Sunday, January 2, 2011

Weekly Challenge #9

In case you are new:

Each week we are given two challenges. These challenges will start on Sunday (usually) and go through the following Saturday. (click here to learn more about our weekly challenges)

At the end of the week, we will each write a post explaining our experiences with the challenges.

BE HONEST. If you failed the challenge, tell us why. If you rocked it, tell us how. Most importantly, tell us how you feel about it.

This week's challenges

Physical Challenge: Love It!

This week is all about getting back into the swing of things, the holidays are over and so is the time for slacking off (if you didn't slack off good for you! But you still need to do this week's challenge...) This week find a way to burn some fat and get that heart pumping with something you enjoy, we all know how difficult it can be to get going full force after a break... So for your workouts do the things you like, maybe it is the less difficult DVD or instead of running, you do yoga. Wherever you decide make sure you do it at least twice this week, do yourself a favor and instead of burning yourself out with doing things you hate to make up for the down time, ease yourself back into the swing of things. You will be more likely to stick with your workout plan and have an easier time getting back to full force!

Emotional Challenge: Resolution!

With it being so close to New Years, it seems fitting to make a resolution to yourself. Chose something you would like to change but instead of it being a physical change, have it be something inside. You are a wonderful person and you need to believe it! So have a goal (or resolution) to work on throughout the rest of the challenge (and keep it up/working on it throughout the year) maybe it will be that every time you look in a mirror you won't think something insulting about yourself, maybe you will go out without makeup on or less makeup, maybe you will wear shorts or some other piece of clothing you normally avoid. Wherever it is, pick something that you know needs to change and work on it, confidence it key to happiness and we all deserve to be happy.



Annie, age 29

About Annie

With everything I am responsible for at home, my ridiculous work schedule and my health problems, it makes it hard to keep working out on the front burner. But when I heard about this blog, I thought 'why not!'. I'm excited to get started and hopefully I won't die of exhaustion when this is all over!

Heléna, age 26

About Helena

I can't fit into my clothes! After getting married and being forced to eat my own cooking, I started gaining weight. The desk job didn't really help. I gained 30 lbs in the past year, and I can really feel it when I try to get dressed in the morning. I am really good at starting diet and exercise programs; but really bad at finishing them. And that's all about to change...

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