4, January 31 - February 6
Focus - Increase level of cardio

Focus - T: = W: X TH: X F: X S: S: X = ( pts)
Cardio - T: X W: X TH: X F: X S: S: X = ( total cardio pts)
Strength - T: X W: TH: X F: S: S: = ( total ST pts)
Water - T: X W: X TH: X F: X S: X S: X = ( pt)
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Week # 5 Total Points =

What I did: Stayed in calorie range
Plenty of cardio
Did strength 3 times

What I didn't do: Proper stretching
Variety in cardio
Keep following in proper range:
Fiber, carbohydrates, calcium
Eat at least 5 freggies a day

What I WANT to do:
Short Term:
Do stretching/yoga after every cardio
At least 20 minutes of strength 3 times a week

Long Term:
Mix up cardio - not do the same thing 2 days in a row
Eat 5 daily freggies at least 4 times a week


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I got inspired watching the Biggest Loser last night.....gave me incentive to eat healthier breakfasts and shelve the Chocolate and Starbucks that I've been having issues with!!

Week# 5, January 31-February 6
Focus- Adding Yoga daily to my workouts this week!!

Focus - T:X W:X Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pts)
Cardio - T:X W:X Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = (2 total cardio pts)
ST - T:X W:X Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = (2 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points = 4

What I did:
What I didn't do:
What I WANT to do: Follow "the Menopause Makeover" 12 week plan - Wk #2
Increase Ankle Weights to 5 lbs
Add Yoga to my daily workouts
No Chocolate or Starbucks this week!!

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 31 lbs
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week

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Edited by: BEACHGIRL1205 at: 2/1/2012 (14:22)
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Week #5, January 31-February 6
Focus- Working on Plank everyday.

Focus - T:_x_W:_x_ Th:_x_ F:_x_ Sa:_x_ Su:_x_ M:_x_ = ( 1pt)
Cardio - T: 15(1pt) W: 20(1pt) Th: 30(1pt) F: 0 Sa: 0 Su: 0 M: 0 = ( 3 total cardio pts)

ST - T:0 W: 0 Th:30(1pt) F: 0 Sa: 35(1pt) Su: 0 M: 60(1pt) = ( 3 total ST pt)
Water - T:8 W:8 Th: 8 F: 8 Sa: 8 Su: 4 M: 8 = (0pt)
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Week #5 Total Points = 7 pts

Short term goals:
-Not have a gain in weight this week. Lose 1 pound.
-Start 5K training this week, 3 sessions of walk/jog intervals for 30 minutes on treadmill
(tues, thurs & sat)
-Stay within calorie and nutrient range for 7 consecutive days.

Long term goals:
-Hold modified plank, currently can do 30 seconds, would like to do 60 seconds.
-Do 2 min jog/1 min walk intervals on treadmill for 40 minutes

Edited by: CBUDACK at: 2/7/2012 (15:32)
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Hi Challengers,

Our winner for week #4 is CDBACK. She said good bye to almost a pound of fat and said hello to a sexier her. Woo hoo. Please applaud her and let her know she did a great job.

Now our focus for Week #5...

Our focus for week five is to do a little something extra this week to help you get back on track if you have fallen off OR to take up your game a notch.

I realize we are all busy, but this one shouldn't be hard to get done at all. So what does extra mean? You can do some extra crunches, a couple extra reps of an exercise, some extra time stretching, some extra water...pretty much anything EXCEPT for extra food! ;-) LOL

Just do a little extra and try to get your loser mojo back again! Donít forget to share in your post. What you did was EXTRA this week.

Have a great week everyone as we continue to move that weight off!

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Week 4, January 31 - February 6
Focus -

Focus - T: = ( pts)
Cardio - T: X = ( total cardio pts)
Strength - T: X = ( total ST pts)
Water - T: X = ( pt)
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Week # 5 Total Points =

What I did: Stayed in calorie range
Plenty of cardio
Did strength 3 times

What I didn't do: Proper stretching
Variety in cardio
Keep following in proper range:
Fiber, carbohydrates, calcium
Eat at least 5 freggies a day

What I WANT to do:
Short Term:
Do stretching/yoga after every cardio
At least 20 minutes of strength 3 times a week

Long Term:
Mix up cardio - not do the same thing 2 days in a row
Eat 5 daily freggies at least 4 times a week


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Week# 4, January 24-30
Focus- Stretching

Focus - T: W: Th:x F:x Sa: Su: M:x = (1 pts)
Cardio - T:X W: Thx: F:x Sa: Su: M:x = (5 total cardio pts)
ST - T: W: Th 2 F:1 Sa: Su: M: = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W: xTh:x F:x Sa: Su: Mx: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points =9

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Focus - Stretching

Focus - T: W: X TH: X F: S: Su: X M: = (1 pts)
Cardio - T: X W: X TH: X F: X S: X Su: X M: X = ( 5 total cardio pts)
Strength - T: W: X TH: X F: S:X Su: M: = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T: X W: X TH: X F: X S: X S: X M: X = (1 pt)
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Week # 4 Total Points = 10

What I did: Stayed in calorie range
Plenty of cardio
Did strength 3 times

What I didn't do: Proper stretching
Variety in cardio
Keep following in proper range:
Fiber, carbohydrates, calcium
Eat at least 5 freggies a day

What I WANT to do:
Short Term:
Do stretching/yoga after every cardio
At least 20 minutes of strength 3 times a week

Long Term:
Mix up cardio - not do the same thing 2 days in a row
Eat 5 daily freggies at least 4 times a week


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Week# 4, January 24-30
Focus- Working on a Plan

Focus - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M:X = (1 pts)
Stretch for 15 minutes 3x - T: W: Th:X F:X Sa: Su: M:X = (3 pts)
Cardio - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M:X = (5 total cardio pts)
ST - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su: M:X = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M:X = (1 pt)
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Week # Total Points = 13

What I did: Increased Ankle Weights to 4 lbs
Added Yoga to my workouts....really am enjoying this!!

What I didn't do: Had a couple of days when I didn't eat as Healthy as I'd planned to....not looking forward to my weigh in tomorrow.

What I WANT to do: Follow "the Menopause Makeover" 12 week plan - Starting Wk #1
Increase Ankle Weights to 4 lbs

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 29 lbs
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week

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Week# 4, January 24-30
Focus- Working on a Plan

Focus - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M: = ( pts)
Stretch for 15 minutes 3x - T: W: Th:X F:X Sa: Su: M: = (2 pts)
Cardio - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M: = (5 total cardio pts)
ST - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su: M: = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points = 10

What I did: Increased Ankle Weights to 4 lbs

What I didn't do:

What I WANT to do: Follow "the Menopause Makeover" 12 week plan - Starting Wk #1
Increase Ankle Weights to 4 lbs

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 29 lbs
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week

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Week# 4, January 24-30
Focus- Working on a Plan

Focus - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su: M: = ( pts)
Stretch for 15 minutes 3x - T: W: Th:X F:X Sa: Su: M: = (2 pts)
Cardio - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su: M: = (5 total cardio pts)
ST - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su: M: = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su: M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points = 10

What I did: Increased Ankle Weights to 4 lbs

What I didn't do:

What I WANT to do: Follow "the Menopause Makeover" 12 week plan - Starting Wk #1
Increase Ankle Weights to 4 lbs

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 29 lbs
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week

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Week# 4, January 24-30
Focus- Working on a Plan

Focus - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa: Su: M: = ( pts)
Stretch for 15 minutes 3x - T: W: Th:X F:X Sa: Su: M: = (2 pts)
Cardio - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa: Su: M: = (4 total cardio pts)
ST - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa: Su: M: = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th:X F:X Sa: Su: M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points = 9

What I did: Increased Ankle Weights to 4 lbs

What I didn't do:

What I WANT to do: Follow "the Menopause Makeover" 12 week plan - Starting Wk #1
Increase Ankle Weights to 4 lbs

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 29 lbs
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week

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Edited by: BEACHGIRL1205 at: 1/27/2012 (19:19)
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Angela, thanks for adding Stretching to this week. I've been wanting to add some Yoga but haven't done it until today. It felt fantastic and now I am so much more flexible since I've been working out....it's amazing!!

Week# 4, January 24-30
Focus- Working on a Plan

Focus - T:X W:X Th:X F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pts)
Stretch for 15 minutes 3x - T: W: Th:X F: Sa: Su: M: = (1 pts)
Cardio - T:X W:X Th:X F: Sa: Su: M: = (3 total cardio pts)
ST - T:X W:X Th:X F: Sa: Su: M: = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th:X F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points = 7

What I did: Increased Ankle Weights to 4 lbs

What I didn't do:

What I WANT to do: Follow "the Menopause Makeover" 12 week plan - Starting Wk #1
Increase Ankle Weights to 4 lbs

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 29 lbs
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week

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Focus - Stretching

Focus - T: W: X TH: X F: S: Su: X = ( pts)
Cardio - T: X W: X TH: X F: X S: X Su: X = ( total cardio pts)
Strength - T: W: X TH: X F: S:X Su: = ( total ST pts)
Water - T: X W: X TH: X F: X S: X S: X = ( pt)
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Week # 4 Total Points =

What I did: Stayed in calorie range
Plenty of cardio
Did strength 3 times

What I didn't do: Proper stretching
Variety in cardio
Keep following in proper range:
Fiber, carbohydrates, calcium
Eat at least 5 freggies a day

What I WANT to do:
Short Term:
Do stretching/yoga after every cardio
At least 20 minutes of strength 3 times a week

Long Term:
Mix up cardio - not do the same thing 2 days in a row
Eat 5 daily freggies at least 4 times a week

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Week# 4, January 24-30
Focus- Working on a Plan

Focus - T:X W:X Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pts)
Stretch for 15 minutes 3x - T: W: Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pts)
Cardio - T:X W:X Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = (2 total cardio pts)
ST - T:X W:X Th F: Sa: Su: M: = (2 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W:X Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points = 4

What I did: Increased Ankle Weights to 4 lbs

What I didn't do:

What I WANT to do: Follow "the Menopause Makeover" 12 week plan - Starting Wk #1
Increase Ankle Weights to 4 lbs
Stop eating 3 Hrs. before going to bed

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 29 lbs
Eat Clean
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week

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week #4, January 24-30
Focus- stretch for 15 minutes 3x's this week

Focus - T:__W:__ Th:_x_ F:__ Sa:__ Su:__ M:_x_ = ( 0pt)
Cardio - T: 0 W: 0 Th:30 (1pt) F: 0 Sa: 30(1pt) Su: 30(1pt) M: 15(1pt) = ( 4 total cardio pts)

ST - T:0 W:0 Th:30 (1pt) F: 0 Sa: 30 Su: 30(1pt) M: 60 (1pt) = ( 3 total ST pt)
Water - T:8 W:8 Th:8 F: 8 Sa: 8 Su: 8 M: 8 = (1pt)
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Week #4 Total Points = 8 pts

Short term goals:
-Not have a gain in weight this week. Lose 1 pound.
-Start 5K training this week, 3 sessions of walk/jog intervals for 30 minutes on treadmill
(tues, thurs & sat)
-Stay within calorie and nutrient range for 7 consecutive days.

Long term goals:
-Hold modified plank, currently can do 30 seconds, would like to do 60 seconds.
-Do 2 min jog/1 min walk intervals on treadmill for 40 minutes


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Week 4, January 24-30
Focus - Stretching

Focus - T: = ( pts)
Cardio - T: X = ( total cardio pts)
Strength - T: = ( total ST pts)
Water - T: X = ( pt)
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Week # 3Total Points = 10

What I did: Stayed in calorie range
Plenty of cardio
Did strength 3 times

What I didn't do: Proper stretching
Variety in cardio
Keep following in proper range:
Fiber, carbohydrates, calcium
Eat at least 5 freggies a day

What I WANT to do:
Short Term:
Do stretching/yoga after every cardio
At least 20 minutes of strength 3 times a week

Long Term:
Mix up cardio - not do the same thing 2 days in a row
Eat 5 daily freggies at least 4 times a week


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Week# 4, January 24-30
Focus- Stretching

Focus - T: W: Th:x F:x Sa: Su: M:x = (1 pts)
Cardio - T:X W: Thx: F:x Sa: Su: M:x = (5 total cardio pts)
ST - T: W: Th 2 F:1 Sa: Su: M: = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W: xTh:x F:x Sa: Su: Mx: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points =9

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Hello Challengers,

Our winner this week for the second time is Montanagirl45! She lost another two pounds after having a small gain last week. Her percentage of weight loss this week is 1.16%. So far she has lost four pounds total! Woo hoo. Please let her know what a great job she is doing! Weíre not envious at all. emoticon emoticon LOL.

Okay, so on to our focus for this week. We've all been working hard for the past 3 weeks and have hopefully been pushing our muscles beyond what they are used to. And with all that work on our muscles, we need to give them proper respect by stretching them out. The way our muscles grow is by constantly tearing and rebuilding and if we want them to regrow longer and leaner then it takes some good, purposeful stretching.

So our focus for week 4 is:
Stretch for 15 minutes 3x this week. You can do some yoga poses, foam rolling, or just old-fashioned stretching. Keep in mind that you should never stretch out cold muscles. Stretch following some dynamic stretching (incorporates movement to loosen up your limbs and joints) or cardio. But make sure you are doing something to warm up your body prior to beginning your stretch routine. Stay safe!

Hope you all were able to work towards your short-term goals this week and don't forget to keep working on those long-term ones too as we will be coming back to them later.

Have a great week making healthy choices! I know that I definitely need to step up my game this week as the eating is currently winning! We can do it!!!

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Week# 3, January 17-23
Focus- Working on a Plan

WI: 162
Focus - T: W: Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pts)
Cardio - T: W: Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = ( total cardio pts)
ST - T: W: Th F: Sa: Su: M: = ( total ST pts)
Water - T: X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M:X = (1 pt)
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Week # Total Points = 1

What I did: Not much. Walked a ton at stock show, and did quite a bit over the weekend. I also didn't practice much control. Dh had BD on 20th. mine was today. Didn't go overboard for his, but mine....um....

What I didn't do: Track food, have an official workout.

What I WANT to do: Be more disciplined about time.

Short Term: Lose 5 lbs


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Week# 4, January 24-30
Focus- Working on a Plan

Focus - T: W: Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pts)
Cardio - T:X W: Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = (1 total cardio pts)
ST - T:X W: Th F: Sa: Su: M: = (1 total ST pts)
Water - T:X W: Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points = 2

What I did:

What I didn't do:

What I WANT to do: Follow "the Menopause Makeover" 12 week plan - Starting Wk #1
Increase Ankle Weights to 4 lbs
Stop eating 3 Hrs. before going to bed

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 29 lbs
Eat Clean
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week

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Week# 3, January 17-23
Focus- Working on a Plan

Focus - T:X W:X Th: F: Sa: Su:X M:X = ( pts)
Cardio - T: X W:X Th: F: Sa: Su:X M:X = (4 total cardio pts)
ST - T: W:X Th F: Sa: Su: M: = ( 1 total ST pts)
Water - T: X W:X Th:X F:X Sa:X Su:X M:X = (1 pt)
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Week # Total Points = 6

What I did: Only worked out for 4 days due to a 3 day power outage caused by an ice and snow storm.....grrrr!! Also, read "the Menopause Makeover" by Staness Jonekos, with a flashlight, very inspiring!!
What I didn't do: Track food and workout for 3 days because of the power outage. Didn't stop eating 3 hrs. before going to bed or increase to 4 lb Ankle Weights since I didn't do that workout. Chriss Powell's book's been put on hold and haven't read Jennifer Hudson's book yet.

What I WANT to do: Read Chris Powell's "Choose to Lose" and Jennifer Hudson's "I Got This" for Motivation
Increase Ankle Weights to 4 lbs
Stop eating 3 Hrs. before going to bed

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 31 lbs
Eat Clean
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week

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Edited by: BEACHGIRL1205 at: 1/23/2012 (14:40)
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After having a power outage for 3 days due to a snow and ice storm.....I'm back in action!!

Week# 3, January 17-23
Focus- Working on a Plan

Focus - T:X W:X Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pts)
Cardio - T: X W:X Th: F: Sa: Su:X M: = ( 3 total cardio pts)
ST - T: W:X Th F: Sa: Su: M: = ( 1 total ST pts)
Water - T: X W:X Th: F: Sa: Su:X M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points = 3

What I did: Continue using 8 lbs. weights
Tracking Food
Working Out 7 Days a weeks
What I didn't do:

What I WANT to do: Read Chris Powell's "Choose to Lose" and Jennifer Hudson's "I Got This" for Motivation
Increase Ankle Weights to 4 lbs
Stop eating 3 Hrs. before going to bed

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 31 lbs
Eat Clean
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week

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Week# 3, January 17-23
Focus - Following the Plan

Focus - T:x W: xTh: x F: x Sa: x Su:x M:x = (1 pts)
Cardio - T: W: x Th: x F: X Sa: x Su:x M:x = (5 total cardio pts)
ST - T:__ W: x Th x F: Sa: x Su: x M:__ = (3 total ST pts)
Water - T:x W: x Th: x F: x Sa: x Su:x M: x = ( 1 pt)
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Week # 3Total Points = 10

What I did: Stayed in calorie range
Plenty of cardio
Did strength 3 times

What I didn't do: Proper stretching
Variety in cardio
Keep following in proper range:
Fiber, carbohydrates, calcium
Eat at least 5 freggies a day

What I WANT to do:
Short Term:
Do stretching/yoga after every cardio
At least 20 minutes of strength 3 times a week

Long Term:
Mix up cardio - not do the same thing 2 days in a row
Eat 5 daily freggies at least 4 times a week

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Week# 3, January 17-23
Focus- Working on a Plan

Focus - T:X W:X Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pts)
Cardio - T: X W:X Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = ( 2 total cardio pts)
ST - T: W:X Th F: Sa: Su: M: = ( 1 total ST pts)
Water - T: X W:X Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points = 3

What I did: Continue using 8 lbs. weights
Tracking Food
Working Out 7 Days a weeks
What I didn't do:

What I WANT to do: Read Chris Powell's "Choose to Lose" and Jennifer Hudson's "I Got This" for Motivation
Increase Ankle Weights to 4 lbs
Stop eating 3 Hrs. before going to bed

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 31 lbs
Eat Clean
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week

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week# 3, January 17-23
Focus- Working on a plan

Focus - T:_x_W:_x_ Th:_x_ F:_x_ Sa:_x_ Su:_x_ M:_x_ = (pt)
Cardio - T:x (1pt) W: Th:x F:x Sa: Su:x M:x = ( _+ total cardio pts)

ST - T:0 W: Th:2 F: Sa: Su: M:2 = ( _3_ total ST pt)
Water - T:x W:x Th:x F:x Sa:x Su:x M:x = (_pt)
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Week #3 Total Points = 10__ pts


What did I do: Added weighted gloves to boxercising, varied my exercise routines, got in cardio 5/7, Got in over 10,000 steps
What I didn't do: Wasn't consistent with my tracking or staying within calorie range, drink water,
What I need to do short term: weigh and measure again, track everything I put in my mouth
Lose at least .5 lb this week
What I need to do long term: Stay consistent with my tracking
Make the correct food choices, get more steps each day
Really focus on my calorie intake and not hiding things I'm eating

Edited by: LASARRE at: 1/23/2012 (14:18)
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Focus- The plan

Focus - T:_x_W:_x_ Th:_x_ F:_x_ Sa:_x_ Su:_x_ M:_x_ = (1 pt)
Cardio - T:15 (1pt) W:45 (1pt) Th: 30 (1pt) F: 0 Sa: 35 (1pt) Su: 60 (1pt) M: 0 = ( 5 total cardio pts)

ST - T:0 W: 20 (1pt) Th: 30(1pt) F: 0 Sa: 35(1pt) Su: 0 M: 60 = ( 3 total ST pt)
Water - T:8 W: 8 Th: 8 F: 8 Sa: 8 Su: 6 M: 8 = (0pt)
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Week #3 Total Points = 9 pts

What I did:
Tracked food and fitness in journal. (Reality check going on)

What I didn't do:
Not enough cardio & ST
Didn't stay with-in calorie range everyday.

What I want to do:
-cardio: 5 days of at least 15-20 minutes. emoticon
-ST: create a ST/cardio circuit to do at home. emoticon
-stay with-in calorie range for 7 consecutive days. One week at a time. (over 300 cal on friday and about 100 on saturday)

Short term goals:
-Not have a gain in weight this week. Lose 1 pound.
-Start 5K training this week, 3 sessions of walk/jog intervals for 30 minutes on treadmill
(tues, thurs & sat)
-Stay within calorie and nutrient range for 7 consecutive days.

Long term goals:
-Hold modified plank, currently can do 30 seconds, would like to do 60 seconds.
-Do 2 min jog/1 min walk intervals on treadmill for 40 minutes

Edited by: CBUDACK at: 1/23/2012 (11:12)
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Hi Challengers,

Well, the numbers confirm what we all already probably know - keeping the momentum going past the initial beginning of any challenge is where the TRUE challenge lies! You all did fantastic this past week...even if your numbers don't show it. :-) And we are far from done, so don't lose track of the end game...the prize. Which I will finally tell you about today! Remember there's so MUCH to GAIN and so little to lose! So hang in there!!! If it was a bad week for you, take some time to journal about what you need to change to make week three even better!


This week was close it was between two people. So without further ado, the winner for Week Two is:

Htenigma She came in as the winner with a 1.20% loss which was equivalent to a two pound loss. Way to go!!!!

Please stop by her page and congratulate her.

I was having problems earlier with the spreadsheet but it should be up to speed now. Please let me know if anything isnít clear. Hereís the link to access it: tiny.cc/LosingBIG2012

Week Three
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So you remember those 2-3 goals you were supposed to set at the end of last week? Well, that's your focus for this week. You get the 1 point this week if you successfully meet them. Don't forget that you need to share them with everyone else by posting to board! Cardio, strength and water are all still the same. Please make sure to clearly identify in your posting this next week that you met your 2-3 goals so that I know you earned the point.

And if you haven't set your goals yet, just a little reminder: 2-3 short term goals to meet this week. They should be challenging for you and should be designed to "up your game". Saying that you're going to do 2 sit-ups really doesn't cut it unless you are talking about 2 full blown unassisted sit-ups when all you've been able to do up until now is crunches. I know you guys understand what I'm saying. Challenge yourself! This is your opportunity to really kick yourself in the rear and step up your game! Don't take the easy way out to a point.

Also, set your 1-2 long-term goals that we will revisit in week 9. Have a great week everyone and don't forget it's never too late to turn it around and get back on track. So if you're finding yourself sitting at your desk mindlessly eating the fudge from a co-worker, it's not too late to stop and get your focus back! Oh wait, did I say that out loud? I meant to only say it to myself. hahahaha!

Reminder
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To keep everything easy if you want you can text me your weigh-in each week. My cell number is xxx-xxx-xxxx.

Challenge Prize
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I was waiting to make sure I could make this happen AND I CAN so the prize for this challenge is a two year subscription to SHAPE magazine.

The bigger prize is your feeling of good health and success.

Again have a great week!

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Week# 3, January 17-23
Focus - Following the Plan

Focus - T: W: Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pts)
Cardio - T: x W: Th: F: Sa: Su: M:__= ( total cardio pts)
ST - T:__ W: Th F: Sa: Su:__ M:__ = ( total ST pts)
Water - T:x W: Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pt)
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Week # 3Total Points =

What I did: Stayed in calorie range
Plenty of cardio
Did strength 3 times

What I didn't do: Proper stretching
Variety in cardio
Keep following in proper range:
Fiber, carbohydrates, calcium
Eat at least 5 freggies a day

What I WANT to do:
Short Term:
Do stretching/yoga after every cardio
At least 20 minutes of strength 3 times a week

Long Term:
Mix up cardio - not do the same thing 2 days in a row
Eat 5 daily freggies at least 4 times a week


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As per suggestion used the template done by Ruthie

Week# 3, January 17-23
Focus- Working on a Plan

Focus - T: W: Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pts)
Cardio - T: X W: Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = ( 1 total cardio pts)
ST - T: W: Th F: Sa: Su: M: = ( total ST pts)
Water - T: X W: Th: F: Sa: Su: M: = ( pt)
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Week # Total Points =

What I did:

What I didn't do:

What I WANT to do: Read Chris Powell's "Choose to Lose" for Motivation

Short Term: Lose 2 lbs

Long Term: Lose 31 lbs
Eat Clean
Continue Working Out 7 Days a Week

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Edited by: BEACHGIRL1205 at: 1/17/2012 (13:48)
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week# 2, January 10-16
Focus-

Focus - T:_x__ W:_x__ Th:__x_ F:_x__ Sa:_x__ Su:_x__ M:x___ = (_1_pts)
Cardio - T:_x_ W:_x_ Th:_x_ F:__ Sa:_x_ Su:_x_ M:__= ( __5 total cardio pts)

ST - T:__ W:_2_ Th:__ F:__ Sa:_1_ Su:__ M:__ = ( _3_total ST pts)
Water - T:_ W: x_ Th:_ F:_ Sa:x- Su:_x M: _= (_pt)
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Week # Total Points =_9__

What did I do: Added weighted gloves to boxercising, varied my exercise routines, got in cardio 5/7
What I didn't do: Wasn't consistent with my tracking or staying within calorie range, drink water,
What I need to do short term: weigh and measure again, track everything I put in my mouth
What I need to do long term: Stay consistent with my tracking
Make the correct food choices
Really focus on my calorie intake and not hiding things I'm eating

Edited by: LASARRE at: 1/17/2012 (11:39)
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As per suggestion used the template done by Ruthie

Week# 2, January 10-16
Focus- Working on a Plan

Focus - T: x W: x Th: x F: x Sa: x Su: x M: x = ( 1 pts)
Cardio - T:_x_ W: x Th: x F:x Sa: x Su: x M:__= ( 5 total cardio pts)
ST - T:__ W: x Th x F:__ Sa: x Su:__ M:__ = ( 3 total ST pts)
Water - T:x W: x Th:x F: x Sa: x Su: x M: x = ( 1 pt)
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Week # Total Points = 10

What I did: Went to the gym regularly
Plenty of cardio
Did strength 3 times

What I didn't do: Proper stretching
Keep following in proper range:
Fiber, carbohydrates, calcium
Eat at least 5 freggies a day

What I WANT to do:
Short Term:

At least 20 minutes of strength 3 times a week

Long Term:

Eat 5 daily freggies at least 4 times a week


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Focus- Working on a plan

Focus - T:_x_W:_x_ Th:_x_ F:_x_ Sa:_x_ Su:_x_ M:_x_ = (1 pt)
Cardio - T:20 (1pt) W:20 (1pt) Th:15 (1pt) F:0 Sa:0 Su:0 M:0 = ( 3 total cardio pts)

ST - T:20min (1pt) W: 0 Th:0 F:0 Sa:0 Su:0 M:0 = ( 1 total ST pt)
Water - T:8 W: 8 Th:8 F:8 Sa:8 Su:6 M: 8= (0pt)
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Week #2 Total Points = 5 pts

What I did:
Tracked food and fitness in journal. (Reality check going on)

What I didn't do:
Not enough cardio & ST
Didn't stay with-in calorie range everyday.

What I want to do:
-cardio: 5 days of at least 15-20 minutes.
-ST: create a ST/cardio circuit to do at home.

Short term goals:
-Not have a gain in weight this week. Lose 1 pound.
-Start 5K training this week, 3 sessions of walk/jog intervals for 30 minutes on treadmill
(tues, thurs & sat)
-Stay within calorie and nutrient range for 7 consecutive days.

Long term goals:
-Hold modified plank, currently can do 30 seconds, would like to do 60 seconds.
-Do 2 min jog/1 min walk intervals on treadmill for 40 minutes.



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Week# 2, January 10-16
Focus- Working on a Plan

Focus - T: x W: x Th: x F: x Sa: x Su: x M: x = ( 1 pts)
Cardio - T:_x_ W: x Th: x F:x Sa: x Su: x M:__= ( 5 total cardio pts)
ST - T:__ W: x Th x F:__ Sa: x Su:__ M:__ = ( 3 total ST pts)
Water - T:x W: x Th:x F: x Sa: x Su: x M: x = ( 1 pt)
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Week # Total Points = 10

What I did: Stayed in calorie range
Plenty of cardio
Did strength 3 times

What I didn't do: Proper stretching
Variety in cardio
Keep following in proper range:
Fiber, carbohydrates, calcium
Eat at least 5 freggies a day

What I WANT to do:
Short Term:
Do stretching/yoga after every cardio
At least 20 minutes of strength 3 times a week

Long Term:
Mix up cardio - not do the same thing 2 days in a row
Eat 5 daily freggies at least 4 times a week

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Week 2, Day #14, January 16:

Focus - (1 pt Wk) Tu:Done W:Done Th:Done F:Done Sa:Done Su:Done M:Done = 1 pt
Cardio - (5 pts Wk) Tu:1 W:1 Th:1 F:1 Sa:1 Su:Done M: = 5 pts.
Strength Training - (3 pts Wk) Tu:1 W:1 Th:1 F:Done Sa:Done Su:0 M: = 3 pts
Water - (1 pt Wk) Tu: Done W:Done Th:Done F:Done Sa:Done Su:Done M:Done = 1 pt

Focus:
What I did: Increased to 3 lb ankle weights and 8 lb weights
What I didn't do: Track Mexican Dinner out
What I WANT to do: Lose 2 lbs
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Week #2 Total Points - 10

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Week# 2, January 10-16
Focus- Working on a Plan

Focus - T: x W: x Th: x F: x Sa: x Su: x M: x = ( 1 pts)
Cardio - T:_x_ W: x Th: x F:x Sa: x Su: x M:__= ( 5 total cardio pts)
ST - T:__ W: x Th x F:__ Sa: x Su:__ M:__ = ( 3 total ST pts)
Water - T:x W: x Th:x F: x Sa: x Su: x M: _= (_pt)
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Week # Total Points =___

What I did: Stayed in calorie range
Plenty of cardio
Did strength 3 times

What I didn't do: Proper stretching
Variety in cardio
Keep following in proper range:
Fiber, carbohydrates, calcium
Eat at least 5 freggies a day

What I WANT to do:
Short Term:
Do stretching/yoga after every cardio
At least 20 minutes of strength 3 times a week

Long Term:
Mix up cardio - not do the same thing 2 days in a row
Eat 5 daily freggies at least 4 times a week

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Week 2, Day #13, January 15:

Focus - (1 pt Wk) Tu:Done W:Done Th:Done F:Done Sa:Done Su:Done M:
Cardio - (5 pts Wk) Tu:1 W:1 Th:1 F:1 Sa:1 Su:Done M: = 5 pts.
Strength Training - (3 pts Wk) Tu:1 W:1 Th:1 F:Done Sa:Done Su:0 M: = 3 pts
Water - (1 pt Wk) Tu: Done W:Done Th:Done F:Done Sa:Done Su:Done M:

Focus:
What I did: Increased to 3 lb ankle weights and 8 lb weights
What I didn't do: Track Mexican Dinner out
What I WANT to do: Lose 2 lbs
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Week #2 Total Points - 8

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Edited by: BEACHGIRL1205 at: 1/15/2012 (20:41)
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Week# 2, January 10-16
Focus- Working on a Plan

Focus - T: x W: x Th: x F: x Sa: x Su:___ M:___ = ( 1 pts)
Cardio - T:_x_ W: x Th: x F:x Sa: x Su:__ M:__= ( __ total cardio pts)
ST - T:__ W: x Th x F:__ Sa:__ Su:__ M:__ = ( __total ST pts)
Water - T:x W: x Th:x F: x Sa: x Su:_ M: _= (_pt)
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Week # Total Points =___

What I did: Stayed in calorie range
Plenty of cardio
Did strength 3 times

What I didn't do: Proper stretching
Variety in cardio
Keep following in proper range:
Fiber, carbohydrates, calcium
Eat at least 5 freggies a day

What I WANT to do:
Short Term:
Do stretching/yoga after every cardio
At least 20 minutes of strength 3 times a week

Long Term:
Mix up cardio - not do the same thing 2 days in a row
Eat 5 daily freggies at least 4 times a week


Edited by: RUTHE_51 at: 1/14/2012 (18:52)
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Focus-

Focus - T:_x__ W:_x__ Th:__x_ F:_x__ Sa:_x__ Su:_x__ M:___ = (__pts)
Cardio - T:_x_ W:_x_ Th:_x_ F:__ Sa:_x_ Su:_x_ M:__= ( __ total cardio pts)

ST - T:__ W:_2_ Th:__ F:__ Sa:_1_ Su:__ M:__ = ( __total ST pts)
Water - T:_ W: x_ Th:_ F:_ Sa:x- Su:_x M: _= (_pt)
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Week # Total Points =___

What did I do: Added weighted gloves to boxercising
What I didn't do: Wasn't consistent with my tracking or staying within calorie range
What I need to do long term: Stay consistent with my tracking
Make the correct food choices


Edited by: LASARRE at: 1/15/2012 (16:30)
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Week 2, Day #12, January 14:

Focus - (1 pt Wk) Tu:Done W:Done Th:Done F:Done Sa:Done Su: M:
Cardio - (5 pts Wk) Tu:1 W:1 Th:1 F:1 Sa:1 Su: M: = 5 pts.
Strength Training - (3 pts Wk) Tu:1 W:1 Th:1 F:Done Sa: Su: M: = 3 pts
Water - (1 pt Wk) Tu: Done W:Done Th:Done F:Done Sa:Done Su: M:

Focus:
What I did: Increased to 3 lb ankle weights and 8 lb weights
What I didn't do:
What I WANT to do: Lose 2 lbs
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Week #2 Total Points - 8

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Focus - T: x W: x Th: x F: x Sa:___ Su:___ M:___ = (__pts)
Cardio - T:_x_ W: x Th: x F:x Sa:__ Su:__ M:__= ( __ total cardio pts)

ST - T:__ W: x Th x F:__ Sa:__ Su:__ M:__ = ( __total ST pts)
Water - T:x W: x Th:x F: x Sa:- Su:_ M: _= (_pt)
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Week # Total Points =___

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Week 2, Day #11, January 13:

Focus - (1 pt Wk) Tu:Done W:Done Th:Done F:Done Sa: Su: M:
Cardio - (5 pts Wk) Tu:1 W:1 Th:1 F:1 Sa: Su: M:
Strength Training - (3 pts Wk) Tu:1 W:1 Th:1 F:Done Sa: Su: M: = 3 pts
Water - (1 pt Wk) Tu: Done W:Done Th:Done F:Done Sa: Su: M:

Focus:
What I did: Increased to 3 lb ankle weights and 8 lb weights
What I didn't do:
What I WANT to do: Lose 2 lbs
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Week #2 Total Points - 7

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week# 2, January 10-16
Focus-

Focus -(1 pt wk) T:_x__ W:_x__ Th:_x__ F:_x__ Sa:___ Su:x_ M:_x__ = (__pts)
Cardio -(5 pys wk) T:_x_ W:_x_ Th:x__ F:__ Sa:__ Su:__ M:__= ( __ total cardio pts)

ST -(3 pts wk) T:__x W:_x_ Th:_x_ F:_x_ Sa:_x_ Su:__ M:_x_ = ( __total ST pts)
Water -(1 pt wk) T:x_ W: _x Th:_x F:x_ Sa:-x Su:_x M: x_= (_pt)
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Week # Total Points =___


Edited by: HOLISTIC5 at: 1/16/2012 (14:15)
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Focus - T: x W: x Th: x F:___ Sa:___ Su:___ M:___ = (__pts)
Cardio - T:_x_ W: x Th: x F:__ Sa:__ Su:__ M:__= ( __ total cardio pts)

ST - T:__ W: x Th x F:__ Sa:__ Su:__ M:__ = ( __total ST pts)
Water - T:x W: x Th:x F:_ Sa:- Su:_ M: _= (_pt)
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Week 2, Day #9, January 11:

Focus - (1 pt Wk) Tu:Done W:Done Th:Done F: Sa: Su: M:
Cardio - (5 pts Wk) Tu:1 W:1 Th:1 F: Sa: Su: M:
Strength Training - (3 pts Wk) Tu:1 W:1 Th:1 F: Sa: Su: M: = 3 pts
Water - (1 pt Wk) Tu: Done W:Done Th:Done F: Sa: Su: M:

Focus:
What I did: Increased to 3 lb ankle weights and 8 lb weights
What I didn't do:
What I WANT to do: Lose 2 lbs
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Week #2 Total Points - 6

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Focus - (1 pt Wk) Tu:Done W:Done Th: F: Sa: Su: M:
Cardio - (5 pts Wk) Tu:1 W:1 Th: F: Sa: Su: M:
Strength Training - (3 pts Wk) Tu:1 W:1 Th: F: Sa: Su: M:
Water - (1 pt Wk) Tu: Done W:Done Th: F: Sa: Su: M:

Focus:
What I did: Kick box!
What I didn't do:
What I WANT to do: Lose 2 lbs
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Week# 2, January 10-16
Focus- Working on a Plan

Focus - T: x W: x Th:___ F:___ Sa:___ Su:___ M:___ = (__pts)
Cardio - T:_x_ W: x Th:__ F:__ Sa:__ Su:__ M:__= ( __ total cardio pts)

ST - T:__ W: x T __ F:__ Sa:__ Su:__ M:__ = ( __total ST pts)
Water - T:x W: x Th:_ F:_ Sa:- Su:_ M: _= (_pt)
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Week # Total Points =___

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Week 2, Day #9, January 11:

Focus - (1 pt Wk) Tu:Done W:Done Th: F: Sa: Su: M:
Cardio - (5 pts Wk) Tu:1 W:1 Th: F: Sa: Su: M:
Strength Training - (3 pts Wk) Tu:1 W:1 Th: F: Sa: Su: M:
Water - (1 pt Wk) Tu: Done W:Done Th: F: Sa: Su: M:

Focus:
What I did: Increased to 3 lbs ankle weights
What I didn't do:
What I WANT to do: Lose 2 lbs
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Week #2 Total Points - 4

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Remember, NEVER settle for LESS!! The efforts you put into your workouts are directly related to the results you'll receive. - Leandro Carvalho

"To live a life you have never had before, you must become someone you have never been before." - Brett Hoebel


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