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Sunday, April 21, 2013

Would you like to play a game.....I was thinking about creating a challenge .......taking 7 days (we can decide which 7 when we figure out who is playing) anyways....take 7 days and challenge ourselves to increase our steps by 10% over those 7 days ... and decrease our calorie intake 10% ....just for 7 days and see what the scale has to say in the end......Does anyone want to play! emoticon


March 18th-24th

I took 97992 steps
and ate 13,443 Calories

so for 7 days I would need to increase my steps to 107,791 (that's an average o 15,399 steps a day)
and I would need to decrease my Calories to 12,098 (that's an average of 1728 calories a day)

Does this make sense? You would be competing against your own numbers?
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    I'm in! It won't be hard for me to beat last week's numbers by 10% since I was such a slug for three out of the seven days. It was a rough week. But today is a new day and a new week and I'm ready to knock off these last couple of pounds so I can get to 50 lbs total lost! Woo hoo!

    Last week, (April 14-29), I took 65,687 steps and ate 11,214 calories.

    Increasing my steps by 10% means I need to take 72,256 steps this week and I need to reduce my calories by 10% which would be 10,093 calories.

    Daily, that means I need to take 10,322 steps per day and eat no more than 1442 calories per day.

    I'm sure I can do the steps, but I worry about the calories. That's at the very low end of my range. But, I'm up for the challenge! Just let me know which days we're using!

    1859 days ago

    Comment edited on: 4/21/2013 10:21:12 PM
    Hi! Sounds like a FUN! I'll try! MY nickname is Piper. I think this sounds great. I NEED some motivation to move more and eat I have a wedding to go to on May 4th. And I would LOVE to drop a couple of extra pounds before I go to the wedding.
    1860 days ago
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