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Old 12-30-2010, 05:32 PM   #1
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Default South Beach New Year Fitness Challenge, January 2011

So it's a new year and a new you (or maybe a new me!). Regular exercise builds muscle and muscle burns fat. It's also great for your mental health and helps stabilize blood sugar. What are you waiting for? Join us in the monthly South Beach exercise challenge! Whether your goal is 10 minutes a day (a great way to get started), yoga and stretching in the morning or you're training for a marathon checking in and being accountable each day can really help you stay on track.


It's easy - set your goals and then check in and update your numbers each day. You choose your goals and you decide what counts for you.

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Old 12-30-2010, 05:54 PM   #2
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My goal in this new year is 20 more lbs.

For January, my fitness goals are pretty much the same as they have been. 60 minutes of cardio, 6x per week and strength training 3x per week. I'm going to aim to make 4 of those cardio sessions fitness classes because I get much better results when I'm being pushed!

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Old 12-30-2010, 05:55 PM   #3
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count me in.

Starting January 1st
10 minutes a day six times a day, adding 10 minutes every week for a total of 40 minutes a day
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Old 12-30-2010, 06:02 PM   #4
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I should get my own goal in here. I'd love to increase it but realistically if I can hit 1000 minutes/month through the winter that would be great. Between the crazy work hours, the cold weather and health annoyances a higher goal is probably unrealistic (though I'd be happy to hit it!).

January 2011 goal: 1086/1000 minutes, include weights 3/ week & no more than 4 off days

1 - 25m EA Sports workout 4

2 - 50m bike
3 - 25m EA Sports workout 5
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6 - 25m EA Sports step workout
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8 - 28m EA Sports workout 6

9 - 15m shoveling, 25m EA Sports workout 7
10 - 40m bike
11 - 80m treadmill
12 - 45m serious, heavy shoveling
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14 driving day
15 - 30m dog walk

16- 30m dog walk
17 - 70m stationary bike
18 - 65m treadmill
19 - 35m shoveling snow/ice
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21 - 45m treadmill, 30m bike
22 - 30m treadmill, 35m bike

23 - 80m stationary bike
24 - 49m treadmill
25- 50m stationary bike
26 - 32m EA workouts step
27 - 40m bike
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29 - 36m Wii Fit step & hoop

30 - 35m hooping,
31 - 45m hooping,

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Old 12-30-2010, 06:59 PM   #5
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I'll jump on this. I got a fancy pedometer for Christmas, so my goal will be to walk 10,000 steps three times a week. Of course, I am going to try to reach 10,000 steps each day.

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Old 12-30-2010, 07:14 PM   #6
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I want to start doing beginners yoga. My doctor recommended it for my stress and all the pains I have in my back. She says it just does overall wonders for the entire body and mind. Nothing too advanced, just beginners. I know it's cliche but along with losing weight, improving eating habits and getting in shape, I want to take up yoga.

I'm in on the New Year's Challenge.

January goals: 1000 minuets of exercise, 10 minuets of yoga each morning once I get my DVD.

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2: Racquetball 40 mins, swimming 10 mins
3: 30 mins cardio (power shopping) xD
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..~*Ultimate goal weight of 110

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Old 12-30-2010, 08:09 PM   #7
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I am going to shoot for 25 miles walk/run (C25K) and 240 minutes of weight lifting (30 min X 2 a week). Hoping this is enough to see some results.
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Old 12-30-2010, 08:23 PM   #8
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Gonna Shoot for 1000 minutes again this month. That's just 37 minutes a day if I take 4 days off. Might try to add some yoga.

1 20 minutes Just Dance 2
2 25 minutes Ea sports
3 23 minutes EA sports
4 50 minutes (25 ea sports, 25 yoga)
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6 50 minutes (25 ea sports, 25 yoga)
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8 45 min (20 ea sports, 25 yoga)

9 58 min (5 ea sports, 53 yoga
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11 54 min (30 ea sports, 24 just dance 2)
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13 45 min (35 ea sports, 10 hooping)
14 50 min (25 ea, 25 yoga)
15 56 (20 min slimdown core, 36 min Just Dance 2)

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18 30 minutes ea sports
19 30 minutes WATP
20 30 min (10 min snow removal, 20 min hooping)
21 43 min (33 ea sports, 10 min hooping)
22 53 min (yoga and wii fit)

23 65 minutes (ea sports, yoga, hooping)
24 75 minutes (hooping, ea sports, arms, yoga)
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30 60 min (ea sports and yoga)
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Old 12-30-2010, 10:17 PM   #9
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I'm bumping my goal up to 2400 minutes for January!!! I've got a 5K on January 15th (I registered early this morning...no backing out NOW, LOL) that will help!!!

Goal: 2400 minutes
Total: 2505 minutes


GOAL MET!!!

1 - Rest Day.

2 - 25 minutes at the gym
3 - 55 minutes walking in my neighborhood + 5 minutes marching in place + 45 minutes at the gym
4 - 70 minutes at the gym
5 - 30 minutes at the gym + 5 minutes marching in place
6 - 120 minutes geocaching + 5 minutes marching in place + 60 minutes at the gym
7 - 30 minutes at the gym + 5 minutes marching in place + 70 minutes at the gym
8 - 30 minutes at the gym + 5 minutes marching in place + 60 minutes at the gym

9 - Rest Day.
10 - 5 minutes marching in place + 40 minutes playing X-box Kinect Adventures + 5 minutes shake-weighting
11 - 30 minutes playing X-box Kinect Adventures + 80 minutes at the gym
12 - 5 minutes marching in place + 15 minutes shake-weight + 70 minutes at the gym
13 - 5 minutes marching in place + 15 minute shake-weight + 70 minutes at the gym
14 - 5 minutes marching in place
15 - 56 minutes 5K

16 - 45 minutes at the gym + 60 minutes walking in Underground/Little Points/Midtown Atlanta
17 - 34 minutes at the gym + 5 minutes marching in place + 70 minutes at the gym
18 - 5 minutes marching in place + 70 minutes at the gym
19 - 5 minutes marching in place + 20 minutes pushing around a cart full of fifty pounds of groceries + 55 minutes walking the trail behind my house + 70 minutes at the gym
20 - 5 minutes marching in place + 60 minutes at the gym + 60 minutes playing Dance Central
21 - 30 minutes at the gym + 5 minutes marching in place + 70 minutes at the gym
22 - 5 minutes marching in place + 5 minutes shake-weight + 70 minutes at the gym

23 - 5 minutes marching in place + 50 minutes Street Heat video + 20 minutes stair-stepping, lunges, and twists
24 - 65 minutes at the gym + 60 minutes playing Dance Central
25 - 5 minutes marching in place + 55 minutes DanceFit class + 90 minutes playing Dance Central
26 - 30 minutes at the gym + 5 minutes marching in place + 70 minutes at the gym
27 - 5 minutes marching in place + 70 minutes at the gym
28 - 55 minutes walking in my neighborhood + 5 minutes marching in place + 20 minutes dancing
29 - 5 minutes marching in place

30 - 5 minutes marching in place + 80 minutes walking in my neighborhood GOAL MET!!!
31 - 30 minutes at the gym + 5 minutes marching in place
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Old 12-30-2010, 11:14 PM   #10
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January Goal: 1000 minutes
Total So Far: 1392

1/1 - 74 mins (wii fit and walking)
1/2 - 30 mins (wii fit)
1/3 - 65 mins (wii fit and hooping)
1/4 - 55 mins (hooping)
1/5 - 20 mins (hooping)
1/6 - 30 mins (indoor walking at school)
1/7 - 0 mins
1/8 - 35 (hooping and wii fit)
1/9 - 62 (wii fit plus)
1/10 -60 (wii walk it out)
1/11 -20 (wii fit)
1/12 -126 (wii walk it out, hooping, wii fit - I love snow days!)
1/13 -85 (snowshoeing and wii fit/wii walk it out)
1/14 -90 (wii fit/wii walk it out)
1/15 -40 (hooping)
1/16 -35 (hooping)
1/17 - 0
1/18 -65 (wii fit/wii walk it out)
1/19 - 0
1/20 - 45 (push ups & wii fit plus)
1/21 - 75 (wii fit/wii walk it out & hooping)
1/22 - 75 (wii fit/wii walk it out & pushups)
1/24 - 65 (wii fit/wii walk it out & pushups)
1/25 - 60 (wii fit/wii walk it out)
1/26 - 20 (hooping)
1/27 - 0
1/28 - 40 (elliptical & walking)
1/29 - 65 (elliptical, treadmill, swimming)
1/30 - 20 (elliptical)
1/31 - 35 (hooping)

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Old 12-31-2010, 01:37 AM   #11
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I'm in for a goal of 1,000 minutes split between walking and weight training.
Goal = 1,000 Goal met for the 3rd month in a roll!
So far = 1,231

1 = 38 minutes walking
2 = 45 What was I thinking setting my goal this high???
3 = 45 I'll tell you one thing, if it wasn't for this challenge, I wouldn't be doing this. Would have talked myself out of it. So 3FC does help!
4 = 40 My attitude is much better today after a 3 lb loss this morning. Keep walking, it pays off in the long run!
5 = 40
6 = 45
7 = 45 I am so enjoying these days of sunshine!
8 = 43 Socked in with fog this morning
9 = 0
10 = 38
11 = 0
12 = 50
13 = 40 walking around Kaiser
14 = 60 paid the price through with a blister on my toe
15 = 45
16 = 37
17 = 50
18 = 140 oh my aching feet! (early morning walk plus non stop walking at Wal Mart, Costco, Safeway, Ross, Penneys)
19 = 0
20 = 45
21 = 45
22 = 50
23 = 35
24 = 50
25 = 45
26 = 15
27 = 60
28 = 45
29 = 0 planned no exercise today as I wanted to spend the day doing serious house cleaning.
30 = 0
31 = 40

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Old 01-01-2011, 10:11 AM   #12
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I am going to up my January minutes as I am always more motivated in January.

Goal: 1450 minutes
Total: 1427 minutes

1 - 44 minutes P90X Cardio/ 24 minutes Hip Hop Abs

2 - 10 minutes Spark Cardio/ 30 minutes Hip Hop Abs
3 - 43 minutes Hip Hop Abs Total Body/ 55 minutes P90X Core
4 - 30 minutes Hip Hop Abs Cardio
5 - 40 minutes p90x Cardio / 30 minutes Walk
6 - 30 minutes Hip Hop Abs Cardio/ 15 minutes Walk
7 - 35 minutes Hip Hop Abs Total Body/ 30 minutes Walk
8 - 30 minutes Elliptical/ 20 minutes Treadmill/5 minutes Bike

9 - 0
10 -10 minutes Stretching/ 30 minutes Walk/ 30 minutes Hip Hop Abs Cardio
11 -43 minutes Hip Hop Abs Total Body Burn
12 -30 minutes Hip Hop Abs Cardio/ 30 minutes Walk
13 -43 minutes Hip Hop Abs Total Body Burn/ 30 minutes Walk
14 -30 minutes Hip Hop Abs Cardio
15 - 0

16 - 0
17 - 35 minutes Hip Hop Abs Total Body Burn/ 10 minutes Walk
18 - 30 minutes Hip Hop Abs Cardio
19 - 35 minutes Hip Hop Abs Total Body Burn/ 25 minutes Walk
20 - 35 minutes Hip Hops Abs Cardio/Stretching
21 - 35 minutes Hip Hop Abs Total Body Burn/ 15 minutes Walk
22 - 0

23 - 55 minutes P90X Core
24 - 0 (sick)
25 - 30 minutes Hip Hop Abs Cardio/ 30 minutes Walk
26 - 35 minutes Hip Hop Abs Total Body Burn/ 30 minutes Walk
27 - 35 minutes Hip Hop Abs Cardio/Stretching/ 30 minutes Walk
28 - 35 minutes Hip Hop Abs Total Body Burn/ 30 minutes Walk
29 - 60 minutes scrubbing Walls

30 - 60 minutes painting Walls
31 - 30 minutes Circuit training

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Old 01-01-2011, 10:23 AM   #13
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Sounds great! My goal is to average 5x/week. I'll be traveling during the last week of January, but I'll book hotels with gyms when possible! The BF and I joined our local gym, so this will motivate us to get into the habit of using it!

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4 - 60 minutes cardio
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Old 01-01-2011, 11:01 AM   #14
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I don't set minute goals because they make me feel inadequate since I'm lots older than you chickies and not in very good shape. I have committed to going to the gym Monday, Wednesday and Friday and will do treadmill, core, strength and stretching for just over an hour.
M3 - Did it and BP 114/75 at finish
W5 - Yes!
F7 - Felt cruddy but still did it
M10- Sore knees but modified routine and did it
W12- did it
F14- WILL do it!
M17- did it
W19- did it
F21- did it
M24- dead car - treadmill at home
W26- yes - plus lots f shoveling
F28- no - slept too late and then got too busy
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Count me in! My goal is to work out for at least 10min/day, if not 30min/day.

1 - 17 min (Gazelle) / 5 min (stretching) = 22min <SAT>
2 - 12 min (Gazelle) / 5 min (stretching) = 17min <SUN>

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