SparkPeople Fit (From The Inside Out) Team Messageboard Get FIT FromTheInsideOut! Be encouraged as U travel on your Fitness journey2being healthier! We loved FitTV shows & their focus has changed but our desire to be FIT hasn't! Join Us! SparkPeople Fit (From The Inside Out) Team Messageboard NEW YEAR 2014 Challenge Call NEW YEAR 2014 Challenge Calling! <BR> <BR> What are you all doing to prepare for the new year and have you set January 1st or 5th (first Sunday) as your day to begin or revamp your fit goals for a healthier you? <BR> <BR> Will you do Sparkpeople's January 2014 Challenge #RockYourResloution? <BR> Have you decided to join a Daniel Fast for the new year? <BR> Will your workplace, church, school, community org., family or friends get together for a challenge that you can't wait to begin? <BR> ... Sat, 28 Dec 2013 10:51:24 EST Fit inside out friends HI my name is Katie. I'm a single mom of a 11 year old daughter. I am a part time bible college student and also work for a paid survey company . I began my weight loss journey in 1996 weighing 250 pounds. I am currently 174 pounds. I would love lots of friends on this team. the more support the better Wed, 26 Jun 2013 15:01:59 EST SUMMER Challenge 2013 Have you ever wanted to make up your own Challenge?!! <BR> Is anyone down for a Summer 2013 challenge with Fit (From The Inside Out)? <BR> <BR> If so, what should we do? There are lots of challenges on SP and even more groups, but how can we make this one work for us!?!? <BR> <BR> If you're interested in doing a challenge with us, let us know what kind by the first day of Summer, Friday June 21, 2013 and We'll get started on Friday July 5th, the day after Independence Day! <BR> <BR> <em... Wed, 12 Jun 2013 15:39:10 EST 2013 ACCOMPLISHMENTS & GOALS!!! So we are a good week into the new year and goals are being realized and accomplishments are shinning through! <BR> <BR> How about taking some time out to toot your horn so we can congratulate you! Not only will you receive positive support, but you'll encourage someone else to keep pushing forward! <BR> <BR> Or maybe you're not there yet, but you know that writing it down will help you stay accountable. Go ahead and write that goal here, so we can support you along the way! <BR> <BR> So h... Fri, 11 Jan 2013 11:43:31 EST Making it Through The HOLIDAYS 2012!!! Making it Through The HOLIDAYS, is all about: <BR> <BR> Putting your concerns or worries out here so that they are no longer something to fear! Maybe someone can give a great suggestion on making it through the holidays! <BR> <BR> It's also about what you plan on doing to make it through this holiday season, which is often celebrated around food! <BR> <BR> What do you plan on doing differently? Or what will you do that's the same? <BR> <BR> FEEL FREE TO ALSO CAME BACK AFTER EACH CELEBRA... Tue, 6 Nov 2012 19:01:13 EST OKAY, Anyone Down For a FALL 2012 Challenge? Hey Fit Team!!!!!!! <BR> How are you doing? <BR> <BR> Well, the year is ending & we want to encourage one another to end the year being more fit from the inside out! I know that you all have great fit programs going on, but here in SparkPeople, we can all come together, Free of Charge & give/recieve additional support! <BR> <BR> Sooooooo, are you READY for a FALL 2012 Challenge to end our year with a BANG!!!!? <BR> <BR> <em>386</em> Are you all interested in doing an challenge in t... Tue, 25 Sep 2012 13:36:02 EST Our Newest Team Leaders!!! WOW how awesome it feels to see to of my BEST SparkFriends, since the beginning of my journey, as co-leaders with me! <BR> <BR> <em>235</em> Cierapoet and Baby_Girl69, to our team as leaders! <BR> Feel free to stop by their page and congradulate them! <BR> <BR> They will be here continuing to support you on your journey, lead various topics, challenges & whatever else to inspire & encourage you to be the most Fit (From The Inside Out)!!! <BR> <BR> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 13:25:08 EST 2012 January Challege With SP! Okay everyone, it's tradition that our 1st challenge of the year is with Spark People. <BR> So check out their January 2012 Challenge. <BR> <BR> There are tons of prizes to win and great support! <BR> Let us know if you've joined, right here, so we can stop by your page and support you! Mon, 2 Jan 2012 20:30:06 EST FIT in 2012!!! Happy New Year Team!!! <BR> <BR> How are you all? So glad to see you in this new year! This year is sure to be a fantastic one for us all, I'm sure. <BR> <BR> So what are your desires, goals, or plans for this year? <BR> <BR> When you get a chance take the time out to share with us right here, so we can support you throughout the year! <BR> <BR> All the best for a more FIT Life! <BR> Mon, 2 Jan 2012 20:27:31 EST FIT LEADERS!! Kudos & WooHoo 4 a Month Welldone!! FIT LEADERS!! Kudos & WooHoo 4 a Month Well done!! <BR> <BR> Well, this month you've come out on top! And we want to say Kudos to YOU!!! <BR> So stop by their page OR give a congrats here <BR> & let them know how inspirational they are for living a Fit life!!! <BR> <em>244</em> <em>345</em> <em>304</em> <em>250</em> Mon, 29 Aug 2011 16:46:39 EST How Are You Staying FIT On The INSIDE (Today/Week) Okay, so this team is called Fit (From the inside out) So I'm wondering... <BR> How are you staying fit on the INSIDE? <BR> <BR> Possiblilities are endless, yet we often times forget how to keep our non-physical body well. <BR> So go ahead and share so we can help one another to be Fit! <BR> <em>220</em> <BR> <BR> IDEAS: Spa Time. Reading. Prayer Time. Singing just because. Watching a Great movie. Sudoku. Puzzles. Mosque Time. Church Time. Lying in a bed of flowers. Walking alon... Fri, 29 Jul 2011 12:28:01 EST Our May 2011 Challenge: Spring Into Shape Bootcamp Hey all!!!! Let's continue to live a FIT life! I challenge us all to join Spark in their May 2011 Challenge, then feel free to post here on our boards, where it's a bit more intimate! <BR> <BR> Spring Into Shape Bootcamp starts TODAY! Tone up with targeted workouts, motivating prizes, and a boredom-busing plan that REALLY works. <BR> <BR> So once you sign up on the Spring Into Shape Bootcamp Team, come back here and let us know so we can support you this month! Once you post here at leas... Sun, 1 May 2011 16:14:37 EST Commercials? I love fittv and I was doing Gilad this morning and trying to get things right. but I really hate the commercials. Just when I am on a roll they say "we will be back after this" WHAT! I just keep moving around no matter what but it can be very frustrating. <BR> <BR> Does anyone feel the same? Sun, 30 Jan 2011 15:00:07 EST Our Jan. 2011 Team Challenge: SP Official Bootcamp HAPPY NEW YEAR TEAM!!! <BR> It's that time for Our Jan. 2011 Team Challenge: SP Official Bootcamp <BR> <BR> <em>224</em> I am so glad that we have made it through another year! For those who've been with us for awhile, you know that we like to start off our 2011's Challenges, by joining in with Spark People's Official January Challenge. There are prizes to win, workouts to do and extra mini challenges from Coach Nicole! <BR> <BR> This team forum will be added support and encouragement. ... Mon, 3 Jan 2011 11:52:30 EST Saying Goodbye Directv has moved FitTV to a more expensive plan so I can't get it anymore. Just dropped by to say goodbye to everyone here. I've enjoyed seeing what everyone likes. Fri, 26 Nov 2010 17:45:09 EST Yes I Have Goals For Nov., But Today I'm Thankful! Soooo, what are your GOALS for November? What Plans do you all have for reaching your goals? <BR> <BR> You know this is the month dedicated to being Thankful and Grateful! So what are you thankful for today? So much time is spent on what we're trying to alter or improve with our bodies and health or life in general. <BR> <BR> So after posting your goals for the month, how about posting what you're grateful for. And if you want come back and post your daily thoughts of thankfulness! <B... Sun, 31 Oct 2010 11:32:52 EST How many of you just lost FitTv? I have the basic Directv package and just lost my FitTv. It was moved to a more expensive package. I can't afford to get the more expensive package so now I've lost it. I do have 4 or 5 Tapes that I filled with some of my favorites. <BR> <BR> Did any of you lose this this channel? Sun, 12 Sep 2010 16:05:48 EST What Did You Have For Lunch? Hi! <BR> <BR> My stomach gas been letting me know that it's past time to eat. I want to eat something healthy or should I just make today my relaxed day (cheat day)? <BR> <em>4</em> <BR> Well, what did you have for lunch today? <BR> It doesn't matter what it was! <BR> It will motivate me one way or another! Thanks!!! <em>4</em> Thu, 12 Aug 2010 16:19:32 EST What do you log Shimmy as in the fitness tracker? I thought it could go under belly dancing or low impart cardio. What do you log it under? Tue, 20 Jul 2010 14:17:47 EST Im new to the team and excited about FitTV Workout Well today is my first day trying a workout on FitTV. And I am doing an hour of Shimmy this evening. Im super excited! Should be fun. I also have Gilad's Total Body Sculpt Plus (the 1 hr one) on my DVR. I will do that one tomorrow evening. Tue, 20 Jul 2010 13:41:37 EST July's Fit & Free 4 July Challenge 2010 July's Fit & Free 4 July Challenge, Begins Today, 7.4.2010! <BR> <BR> HEY TEAM!!!! It's summertime in July and that means 4 weeks of a new challenge...are you up for it? Are there goals that you would like to accomplish this summer? Want to be more fit and a healthier you, body, mind & spirit? <BR> Well here's your chance to do it with our team! Post under this topic in our team forum. See you there! <BR> <BR> <em>236</em> JULY 2010!!!!!! <em>236</em> <BR> Let's revisit a great chall... Sun, 4 Jul 2010 12:09:11 EST Your Healthy Memories As You Get Ready For Summer HI TEAM!!!!! This Forum "Your Show Is On!" IS all about You! <BR> <BR> So share under this Topic about YOUR Healthy Memories & Moving Forward! <BR> <BR> Well, It's Friday, the beginning of Memorial Weekend. So 1st I want to say THANKS & BLESSINGS to all those who've lost their lives during service to our country (from the beginning, before any of us were born, til now!). May their memories live on in their family, friends and fellow countrymen! <BR> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~... Fri, 28 May 2010 09:40:59 EST Congratulations to OUR Leader MSPROVERBS31! Give it up FitTV Team for our honored Motivator for May 24, 2010. Give her super Spark Kudos on her page. Show her the Love that she shows us. May God continue to surround with His Favor and cause all things to work out for her good for she is called for His Purpose. <BR> <BR> <em>244</em> <em>104</em> <em>345</em> <em>242</em> <em>250</em> <em>236</em> <em>236</em> <em>285</em> <em>243</em> <em>224</em> <em>185</em> <em>215</em> <em>244</em> <em>209</em> <em>205</em> <em>208... Mon, 24 May 2010 14:43:44 EST March Challenge: 31 Days To A More Fit & Healthy U So how's everyone doing?! <BR> <BR> You know sometimes I try to take on too much! Of course I have the best intentions in mind, but a lot of times it gets the best of me. <BR> One of the great things that my SP friends do for me is to remind me to take it ONE STEP AT A TIME!!!! <BR> <BR> So for the month of March we will take one day at a time to be healthier! <BR> <BR> So check out this link and follow SP's March Calendar of 31 Days to a healthier diet! <BR> <link>www.sparkpeopl... Sun, 28 Feb 2010 23:54:56 EST Feb28 Days to a New You (choose SP or on your own) Hey TEAM!!!! Welcome to the 2nd month of the year! Another chance to work on being more FIT!!! For our Febuary Challenge will follow right along with SP's "28 Days to a New You" Contest! So I hope you're on board! <BR> <BR> HAVE YOU GOTTEN "THE SPARK" book yet???? IF not and you want to do this challenge, stop by your local library for a free copy to check out. If not, try to catch a sell or discount at your local bookstore. <BR> <BR> This first week begins on's a look!... Sat, 30 Jan 2010 19:13:39 EST "Body Block" What do you all think of the new "Body Block" series coming up? Me, well, I'm a bit concerned - seems that the programs look to be skewed to attract an .... ahem ... hate to say it but say it I MUST ... YOUNGER crowd...and I'm not too thrilled.....are they getting rid of Gilad, Sharon Mann and Cathe completely? <BR> <BR> <em>39</em> Fri, 1 Jan 2010 07:34:53 EST JANUARY 2010: Spark Your Body Bootcamp Challenge So one of our members said that they could use some motivation for the New Year and asked me what I had in store. So I thought PRIZES are always motivational, & SP always has great prizes!!! Plus we should start with our foundation...Spark People! <BR> <em>224</em> <BR> This January for our 1st challenge, we'll team up with SP in their "Spark Your Body Bootcamp Challenge and Contest" <BR> The FitTV Team will get in shape this January with SparkPeople's newest Bootcamp adventure. There's ... Sun, 20 Dec 2009 10:35:31 EST What Do You Hope To Accomplish B4 The Year Ends? <em>244</em> <BR> It's the Holiday Season, and that marks the end of the year! So I have one question for you, that I hope everyone answers here! <BR> "What Do You Hope To Accomplish B4 The Year Ends?" <BR> <BR> Maybe you have a fitness goal, a nutritional goal, a career goal, a household goal, a self-improvement goal, a financial goal, a family goal, a spiritual goal, a school goal, an optimistic yet realistic goal, a Spark get the picture! <BR> <BR> So share with us if you... Thu, 22 Oct 2009 13:18:47 EST Great article about whole grains This article is very helpful it you want to add more whole grains to your diet. <BR> It lists different grains, their uses and a few recipes. <BR> Mon, 31 Aug 2009 23:50:23 EST Great article about whole grains <BR> I found this article very useful. This fall,I am incorporating more whole grains into my diet. This article gives definitions of the different grains and recipes. <BR> <BR> Mon, 31 Aug 2009 23:46:55 EST Fall into FITness 8 Week Challenge 2009 <em>224</em> I'm sooooooo excited!!! <BR> Welcome to the: <BR> <em>9</em> ""Fall into FITness" 8 week Challenge <em>9</em> " <BR> <em>147</em> Sept. 7th - Oct. 31th, 2009/ Labor Day to Halloween! <em>147</em> (With Sundays off!) <BR> <BR> Start by setting 2-3 goals to help you lose weight, lose a bad habit or lose inches and be Fit! During the months of September & October, push, sweat, rest, and burn off some calories by doing FitTV workouts, Healthy Cooking Shows, weight lifting,... Sat, 29 Aug 2009 16:33:12 EST Looking 4 Upcoming Challenge IDEAS!!!!! Okay we have a nice size team with only a few participants. So I'm wondering if we try another group lead challenge if we can spark up some renewed participation!!!!?????!!! <BR> <BR> So tell us what type of challenge works for you? <BR> A week long, month long, a holiday one...? <BR> Weight loss, inhes, exercise directed??? <BR> <BR> Thanks again for your participation!!! <BR> I'll try to keep this going & when we get several I'll post up a new challenge!! <BR> <BR> All the best to every... Mon, 10 Aug 2009 22:58:43 EST In JUNE how will YOU Challenge Yourself To Be Fit? In JUNE how will YOU Challenge Yourself To Be Fit? <BR> <BR> What can you do, what will you do this month to be & stay FIT??? <BR> <BR> Write it here and come back daily, weekly or at the end of the month to report how you're doing!!!! <BR> <BR> These challenges are placed here to help us stay on the path of being "Fit"!!!! So what are you going to do this JUNE??????? <BR> Remember you can do it!!!! <BR> <em>224</em> <BR> You Shall do it!!! <BR> <em>224</em> <BR> Put your mind & bod... Mon, 1 Jun 2009 23:17:45 EST May Challenge: SP's Sweatsuit to Swimsuit Bootcamp Follow this link <link><BR>msuit </link> to the rules of our FitTV challenge for May 2009, as it is the same as SP's Sweatsuit to Swimsuit Bootcamp!!! Well, except for I've added a FitTV workout twist to it!!! <BR> <em>405</em> <BR> You wanted another challenge and this one will have us working out 7 days a week from May 3-30, with new exercises that we can do at our own pace! <BR> <BR> This spring's Bootcamp will feature both existing and new Spa... Tue, 28 Apr 2009 15:49:43 EST Here In A Year: Spring Forward Challenge It's Spring 2009, the season of renewal, new life and a refreshing astmophere! <BR> <em>67</em> <BR> So I have a question for you. Where do you see yourself in a year? Do you want to have a better relationship with someone? Do you want to be healthier? Lose a certain amount of pounds! Gain a bit of muscle! Spend some time alone! Spend more time with God! Exercise more! Own a home! Declutter your home! Finish school Fit into a size Whatever! <BR> <BR> Whatever it is, I want ... Sat, 28 Mar 2009 16:34:02 EST St. Patty's Day PINCH an INCH & BE GREEN Challenge Hello FitTV Team!!! <BR> <em>235</em> all new challengers we are so happy to know that you are up for a challenge! I hope that everyone is doing "Fit"tasticly or at least looking forward to getting back on the Fit track soon! <BR> <BR> So what's our challenge all about anyway, you might be asking??? <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>137</em> <em>137</em> One of my favorite colors is GREEN and with St. Patrick's Day just around the corner I thought that as a team, we could have a couple of fun goal... Wed, 18 Feb 2009 14:49:47 EST What's your favorite SHOW on FItTV ??? I love SHIMMY .... Wed, 11 Feb 2009 15:31:18 EST KUDOS to our Top 5 Team Leaders!!! In appreciation to those helping us reach some of our goals... <BR> <em>244</em> <em>242</em> <em>243</em> <em>250</em> <em>247</em> <em>236</em> <BR> Here's a place where you can find out who (or if you) made the top 5 & we can leave a CONGRATS (or you can go to their Spark page) to our top 5 doing a dynamite job being "Fit" with their <BR> SparkPoints and Fitness Minutes <BR> <BR> <em>244</em> <em>242</em> <em>243</em> <em>250</em> <em>247</em> <em>236</em> Sun, 18 Jan 2009 12:30:31 EST Jan.2009 Challenge: SparkPeople's New YOU Bootcamp Happy New Year, FitTV Team!!! <BR> <BR> <em>224</em> I am so glad that we have made it through another year! To start off 2009's Challenges, we will join in with Spark People's Official January Challenge. There are prizes to win, workouts to do and extra mini challenges from Coach Nicole! <BR> <BR> This team forum will be added support and encouragement. Since we aren't suppose to create new topics under the Official SparkTeam Forums on the SparkPeople's New YOU Bootcamp page, this w... Fri, 26 Dec 2008 18:52:34 EST Dec. 2008: Not a Challenge, but a Choice! It's December 2008, the last month of the year! So I'm sure that we all wanted to accomplish certain things over this year. Some things we accomplished, others we didn't come close and sometimes we even surpassed what we sought out! <BR> <em>224</em> <BR> Well, I want to provide this team with a place that you can come to be inspired, motivated, or accountable. So for Dec. 2008, I present us with "NOT A CHALLENGE, BUT A CHOICE! <BR> <em>224</em> <BR> What choice(s) are you making for t... Mon, 1 Dec 2008 12:13:08 EST I Lost It! So FitTV is a part of the Discovery Channel network and right now I'm watching Discovery Health. <BR> <BR> The show: I Lost It! <BR> <BR> It's pretty good. Have any of you seen it? Within the 30 minute show, there are 2 success stories. I just love watching or reading people's success stories. They usually give me hope and encouragement. <BR> <BR> Well, I just wated to share that with you. Wed, 19 Nov 2008 16:27:07 EST FitTV or Food Network Is it me or is FitTv morphing into the Food Network? I know the channel is dedicated to health and exercise, but lately I seem to see an increase in cooking shows. It wasn't that long ago the workout shows were so predictably scheduled. Now I would turn on the tv and see a show has been bumped by a cooking show or some challenge/behind the sports/get you neat show. Fri, 24 Oct 2008 17:41:36 EST Anybody starting 9-29-08 ?? Is anybody starting a new challenge? Sat, 27 Sep 2008 18:52:27 EST Daily Chit "Fit" Chat Hi everyone! <BR> <BR> I know sometimes we just may want to say hi or <BR> share something that's going on in our lives. And it doesn't fit into one of the existing topics a you don't want to start a new one, where should you post it???? <BR> <BR> Be it Fitness, Eating, Family, Work, Fun, Ups, Downs, Interesting Links, Poems, Clean Jokes, other Challenges, Tips... you name it! <BR> <BR> If you want to share it, Why not put it here! <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>224</em> Sat, 27 Sep 2008 12:18:34 EST What Do You Like To Wear When Working Out? So when you workout to a FitTV Show, the Gym or Out and about, what do you like to wear? <BR> <BR> Do you put on a hip scarf when doing Shimmy? <BR> Do you put on your old tennis shoes when you go for a walk outside, but put the new ones on when going to the gym? <BR> <BR> Do you shop on, Ross, or your friend's closet? <BR> <BR> Whatever you wear for your different workouts write them here? <BR> <em>216</em> Wed, 17 Sep 2008 15:58:19 EST Fall Into FITness 12 week Challenge Okay so since no one gave any suggestions for the seasonal challenge, I'll go ahead & post this one! <BR> <BR> Welcome to the: <BR> <em>9</em> "Fall Into FIT-ness" 12 week Challenge <em>9</em> <BR> <em>147</em> Sept. 7th - Nov. 30th, 2008 <em>147</em> <BR> <BR> * Loose 7 pounds (and maintain the lbs lost through the end of the challenge) <BR> * Do 1 hour of FitTV exercises each wk (Two 30 min. or one 1 hour show) <BR> *Post your progress or setbacks here weekly (or daily). <BR> <BR... Sat, 6 Sep 2008 16:30:35 EST Team Goals Progress (Personal, Monthly Tip, FitTV) Hi everyone! Since we have team goals which are now independent of our monthly challenges, this board will be for posting & keeping up with the following: <BR> <BR> *Reading and Trying the Monthly tips <BR> *Exercising to at least 1 FitTV Show a week <BR> *Personal Goal of your choice <BR> *Give a Goodie or Comment on a FitTV member's page/blog <BR> <BR> So how is it going for you? Let us know!!! <BR> <BR> Sat, 6 Sep 2008 16:11:02 EST Team Challenge IDEAS Okay so there are soooo many challenges on SP: <BR> long ones, short ones, weight ones, food ones, exercise ones, daily ones, monthly ones, seasonal ones, favorite ones, hard ones, never-visit-it-again ones... <BR> Well, you all get the picture! <BR> <BR> So if it were up to you. What type of challenge would you have for our team? <BR> <BR> <BR> (Feel free to add to this message board, whenever you like. I will use various suggestions throughout the year) Sun, 31 Aug 2008 17:47:12 EST In August, We're Keeping Up With Our Team Goals Hello everyone, I've been a bit slow this summer...healing is definately taking longer than I would like, but it's a proces! <BR> <BR> Just as my body healing is a process, so it our journey of being Fit (body, mind & soul). So for the month of August we will continue with the Team Goals as listed on our team page! What a great job the faithful few did with the challenge for July. I do hop that you brought yourself something nice to reward your good work!!! <BR> <BR> Use this thread to l... Sat, 2 Aug 2008 14:13:02 EST "The Craze" What's Your Machine? Okay, so I really like watching the reality shows on FitTV, definately not your average MTV or VH1 Show! The only downfall is that they recycle the shows too much not too many "NEW" Episodes. But even the reruns inspire me! <BR> <BR> Well, I just finished watching "The Craze", where 2 people try out an exercise machine for 30 days and Melissa Rivers (the host) checks in and asks questions of eficentcy. It's actually a lot cooler than I'm decribing (in case you've never seen it!) <BR> <BR>... Sat, 12 Jul 2008 18:13:33 EST Shimmy Just wondering if anyone else here does that show? I love it, I've always wanted to learn bellydance, but can't really afford classes, this is a GREAT way to get the basics (and some not so basic) down! Sat, 12 Jul 2008 12:02:36 EST Fit & Free 4 July Challenge!!! This month's challenge begins today, July the 4th!!! Happy Independence Day to all! <BR> <BR> This month's challenge is 4 fold: <BR> *Just 4 you <BR> *Starts on the 4th <BR> *Goes for 4 weeks <BR> *4 different goals <BR> <BR> 1)Exercise to at least one FitTV show each week. <BR> 2)Read SP's July Stress Free Tips (let us know if you do any of them and how it goes by posting) <BR> 3)Save a dollar a day and put it aside to buy yourself something nice only with the money that was saved this m... Fri, 4 Jul 2008 13:02:55 EST Water Fruits & Veggies Today? 9 glasses <BR> 3 veggies <BR> Need to get to the store for some grapes & bananas Thu, 5 Jun 2008 13:37:49 EST FIT As A Team: June Challenge! Well it's June 2nd, but no worries you can still get involved with the challenge for this month! <BR> <BR> With graduations still happening and summer plans beginning I thought this 3 part challenge would be fairly easy to do! <BR> <em>30</em> <BR> Part 1: EXERCISE to a FitTV show of your choice at least once a week! <BR> <BR> Part 2: READ SP's "30 Tips for a Healthy Summer" Guide. You can read the tips daily, weekly or all in one setting! The choice is yours. <BR> <BR> Part 3: LOG & PO... Mon, 2 Jun 2008 16:49:57 EST All Star Workouts! I love this show! It is great! My favs so far have been Kickboxing, African/Latino dancing, and yoga! <BR> I could barely get through the R&B hiphop dance, and Marsala Bagra.... <BR> they are really good cardio workouts and a whole lotta fun! <BR> <BR> Which routines have been your fav? <BR> Which were just WAY too hard for you? Sat, 24 May 2008 00:20:16 EST What Are Your Plans For the Weekend? Hey all! <BR> I'm thinking about what I'm going to Do For the weekend and how I'm going to fit in working out and eating healthy and resting! <BR> <BR> Well, I'm going to a musical Sat. night, where the kids from my church will be a part of. Sunday I'm going to church...that's about it for me. <BR> <BR> When I'm working out...who knows. What meals will I eat...??? I think that if I start to plan those things before the day comes, then I at least have something to work towards. <BR> <B... Fri, 16 May 2008 17:43:30 EST PHEW! WOW! If ya want a Workout & you have Fit Tv there are 2 programs i've tried. Did both yesterday Gilad is pretty tough. Chest & back (also works on your core) show with Cathe Friedrich was killer. She uses heavy weights & does slow reps. That show is an hour. I thought, "This is easy" in the beginning. Eek! She kicked my butt good. I'll surely get my arms buff with her. <BR> <BR> She says to only do her program twice a week. (Like I listen), Lol! She also uses a large stepper to do some weig... Wed, 14 May 2008 21:48:27 EST commercials? what do you do to stay active during commercials (during a fit tv workout show)? <BR> <BR> Do you just rest or keep moving? Wed, 14 May 2008 21:23:15 EST May's Challenge Swimsuit Bootcamp With The FitTV 5 Our new challenge begins Monday May 5-31st (Pre-day is Sunday May 4th). It's in conjunction with SparkPeople's Official Swimsuit Bootcamp Challenge & Contest for $1000.00. <BR> <BR> <link> </link> <BR> <BR> May's Challenge is SP's Official Swimsuit Bootcamp with a twist of extra support: "Swimsuit Bootcamp With The FitTV 5". Which calls for a 7-Day Workout Plan using Spark videos, 5 days are to include an additional 30 minute Cardio Workout. That's wher... Sat, 3 May 2008 17:10:27 EST FIT-tab-u-lous Photo Finish: April '08s Challenge Even though the April Fool's Day Challenge isn't over yet, I'm getting ready for the April Challenge & I want you to get ready too! <BR> <BR> But you'll need a CAMERA to complete it! So look around your house and locate your camera or pick up a couple of typescript ones from the store! I have a feeling that once I post the APRIL CHALLENGE, you're going to SMILE from ear to ear! <BR> <em>30</em> <BR> Well, maybe you won't smile right off, but according to SP April is National SMile Mont... Fri, 28 Mar 2008 20:34:34 EST Should I Order Nutri-System??? Okay, I saw a Summer Shape-up Program with Nutri-system on QVC this morning and was thinking about ordering it. I went to the website and saw that they have another new program - Advanced, with better options (added omega 3's, etc.) and added start up material (but it's 28 days instead of weekends off & costs a bit more). <BR> <em>4</em> <BR> Well, you know you have to still buy fruit and veggies & exercise. So I'm not sure what to do. Should I just buy my own food??? The one thing I can... Fri, 28 Mar 2008 14:03:30 EST 3 Great Reality Shows on FItTV Okay so last week I watched the following show & enjoyed each one. There was "Bulging Brides", "The Craze" w/ Joan Rivers' daughter...what's her name??? and 2 episodes of "Ultimate Goals". <BR> <em>30</em> <BR> I meant to write about these last week... So have any of you seen either of these shows? I hope that one of them comes on this weekend, because I would love to watch one again. They were inspiring and gave me ideas of things to eat and workout stuff too!!! Fri, 21 Mar 2008 15:58:21 EST April Fool's Day 2008 Challenge <em>244</em> Okay, so for all of the new people and the seasoned FitTVers... I have a 2 week challenge for all who dare to shake their body up and fool it into going an extra mile. <BR> <BR> Some of you might have hit a plateau of motivation, physical or emotional weight. So why not fool your body to get it moving again!?! This challenge will end on April Fool's Day, Tues. the 1st. So what's the challenge? 4 things for the 4th month of the year. <BR> <BR> <em>248</em> 1) We will tr... Mon, 17 Mar 2008 16:46:30 EST Your Birthday & Your SparkPeople Anniversary?? So, tell use a little more about you, so we can support eachother. <BR> <BR> When's your birthday? <BR> <BR> When's your SparkPeople Anniversary (when did you join)? <BR> <BR> Let's support one another and encourage eachother to remain fit! You can check back here on a weekly basis to see if anyone is celebrating a b-day or SP-day. Thu, 13 Mar 2008 14:53:43 EST Tryna Be Fit and Fab Hey all I am new to this team. I'm Missjai from Baltimore. My goal is to get to 125-130 lbs and right now I am 179 lbs. Sat, 8 Mar 2008 19:01:54 EST How many Points Did You Get Today??? The more active I am in SP the more focused I am. So although I thought doing this was senseless on other sites, I now see the motivation in seeing your points and others. <BR> <BR> Can you pass your highest total points? <BR> <BR> My Total For Thurs. March 6th is: <BR> <BR> 48pts Thu, 6 Mar 2008 23:48:07 EST It's A Motivation Month in March I'm Bloging this month of March. It's a time for me to focus on motivation, it may be small things or the whole picture. What motivates me now and what can I do to motivate be, daily weekly, whatever... <BR> <BR> I challenge you to use the next few weeks in March to look at what motivates you! And blog at least once a week (private or public). <BR> <BR> Come back here and let us know how it's going! :oD Thu, 6 Mar 2008 23:41:01 EST Have you made any changes ? Have you made any changes in your fitness journey since you've added FitTV to your week? <BR> <BR> <em>248</em> Sun, 2 Mar 2008 12:41:11 EST February 2008's "My Heart's FIT" Challenge <em>30</em> With Feb. being National Heart month and Valentine's day on the 14th...I encourage us to do something to show our heart that we care this month! <BR> <BR> February 2008's "My Heart's FIT" Challenge: <BR> What can/will you do to take care of your heart this month? Do something each week and report what you did and how it helps to keep your heart FIT, right here every Friday (8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th)! <BR> <BR> LOVING a FIT HEART! Sat, 2 Feb 2008 12:29:40 EST Say Hi if U Were Invited By an Existing Member Welcome to "FitTV Is For Me" So glad you joined !!!! Hope that you really take time to participate with us!! <BR> <BR> You have made an awesome decision in selecting this Great team for support and motivation during your fitness journey! Since you joined during our 3 Gifts Challenge (dec. '07- Jan. '08), let us know on the boards if one of our existing members invited you, so that we can give them kudos!!! <BR> <BR> Razi the team leader...on a bit of a medical leave, popping in and out! <... Thu, 24 Jan 2008 01:40:00 EST I'M OUT OF THE HOSPITAL! Hello everyone,, I've been away for a loooong time. due to planned surgery and an emergency/unplanned surgery several days after. <BR> <em>43</em> <BR> THANK YOU ALL for your patience and PRAYERS. I'm home as of last night and just wanted to give my thanks and ask for your continued prayers and patience and understanding as I will be recovering and not too active right away. <BR> <BR> <em>273</em> I have over 12 medications that I came home with and in just a few minutes the LifeLine... Fri, 18 Jan 2008 12:55:56 EST New to the group and wanted to say HI Hi Everyone! I am new here and new to Fit TV. I think that it is going to become my favorite channel! I have been so motivated and inspired by the stories on there. I have recorded lots of workouts and I am looking forward to changing my workout routine around! Sat, 15 Dec 2007 19:58:48 EST What's your favorite show? Hi ladies, <BR> I usually am only able to watch FitTV in the evening and on the weekends and I really enjoy the new show "Shimmy". My only complaint is that they show it at odd times. I don't really like any of the morning shows. What fitness shows do you all like? Wed, 5 Dec 2007 10:35:16 EST Started a new Sparkteam! Yep, I started a new spark team "Gall Bladder Banter", under the medical conditions/digestive problems category. I'm having some gall bladder issues right now and am looking for support and suggestions, so if you're dealing with GB issues or have in the past, come on over, and pass the word, too! Thanks!! Wed, 5 Dec 2007 10:02:55 EST Finished Working Out/Show with emiticon <em>102</em> <em>198</em> <BR> <BR> Let's GO TEAM!!!! Sat, 1 Dec 2007 10:25:41 EST "The 3 Gifts Challenge" (Dec. '07-Jan. '08) Okay everyone, although some liked the last challenge, not many came back to report on their progress. So for this 2nd Challenge going from one year 2007 into the next 2008 with great habits...I present to you"The 3 Gifts Challenge" (Dec. '07-Jan. '08)! <BR> <BR> What gift will you give to yourself this year that will take you into a great new year??? It's your choice for a challenge this time around...well, sort of. Do it whenever & however you chose that will work best for you. Just fo... Wed, 28 Nov 2007 19:19:06 EST I'll be away for awhile... Hey everyone, so glad that you are sticking with FitTV and being FIT!!! <BR> <BR> I am having surgery on Monday, Dec. 3rd so I'll be in the hospital for a few days and will also not be on the computer much when I get back home <em>24</em> <BR> <BR> But I hope to come back and read about everyone's journey, so keep on writing on the boards & if it's been awhile or you never wrote anything.... do me a favor and start talking on these boards!!! <em>104</em> I want something to come here and ... Wed, 28 Nov 2007 17:35:57 EST Where is everyone?!? Hi all, I hope that everyone is doing well & getting or staying fit. <BR> <BR> I want to welcome LINDAANNE2 back, she's been away for awhile but has FitTV so let's encourage her and others to keep going! <em>250</em> Wed, 28 Nov 2007 17:28:30 EST Monthly Challenges Hi everyone! Well, I know that most sparkers LOVE challenges. And so this thread will remain open for info on each challenge that we have. This way you can check back to see what the current one is or you may choose to revisit a previous one! <BR> <em>9</em> <BR> Either way there's no need to respond to this TOPIC only review it! <BR> <BR> Enjoy every part of getting FIT! Don't feel like you have to do EVERYTHING...just try a lil or a lot, your body will let you know! <BR> <BR> *I ... Tue, 27 Nov 2007 15:23:36 EST Thanksgiving News` Yep, we found out two days before Thanksgiving that I'm p/g!! Woo Hoo!! My EDD is July 24th, so I'm about 5 1/2 weeks along. We're so excited!! So, I've pretty much decided that losing weight is not a priority right now, but having a healty pregnancy is, so I'm sticking around!! :D <BR> <em>79</em> Mon, 26 Nov 2007 10:07:39 EST What/Who Are You Thankful For? Yes it's Thanksgiving week. For some it's about turkey, food, family, friends, days off work or school, thanking God, and/or so much more! <BR> <em>30</em> <BR> What does this time of year mean for you? <BR> And what or who are you thankful for? <BR> <em>30</em> <BR> *Writing these answers out can be fit for your mind and soul! Mon, 19 Nov 2007 12:00:51 EST New In November Challenge <em>249</em> Okay everyone...It's the start of our 1st Challenge!!! <BR> The start date is today, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2007, & will last for 4 weeks. <BR> <BR> <em>147</em> THE "NEW in NOVEMBER" CHALLENGE: <BR> <BR> 1) DO IT: <BR> Pick a new FitTV workout & stick with it at least 2-3x for one week. Next week find another new one & repeat... <BR> <BR> This means that by the end of Nov. we would have tried, 4 new workouts! Who knows you might find a new fav! Our bodies & minds could use ... Sun, 4 Nov 2007 10:47:26 EST Exercise Ball- FitTV show? Hi everyone! I got an exercise ball a few weeks ago, it came with a dvd (very lame) and I'm looking for a show on FitTV that is focused on ball exercise. Has anyone seen one? I have a Sharon Mann show that does some ball exercised but I'm looking for more variety. Any ideas would be appreciated! <BR> <BR> Fri, 2 Nov 2007 10:06:00 EST November Challenge Hi everyone! <BR> <BR> I'm working on a challenge that we can do for the month of Nov. Don't worry, I'm realistic! Although, it might be more of a challenge for those who are use to a set vigorous workout! <BR> <BR> I will post it by the end of the week and we can use Sunday, Nov. 4th for the start date! <BR> <BR> I hope you all are up for it. And for our members who don't have FitTV at home on the tube, no worries, you can still participant by using! <BR> <BR> Stay toon... Mon, 29 Oct 2007 23:21:40 EST Okay, for those of you who rarely, if ever are able to watch FitTV on the tube...check out their website & let us know what you think! <BR> <BR> I've been on a few times. I even did 2 puzzles! It was really fun & good for a "fit" mind! There are several things that you can explore, aside from what time your fav show comes on. <BR> <BR> So check it out and tell us what you think here! Wed, 24 Oct 2007 18:35:39 EST Contacting FitTV If you decide to write the network to ask them about showing new episodes, please keep us updated under this thread! I would like to thank everyone who contacts FitTV, in order to make it more exciting and reach its potential for everyone! <BR> <em>243</em> <BR> <BR> ****MJ wrote this on another thread: <BR> <BR> "As far as I can tell, all the shows (except for Shimmy and a couple of new cooking shows) are on a continuous loop. <BR> <BR> I did go to FitTV's website, scrolled down to th... Mon, 22 Oct 2007 14:05:26 EST Your Show's On! <em>220</em> <BR> This is a space where you can let us know how you're doing! <BR> <BR> Share your progress...vent about something...tell us about a setback...a goal met...a new accomplishment in life... whatever you want to share about you! <BR> <BR> Remember we're here for eachother's overall fitness, that's inside & out! That's sharing, listening &/or responding! <BR> <BR> Your Show's On! <BR> <BR> <em>41</em> Sun, 21 Oct 2007 13:07:49 EST What is Fitness & Who is Fit? OKay so I thought I'd put another topic for thought -A Fit Mind if you will! <BR> <BR> So what definition(s) do you use for what Fitness is? <BR> <em>15</em> <em>9</em> <em>84</em> <em>231</em> <BR> And who is Fit? <BR> *Is it the body builder who has a heart attack? <BR> *The child who can do push ups? <BR> *The vegitarian who never exercises? <BR> *The flexable cancer survivor? <BR> *The parent who manages to keep the family & home together for healthy meals, & time to relax and... Sat, 20 Oct 2007 20:52:13 EST TV Talk Start Up A Thread To Discuss A Show! ***No Need To Respond To This Thread, Go Ahead And Start Your Own*** <BR> <BR> This is a place (forum) where you can start a topic to talk about one of the shows Or just react to someone else's thread or comments! <BR> <BR> <em>224</em> <BR> Remember being fit is more than just losing weight and exercise; it includes the mind and so much more! <BR> <BR> So have fun with this FORUM and see where it goes! Talk about an episode, the instructors, a recipe you tried, or what ever you think... Sat, 20 Oct 2007 19:58:21 EST Getting Fit with FitTV Hi, this is just a message as to why I started this group! <BR> <BR> **Please introduce yourself under the intro. forum. <BR> **This is my first time leading a group, so please leave this thread open for me to post...well I'm not really sure! But feel free to start other topics under this forum... <BR> <BR> <em>9</em> Okay, so now the whys behind why I started this team! <BR> <BR> Some SP friends told me about "Shimmy" the new belly dance show on FitTV. Well, I didn't have this channel,... Sat, 20 Oct 2007 13:42:44 EST What's on Your Fit TV? <em>30</em> Well, I just started watching Fit TV, a week ago & I already tivo a few shows, not to mention the fact that I also record others on a whim! <BR> <BR> Now I can't last through all of these yet, but that's what's so great about "pause" & how the instructors encourage you to do what you can! <BR> <em>30</em> <BR> So far my tivo is set to record: "Shimmy", "All Star Workout" & "Health Cops: New Orleans"! <BR> <BR> I also like: both of Gilad's workouts, "FitTV's Diet Doctor", "Reu... Sat, 20 Oct 2007 12:59:53 EST Click Here & Tell Us Who You Are! Welcome & thanks for clicking on this team! <BR> <BR> Well, I know you're use to clicking the remote control to find your fav Fit TV Show. <BR> <BR> Now it's your chance to be the start of your own Show. Tell us a little bit about you! <BR> <BR> ~MsProverbs31 Sat, 20 Oct 2007 12:38:36 EST