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Old 05-28-2009, 01:00 AM   #1
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Hi Chicks!! Here is the June Exercise Challenge thread, started early, so that we can get a head start on getting people signed up! There is also a sister thread--the June Weight Loss Challenge: June Weight Loss Challenge. You can post any weight loss goals you have there and your exercise goals here! So feel free to join in! There is no wrong way to do it! Just state an exercise goal (or goals) that you want to accomplish for June and then work toward it, posting your progress along the way! We're all very supportive of each other here, so we'll cheer you on when you are doing well and help you along if you are struggling! ALL are welcome!! So, c'mon now! Let's start fresh for the beginning of summer!

Okay, so my June exercise goals are to strength train 3 days per week; to exercise for 30 additional minutes on strength training days; and to exercise for 60 minutes on 3 other days per week. This will give me a total of 6 days of exercise and 1 day off per week! Yep, I'm being daring and taking a day off this time! (But I have increased my exercise time on 3 of the days to make up for it, lol!) Woohoo!
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= 10 lbs lost; = 5 lbs lost:
MINI GOALS:
1. 196 lbs = "Overweight" BMI of 29.8 MET GOAL!!
2. 178 lbs = Lowest Weight in 13 years, BMI of 27.1 MET GOAL!!
3. 164 lbs = "Normal Weight" BMI of 24.9
4. 145 lbs = Goal Weight BMI of 22.0
MAINTENANCE GOAL:
Stay between 145 lbs and 155 lbs

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Old 05-28-2009, 06:10 AM   #2
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You know I'm in! So gonna step it up this month. Cardio for 60 minutes three days a week, the treadmill and strength training three days a week. I think I may update this with a total minutes of exercise for a more specific goal. I'll let ya know before we start June Jacqui!
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Old 05-28-2009, 10:35 AM   #3
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Here's my exercise challenge for June:

Dog walking - 900 minutes (30 mins a day for 30 days)

Get back to the gym! I haven't been to the gym in almost 2 months! I'll try the gym twice per week for 60 mins so approximately 600 minutes

I'm also powerwalking with a friend once a week for about 45 minutes so approximately 180 minutes.

That gives me a total of 1680 minutes of exercise for this month along with some cleaner eating!

Good luck ladies!

P.S. I forgot to add that I have to start using my Wii Fit. I bought it 2 weeks ago and it's still sitting in the box! I might as well break that out for the June Challenge!
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Old 05-28-2009, 11:45 AM   #4
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Hi girls Not sure about my minutes yet, thinking about it! I'll be back before the first to let you know for sure. Looking forward to another month with you all. : )
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Old 05-28-2009, 12:05 PM   #5
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yep going to exercise- aiming for 30mins jogging 5 times a week and fllor exercises 5 times a week
wish me luck!!!!!!
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Old 05-28-2009, 02:17 PM   #6
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Yesterday, I decided my June exercise goal would be to walk 20 miles. I'm really hoping to hit 30, but I figured I'd start with 5 miles a week since I'm still kind of struggling with the last 1/10 of the mile.

I'm hoping to hit the gym 5 days a week which will give me at least mile walking on the treadmill and 30 to 45 minutes of strength training every day.
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Old 05-28-2009, 02:26 PM   #7
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Hello! I am very excited for June. I am just recovering from a broken ankle. I am in physical therapy now and just getting back into exercising. I am not sure about goals yet, because I'm not sure what my ankle will be able to handle in June. I am going to try to do what I can safely for the first week of June, then Ill update my goals, once I have doctors clearance for other activities.
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Old 05-28-2009, 03:24 PM   #8
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I would love to join in on the challenge. I want to excersize at least (no less than but more than is fine) 45 hours out of the month.

Most of this will be in classes but other hours would include the treadmill and the elliptical and strength training.
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Old 05-28-2009, 03:38 PM   #9
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HI girls, popped in to say to you all........Jacqui said it best about our team here......it really rocks! I can tell this is going to be another great month!
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I think I'm following FSA around the forums today.

Welcome to all of you new gals! Welcome to the June thread!
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Default June Exercise Challenge List of Participants (so far!)

Exercise goals are in this list. Weight loss goals are in the sister thread--June Weight Loss Challenge. If anyone sees something that they'd like to have changed or edited in their info, please just let me know! I'll continue to add new people as they join in. Good luck to all! You can do it!

Jacqui_D: Strength train 3 days per week; exercise for 30 additional minutes on strength training days; exercise for 60 minutes on 3 other days per week
Delphi: Do cardio for 60 min 3 days per week; walk on the treadmill 3 days per week; strength train 3 days per week; exercise for 1400 minutes; strength train for at least 600 minutes
Wifey: Walk the dog for 30 min each day for a total of 900 minutes; work out at the gym for 60 min twice per week for a total of 480 minutes; powerwalk for 45 min once per week for a total of 180 minutes; start using Wii Fit
FullSteamAhead: (Goals to be announced)
Ja23: Jog for 30 min 5 times per week; do floor exercises 5 times per week
Glutio: Walk 5 miles per week for a total of 20 miles; strength train at the gym for 30-45 min 5 days per week
Gatorgirl6: Attend physical therapy and exercise as able (further goals to be announced)
Lumifan4ever: Exercise for at least 45 total hours, including classes, the treadmill, the elliptical, and strength training
NewJacque: Get up to 60 minutes cardio on pilates days; start hiking or some other outside activity; work out at the gym or do outside activity on Sundays
Squeeze: Do 45 min of cardio 5 times per week; do toning for 20 min 5 times per week
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= 10 lbs lost; = 5 lbs lost:
MINI GOALS:
1. 196 lbs = "Overweight" BMI of 29.8 MET GOAL!!
2. 178 lbs = Lowest Weight in 13 years, BMI of 27.1 MET GOAL!!
3. 164 lbs = "Normal Weight" BMI of 24.9
4. 145 lbs = Goal Weight BMI of 22.0
MAINTENANCE GOAL:
Stay between 145 lbs and 155 lbs

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Old 05-28-2009, 05:40 PM   #12
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Welcome newcomers Ja23, Glutio, Gatorgirl, and Lumifan!! So glad to have you! Good luck!!
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Current Attempt (Slow Carb Diet, started July 19, 2013) <> Previous Attempt (Calorie-Counting, 2009)

= 10 lbs lost; = 5 lbs lost:
MINI GOALS:
1. 196 lbs = "Overweight" BMI of 29.8 MET GOAL!!
2. 178 lbs = Lowest Weight in 13 years, BMI of 27.1 MET GOAL!!
3. 164 lbs = "Normal Weight" BMI of 24.9
4. 145 lbs = Goal Weight BMI of 22.0
MAINTENANCE GOAL:
Stay between 145 lbs and 155 lbs

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My June goals:
  1. Get up to 60 minutes cardio on pilates days
  2. Start hiking or some sort of other outside activity
  3. Do outside activity on Sundays, usually a day off, if not able to...go to gym!


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Old 05-28-2009, 05:48 PM   #14
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Jacqui ~ I'd like to revise my exercise goal to 1400 minutes exercising and at least 600 minutes (separate from the 1400) for strength training! For a total of 2000 workout minutes.
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Old 05-28-2009, 07:06 PM   #15
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Here goes...my goals for June:

45 mins of cardio 5 times a week
20 mins toning 5 times a week

Wow! I feel fitter already
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