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Old 12-30-2015, 11:39 PM   #1  
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Thumbs up January Exercise Challenge

January is a great month to challenge yourself to develop better exercise habits! What goals can you set and meet to get 2016 off to a terrific start?

State your exercise goal and track it throughout the month with this supportive group of fellow exercisers. We'll compile our workout goals into a list. As each goal is met during the month, it gets turned RED in celebration.

This thread is for fitness and exercise goals. For other weight loss goals, be sure to see our sister thread: January Weight Loss Challenge

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Old 12-30-2015, 11:41 PM   #2  
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With weather making my steps difficult some days, I'm going to give myself just a little more leeway than in December.

My January 2016 goals:
1200 minutes
8 strength-training sessions
23 days with 8000 steps or more
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My goal is to beat December's minutes (1050 min)
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Old 12-31-2015, 03:07 AM   #4  
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Hi all,

It's summer here in NZ and I'm on school holidays until the end of January as I'm a teacher - so I want to make January count as much as I can .....

Gym training at least three times a week...... Accept for the week I'm at the beach .....
A walk at least four times a week ......


Happy New Year everyone ......
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Old 12-31-2015, 08:24 AM   #5  
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Goals -
c25k program start
cardio for at least a mile a day ( preferably in morning)
practice yoga, muscle and balance exercises daily (10 minutes)
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My goals this January are;
Gym 3x a week
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Old 12-31-2015, 10:42 AM   #7  
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1. Run 4x/week.
2. Cross-train 1x/week.
3. Strength training 1x/week. (This is new for me.)
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2 cardio per week
2 strength/tone per week
2 stretch per week

1/2/2016 - 1 cardio/1 Strength & tone - t25 cardio and 21 day fix dirty 30
1/4/2016 - 1 strength/1 stretch - t25 alpha total body circuit / barre 3 core and stretch
1/6/2016 - 1 cardio / 1 stretch
1/7/2016 - 1 strength / 1 stretch p90 scuplt B, barre 3 leg and stretch
1/9/2016 - 1 strength 2/3 of jillian michaels shred it with weights (you tube) . She started doing moves I just wasn't ready for, but I got a good sweat in.
1/11/2016 - 1 cardio / 1 stretch
1/12/2016- 1 strength, not feeling well so no stretch I know I'll regret it later 21 day fix upper and lower fix.
1/16/2016 - 1 strengh/1 cardio michelle dozio cardio strength
1/17/2016 - 1 cardio t25 cardio
1/19/2016 - 1 cardio t 25 total body circuit, wasnt as hard this time, but i also do the modification. NSV I can get up and done to do stuff without have to use a chair, I'm slow, but I can do it.
1/20/2016 - 1 cardio 21 day fix total cardio
1/23/2016 - bob harper youtube workout 40 min 1 cardio, 1 strength, tried to do some stretch with piyo, just to fast for me to modify and do the moves, but I stretched.
1/24/2016 - p90 sweat - leslie sansone pilates
1/25/2016 - the firm: cardio inferno
1/26/2016 - fitnessglo strength class. kinda light, working on finding what works.

10/8 cardio
8/8 strength
8/8 - stretch

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Old 12-31-2015, 03:31 PM   #9  
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Tabbycat here.

My goal is 750 minutes of intentional exercise.

1Jan 45 min run/walk
2Jan 25 min walk/20 min Classical Stretch (am); 50 min walk (pm)
3Jan 20 min Classical Stretch; 10 min elliptical
7Jan 45 min walk
9Jan 80 min walk; 20 min Classical Stretch
10Jan 40 min walk, 20 min Classical Stretch
11Jan 45 min walk
16Jan 20 min exercise bike; 10 min Classical Stretch (am)
23Jan 30 min classical stretch; walking
25Jan 70 min walk (whew!)
........Note to self: gonna have to do about 40 minutes almost every day to make goal now.......
30 Jan 25 min exercise video


Total: 575

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Old 12-31-2015, 11:11 PM   #10  
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My goal is to do 10 min intentional exercise every single day, a little cardio & wt routine.
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January Goal - complete 3 wks of 12 wk exercise program.

Yoga 3x, strength 3x, cardio 6x
Week 1 - complete
12/31- cardio (4 mile walk)
1/1- weights, abs, cardio (c25k, walk at rail trail)
1/2-off
1/3-yoga, abs, cardio (rail trail, c25k, w1d2)
1/4-strength, abs, cardio (30 min walk at work)
1/5-cardio (ex bike 45 min, 9.8 miles), yoga
1/6-cardio (walk 30 minutes at work), strength, abs
1/7-cardio (walk 30 minutes at work), yoga
Yoga 3x, strength 3x, cardio 6x

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1/1 ✔️ 20 min cardio, 10 min free wts & ab work

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Public goal: exercise every day, swim or weights
Sealed in the envelope goal: average 500y per day
Time capsule goal: average 100y per day

Fri 01 Jan: hmm...everything's closed today...
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Old 01-01-2016, 08:39 PM   #14  
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Hi seemyfeet, I was thinking of you when I made my goal, my secret goal is to complete 4 weeks

Hello all
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Old 01-01-2016, 09:32 PM   #15  
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Default 2016 goals

My goal is to start exercising. Will do 30 minutes 6 days per week and work on losing weight.
I want to be healthy...its not just about the weight loss.
So excited to have found a place to give and receive support.
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