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I may post this, and then start reading through the others, and find the answer, but is this team still tracking their fitness minutes? I want to start doing this again, because I will be joining a gym in a few weeks, as well as making other changes in my life.



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2/8/08 1:52 A

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This is a repost of the Sparkamerica Challenge. Pick your monthly minutes and go for it!
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I'm in for 1000 minutes in February!

I'm sure most of you have read the challenge from our wonderful ceo/founder sparkguy?

Here we go. Your goal is to track 'monthly' fitness points in 2008.

After some careful consideration, I think the following is doable:

Newbies-

400-500 points a month

Example: 45 minutes X 3 days a week will get you an average of 540 minutes in a month. You can do this!
Count minutes in weight training, floor work/core work and surely you will exceed!

Experienced -
800-900 Per Month

Example: 50 minutes X 4 days a week will get you a nice 800 or so. Don't forget to count minutes in floor work, weight training, classes! You can exceed this 900 number quite easily!

Athletes/gym rats (you know who you are!)

1,300-1,400 each month

I don't think I have to explain much to you. :) But if you are doing cardio 5 days a week at 60 minutes a day you are already at 1200. Include gym/weight training and you've exceeded without a flinch :)

So people, when you crunch the numbers in your lifestyle 'fit' these are reasonable/achievable goals, yes?

Think change, new beginnings and of course, going 'full force'.

Are you ready? :)

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1/31/08 11:32 P

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WTG LROD!



Month of January,08 Minutes/Goal:

120 min.a day x 31 = 3,720

Jan.31,2008


11,003 steps/100 min walking!

10 min stretching!

10 min cardio!

64 oz water!

Jan.31 120 min....000 to go! emoticon
Jan.30 120 min....120 to go!
Jan.29 120 min.....340 to go!
Jan.28 130 min.....460 to go!
Jan.27 120 min.....590 to go!
Jan.26 120 min.....710 to go!
Jan.25 130 min.....830 to go!
Jan.24 120 min.....960 to go!
Jan.23 120 min...1,080 to go!
Jan.22 120 min...1,200 to go!
Jan.21 130 min...1,320 to go!
Jan.20 060 min...1,450 to go!
Jan.19 120 min...1,510 to go!
Jan.18 090 min...1,630 to go!
Jan.17 120 min...1,720 to go!
Jan.16 120 min...1,840 to go!
Jan.15 140 min...1,960 to go!
Jan.14 100 min...2,100 to go!
Jan.13 120 min...2,200 to go!
Jan.12 100 min...2,320 to go!
Jan.11 120 min...2,420 to go!
Jan.10 130 min...2,540 to go!
Jan.09 120 min...2,670 to go!
Jan.08 120 min...2,790 to go!
Jan.07 120 min...2,910 to go!
Jan.06 120 min...3,030 to go!
Jan.05 120 min...3,150 to go!
Jan.04 120 min...3,270 to go!
Jan.03 120 min...3,390 to go!
Jan.02 100 min...3,510 to go!
Jan.01 110 min...3,610 to go!



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1/31/08 9:17 P

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January is over...well, just about.

I pledged 720 minutes and did 831!



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1/31/08 7:30 P

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Month of January,08 Minutes/Goal:

120 min.a day x 31 = 3,720

Jan.30,2008


10,928 steps/90 min walking!

10 min stretching!

20 min cardio!

64 oz water!

Jan.30 120 min....120 to go!
Jan.29 120 min.....340 to go!
Jan.28 130 min.....460 to go!
Jan.27 120 min.....590 to go!
Jan.26 120 min.....710 to go!
Jan.25 130 min.....830 to go!
Jan.24 120 min.....960 to go!
Jan.23 120 min...1,080 to go!
Jan.22 120 min...1,200 to go!
Jan.21 130 min...1,320 to go!
Jan.20 060 min...1,450 to go!
Jan.19 120 min...1,510 to go!
Jan.18 090 min...1,630 to go!
Jan.17 120 min...1,720 to go!
Jan.16 120 min...1,840 to go!
Jan.15 140 min...1,960 to go!
Jan.14 100 min...2,100 to go!
Jan.13 120 min...2,200 to go!
Jan.12 100 min...2,320 to go!
Jan.11 120 min...2,420 to go!
Jan.10 130 min...2,540 to go!
Jan.09 120 min...2,670 to go!
Jan.08 120 min...2,790 to go!
Jan.07 120 min...2,910 to go!
Jan.06 120 min...3,030 to go!
Jan.05 120 min...3,150 to go!
Jan.04 120 min...3,270 to go!
Jan.03 120 min...3,390 to go!
Jan.02 100 min...3,510 to go!
Jan.01 110 min...3,610 to go!



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Losing weight isn't a sprint it's a marathon!



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Month of January,08 Minutes/Goal:

120 min.a day x 31 = 3,720

Jan.28, 2008


13,325 steps/120 min walking!

10 min stretching!

64 oz water!

Jan.28 130 min.....460 to go!
Jan.27 120 min.....590 to go!
Jan.26 120 min.....710 to go!
Jan.25 130 min.....830 to go!
Jan.24 120 min.....960 to go!
Jan.23 120 min...1,080 to go!
Jan.22 120 min...1,200 to go!
Jan.21 130 min...1,320 to go!
Jan.20 060 min...1,450 to go!
Jan.19 120 min...1,510 to go!
Jan.18 090 min...1,630 to go!
Jan.17 120 min...1,720 to go!
Jan.16 120 min...1,840 to go!
Jan.15 140 min...1,960 to go!
Jan.14 100 min...2,100 to go!
Jan.13 120 min...2,200 to go!
Jan.12 100 min...2,320 to go!
Jan.11 120 min...2,420 to go!
Jan.10 130 min...2,540 to go!
Jan.09 120 min...2,670 to go!
Jan.08 120 min...2,790 to go!
Jan.07 120 min...2,910 to go!
Jan.06 120 min...3,030 to go!
Jan.05 120 min...3,150 to go!
Jan.04 120 min...3,270 to go!
Jan.03 120 min...3,390 to go!
Jan.02 100 min...3,510 to go!
Jan.01 110 min...3,610 to go!

Month of January,08 Minutes/Goal:

120 min.a day x 31 = 3,720

Jan.29,2008


12,079 steps/100 min walking!

10 min stretching!

10 min cardio!

64 oz water!

Jan.29 120 min.....340 to go!
Jan.28 130 min.....460 to go!
Jan.27 120 min.....590 to go!
Jan.26 120 min.....710 to go!
Jan.25 130 min.....830 to go!
Jan.24 120 min.....960 to go!
Jan.23 120 min...1,080 to go!
Jan.22 120 min...1,200 to go!
Jan.21 130 min...1,320 to go!
Jan.20 060 min...1,450 to go!
Jan.19 120 min...1,510 to go!
Jan.18 090 min...1,630 to go!
Jan.17 120 min...1,720 to go!
Jan.16 120 min...1,840 to go!
Jan.15 140 min...1,960 to go!
Jan.14 100 min...2,100 to go!
Jan.13 120 min...2,200 to go!
Jan.12 100 min...2,320 to go!
Jan.11 120 min...2,420 to go!
Jan.10 130 min...2,540 to go!
Jan.09 120 min...2,670 to go!
Jan.08 120 min...2,790 to go!
Jan.07 120 min...2,910 to go!
Jan.06 120 min...3,030 to go!
Jan.05 120 min...3,150 to go!
Jan.04 120 min...3,270 to go!
Jan.03 120 min...3,390 to go!
Jan.02 100 min...3,510 to go!
Jan.01 110 min...3,610 to go!




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1/29/08 11:36 P

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Month of January,08 Minutes/Goal:

120 min.a day x 31 = 3,720

Jan.26, 2008

5,200 steps/60 min walking!

10 min stretching!

50 min cardio!

64 oz water!

Jan.26 120 min.....710 to go!
Jan.25 130 min.....830 to go!
Jan.24 120 min.....960 to go!
Jan.23 120 min...1,080 to go!
Jan.22 120 min...1,200 to go!
Jan.21 130 min...1,320 to go!
Jan.20 060 min...1,450 to go!
Jan.19 120 min...1,510 to go!
Jan.18 090 min...1,630 to go!
Jan.17 120 min...1,720 to go!
Jan.16 120 min...1,840 to go!
Jan.15 140 min...1,960 to go!
Jan.14 100 min...2,100 to go!
Jan.13 120 min...2,200 to go!
Jan.12 100 min...2,320 to go!
Jan.11 120 min...2,420 to go!
Jan.10 130 min...2,540 to go!
Jan.09 120 min...2,670 to go!
Jan.08 120 min...2,790 to go!
Jan.07 120 min...2,910 to go!
Jan.06 120 min...3,030 to go!
Jan.05 120 min...3,150 to go!
Jan.04 120 min...3,270 to go!
Jan.03 120 min...3,390 to go!
Jan.02 100 min...3,510 to go!
Jan.01 110 min...3,610 to go!


Month of January,08 Minutes/Goal:

120 min.a day x 31 = 3,720

Jan.27, 2008

10,394 steps/90 min walking!

10 min stretching!

20 min cardio!

64 oz water!

Jan.27 120 min.....590 to go!
Jan.26 120 min.....710 to go!
Jan.25 130 min.....830 to go!
Jan.24 120 min.....960 to go!
Jan.23 120 min...1,080 to go!
Jan.22 120 min...1,200 to go!
Jan.21 130 min...1,320 to go!
Jan.20 060 min...1,450 to go!
Jan.19 120 min...1,510 to go!
Jan.18 090 min...1,630 to go!
Jan.17 120 min...1,720 to go!
Jan.16 120 min...1,840 to go!
Jan.15 140 min...1,960 to go!
Jan.14 100 min...2,100 to go!
Jan.13 120 min...2,200 to go!
Jan.12 100 min...2,320 to go!
Jan.11 120 min...2,420 to go!
Jan.10 130 min...2,540 to go!
Jan.09 120 min...2,670 to go!
Jan.08 120 min...2,790 to go!
Jan.07 120 min...2,910 to go!
Jan.06 120 min...3,030 to go!
Jan.05 120 min...3,150 to go!
Jan.04 120 min...3,270 to go!
Jan.03 120 min...3,390 to go!
Jan.02 100 min...3,510 to go!
Jan.01 110 min...3,610 to go!






Edited by: COACHGIA at: 1/30/2008 (00:04)
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1/29/08 8:14 A

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I am in - I got a late start this month - mid month - but I am in - so far I am at - 1245 for the month.

Week of 1/28 - Monday - 212 min

Tuesday - 126 min

My goal each month is to do 2400 mins each month - yes - I have high goals - but that is how you reach them right!! :)

Jen

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will renew their strength.
They will soar on wings like eagles;
they will run and not grow weary,
they will walk and not be faint. Isaiah 40:31

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1/26/08 1:43 A

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Ok, I signed up for SparkAmerica when it first came out and said 10,950 minutes for the year which is roughly 30 minutes per day.

If you break that down, my monthly goal is an odd 912.5 minutes per month. So I am going to aim for an even 1200 minutes per month instead and adjust my SparkAmerica.

And, that being the case, I have already met and exceeded my January goal as of the 20th of the month!

~Keri

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1/25/08 9:52 P

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Month of January,08 Minutes/Goal:

120 min.a day x 31 = 3,720

Jan.24, 2008


11,159 steps/90 min walking!

20 min cardio/ Gazelle!

10 min stretching!

64 oz water!

Jan.24 120 min.....960 to go!
Jan.23 120 min...1,080 to go!
Jan.22 120 min...1,200 to go!
Jan.21 130 min...1,320 to go!
Jan.20 060 min...1,450 to go!
Jan.19 120 min...1,510 to go!
Jan.18 090 min...1,630 to go!
Jan.17 120 min...1,720 to go!
Jan.16 120 min...1,840 to go!
Jan.15 140 min...1,960 to go!
Jan.14 100 min...2,100 to go!
Jan.13 120 min...2,200 to go!
Jan.12 100 min...2,320 to go!
Jan.11 120 min...2,420 to go!
Jan.10 130 min...2,540 to go!
Jan.09 120 min...2,670 to go!
Jan.08 120 min...2,790 to go!
Jan.07 120 min...2,910 to go!
Jan.06 120 min...3,030 to go!
Jan.05 120 min...3,150 to go!
Jan.04 120 min...3,270 to go!
Jan.03 120 min...3,390 to go!
Jan.02 100 min...3,510 to go!
Jan.01 110 min...3,610 to go!


Month of January,08 Minutes/Goal:

120 min.a day x 31 = 3,720

Jan.25, 2008


12,234 steps/120 min walking!

10 min stretching!

64 oz water!

Jan.25 130 min.....830 to go!
Jan.24 120 min.....960 to go!
Jan.23 120 min...1,080 to go!
Jan.22 120 min...1,200 to go!
Jan.21 130 min...1,320 to go!
Jan.20 060 min...1,450 to go!
Jan.19 120 min...1,510 to go!
Jan.18 090 min...1,630 to go!
Jan.17 120 min...1,720 to go!
Jan.16 120 min...1,840 to go!
Jan.15 140 min...1,960 to go!
Jan.14 100 min...2,100 to go!
Jan.13 120 min...2,200 to go!
Jan.12 100 min...2,320 to go!
Jan.11 120 min...2,420 to go!
Jan.10 130 min...2,540 to go!
Jan.09 120 min...2,670 to go!
Jan.08 120 min...2,790 to go!
Jan.07 120 min...2,910 to go!
Jan.06 120 min...3,030 to go!
Jan.05 120 min...3,150 to go!
Jan.04 120 min...3,270 to go!
Jan.03 120 min...3,390 to go!
Jan.02 100 min...3,510 to go!
Jan.01 110 min...3,610 to go!



Edited by: COACHGIA at: 1/29/2008 (01:29)
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Month of January,08 Minutes/Goal:

120 min.a day x 31 = 3,720

Jan.23, 2008


10,357 steps/90 min walking!

20 min cardio/ Gazelle!

10 min Hooping!

64 oz water!


Jan.23 120 min...1,080 to go!
Jan.22 120 min...1,200 to go!
Jan.21 130 min...1,320 to go!
Jan.20 060 min...1,450 to go!
Jan.19 120 min...1,510 to go!
Jan.18 090 min...1,630 to go!
Jan.17 120 min...1,720 to go!
Jan.16 120 min...1,840 to go!
Jan.15 140 min...1,960 to go!
Jan.14 100 min...2,100 to go!
Jan.13 120 min...2,200 to go!
Jan.12 100 min...2,320 to go!
Jan.11 120 min...2,420 to go!
Jan.10 130 min...2,540 to go!
Jan.09 120 min...2,670 to go!
Jan.08 120 min...2,790 to go!
Jan.07 120 min...2,910 to go!
Jan.06 120 min...3,030 to go!
Jan.05 120 min...3,150 to go!
Jan.04 120 min...3,270 to go!
Jan.03 120 min...3,390 to go!
Jan.02 100 min...3,510 to go!
Jan.01 110 min...3,610 to go!



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1/23/08 6:04 P

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Month of January,08 Minutes/Goal:

120 min.a day x 31 = 3,720

Jan.22, 2008


11,114 steps/60 min walking!

40 min cardio/ Gazelle!

10 min Hooping!

64 oz water!

Jan.22 120 min...1,200 to go!
Jan.21 130 min...1,320 to go!
Jan.20 060 min...1,450 to go!
Jan.19 120 min...1,510 to go!
Jan.18 090 min...1,630 to go!
Jan.17 120 min...1,720 to go!
Jan.16 120 min...1,840 to go!
Jan.15 140 min...1,960 to go!
Jan.14 100 min...2,100 to go!
Jan.13 120 min...2,200 to go!
Jan.12 100 min...2,320 to go!
Jan.11 120 min...2,420 to go!
Jan.10 130 min...2,540 to go!
Jan.09 120 min...2,670 to go!
Jan.08 120 min...2,790 to go!
Jan.07 120 min...2,910 to go!
Jan.06 120 min...3,030 to go!
Jan.05 120 min...3,150 to go!
Jan.04 120 min...3,270 to go!
Jan.03 120 min...3,390 to go!
Jan.02 100 min...3,510 to go!
Jan.01 110 min...3,610 to go!



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Month of January,08 Minutes/Goal:

120 min.a day x 31 = 3,720

Jan.20, 2008


7,022 steps/60 min walking!

64 oz water!

Jan.20 060 min...1,450 to go!
Jan.19 120 min...1,510 to go!
Jan.18 090 min...1,630 to go!
Jan.17 120 min...1,720 to go!
Jan.16 120 min...1,840 to go!
Jan.15 140 min...1,960 to go!
Jan.14 100 min...2,100 to go!
Jan.13 120 min...2,200 to go!
Jan.12 100 min...2,320 to go!
Jan.11 120 min...2,420 to go!
Jan.10 130 min...2,540 to go!
Jan.09 120 min...2,670 to go!
Jan.08 120 min...2,790 to go!
Jan.07 120 min...2,910 to go!
Jan.06 120 min...3,030 to go!
Jan.05 120 min...3,150 to go!
Jan.04 120 min...3,270 to go!
Jan.03 120 min...3,390 to go!
Jan.02 100 min...3,510 to go!
Jan.01 110 min...3,610 to go!


Month of January,08 Minutes/Goal:

120 min.a day x 31 = 3,720

Jan.21, 2008


13,004 steps/90 min walking!

40 min cardio/ Gazelle

64 oz water!

Jan.21 130 min...1,320 to go!
Jan.20 060 min...1,450 to go!
Jan.19 120 min...1,510 to go!
Jan.18 090 min...1,630 to go!
Jan.17 120 min...1,720 to go!
Jan.16 120 min...1,840 to go!
Jan.15 140 min...1,960 to go!
Jan.14 100 min...2,100 to go!
Jan.13 120 min...2,200 to go!
Jan.12 100 min...2,320 to go!
Jan.11 120 min...2,420 to go!
Jan.10 130 min...2,540 to go!
Jan.09 120 min...2,670 to go!
Jan.08 120 min...2,790 to go!
Jan.07 120 min...2,910 to go!
Jan.06 120 min...3,030 to go!
Jan.05 120 min...3,150 to go!
Jan.04 120 min...3,270 to go!
Jan.03 120 min...3,390 to go!
Jan.02 100 min...3,510 to go!
Jan.01 110 min...3,610 to go!





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Month of January,08 Minutes/Goal:

120 min.a day x 31 = 3,720

Jan.18, 2008


5,419 steps/60 min walking!

30 min cardio-Gazelle!


64 oz water!


Jan.18 090 min...1,630 to go!
Jan.17 120 min...1,720 to go!
Jan.16 120 min...1,840 to go!
Jan.15 140 min...1,960 to go!
Jan.14 100 min...2,100 to go!
Jan.13 120 min...2,200 to go!
Jan.12 100 min...2,320 to go!
Jan.11 120 min...2,420 to go!
Jan.10 130 min...2,540 to go!
Jan.09 120 min...2,670 to go!
Jan.08 120 min...2,790 to go!
Jan.07 120 min...2,910 to go!
Jan.06 120 min...3,030 to go!
Jan.05 120 min...3,150 to go!
Jan.04 120 min...3,270 to go!
Jan.03 120 min...3,390 to go!
Jan.02 100 min...3,510 to go!
Jan.01 110 min...3,610 to go!


Month of January,08 Minutes/Goal:

120 min.a day x 31 = 3,720

Jan.19, 2008


12,422 steps/90 min walking!

20 min cardio-Gazelle!

10 min stretching!

64 oz water!


Jan.19 120 min...1,510 to go!
Jan.18 090 min...1,630 to go!
Jan.17 120 min...1,720 to go!
Jan.16 120 min...1,840 to go!
Jan.15 140 min...1,960 to go!
Jan.14 100 min...2,100 to go!
Jan.13 120 min...2,200 to go!
Jan.12 100 min...2,320 to go!
Jan.11 120 min...2,420 to go!
Jan.10 130 min...2,540 to go!
Jan.09 120 min...2,670 to go!
Jan.08 120 min...2,790 to go!
Jan.07 120 min...2,910 to go!
Jan.06 120 min...3,030 to go!
Jan.05 120 min...3,150 to go!
Jan.04 120 min...3,270 to go!
Jan.03 120 min...3,390 to go!
Jan.02 100 min...3,510 to go!
Jan.01 110 min...3,610 to go!




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Month of January,08 Minutes/Goal:

120 min.a day x 31 = 3,720

Jan.16, 2008


13,397 steps/90 min walking!

30 min cardio-Gazelle!

64 oz water!


Jan.16 120 min...1,840 to go!
Jan.15 140 min...1,960 to go!
Jan.14 100 min...2,100 to go!
Jan.13 120 min...2,200 to go!
Jan.12 100 min...2,320 to go!
Jan.11 120 min...2,420 to go!
Jan.10 130 min...2,540 to go!
Jan.09 120 min...2,670 to go!
Jan.08 120 min...2,790 to go!
Jan.07 120 min...2,910 to go!
Jan.06 120 min...3,030 to go!
Jan.05 120 min...3,150 to go!
Jan.04 120 min...3,270 to go!
Jan.03 120 min...3,390 to go!
Jan.02 100 min...3,510 to go!
Jan.01 110 min...3,610 to go!


Month of January,08 Minutes/Goal:

120 min.a day x 31 = 3,720

Jan.17, 2008


10,539 steps/70 min walking!

40 min cardio-Gazelle!

10 min hooping!

64 oz water!


Jan.17 120 min...1,720 to go!
Jan.16 120 min...1,840 to go!
Jan.15 140 min...1,960 to go!
Jan.14 100 min...2,100 to go!
Jan.13 120 min...2,200 to go!
Jan.12 100 min...2,320 to go!
Jan.11 120 min...2,420 to go!
Jan.10 130 min...2,540 to go!
Jan.09 120 min...2,670 to go!
Jan.08 120 min...2,790 to go!
Jan.07 120 min...2,910 to go!
Jan.06 120 min...3,030 to go!
Jan.05 120 min...3,150 to go!
Jan.04 120 min...3,270 to go!
Jan.03 120 min...3,390 to go!
Jan.02 100 min...3,510 to go!
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Month of January,08 Minutes/Goal:

120 min.a day x 31 = 3,720

Jan.15, 2008


19,003 steps/90 min walking!

40 min cardio-Gazelle!

10 min. hooping!

64 oz water!

Jan.15 140 min...1,960 to go!
Jan.14 100 min...2,100 to go!
Jan.13 120 min...2,200 to go!
Jan.12 100 min...2,320 to go!
Jan.11 120 min...2,420 to go!
Jan.10 130 min...2,540 to go!
Jan.09 120 min...2,670 to go!
Jan.08 120 min...2,790 to go!
Jan.07 120 min...2,910 to go!
Jan.06 120 min...3,030 to go!
Jan.05 120 min...3,150 to go!
Jan.04 120 min...3,270 to go!
Jan.03 120 min...3,390 to go!
Jan.02 100 min...3,510 to go!
Jan.01 110 min...3,610 to go!



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Month of January,08 Minutes/Goal:

120 min.a day x 31 = 3,720

Jan.13, 2008

11,672 steps/90 min walking!

20 min cardio-Gazelle!

10 min. stretching!


Jan.13 120 min...2,200 to go!
Jan.12 100 min...2,320 to go!
Jan.11 120 min...2,420 to go!
Jan.10 130 min...2,540 to go!
Jan.09 120 min...2,670 to go!
Jan.08 120 min...2,790 to go!
Jan.07 120 min...2,910 to go!
Jan.06 120 min...3,030 to go!
Jan.05 120 min...3,150 to go!
Jan.04 120 min...3,270 to go!
Jan.03 120 min...3,390 to go!
Jan.02 100 min...3,510 to go!
Jan.01 110 min...3,610 to go!


Month of January,08 Minutes/Goal:

120 min.a day x 31 = 3,720

Jan.14, 2008

12,587 steps/60 min walking!

40 min cardio-Gazelle!


Jan.14 100 min...2,100 to go!
Jan.13 120 min...2,200 to go!
Jan.12 100 min...2,320 to go!
Jan.11 120 min...2,420 to go!
Jan.10 130 min...2,540 to go!
Jan.09 120 min...2,670 to go!
Jan.08 120 min...2,790 to go!
Jan.07 120 min...2,910 to go!
Jan.06 120 min...3,030 to go!
Jan.05 120 min...3,150 to go!
Jan.04 120 min...3,270 to go!
Jan.03 120 min...3,390 to go!
Jan.02 100 min...3,510 to go!
Jan.01 110 min...3,610 to go!




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Losing weight isn't a sprint it's a marathon!



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Good stuff!

My goal is 45 minutes, 4 times a week for a total of 720 for January. So far I am at 311!

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Month of January,08 Minutes/Goal:

120 min.a day x 31 = 3,720

Jan.11, 2008

11,507 steps/45 min walking!

45 min cardio-Gazelle!

20 Weight training!

10 min. stretching!

Jan.11 120 min...2,420 to go!
Jan.10 130 min...2,540 to go!
Jan.09 120 min...2,670 to go!
Jan.08 120 min...2,790 to go!
Jan.07 120 min...2,910 to go!
Jan.06 120 min...3,030 to go!
Jan.05 120 min...3,150 to go!
Jan.04 120 min...3,270 to go!
Jan.03 120 min...3,390 to go!
Jan.02 100 min...3,510 to go!
Jan.01 110 min...3,610 to go!

Month of January,08 Minutes/Goal:

120 min.a day x 31 = 3,720

Jan.12, 2008

7,151 steps/30 min walking!

40 min cardio-Gazelle!

20 Weight training!

10 min. stretching!

Jan.12 100 min...2,320 to go!
Jan.11 120 min...2,420 to go!
Jan.10 130 min...2,540 to go!
Jan.09 120 min...2,670 to go!
Jan.08 120 min...2,790 to go!
Jan.07 120 min...2,910 to go!
Jan.06 120 min...3,030 to go!
Jan.05 120 min...3,150 to go!
Jan.04 120 min...3,270 to go!
Jan.03 120 min...3,390 to go!
Jan.02 100 min...3,510 to go!
Jan.01 110 min...3,610 to go!




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I'm in! I'm shooting for 1000 this month. I started off kinda slow (stomach flu, then the cough), but i'll give it a try!

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I'm in also. I'll aim for 900 minutes - I think that's doable. Go team!!!

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I'm in!

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This is doable I can do 480 as a beginner.

 
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Yep, that's what I'm saying, SkinnyPup, unless they've fixed that little glitch!

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900 minutes monthly for me.

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This is great! I'm doing the same fitness challenge on a few of my team(s) so I'll just copy and paste emoticon


Month of January,08 Minutes/Goal:

120 min.a day x 31 = 3,720


Jan.9, 2008


8,457 steps/80 min walking!

30 min cardio!

10 min. stretching!

Jan.09 120 min...2,670 to go!
Jan.08 120 min...2,790 to go!
Jan.07 120 min...2,910 to go!
Jan.06 120 min...3,030 to go!
Jan.05 120 min...3,150 to go!
Jan.04 120 min...3,270 to go!
Jan.03 120 min...3,390 to go!
Jan.02 100 min...3,510 to go!
Jan.01 110 min...3,610 to go!


Month of January,08 Minutes/Goal:

120 min.a day x 31 = 3,720


Jan.10, 2008


12,041 steps/40 min walking!

60 min cardio-Gazelle!

20 min Hooping!

10 min. stretching!


Jan.10 130 min...2,540 to go!
Jan.09 120 min...2,670 to go!
Jan.08 120 min...2,790 to go!
Jan.07 120 min...2,910 to go!
Jan.06 120 min...3,030 to go!
Jan.05 120 min...3,150 to go!
Jan.04 120 min...3,270 to go!
Jan.03 120 min...3,390 to go!
Jan.02 100 min...3,510 to go!
Jan.01 110 min...3,610 to go!






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This is an awesome idea. I'm going to shoot for 1200 :)

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I haven't had any problems with my fitness minutes for the challenge. I enter my cardio under My Fitness and it adds the right amount to the Spark America challenge.

Deb, Deb J, or DJ :)

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Okay so if you manually enter your own workouts you may not get full credit. Is that what I'm hearing Rhonda?

I know it's frustrating- there are lots of things I fudge on just to make it work for me... but in the end the minutes and basic work out are there.

:) Good luck!

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My cardio monthly goal is 900 minutes (intermediate here) emoticon

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my cardio monthly goal is 1500 minutes. :)

Deb, Deb J, or DJ :)

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Sorry, I haven't been on in a few days!

SkinnyPup, I noticed that I had put in over an hour of cardio, yet I was only getting credit for 20 minutes, which coincided with my strength training. When I put in the next day's cardio, I still only had the 20, so I went back and read the SparkAmerica page again, to make sure we were supposed to get credit for cardio. Then I just decided to put in my cardio using the Spark cardio entries, and my minutes increased! So after going back and redoing the days I didn't get credit for, I've been entering my cardio that way, and then in the "notes" I put my actual calorie burn from my heart monitor, for my info!

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Oh yeah, i am LOVING this challenge- i am definitely a Taebo studio rat- i am going to do 1400 for January- its weird but i seem to be more motivated to workout in the winter- Good luck everyone!! love ya donna

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Count me in!

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I got 90 minutes in yesterday. If I can keep the Spark "flaming" (I'm sure that came out wrong), it will be no problem to make my goal.

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I set mine at 1000 min a month too...but since I'm not in the US, mine is under 'sparkearth' :)








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I've set mine at 1,000 minutes per month. That is my MINIMUM.

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don't forget to sign up for the challenge via SparkAMERICA (1 billion points in 2008)

Click on Fitness Leader Boards.

SparkAmerica Challenge info is immediately under that header. Points for DECEMBER are being carried over to 2008!!!!

Work hard today and tomorrow!

Edited by: SKINNYPUP at: 12/30/2007 (16:20)
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I'm in.

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hmmm. Rhonda, how did you figure it doesn't give you credit?



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I had already signed up for 12,960. The one thing I don't like is that it won't give you credit for cardio that you input manually! I like to input my exact calorie burn from my heart monitor, but I guess I'll have to go back to doing it the other way!

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I will try and work on my Sparkpeople America as well. I am definately coming back on this year after a weight gain in 2007.

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This challenge is a good motivator to begin the year, yipee! I think I am going to have to dig out my heart monitor so I can accurately count how all these minutes translate into calorie burn!

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IF you go to the team page, double click on exercise minutes; all our points are listed already although, this was supposed to start in 2008.


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Yes! I am ready! My goal is for 480 minutes emoticon

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That's what I'm going for John. It really is achievable if you include all those extras :)

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I'll say 1,000 to start and re-evaluate after month-end.

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Maybe it was sent to team leaders.

Yes, those are monthly numbers. ;)

I edited to show examples. You can do it!

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I haven't seen the article or email from our sparkguy. Are those numbers for a month?



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During the month of January I'm shooting for 480 minutes.



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Ready as I ever will be!!

Ready or not, New Year is around the corner --- any day now:)) LOL

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I'm sure most of you have read the challenge from our wonderful ceo/founder sparkguy?

Here we go. Your goal is to track 'monthly' fitness points in 2008.

After some careful consideration, I think the following is doable:

Newbies-

400-500 points a month

Example: 45 minutes X 3 days a week will get you an average of 540 minutes in a month. You can do this!
Count minutes in weight training, floor work/core work and surely you will exceed!

Experienced -
800-900 Per Month

Example: 50 minutes X 4 days a week will get you a nice 800 or so. Don't forget to count minutes in floor work, weight training, classes! You can exceed this 900 number quite easily!

Athletes/gym rats (you know who you are!)

1,300-1,400 each month

I don't think I have to explain much to you. :) But if you are doing cardio 5 days a week at 60 minutes a day you are already at 1200. Include gym/weight training and you've exceeded without a flinch :)

So people, when you crunch the numbers in your lifestyle 'fit' these are reasonable/achievable goals, yes?

January is about change, new beginnings and of course, going 'full force'.

Are you ready? :)

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