September Exercise Challenge

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  • Week 1:
    9/1: Couch to 5K W1,D1 complete
    9/2: Couch to 5K W1,D2 complete
    9/3: Couch to 5K W1,D3 complete (well, in all honesty, it was a rest day )
    9/4: Couch to 5K W1,D4 complete
    9/5: Couch to 5K W1,D5 complete
    9/6: Couch to 5K W1,D6 complete
    9/7: Couch to 5K W1,D7 complete

    Week 2:
    9/8: Couch to 5K W2, D1 complete
    9/9: Couch to 5K W2, D2 complete
    9/10: Couch to 5K W2, D3 complete
    9/11: Couch to 5K W2, D4 complete
    9/12: Couch to 5K W2, D5 complete
    9/13: Couch to 5K W2, D6 complete
    9/14: Couch to 5K W2, D7 complete

    Week 3:-Repeating Week 2
    9/15: Couch to 5K W2, D1 complete
    9/16: Couch to 5K W2, D2 complete
    9/17: Couch to 5K W2, D3 complete
    9/18: Couch to 5K W2, D4 complete
    9/19: Couch to 5K W2, D5 complete
    9/20: Couch to 5K W2, D6 complete
    9/21: Couch to 5K W2, D7 complete

    Week 4:
    9/22: Couch to 5K, W3, D1 complete
    9/23: Couch to 5K, W3, D2 complete
    9/24: Couch to 5K, W3, D3 complete
    9/25: Couch to 5K, W3, D4 complete
  • Goal: 540 km on my stationary bike

    8/31 = 20, 4 km
    9/01 = no exercise
    9/02 = 26, 4 km
    9/03 = 21, 1km
    9/04 = 22 km
    9/05 = 12 km
    9/06 = 32 km
    9/07 = 22, 4 km
    9/08 = 25, 7 km
    9/09 = 25, 2 km
    9/10 = 40, 4 km
    9/11 = no exercise
    9/12 = 20, 5 km
    9/13 = 25, 3 km
    9/14 = 21, 5 km
    9/15 = 23 km
    9/16 = no exercise (migraine....)
    9/17 = 23 km
    9/18 = no exercise... i was so not up for it...
    9/19 = 31, 4 km
    9/20 = 25, 2km
    9/21 = 25 km
    9/22 = 20 km
    9/23 = 40, 4 km
    9/24 = 25, 5 km
    9/25 = 29 km GOAL!

    Total = 545, 4 km
  • Goal: 48 miles

    9/1: 3 miles
    9/3: 4 miles
    9/5: 3 miles
    9/7: 4 miles
    9/9: 3.5 miles
    9/10: 2.5 miles
    9/11: 3 miles
    9/13: 4 miles
    9/14: 3 miles
    9/15: 3 miles
    9/17: 5 miles
    9/19: 3 miles
    9/20: 2 miles
    9/22: 2 miles
    9/23: 3 miles
    9/25: 2 miles
    9/26: 2 miles

    Total: 52 miles
  • Quote: September goal: 8000 steps

    11. 11,878 steps
    13. 16,006 steps (double my goal!)
    Wow, Gardenerjoy, I missed the 16K steps before. That's great - I hope it doesn't mean you were running yourself ragged at work or anything like that!

    Quote: Goal: 540 km on my stationary bike
    9/25 = 29 km GOAL!
    Total = 545, 4 km
    Marina,


    Curvy, does your list mean you've done the Couch to 5K EVERYDAY but one? Wow.
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    Second Half of September

    Sept 17 - 30 minutes
    Sept 18 - 30 minutes
    Sept 19 - 0
    Sept 20 - 130 minutes (includes 50 min of strength training)
    Sept 21 - 30 minutes
    Sept 22 - 115 minutes (includes 55 minutes of strength training)
    Sept 23 - 30 minutes
    Sept 24 - 30 minutes
    Sept 25 - 100 minutes (includes 55 minutes of strength training)
    Sept 26 - 30 minutes

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    Sept Goal #1 - 800 minutes - MET
    Sept Goal #2 - 8 strength training sessions (2 x a week)
    Sept Goal #3 (new) - 350 more additional minutes - MET.
    Sept Goal #4 (new) - 350 additional minutes, to bring new grand total to 1500. 106 Minutes left. This will REALLY be a stretch for me.

    Everyone, have a great weekend!
  • Goal: 540 km on my stationary bike

    8/31 = 20, 4 km
    9/01 = no exercise
    9/02 = 26, 4 km
    9/03 = 21, 1km
    9/04 = 22 km
    9/05 = 12 km
    9/06 = 32 km
    9/07 = 22, 4 km
    9/08 = 25, 7 km
    9/09 = 25, 2 km
    9/10 = 40, 4 km
    9/11 = no exercise
    9/12 = 20, 5 km
    9/13 = 25, 3 km
    9/14 = 21, 5 km
    9/15 = 23 km
    9/16 = no exercise (migraine....)
    9/17 = 23 km
    9/18 = no exercise... i was so not up for it...
    9/19 = 31, 4 km
    9/20 = 25, 2km
    9/21 = 25 km
    9/22 = 20 km
    9/23 = 40, 4 km
    9/24 = 25, 5 km
    9/25 = 29 km GOAL!
    9/26 = 38, 6 km

    Total = 584 km
  • Goal: 48 miles

    9/1: 3 miles
    9/3: 4 miles
    9/5: 3 miles
    9/7: 4 miles
    9/9: 3.5 miles
    9/10: 2.5 miles
    9/11: 3 miles
    9/13: 4 miles
    9/14: 3 miles
    9/15: 3 miles
    9/17: 5 miles
    9/19: 3 miles
    9/20: 2 miles
    9/22: 2 miles
    9/23: 3 miles
    9/25: 2 miles
    9/26: 2 miles
    9/28: 4 miles

    Total: 56 miles
  • Goal: 540 km on my stationary bike

    8/31 = 20, 4 km
    9/01 = no exercise
    9/02 = 26, 4 km
    9/03 = 21, 1km
    9/04 = 22 km
    9/05 = 12 km
    9/06 = 32 km
    9/07 = 22, 4 km
    9/08 = 25, 7 km
    9/09 = 25, 2 km
    9/10 = 40, 4 km
    9/11 = no exercise
    9/12 = 20, 5 km
    9/13 = 25, 3 km
    9/14 = 21, 5 km
    9/15 = 23 km
    9/16 = no exercise (migraine....)
    9/17 = 23 km
    9/18 = no exercise... i was so not up for it...
    9/19 = 31, 4 km
    9/20 = 25, 2km
    9/21 = 25 km
    9/22 = 20 km
    9/23 = 40, 4 km
    9/24 = 25, 5 km
    9/25 = 29 km GOAL!
    9/26 = 38, 6 km
    9/27 = no exercise
    9/28 = 21km

    Total = 605 km
  • Second Half of September

    Sept 17 - 30 minutes
    Sept 18 - 30 minutes
    Sept 19 - 0
    Sept 20 - 130 minutes (includes 50 min of strength training)
    Sept 21 - 30 minutes
    Sept 22 - 115 minutes (includes 55 minutes of strength training)
    Sept 23 - 30 minutes
    Sept 24 - 30 minutes
    Sept 25 - 100 minutes (includes 55 minutes of strength training)
    Sept 26 - 30 minutes
    Sept 27 - 0
    Sept 28 - 60 minutes

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    Sept Goal #1 - 800 minutes - MET
    Sept Goal #2 - 8 strength training sessions (2 x a week)
    Sept Goal #3 (new) - 350 more additional minutes - MET.
    Sept Goal #4 (new) - 350 additional minutes, to bring new grand total to 1500. 46 Minutes left. This will REALLY be a stretch for me.

    Home stretch, Everyone!! Keep it up!
  • Yay, underanalysis, Marina_Brasil, and Mountain_Mamma!

    underanalysis: 48 miles on bike
    curvynotlumpy: 1st month of C25K
    jb1975: water aerobics on week days, walk-jog T/Th/Sa
    Marina_Brasil: 540 km on stationary bike
    Dottington: 14 hours
    BestDaysAhead: 2 miles/day, lift weights 2x/week
    gardenerjoy: 8000 steps and/or stretch 15 minutes/day
    Mountain_Mamma: 800 minutes, 8 weight sessions, +350 min, +350 more min
    kelijpa: 1500 minutes
    nonameslob: 600 minutes
    ichoose2believe: walk 15 miles/week
  • nonameslob: I didn't know about the exercise as adventure thread -- sounds fun. I may make a post there when we get home. Yesterday, I walked on a canal tow path to get to the oldest steam engine in the world that still does the work it was built to do.

    Take care of yourself, Jb1975! We'll be here when you get back to exercising!

    Mountain_Mamma: No, I'm not working too hard, LOL! I'm on vacation in England!

    September goal: 8000 steps and/or stretch 15 minutes every day

    1. 8005 steps, 15 min stretch
    2. 8099 steps, 15 min stretch
    3. 10,253 steps, 15 min stretch
    4. 8533 steps, 15 min stretch
    5. 8629 steps, 15 min stretch
    6. 8035 steps
    7. 8188 steps, 10 min stretch

    8. 8824 steps
    9. 8016 steps
    10. 6701 steps (oh well, let's see if I can manage the rest of the month)
    11. 11,878 steps
    12. 8859 steps
    13. 16,006 steps (double my goal!)
    14. 8059 steps

    15. 8237 steps
    16. 9141 steps
    17. 14,085 steps
    18. 9931 steps
    19. 8005 steps
    20. 4507 steps, 15 min stretch
    21. 10,095 steps

    22. 8134 steps
    23. 12,517 steps
    24. 14,927 steps
    25. 10,919 steps
    26. 11,871 steps
    27. 14,021 steps
    28. 18,508 steps
  • If you're planning for next month, the October thread is up and running: http://www.3fatchicks.com/forum/chic...challenge.html
  • September goal 1500 minutes

    1- 65/1500 - 65 min 3.2 mile walk
    2- 85/1500 - 20 min walk at work
    3- 182/1500 - 29 min walk at work, 68 min 4 mile walk at rail trail
    4- 210/1500 - 28 min 1.5 mile walk at work
    5- 271/1500 - 61 min 3.24 mile walk
    6- 339/1500 - 68 min 3.2 mile walk (c25k)
    7- 339/1500 - off
    8- 428/1500 - two walks plus c25k
    9- 502/1500 - walk with little dog
    10- 589/1500
    11- 618/1500
    12-660/1500
    14- 727/1500
    16- 849/1500
    17- 909/1500
    19- 939/1500
    23- 1024/1500
    24- 1093/1500
    26- 1123/1500
    27- 1213/1500
    28- 1299/1500
    30- 1359/1500 - if I documented better I probably made it, next month will do better!

    Congrats to all who made goal or kept on trying !!

    Best to all
  • Goal: 540 km on my stationary bike

    8/31 = 20, 4 km
    9/01 = no exercise
    9/02 = 26, 4 km
    9/03 = 21, 1km
    9/04 = 22 km
    9/05 = 12 km
    9/06 = 32 km
    9/07 = 22, 4 km
    9/08 = 25, 7 km
    9/09 = 25, 2 km
    9/10 = 40, 4 km
    9/11 = no exercise
    9/12 = 20, 5 km
    9/13 = 25, 3 km
    9/14 = 21, 5 km
    9/15 = 23 km
    9/16 = no exercise (migraine....)
    9/17 = 23 km
    9/18 = no exercise... i was so not up for it...
    9/19 = 31, 4 km
    9/20 = 25, 2km
    9/21 = 25 km
    9/22 = 20 km
    9/23 = 40, 4 km
    9/24 = 25, 5 km
    9/25 = 29 km GOAL!
    9/26 = 38, 6 km
    9/27 = no exercise
    9/28 = 21km
    9/29 = 21km

    Total = 626 km
  • Quote: 9]Mountain_Mamma: No, I'm not working too hard, LOL! I'm on vacation in England!
    Gardenerjoy, sounds awesome! Hope you upload photos! And you kept up with posting and
    organizing this challenge while you were away, that's pretty impressive.

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    I met my exercise goals. Thanks, friends, I couldn't have done it
    without you!! Or without my very large bottle of extra-strength Advil!

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    Second Half of September

    Sept 17 - 30 minutes
    Sept 18 - 30 minutes
    Sept 19 - 0
    Sept 20 - 130 minutes (includes 50 min of strength training)
    Sept 21 - 30 minutes
    Sept 22 - 115 minutes (includes 55 minutes of strength training)
    Sept 23 - 30 minutes
    Sept 24 - 30 minutes
    Sept 25 - 100 minutes (includes 55 minutes of strength training)
    Sept 26 - 30 minutes
    Sept 27 - 0
    Sept 28 - 60 minutes
    Sep 29 - 15 minutes
    Sept 30 - 100 minutes (includes 50 minutes of strength training)

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    Sept Goal #1 - 800 minutes - MET
    Sept Goal #2 - 8 strength training sessions (2 x a week)
    Sept Goal #3 (new) - 350 more additional minutes - MET.
    Sept Goal #4 (new) - 350 additional minutes, to bring new grand total to 1500. -0- Minutes left. This was REALLY be a stretch for me.
  • Sorry to be late with wrapping up our September goals (jet lag!). But, here we are...

    Congrats, Mountain_Mamma! Super-impressive that you set more goals in the midst of the month and met them, too!

    underanalysis: 48 miles on bike
    curvynotlumpy: 1st month of C25K
    jb1975: water aerobics on week days, walk-jog T/Th/Sa
    Marina_Brasil: 540 km on stationary bike
    Dottington: 14 hours
    BestDaysAhead: 2 miles/day, lift weights 2x/week
    gardenerjoy: 8000 steps and/or stretch 15 minutes/day
    Mountain_Mamma: 800 minutes, 8 weight sessions, +350 min, +350 more min
    kelijpa: 1500 minutes
    nonameslob: 600 minutes
    ichoose2believe: walk 15 miles/week