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Old 06-01-2011, 06:23 AM   #1
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Default The South Beach Diet Welcome to Summer Exercise Challenge

Hey Beachers - Summer is here with its cookouts, ice cream stands and long days at the beach.
Are you ready to stay in shape and on track in the warm, sunny weather?



Join us for the June Summer Exercise challenge.


Whether you are a new exerciser working toward 10 minutes a day or an exercise pro just needing someplace to stay focused with the summer distractions, this is a great place to challenge yourself and stay accountable. So come on in and join the fun.
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Old 06-01-2011, 06:26 AM   #2
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I'm aiming high this month. I'm down to 4 day work weeks and I have that 10K and birding to boost my numbers.

Goal: 2200 minutes
so far: 1165/2200


1 - 30 minutes walking around and around and around the Bennington Monument
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3 - 75m walk
4 - 80m mowing the swamp lawn
5 - 3.5 hours walking!

6 day off
7 - 15m hooping
8 - 30m walk
9 - birthday laziness
10 - 40m walk
11 - 45m walk
12 - 15m hoop, 10m weights

13 - 60m walk
14 - 10m weights
15 - 40m walk
16
17
18 - 70m lawn mowing
19 - 75m walk

20 - 15m arms & abs
21 - 65m walk
22 - 15m arms & abs, 15m hoop
23 off
24
25 - 15m arms & abs
26 - 60m walk

27 - 45m walk
28 - 60m walk
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30 - 60m mowing, 10 m weights
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Old 06-01-2011, 06:35 AM   #3
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My goals:
27 days cardio: ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
10 days upper body free weights: ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
10 days abs work: ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
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Old 06-01-2011, 09:08 AM   #4
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Goal: 1300 minutes
so far: 1300


1- 35 minutes Interval jogging
2- 35 minutes Weights
3- 35 minutes Interval jogging
4- 0 minutes
5- 90 minutes Walking

6- 0
7- 40 minutes gym
8- 40 minutes gym
9- 40 minutes gym
10- 30 minutes walk
11- 0
12- 0

13- 35 minutes Interval training
14- 30 minutes Weights/sculpting
15- 40 minutes Interval DVD/ 60 minutes Walk
16- 30 minutes Weights/sculpting
17- 30 minutes Interval jogging
18- 30 minutes Walking
19- 0

20- 30 minutes Interval jogging/ 20 minutes Walk/ 30 minutes weeding
21- 30 minutes Weights/sculpting/ 40 minutes Walk
22- 30 minutes Interval jogging/ 60 minutes Walk
23- 50 minutes Walking
24- 35 minutes Weights/sculpting
25- 90 minutes Walking
26- 0

27- 30 minutes Interval jogging/ 80 minutes Walk
28- 30 minutes Weights/sculpting/ 20 minutes Walk
29- 30 minutes Interval jogging/ 50 minutes Walk
30- 30 minutes Weights/sculpting/ 50 minutes Walk

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Old 06-01-2011, 12:39 PM   #5
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1200 again

Total: 855
1 45 min ex bike
2 45 min ex bike
3 45 min ex bike
4 0
5 45 min ex bike
6 45 min ex bike
7 45 min ex bike, 30 min treadmill
8 50 min ex bike
9 45 min ex bike
10 0
11 0
12 0
13 45 min ex bike
14 45 min ex bike
15 45 min ex bike
16 45 min ex bike
17 0
18 0
19 0
20 50 min ex bike
21 40 min walk, 50 min ex bike
22 55 min walk, 45 min ex bike
23 40 min ex bike
24 0
25 0
26 0
27 0
28
29
30
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Old 06-01-2011, 05:10 PM   #6
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My goal this month is going to be 2600 minutes. Got a weekend trip to Savannah planned and I hope to be spending lots of time walking down the beach and swimming in the ocean!!!

Goal: 2600 minutes
Total so far: 2605 minutes


1 - 35 minutes at the gym
2 - 5 minutes marching in place + 140 minutes swimming
3 - 35 minutes at the gym + 5 minutes marching in place + 70 minutes at the gym
4 - 5 minutes marching in place + 70 minutes at the gym

5 - Rest day.
6 - 35 minutes at the gym
7 - 35 minutes at the gym + 60 minutes DanceFit Class + 5 minutes marching in place + 80 minutes at the gym
8 - 5 minutes marching in place + 40 minutes on the balance ball (umm, what's it really called???) + 70 minutes at the gym
9 - 5 minutes marching in place + 90 minutes on the balance ball
10 - 5 minutes marching in place + 60 minute pushing around approximately 100 pounds of groceries
11 - 5 minutes marching in place + 55 minutes Byron Peach Festival 5K

12 - 5 minutes marching in place + 80 minutes at the gym
13 - 35 minutes at the gym + 5 minutes marching in place + 30 minutes cleaning my closet
14 - Rest Day.
15 - 35 minutes at the gym + 5 minutes marching in place
16 - 35 minutes at the gym
17 - 5 minutes marching in place + 175 minutes swimming + 15 minutes leg workout
18 - 5 minutes marching in place

19 - 5 minutes marching in place + 35 minutes at the gym + 60 minutes playing Dance Central
20 - 5 minutes marching in place + 60 minutes Photo Shoot (running around, etc)
21 - 40 minutes at the gym + 60 minutes DanceFit Class + 5 minutes marching in place
22 - 5 minutes marching in place + 100 minutes swimming
23 - 35 minutes at the gym + 90 minutes cleaning out my car
24 - 150 minutes walking + 15 minutes climbing stairs
25 - 110 minutes swimming + 200 minutes walking + 10 minutes climbing stairs

26 - 75 minutes walking + 15 minutes climbing stairs
27 - 5 minutes marching in place + 65 minutes Zumba
28 - 35 minutes at the gym + 60 minutes DanceFit
29 - 35 minutes at the gym + 5 minutes marching in place + 75 minutes at the gym
30 - 5 minutes marching in place
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Old 06-01-2011, 05:36 PM   #7
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My goal for June is to walk 20 minutes a day. When its as hot as it is now (95) that will be up and down the hall in my apartment!
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Old 06-01-2011, 06:12 PM   #8
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The small voice in my head is saying I've got to kick it up a notch to get the results I want, so I'm really excited about this challenge accountability thread. My goal is to do weight training 2x and cardio 4x per week (Tues-Mon). All of this is above and beyond riding 3-5 days per week, except for competitions.
EDIT 6/13/11 - after experiencing classic overtraining syndrome symptoms, I'm changing my goal to: weight training 2x and cardio 3x per week (2 days rest). Gotta listen to my body!

1 - Cardio (2x 10min dance video)
2 - Cardio (1x 10 min dance video)
3 - none
4 - none

5 - Weight Training (A-2)
6 - Cardio (2x 10min dance video)
7 - Cardio (run 1/2 mile)
8 - Weight Training (B-1)
9 - Cardio (2x 10min dance video)
10 - none
11 - Cardio (FITS circuit)

12 - none
13 - Weight Training (A-3)
14 - Cardio (20 minutes dance)
15 - none
16 - none
17 - Cardio (10 min dance)
18 - Cardio - hard ride

19 - Cardio (20 minutes Denise Austin)
20 - Cardio (run around complex)
21 - Cardio (10 mins dance)
22 - none
23 - Horse Trials Competition
24 - Horse Trials Competition
25 - Horse Trials Competition

26 - Horse Trials Competition
27 - none
28 - none
29 - none
30 - none

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Old 06-01-2011, 06:55 PM   #9
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Last day of work is Friday, so I should be able to push it a bit. I'm going for 1200 this month.

1 62 min yoga
2
3 40 min walking
4 40 min bike and yoga
5 40 min walking

6
7 95 min bike and crunch core workout
8
9 135 min bike and yoga
10 130 min biking, walking, yoga

11 60 min walking, yoga
12 70 min walking, yoga

13 50 min walking, biking, yoga
14 20 min walking
15 140 min walking, yoga, walking
16 25 min walking
17 75 min walking, yoga, biking
18 43 min walking, yoga
19

20 30 min walking
21
22 90 min walking
23
24
25 30 min walking
26

27
28 120 min walking
29 30 min walking
30

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Old 06-01-2011, 09:00 PM   #10
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It's my first time trying this and the heat and I don't get along very well (it's been in the mid-high 80's around here) so I'm aiming low to start off... I'm going to shoot for 1000 minutes.

Total: 615
Left to goal: 385

1 40 mins wii fit (balance games and aerobics)
2 20 min walk
3 off
4 off
5 12 mins wii fit
6 20 min walk + 40 mins dance game
7 25 min walk
8 10 min wii fit hoola hoop, 20 min walk
9 20 min walk
10 10 min walk
11 45 minutes dancing
12 off
13 30 min wii fit aerobics, 23 min dance game
14 40 min dance game, 10 min wii hula hoop, 10 min run in place
15 20 min wii bowling
16 off
17 30 min zumba
28 off
29 off
20 25 min zumba, 20 min walk
21 20 min walk, 20 min run in place
22 off
23 25 min zumba, 30 min run in place, 20 min wii fit hula hoop
24 off
25 off
26 off
27 20 min walk
28 off
29 off
30 10 min wii hula hoop

Yikes not even close! TOM right at the end killed me...

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Old 06-02-2011, 09:48 AM   #11
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I have noticed that my walking has been slacking in the last few weeks and it's really important that I keep up with it as my due date gets closer. I'm shooting for 30 mins. of walking every other day for June.

Goal: 500 mins.
so far:


1
2 - On the road!!
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4
5

6
7
8
9
10 - On the road!!
11 - Baby shower!!
12 - On the road!!

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15
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17
18
19

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26

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Old 06-02-2011, 10:32 AM   #12
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I'm going to try and do a few two a days during the week this month

Goal: 1100 minutes
so far: 1076 min

1- off
2 - 22 min cardio
3 - 62 min weights
4 - 76 min spin/cardio

5 - 78 min spin/cardio
6 - 75 min spin
7 - off
8 - 56 min weights
9 - 87 min spin/cardio
10 - off
11 - off

12 - off
13 - off
14 - off
15 - 55 min weights/cardio
16 - 92 min spin/cardio
17 - off
18 - off

19 - off
20 - 81 mins spin/walking
21 - off
22 - off
23 - 93 min spin/walking
24 - 40 min cardio
25 - 30 min swim

26 - 75 min spin/walking
27 - off
28 - 50 min cardio
29 - off
30 - 38 min cardio; 66 min spin/walking
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Old 06-02-2011, 12:07 PM   #13
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I'm in but realistically won't be starting till June 5 when I return home. So that would be 30-4 = 26 days x 60 min/day = 1560 min for an hour per day in the remaining days.

Goal: 1560 min
Current: 1020
Should be at:

June 5 - 20 min walking
6 - 100 min (60 yoga, 40 walking)
7 - not much; yoga plans fell through
8 - 60 min walking; yoga class too full. Starting down a dangerous path...
9 - 80 min walking
10 - 40 min walking
11 - 40 min walking
12 -
13 - 100 min (60 yoga, 40 walking)
14-22 - too much work... too little movement...
23 - 60 min walking
24 - 80 min walking
25 - 60 min yoga
26 - 120 min walking
27 - 60 min yoga, 60+ min walking
28 - zilch
29 - 60 min walking
30 - 60-min yoga class, 20 min walking

Well, OK, I did around 75% of my goal. Eh, better than 0%.
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Old 06-02-2011, 09:22 PM   #14
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This challenge did help me stay motivated during May! Didn't lose a pound and so have to stick to phase 2 eating. Exercise goal is the same-walk or run 5km every day and do abs and arms 2 times per week.
So 35km per week.
Week 1 total-28km
June 1-nothing
June 2-walk 30min.-3km
June 3 walk 5km-60min.
June 4 ran 5km
June 5 golf 9 holes(5km) bike leisurely ride 60 min.
June 6 walk 5 km
June 7 run 5 km
June 8 ran 5km morning-walked 5km evening
June 9 ran 5km
June 10 52nd Birthday getting a new bike
June 11 ran 5km
June 12 walked 5km
June 13 walked 5km
June 14 walked 5km
June 15 golf 9 holes
June 16 walked 5km
June 17 walked 5km
June 18 walked 5km
June 19 Biked 32km walked 5km
June 20 -decided to try to be gluten free-always have major IBS symptoms so this was suggested by Dr. a long time ago-so will try for one month and see if I feel better.
June 21 Biked 32km FINALLY I seem to have lost 2lbs.
June 22
June 23
June 24
June 25walked 4 km ate a tone of junk
June 26walked 3km stomach pain
June 27 walked 5km-sick tummy
June 28 sick tummy
June 29
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