WELCOME TO WEEK 3!!!
First off Great Job in Weeks 1 and 2, those of you that are still working it!! Some GREAT TEAM #’s ARE GOING UP!!______________________________________________
I do need to say….I went Very Easy on Eliminations this week – there were some special circumstances and, I believe, some misunderstandings from new people – so the only people that were eliminated were the obvious drop outs or those with virtually no participation!
There were a few people that came close but didn’t quite complete the challenge and some weigh in’s that came in late without advanced notice…
That is ordinarily Automatic Elimination….I just want to make sure you are all AWARE!
I did not eliminate those that came close but didn’t quite hit the #’s THIS WEEK ONLY!
WATCH the CHART!!! Keep an eye on your #’s!! Make sure you are reaching the requirements and then some!! You’d hate to get eliminated cuz you were short 10 reps!!! But that WILL happen from now on!____________________________________________________________
Sooo that said, no safe team necessary this week – but I am going to list the top 3 teams - weights and % of loss totals! There were a few GREAT ones! - And some may have been lower because they rocked it last week – or vice versa! Keep in mind the lbs lost will VARY Heavily depending on how many people a team has – but the % of loss is what counts!! (btw, this is a fair amount of extra work – that’s why I don’t do it every week…sorry! But I will try and do it a little more often – I know it give the “teams” something extra to shoot for!!!!!) These totals are after I’ve removed those that dropped out or didn’t participate this week.
WellFor Week 2!
Dolphins in at #1 – with .82% of loss and a total of 18.9 lbs lost
#2 – Wolverines – with a .69% of loss and a total of 21.11 lbs lost
#3 – Geckos – with a .62% of loss and a total of 14.42 lbs lost
As you KNOW (but I like to mention Every Week) - IF YOU ARE ELIMINATED - YOU ARE VERY MUCH ENCOURAGED to stick with your team and these challenges! Your name will be moved to the bottom but your accomplishments will still be tracked!! You can still achieve goals here if you wish to continue on!!! PLEASE DO!!!! Any who choose to do that will compete get back in the competition around Week 7ish
ELIMINATED PEOPLE THIS WEEK ARE:
(Mustangs and Geckos had a bit of a tough week for drops – but that means NOTHING!!! Remember…there’s only 1 winner! So Keep at it…it could be Any One Of You!!________________________________________________
*****The new rule - THE Challenge WILL Run Sunday-Thursday - But anyone who wishes CAN USE FRIDAY MORNING FOR THEIR WORKOUT TO REPLACE OR ADD TO ANY OTHER DAY! BUT your Workout MUST be completed AND posted to your team leaders BY WEIGH IN DEADLINE OF 10:00 am PST!!!! IF it’s not it Will NOT count!!!
*****I Believe I mentioned – that there will be a separate workout for people on vacation that don’t think they will be able to follow the “structure” of the challenge while they are gone, (since its summer and MANY of you have vacations planned) that I will allow people to use – ONE TIME ONLY per person - and you must let me and your team leader know/ask BEFORE the week starts!!
It is NOT an “easy workout” it’s just much more generic of things that can be done anywhere with or without equipment.
If you are someone that needs to use this please let me know – the specific workout will be messaged to you directly if that’s the case for you.
Your #’s or lack of #’s specific to a week - won’t hurt your team in any way as long as you complete it (and I will adjust team #’s accordingly) -
BUT if your team is Not safe and you are in the bottom for “weighloss %” and that weeks eliminations come down to weightloss % than you will be eliminated for that. ___________________________________________________________________
#1 - WORKOUT – Doing the Miles this week!!!
Allowing conversions – Here’s a website that clearly and easily converts many exercises and rules of converting – follow these ideas!!! – it gives you a pretty good idea of the kinds of exercises and how they convert – OF COURSE – This won’t be as easy as its been in the past…hahahaha!
THE ONLY EXERCISE that won’t be converted is Walking/running – EVERYTHING ELSE – use the chart (including biking!)…
use FAIR JUDGEMENT about your activity – I WILL ALLOW CLEANING AND OTHER JOB RELATED ACTIVITES - THIS WEEK for up to APPROXIMATELY A QUARTER (1/4) of your total miles (NOT to be used SOLELY for your miles) –
if people are having problems getting the chart, let me know and I’ll copy it to here. Please Read the entire chart – its just 1 easy page but the bottom info about tracking only the period of time you are actually moving PERTAINS to this part of the challenge – That is How I want you to track yours!
EACH PERSON MUST REACH 18 Miles during the week
TEAM #’s For the Week Are:
Wolverines & Sharks - MUST REACH – 330 Miles
Dolphins & Tigers – MUST REACH – 308 Miles
Cheetahs - MUST REACH – 286 Miles
Geckos – MUST REACH – 264 Miles
Mustangs – MUST REACH – 195 Miles
Just as in your Calorie burn rules this is to be counted in "workout" form! Not your everyday movement!!! No Counting “walking to the fridge!” Please do NOT count everything you do throughout the day! ___________________________________________________________________
300 Reps of any kind you wish AND
100 Reps – Either working something you don’t usually or if you are pretty good about doing a little of everything – than find a “newish” type rep – just something different and a bit HARDER than what you usually do! Does NOT have to be something you’ve Never done – but we all get into a “rut” – so try and push yourself a little harder And Try something a little different! And post what you tried or did please!
Team #’s Are for the “any reps”: (The “100” Newish is NOT COUNTED IN THESE TOTALS)
Wolverines & Sharks – 9000 Reps
Dolphins & Tigers – 8400 Reps
Cheetahs – 7800 Reps
Geckos – 7200 Reps
Mustangs – 4900 Reps
#3 For your HR & FR this week.... Keeping this simple – Just your Core #’s this week – 4/5 days
#4 EXTRA MOVEMENT POINTS (I will post a comment at the bottom with what this is for those that are new to the challenge – those that have done it before – same rules apply – you don’t need to read it! – If you have questions beyond the explanation below (which usually people do) – please ask your team leaders – they are all aware of how this works!) –
I’ll start low with it till everyones gets the hang of it –
Each person Must have 10 EM points for the week!
These, like your HR/FR, do not take a lot of time – but do take the dedication to search out ways to “move a little more!” during the day.FIND Something that you can do EXTRA! No Team #’s this week for this
#5 – FOOD CHALLENGE#1 - Back by Popular Demand…SODIUM! ;-P AND CARBS – This will remain the Same as last week!
SODIUM (required) – need to stay under 4/5 days. Please post your actual sodium intake mg
#2 - PM CARBS (Not required) – EAT the majority of your carbs in the morning and at lunch – try and cut out or cut WAY back on your carbs after lunch! Of course, try for all 5 days
I don’t like to do food challenges like this for just 1 week (sorry) cuz I don’t think you get into the swing of it or get the effects from it after just 1 week…..A lot of people were really trying to do the carb thing and the sodium and not having a lot of success….wellll now, you can give it a go again maybe with more success…you have 1 more week to see how it might help you.
#3 - ADDING (optional) - drink 1/ 8 oz glass of water within 30 minutes prior to EVERY meal you eat…helps to fill you up and gives you time to make sure what you are getting ready to eat is a good choice…try for all 5 days. __________________________________________________________________
REMEMBER - NOTHING YOU DO CAN BE COUNTED IN 2 CATEGORIES OF THE CHALLENGE! NO DOUBLE COUNTING THINGS!!
Good Luck in Week 3! 2 votes