SparkPeople Beast Mode Team Messageboard This team is for people who are interested in hard-core training and releasing that inner beast. Start where you are! The exercise that works best is the one you will consistently do. SparkPeople Beast Mode Team Messageboard What makes you happy? Post a pic or emoticon of something that makes you happy. Fri, 26 Feb 2016 15:20:59 EST Post a fruit. Post a fruit- name ,emoticon or picture. Sat, 26 Dec 2015 14:56:46 EST Post a food item. Post a food item. Sat, 28 Nov 2015 21:08:08 EST Post a flower Flowers are beautiful and can make us happy. Sat, 22 Aug 2015 14:28:11 EST 1st OCR race CONQUERED! First OCR race done! 3.2 miles 16 obstacles & 40 minutes done! <BR> <BR> For those of you that are wanting to do one and are scared to try, it is a blast! It will test you, but that is where we get out of our shell and experience life. I was very much scared too. I was worried about climbing over the wall. If there was going to be any monkey bars how I would do on them. Rope climbing was another obstacle I was worried about. Luckily for me there wasn't any rope climbing or monkey bars :) <BR... Mon, 8 Jun 2015 18:51:40 EST Meal Planning/ Nutrition I have been struggling for the past two months to lose my vacation weight gain (which is just crazy for me). Just last week I started increasing the amount of time I am exercising - trying to push heavier weights and add in some cardio. <BR> <BR> As for nutrition - I am cutting out the extras/junk -- wheat thins after work, cereal before bed. Really trying to get my protein up to 30% of my daily caloric intake. <BR> <BR> So....when you make these nutrition/diet changes -- breaking a h... Tue, 2 Jun 2015 09:08:56 EST How Many Steps Can You Get In A Day? 01 May: 03,039 steps . . . . 01.6 miles . . . . 023 minutes <BR> 02 May: 03,631 steps . . . . 01.8 miles . . . . 029 minutes <BR> 03 May: 07,334 steps . . . . 03.4 miles . . . . 059 minutes <BR> 04 May: 15,518 steps . . . . 07.9 miles . . . . 123 minutes <BR> 05 May: 22,762 steps . . . . 11.5 miles . . . . 168 minutes <BR> 06 May: 19,235 steps . . . . 09.6 miles . . . . 143 minutes <BR> 07 May: 23,650 steps . . . . 12.2 miles . . . . 178 minutes <BR> <BR> Week One Results: 95,169 ste... Sun, 24 May 2015 10:22:09 EST Beast mode challenge Is everyone else as excited as I am??? <BR> <BR> I'm really looking forward to the challenge - thanks GlorytoGlory! <BR> <BR> <em>244</em> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 20:11:30 EST How did you work out your workout Starting workout or current workout, how did you work out what to do for your workout (tongue twister there) <BR> Did you have help eg a personal trainer or come up with it yourself? Wed, 29 Apr 2015 03:32:53 EST What does Beast Mode mean to you? LJCANNON posted this great picture on the team wall about a week ago: <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Here is the link to the site that talks about Beast Mode: <BR> <link><BR>otivation-find-your-beast-mode/ </link> <BR> <BR> Some really great thoughts! Read the article and share what does Beast Mode mean for you? Sun, 26 Apr 2015 22:29:52 EST What challenges that would appeal to you? What challenges that would appeal to you? Sun, 19 Apr 2015 15:48:19 EST some very useful links here <link><BR>ss?utm_source=cn_nl&utm_medium=email&u<BR>tm_term=Living%20Healthy%20Daily%20New<BR>sletter&utm_campaign=livinghealthy&utm<BR>_content=20150417 </link> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:35:05 EST Week-end To Do's More gardening. Planting a few varieties of summer squash, mowing, deck washing, Writing. <BR> Gym Saturday and Sunday. <BR> Grocery shopping for the week (hoping the Farmers Market is open). Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:55:28 EST Play Spark Trivia & Share With The Team Women should lift Light Weights for More Repetitions to avoid "Bulking Up"? <BR> <BR> <em>362</em> FALSE!! <BR> <BR> <BR> While on a Weight Lifting Program, the right hormones (Testosterone) are necessary in order to "Bulk Up." Women's Testosterone Levels are much lower than men's, so in most cases they are not capable of building large muscles. In fact, since Muscle takes up less room than Fat, Women tend to lose inches when they Strength Train. So, in addition to the Physical Ben... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:49:21 EST Message Removed Message Removed Mon, 13 Apr 2015 22:51:45 EST Goals My goals are: <BR> Get and stay under 160 pounds <BR> Eating a healthy diet <BR> Long term goal - weigh 135-140 <BR> Exercise 30 minutes 6 days a week <BR> Record my food intake 7 days a week instead of 5 days a week Mon, 13 Apr 2015 17:47:30 EST Non scale victories My current Non scale victory is yesterday I put on my jeans and they were dumpy looking they were to baggy. My husband said time to buy you new jeans yeah! Mon, 13 Apr 2015 11:52:16 EST What are your current goals? Personally I am still at the weight loss stage. But I am also building muscle with strength training. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 11:50:53 EST 'The Weather Outside Is ________ _______' Cool breeze, temp in the low 70's today, nice day in the MO-Ozarks. Sun, 12 Apr 2015 09:18:12 EST Good Morning, Team! Log In & Team Bonus Points! <em>347</em> 2 & 3 <BR> 2 Team Bonus Points Tue, 7 Apr 2015 04:36:02 EST Nutrition This is a thread to share any tips, recipes,or new products we are enjoying. Mon, 6 Apr 2015 17:33:01 EST