****September Exercise Challenge****

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    My goals this month:

    1) Exercise 5/7 days of the week (25 days total)
    2) Get out of the 190's
    3) At least be able to JOG

    SW: 194.6
    CW: 192.2
    EW: 195.6 (grrr)

    Exercise:
    Days: 22
    Minutes: 1280 min


    Week 1
    August 31: none
    September 1: 45 minutes spinning
    September 2: 40 minutes running, 5 minutes abs
    September 3: 45 minutes running
    September 4: 4 hours walking around - will count only 2 (my legs hurt)
    September 5: ~~~~
    September 6: Walking - 45 minutes

    Week 2
    September 7: ~~~~~
    September 8: Walking - 45 minutes
    September 9: Running 60 minutes
    September 10: ~~~~
    September 11: Running 45minutes
    September 12: ~~~~
    September 13: walking 60 minutes

    Week 3
    September 14: walking 30 minutes
    September 15: spinning 45 minutes
    September 16: running, 65 minutes, walking 20 minutes
    September 17: spinning 45 minutes
    September 18: walking 30 minutes
    September 19: walking 120 minutes
    September 20: ~~~~~

    Week 4
    September 21: walking, 20 minutes
    September 22: ~~~~~~
    September 23: spinning - 45 minutes
    September 24: walking/running - 60 minutes
    September 25: ~~~~~~
    September 26: running 30 minutes, walking 3 hours
    September 27: Walking 30 minutes

    Week 5
    September 28: running 30 minutes
    September 29: ~~~~~~~
    September 30: running 35 minutes
  • My goals this month:

    1) Run 3 times a week, Finish 30 Day Shred Consecutively
    2) Get down to 142
    3) Try running outside!

    SW: 149.2
    CW: 147.2
    EW:

    Exercise:
    Days: 7
    Minutes: 270 min


    Week 1
    August 31: 30DS L2 D8
    September 1: 45 minutes running, 30DS L2 D9
    September 2: 30DS L2 D10
    September 3: 50 minutes running, 30DS L2 D11
    September 4: Rest
    September 5: 30DS L2 D12
    September 6: 30DS L2 D13

    Week 2
    September 7: 30DS L2 D14
    September 8: Moving Day!
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  • My Goals:

    * Integrate drinking water more into my school-day
    * Try my friend's zumba and yoga classes (she'll be the instructor)

    1) Beat my 5.4 km/46 min at end of month
    2) Upper body muscular work 3X week, aerobic 4X

    SW: 143
    Goal Weight at end of month: 139

    September 1:
    September 2: 40 min jogging, weights
    September 3: 30 min jogging, weights
    September 4:
    September 5: 30 min jogging, weights, 30 min biking


    September 6: 30 min biking, 20 min jogging
    September 7: 25 min jogging, weights
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    September 9: 30 min jogging
    September 10: Ouchy knees Bought a brace.
    September 11: 20 min jogging, weights
    September 12: 25 min jogging

    September 13: 25 min jogging
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    September 15: 30 min jogging a.m. + 30 min pm. Nice! Weights too.
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    September 20: 30 min jogging
    September 21: 30 min jogging, weights
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  • My goals:

    -Finish C25K program
    -Run my 1st 5K race in under 40 minutes

    W6D1- 9/4/2009 - 36:55 - 2.34 miles
    W6D2- 9/6/2009 - 34:01 - 2.03 miles
    W6D3-

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    W7D3-

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    5K Race-
  • My goals this month:

    1) Lose 5 lbs and reach 145
    2) Jog a lap at the park nonstop <--this depends on the air condition. I haven't been out to the park because of the fires CA has been having lately
    3) Exercise at least 5 days a week

    SW: 149.7
    CW:
    EW:


    Week 1
    August 31: Dance off fat fast dvd
    September 1: 5 mile walk dvd
    September 2: the Firm high def sculpt dvd
    September 3: the Firm cardio party dvd
    September 4: Rest Day
    September 5: 5 mile walk dvd
    September 6: the Firm hard core fusion dvd

    Week 2
    September 7: the Firm cardio party dvd
    September 8: Rest Day
    September 9: 5 laps at the park, 20 min pilates, 30 min hot body boot cap dvd
    September 10: 20 min pilates
    September 11: the Firm cardio overdrive dvd, 20 min pilates
    September 12: the Firm cardio fast blaster dvd, 20 min pilates, winsor pilates max cardio burn dvd
    September 13: Rest Day

    Week 3
    September 14: 5 mile walk dvd
    September 15: the Firm Total Body Time Crunch, 20 min pilates
    September 16: the Firm Hard Core Fusion dvd
    September 17: Perfect pilates body dvd
    September 18: Rest Day
    September 19: the Firm Cardio Party
    September 20: Rest Day

    Week 4
    September 21: 33 min elliptical
    September 22: Kickboxing 50 min, Warmup run/walk ~ 15 min
    September 23: 40 min stationary bike, 50 min Pump and sculpt
    September 24: Rest Day
    September 25: Rest Day
    September 26: the Firm Total Body Time Crunch
    September 27: the Firm Cardio Party

    Week 5
    September 28: 70 mins @ gym = 1 mile run/ powerwalk warmup, 15 min elliptical, 10 min stationary bike + mini circuit training session
    September 29: Rest Day
    September 30: sim to monday's workout at the gym
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  • September goals: Run some longer distances, bike the gap again, get in one more big hike before it's too cold.
    Start weight: 142ish
    Current weight: 140ish
    Goal weight: 138
    Pounds Lost: 2
    Goals accomplished: Hiked Mount Mansfield and Camel's Hump

    September 1: Rest
    September 2: 2.5mi run/walk
    September 3: 50mins elliptical; 10 minutes lifting
    September 4: 15mi bike; 20min swim
    September 5: 4mi run
    September 6: 3mi xc hike
    September 7: Hiked the highest mountain in VT
    September 8: 70 mins spin, gym weight 142
    September 9: 60 mins spin, gym weight 140.5
    September 10: Rest
    September 11: Rest
    September 12: Painted my front stoop and door
    September 13: hr hike/run
    September 14: 60mins spin; gym weight 139.5
    September 15: 3.5mi at 10min/mi; .75mi walking; gym weight 139
    September 16: Rest
    September 17: 30min walk; 50mins elliptical; 9min [email protected]; lifting; gym weight 138.5
    September 18: Cosmic bowling/dancing
    September 19: 2hr hike (elevation gain 800ft)
    September 20: 3hr hike (elevation gain 1500ft)
    September 21: 35mins spin; 15min jog; 15mins lifting; gym weight 140
    September 22: 60mins spin; gym weight 139
    September 23: rest
    September 24: 4mi run
    September 25: 45mins elliptical; gym weight 139.5
    September 26: 6mi hike; 2300ft elevation gain
    September 27: Long day of bowling and shopping
    September 28: 70mins spin; free weights; gym weight 141 (WTF?!?!?)
    September 29: 30min walk around the neighborhood
    September 30: 60mins spin; 15mins lifting; gym weight 140
  • Bad Day Binge this week has kicked my butt into gear on some exercise goals this month >:|!!!!

    My goals this month:

    1) Exercise everyday; Walk AT LEAST 1 mile three days a week
    2) Hopefully figure out some sort of exercise schedule by the end of the month, up until now I've just been doing what I felt like but I feel the need to move forward with an exercise schedule.
    3) Make it to Onederland and reach 195 by Oct. 1st

    SW: 202
    CW: 198
    EW: 198 :| But that's still 4 lbs, so I ALMOST lost 5lbs this month I did reach Onederland! And I walked 50 miles!


    Week 1
    August 31: -
    September 1: 45 minute brisk walk (1 mile???), tumble with my boyfriend (hey, it's exercise :P)
    September 2: 2 hour walk through the zoo
    September 3: -
    September 4: 23 minute walk - 1 mile (start walking at home) ; 2 hour walk - 2 miles (through my neighborhood with the boyfriend)
    September 5: -
    September 6: 20 minutes "Make Me Over" workout; 20 minutes "Less is More Pilates" (both mostly strength training); 45 minute walk with the dog (2 miles) - Woo, NSV! The scale hasn't moved at all this week >:C BUT I did lose 0.5"-1.5" on my measurements! I can actually SEE my waistline again :3
    Miles: 6!!!!
    Weight: 201

    Week 2
    September 7: 1 hour and 15 minute walk - 4 miles (Start Walking at home) My best friend suddenly wants to get back into shape, so she wanted me to workout with her today and we did this. We're planning to do it again tomorrow morning, too.
    September 8: Free weights, 15 reps each working the different arm muscles; 20 minutes "Total Body Pilates" ; 15 minute walk - 1 mile
    September 9: 12 minutes "Slimming Legs Pilates" ; 22 minutes "Less is More Pilates"; 15 minute walk + hand weights "Start Walking at Home" - 1 mile
    September 10: 50 minutes "Jillian Michaels Quick Trouble Zones"; 12 minutes "Slimming Leg Pilates"; 35 minute "Walk at Home" - 2 miles; hoping to take another half hour walk tonight with the dog, but unsure if that will be happening... Not going to kill myself if it doesn't happen, I know I worked hard today woo! - It started raining, so... outside walk didn't happen.
    September 11: 50 minute walk "Walk at Home" - 3 miles; 12 minutes "Standing Abs"; 13 minutes "Abs and Back Pilates"
    September 12: 15 minutes "Core Fusion Abs" ; 50 minute walk "Walk at Home" - 3 miles
    September 13: 22 minutes "Total Body Pilates"; 15 minutes "AM Power Abs"?? It was with Cindy Whitmarsh; 35 minute walk "Walk at Home" - 2 miles
    Miles: 16!!!!!!! OMG 22 miles in the past 2 weeks!!!!
    Weight: 200.5 - This week was TOM so my weight was aaaaallllll over the place and I was bloated all week :< But, NSV, I lost another 1.5 inches on my waist! And I now have a "2 pack" (that line of definition down the center of your abs)!

    Week 3
    September 14: 15 minute "Core Fusion Abs"; 35 minute walk "Start Walking at Home" - 2 miles
    September 15: 1 hour "Jillian Michaels No More Trouble Zones"; 15 minutes "Core Fusion Abs"; 35 minute walk "Start Walking at Home" - 2 miles. Also, ONEDERLAND!
    September 16: 15 minute "Core Fusion Abs"; 90 minute (45 min + 45 min) tumbles with the boyfriend; 35 minute walk "Start Walking at Home" - 2 miles
    September 17: 1.5 hour (30 min + 30 min + 30 min) tumbles with the boyfriend; 1 hour walk on the beach; 2 hour walk on the boardwalk - 2 miles
    September 18: 45 minute walk - 2 miles
    September 19: 25 minutes "Jackie Warner 1-on-1 Core" ; 35 minute walk "Start Walking at Home" - 2 miles
    September 20: 50 minute walk - 2 miles
    Miles: 14 (36 miles total! I'm going to see if I can get to 50 miles this month, it seems like a very reachable goal to add to my goal list!)
    Weight: Going to weigh in tomorrow because I think I'm retaining water today :| 9.21.09 - WT: 199lb

    Week 4
    September 21: 40 minute walk - 2 miles; 35 minute walk/jog interval on treadmill!! - 2 miles
    September 22: -
    September 23: 30 minutes "The Firm - 500 Calorie Workout"
    September 24: -
    September 25: 30 minutes "Nicole Stewart's Pilates Abs and Pilates Leg Slimmer"; 1 hour and 30 minutes hiking - 1 mile; tumble with the boyfriend
    September 26: -
    September 27: 2 hours standing/walking at a festival; 45 minute walk - 1 mile; 30 minute walk - 2 miles
    Miles: 6 (42 miles so far)
    Weight: 198.5

    Week 5
    September 28: 30 minute walk - 2 miles
    September 29: 25 minutes "1-On-1 Core with Jackie Warner"; 35 minutes start walking, which I jogged for 10 minutes straight during the fastest part!!!!! - 2 miles
    September 30: 1 hour and 10 minute walk - 4 miles; 30 minutes "Less is More Pilates"
    Miles: 8
    Weight: 198
  • Hi! I'm new, but I thought I would dive right in.

    My goals this month:

    1) Kick my soda habit
    2) Pack a lunch at least 3 days a week
    3) Go for a bike ride at least 2 times a week

    SW: 200
    CW: 200
    EW: 135


    Week 1
    August 31: 15 minute bike ride, moderate
    September 1: none
    September 2: none
    September 3: none
    September 4: 20 min walk, moderate
    September 5: 15 min walk, moderate
    September 6: none

    Week 2
    September 7: none
    September 8: 15 min bike ride, easy
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  • ****September Exercise Challenge****

    My goals this month:

    1) Exercise 5/7 days of the week (5 hours/week)
    2) Lose 5 lbs

    SW: 135
    CW: 134.5
    GW:130
    EW:

    Exercise Minutes: 25 min

    Week 1
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  • September Goal: Earn 15 Carrots!
    One Carrot equals a 20-30 minute workout
    Total So Far: 15


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    bjeweled's September Goals

    lose 15 pounds
    exercise 5-6x/ week including 4x week resistance training
    spin 2-3x/week
    run everyday
    FS Phase 1 for the rest of September


    Starting Weight: 200
    Current Weight:
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    September 17: 60 minutes cardio and resistance
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  • Might seem late to post here with only about 10 days left in the month, but I want to take the next 10 days to get myself situated and ease into making smarter decisions before a big jump in October!

    My goal the next 10 days - DO NOT go over 1600 cals a day
    exercise 7 times in the next 10 days.