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emoticon JOB! MICMASH!!!
emoticon for the update!

I will get you updated on the score sheet soon as well!
Keep pushing for the month long challenge!
It's never to late to take the lead!

Blessings,
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Edited by: WILDFLOWERR_ at: 8/18/2010 (15:34)
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R~U looking 4 a permanent life style change? For people who are sick & tired of yo-yo dieting! We are saying No 2 die-it, & YES 2 Live~it!

Mantra: I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me
Come join us now: Wildflowerr's Live~It's!
www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=39684
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1. *For every FITNESS/HEALTH related article you read (doesn’t have to be just from Sparkpeople. It can be virtual, or in an actual magazine (hard copy)) you will get 1 point.
oints:
Monday, 9th- 0
Tuesday- 0
Wednesday- 0
Thursday.- 2
Friday- 0
Saturday- 1
Sunday- 1
Monday, 16th- 0

TOTAL: 4

2. Fitness CHALLENGE: Points:
Monday, 9th- 20 (30 day shred)
Tuesday- 20 (30 day shred)
Wednesday- 20 (30 day shred)
Thursday.- 20 (30 day shred)
Friday- 20 (30 day shred)
Saturday- 20 (30 day shred)
Sunday- 20 (30 day shred)
Monday, 16th- 20 (30 day shred)

TOTAL- 160

3. Recipe CHALLENGE:
Points:
Monday, 9th- 0
Tuesday- 0
Wednesday-0
Thursday.- 0
Friday- 0
Saturday-0
Sunday- 0
Monday, 16th- 0

TOTAL- 0

4. Sleep CHALLENGE:
Points:
Monday, 9th- 8.5 (100)
Tuesday- 7.5 (40)
Wednesday- 7 (10)
Thursday.- 8 (70)
Friday- 8 (70)
Saturday- 6.5 (0)
Sunday- 8 (70)
Monday, 16th- 6 (0)

TOTAL- 360

5. Calorie CHALLENGE:

Points:
Monday, 9th- 10
Tuesday- 10
Wednesday- 10
Thursday.- 10
Friday- 10
Saturday- 10
Sunday- 10
Monday, 16th- 10

TOTAL- 80


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BONUS! BONUS! BONUS! BONUS! BONUS! BONUS!
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WEEK 2 BONUS POINTS:
Points: Did you do it? Were you able to stay within 50 calories of your minimum for the day? If so, give yourself the bonus points here.

Points:
Monday, 9th-
Tuesday-
Wednesday-
Thursday.-
Friday-
Saturday-
Sunday-
Monday, 16th-

TOTAL Bonus Points- 0
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Extra Added Bonus Challenge (per Rachel’s request!)

You will be able to earn an additional 25 points a day for each day you get your points posted before 12 midnight eastern time!

(25 points)

Points:
Monday, 9th-
Tuesday-
Wednesday-
Thursday.-
Friday-
Saturday-
Sunday-
Monday, 16th-

TOTAL- 0

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TOTAL Week 2 “Live It” POINTS: 604
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Wildflower,
I posted all the points I could for this weeks challenge I wish it was more but I didn't do as good as I needed BUT!!!! This week... watch out!! emoticon
Thanks, Rachel

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Here are the scores for the 2nd week of our “Dog days of summer” challenge!
WILDFLOWERR_ - 1192 + 961 = 2153
AIMEEM77 – 1147 + 897 = 2044
COVEREDNPRAYING – 1095 + 917 = 2012
TLMASSIE – 1206 + 678 = 1884
MICMASH – 1132 +???
_RACHEL – 948 +???
DMC10241 – 780+ ???
APERDUE21 - ??? + = 702
JANIS7777- 650 + ???
FOXYROXY13 - ??? + = 329
AUREOLA- - 230 + ???
I am in the LEAD! Come Ladies! I want to give away this emoticon !
It’s still a close race, so let’s push for those points!
Earn those BONUS points and it can be anyone’s race!
Blessings to all my awesome Sparkfriends,
Wildflowerr

P.S. - If you did not update your scores yet, please do and I will give you your points earned STILL!!!
It's never too late!


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Sorry about the format. It looked good when I posted it in, it was readable anyway lol.

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emoticon FOXYROXY! emoticon
Blessings,
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Leader of Wildflowerr's Live~It's!
R~U looking 4 a permanent life style change? For people who are sick & tired of yo-yo dieting! We are saying No 2 die-it, & YES 2 Live~it!

Mantra: I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me
Come join us now: Wildflowerr's Live~It's!
www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=39684
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"If U want diff results,U have 2change what UR doing!


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Challenge: Article Fitness Recipe Sleep
Cals
Sunday 10
Monday 30 5 10 10
Tuesday 5 10 10
Wednesday 2 30 5 10 10
Thursday 12 5 55 10
Friday 10 10
Saturday 60 10 10
Totals 14 120 20 115 60

This is a copy of my chart for tracking. My total is 329 points

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1. Article CHALLENGE:
*For every FITNESS/HEALTH related article you read you will get 1 point.
You can start a new thread in the general discussion forum for this.
(1 point per article read)

Points:
Monday, 9th-
Tuesday- 1
Wednesday-
Thursday.- 1
Friday-
Saturday-
Sunday-
Monday, 16th-

TOTAL: 2

2. Fitness CHALLENGE: Circuit Training (1pt per min)
Points:
Monday, 9th-
Tuesday- 45
Wednesday-
Thursday.-
Friday-
Saturday- 35
Sunday-
Monday, 16th- 35

TOTAL- 115

3. Recipe CHALLENGE:
You will get 5 points for every SPARK recipe you try this week.

Points:
Monday, 9th-
Tuesday- 5-Momma Joy's Lasagna
Wednesday-
Thursday.-
Friday-
Saturday-
Sunday-
Monday, 16th-

TOTAL- 5

4. Sleep CHALLENGE:
Here is how it will work. For every night you get 7 hours of sleep, not 6:45, or 6:50, but SEVEN hours, you will earn 10 points! For every minute over seven hours, give yourself an additional point. For every minute over 9 hours of sleep, I want you to start deducting points!

Points:
Monday, 9th- 15
Tuesday- 95
Wednesday- 45
Thursday.- 125
Friday-
Saturday-
Sunday-
Monday, 16th- 100

TOTAL- 380

5. Calorie CHALLENGE:
You will get 10 points per day you stay within your calorie amount.

Points:
Monday, 9th- 10
Tuesday- 10
Wednesday- 10
Thursday.-
Friday- 10
Saturday-
Sunday-
Monday, 16th- 10

TOTAL- 50


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BONUS! BONUS! BONUS! BONUS! BONUS! BONUS!
****************************************

WEEK 2 BONUS POINTS: Well, for everyday you stay at the LOW range and do not go over by more than 50 calories you will earn an additional 100 points!

Points:
Monday, 9th- 100
Tuesday- 100
Wednesday- 100
Thursday.- -100:(
Friday-
Saturday- -100
Sunday-
Monday, 16th-

TOTAL Bonus Points- 100
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Extra Added Bonus Challenge (per Rachel’s request!)
You will be able to earn an additional 25 points a day for each day you get your points posted before 12 midnight eastern time!

Points:
Monday, 9th-
Tuesday- 25
Wednesday- 25
Thursday.-
Friday-
Saturday-
Sunday-
Monday, 16th-

TOTAL- 50

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TOTAL Week 2 “Live It” POINTS: 702
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1. Article CHALLENGE: There is a plethora of information out there at our disposal. Let’s take advantage of it!
*For every FITNESS/HEALTH related article you read (doesn’t have to be just from Sparkpeople. It can be virtual, or in an actual magazine (hard copy)) you will get 1 point.
If you find something worth sharing PLEASE do! You can start a new thread in the general discussion forum for this.
(1 point per article read)

Points:
Monday, 9th-
Tuesday-
Wednesday-
Thursday.-
Friday-
Saturday-
Sunday-
Monday, 16th-

TOTAL: 0


2. Fitness CHALLENGE: Circuit Training
Circuit training is a great way to do resistance training and aerobic training in one workout. You select a certain number of exercises, and go from one exercise to the next with little or no rest, until you've completed all of them. A circuit can be set up any way--it's fun to be creative. You can do a full body circuit, a lower body circuit, core circuit, upper body circuit, etc. By doing the exercises consecutively, your heart rate stays in the aerobic zone, at the same time developing lean muscle tissue. You can also add in exercises like jump rope and step-ups.

Circuits are great for all levels, beginners up to advanced. A circuit of 6-8 exercises is usually a good beginner level, working up to 12-15 exercises done twice for advanced. As you can see, a circuit can last as short as 10-15 minutes and go up to 60 minutes.

Time Involved: 10-60 minutes

Body Benefit: Workout in half the time!

*I want each of us to do some circuit training this week! You can make up your own routines, or use something like The 30 day Shred with Jillian Michaels (20 minutes). But, it has to be something that changes up the exercises back and forth, from strength to cardio, with NO pauses in between to be considered Circuit training for this challenge!
A minimum of 20 min. (or 2- 10 min. circuits for those of us not ready for 20 min.)(YET!)

Here is a site for samples and more info:

www.sport-fitness-advisor.com/circuit-tr
ai
ning.html

If you need help designing a workout please let me know, and I will be happy to help you design one to fit your needs and fitness level!

For each minute of circuit training you perform you will receive a Point.

Points:
Monday, 9th- 43
Tuesday- 33
Wednesday-
Thursday.- 43
Friday- 34
Saturday-29
Sunday- 41
Monday, 16th-

TOTAL- 223

3. Recipe CHALLENGE:
You will get 5 points for every SPARK recipe you try this week. To find these recipes you can go to www.SparkRecipes.com. Be sure to get your Spark Points for trying it as well!
P.S. - If you would like to share the results with your spark~friends PLEZ do! Start a thread under general discussion!

Points:
Monday, 9th-
Tuesday-
Wednesday-
Thursday.-
Friday-
Saturday-
Sunday-
Monday, 16th-

TOTAL-

4. Sleep CHALLENGE:
Since Sparkpeople is featuring Sleep this month, I thought we should do the same!
This challenge is going to be carried over EVERYDAY THIS MONTH, for the rest of the month of August! So be prepared!
Here is how it will work. For every night you get 7 hours of sleep, not 6:45, or 6:50, but SEVEN hours, you will earn 10 points! For every minute over seven hours, give yourself an additional point. For every minute over 9 hours of sleep, I want you to start deducting points! There is No need for us to get more than 9 hours of sleep a day, Sorry!

Example: 8 hrs. and 15 min. of sleep = 10 (for the 1st 7) + 60 (for the next hour)+plus 15= 85 points!

Points:
Monday, 9th-
Tuesday-
Wednesday-
Thursday.- 60
Friday- 10
Saturday- 130
Sunday-
Monday, 16th-

TOTAL- 200


5. Calorie CHALLENGE:
One of the BEST ways to stay on track and lose weight and stay healthy is to keep track of your calories.
(Losing weight is nothing more than more calories burned then calories consumed!)
Be in control of what you are putting in your mouth! Spark has a great way to keep this in check. For this calorie challenge, all you have to do is stay within your daily calorie range for Spark (OR if you do this on your own and know you calorie intake amount). You will get 10 points per day you stay within your calorie amount. (If you need help with the food tracker just let me know!)

Points:
Monday, 9th-
Tuesday-10
Wednesday-
Thursday.- 10
Friday-
Saturday-
Sunday- 10
Monday, 16th-

TOTAL- 30


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BONUS! BONUS! BONUS! BONUS! BONUS! BONUS!
****************************************

WEEK 2 BONUS POINTS: We know that there is a high range, and a low one for our calorie tracker. Well, for everyday you stay at the LOW range and do not go over by more than 50 calories you will earn an additional 100 points!

Example: Say your range is; 1,400- 1,600 calories a day. Well, if you hit 1,600 or less you earn 10 points automatically.
But, for the Bonus if you hit 1,400-1,450 you will earn the 100 point Bonus!
(*Note; if you fall below the minimum please penalize yourself the 100 Points! We don’t starve ourselves on this team! We are the “LIVE IT’S”! We honor our Temples!!!

Points: Did you do it? Were you able to stay within 50 calories of your minimum for the day? If so, give yourself the bonus points here.


Points:
Monday, 9th-
Tuesday-
Wednesday-
Thursday.-
Friday-
Saturday-
Sunday- 100
Monday, 16th-

TOTAL Bonus Points- 100
****************************************

Extra Added Bonus Challenge (per Rachel’s request!)

You will be able to earn an additional 25 points a day for each day you get your points posted before 12 midnight eastern time!
(This is a great one for those like me; who are always trying to exercise after midnight! This will force me to do it earlier! This will in turn help us to earn our sleep points! YEAH...Thanks Rach! Love Ya Girl!)
(25 points)

Points:
Monday, 9th-
Tuesday- 25
Wednesday-
Thursday.- 25
Friday- 25
Saturday-25
Sunday- 25
Monday, 16th-

TOTAL- 125

***************************************
TOTAL Week 2 “Live It” POINTS: 678
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sorry the link is not working. are you trying to copy the template for this weeks challenge? If so, it is in this posting. Scroll down and copy my template with the dates and challenges.
Let me know if you are still having problems!
Blessings to you my blessed spark friend!
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I see you posted one. Try using the shorter one with the days of the week in it.
:)

Edited by: WILDFLOWERR_ at: 8/9/2010 (13:52)
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Mantra: I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me
Come join us now: Wildflowerr's Live~It's!
www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=39684
"NOTHING TASTES AS GOOD AS BEING THINNER AND HEALTHIER FEELS!"
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Week 2- Dog days of Summer Challenge
Here is a Link to the Post to join in the FUN!
When you get there, you can copy and then paste the template into your post for easy tracking!
1. Article CHALLENGE: There is a plethora of information out there at our disposal. Let’s take advantage of it!
*For every FITNESS/HEALTH related article you read (doesn’t have to be just from Sparkpeople. It can be virtual, or in an actual magazine (hard copy)) you will get 1 point.
If you find something worth sharing PLEASE do! You can start a new thread in the general discussion forum for this.
Points:
Monday, 9th- 3
Tuesday-
Wednesday- 3
Thursday.- 3
Friday- 3
Saturday-
Sunday-
Monday, 16th
2. Fitness CHALLENGE: Circuit Training
Circuit training is a great way to do resistance training and aerobic training in one workout. You select a certain number of exercises, and go from one exercise to the next with little or no rest, until you've completed all of them. A circuit can be set up any way--it's fun to be creative. You can do a full body circuit, a lower body circuit, core circuit, upper body circuit, etc. By doing the exercises consecutively, your heart rate stays in the aerobic zone, at the same time developing lean muscle tissue. You can also add in exercises like jump rope and step-ups.

Circuits are great for all levels, beginners up to advanced. A circuit of 6-8 exercises is usually a good beginner level, working up to 12-15 exercises done twice for advanced. As you can see, a circuit can last as short as 10-15 minutes and go up to 60 minutes.

Time Involved: 10-60 minutes

Body Benefit: Workout in half the time!

*I want each of us to do some circuit training this week! You can make up your own routines, or use something like The 30 day Shred with Jillian Michaels (20 minutes). But, it has to be something that changes up the exercises back and forth, from strength to cardio, with NO pauses in between to be considered Circuit training for this challenge!
A minimum of 20 min. (or 2- 10 min. circuits for those of us not ready for 20 min.)(YET!)

Here is a site for samples and more info:
If you need help designing a workout please let me know, and I will be happy to help you design one to fit your needs and fitness level!

For each minute of circuit training you perform you will receive a Point.
Points:
Monday, 9th-
Tuesday-
Wednesday-
Thursday.-
Friday-
Saturday-
Sunday-
Monday, 16th
3. Recipe CHALLENGE:
You will get 5 points for every SPARK recipe you try this week. To find these recipes you can go to www.SparkRecipes.com. Be sure to get your Spark Points for trying it as well!
P.S. - If you would like to share the results with your spark~friends PLEZ do! Start a thread under general discussion!
Points:
Monday, 9th-
Tuesday-
Wednesday-
Thursday.-
Friday-
Saturday-
Sunday-
Monday, 16th
Sleep CHALLENGE:
Here is how it will work. For every night you get 7 hours of sleep, not 6:45, or 6:50, but SEVEN hours, you will earn 10 points! For every minute over seven hours, give yourself an additional point. For every minute over 9 hours of sleep, I want you to start deducting points! There is No need for us to get more than 9 hours of sleep a day, Sorry!
Example: 8 hrs. and 15 min. of sleep = 10 (for the 1st 7) + 60 (for the next hour)+plus 15= 85 points!
Points:
Monday, 9th- 10
Tuesday- 0
Wednesday- 0
Thursday.- 0
Friday- 0
Saturday-10 +60 = 70
Sunday- 10 + 60 = 70
Monday, 16th
5. Calorie CHALLENGE:
One of the BEST ways to stay on track and lose weight and stay healthy is to keep track of your calories.
Be in control of what you are putting in your mouth! Spark has a great way to keep this in check. For this calorie challenge, all you have to do is stay within your daily calorie range for Spark (OR if you do this on your own and know you calorie intake amount). You will get 10 points per day you stay within your calorie amount. (If you need help with the food tracker just let me know!)
Points:
Monday, 9th-0
Tuesday- 0
Wednesday- 10
Thursday.-10
Friday- 0
Saturday-0
Sunday-10
Monday, 16th
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****
BONUS! BONUS! BONUS! BONUS! BONUS!
********************************
Example: Say your range is; 1,400- 1,600 calories a day. Well, if you hit 1,600 or less you earn 10 points automatically.
But, for the Bonus if you hit 1,400-1,450 you will earn the 100 point Bonus!
(*Note; if you fall below the minimum please penalize yourself the 100 Points! We don’t starve ourselves on this team! We are the “LIVE IT’S”! We honor our Temples!!!
Points: Did you do it? Were you able to stay within 50 calories of your minimum for the day? If so, give yourself the bonus points here.
Points:
Monday, 9th-
Tuesday-
Wednesday-
Thursday.-
Friday-
Saturday-
Sunday-
Monday, 16th
TOTAL Bonus Points-
*****************

Extra Added Bonus Challenge (per Rachel’s request!)

You will be able to earn an additional 25 points a day for each day you get your points posted before 12 midnight eastern time!
(This is a great one for those like me; who are always trying to exercise after midnight! This will force me to do it earlier! This will in turn help us to earn our sleep points! YEAH...Thanks Rach! Love Ya Girl!)
(25 points)



Edited by: JANIS7777 at: 8/23/2010 (13:18)
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"For G_d gave us a spirit not of fear but of pwoer and love and self-control." [ESV]


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sageboardpost.asp I CAN'T GET TO THIS, HOW DO I DO IT? JANIS

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emoticon If we push for those Bonus points this week, we will definitely see results! I guarantee it! emoticon
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Edited by: WILDFLOWERR_ at: 8/9/2010 (00:56)
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R~U looking 4 a permanent life style change? For people who are sick & tired of yo-yo dieting! We are saying No 2 die-it, & YES 2 Live~it!

Mantra: I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me
Come join us now: Wildflowerr's Live~It's!
www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=39684
"NOTHING TASTES AS GOOD AS BEING THINNER AND HEALTHIER FEELS!"
"If U want diff results,U have 2change what UR doing!


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1. Article CHALLENGE: There is a plethora of information out there at our disposal. Let’s take advantage of it!
*For every FITNESS/HEALTH related article you read (doesn’t have to be just from Sparkpeople. It can be virtual, or in an actual magazine (hard copy)) you will get 1 point.
If you find something worth sharing PLEASE do! You can start a new thread in the general discussion forum for this.
(1 point per article read)

emoticon Points:
Monday, 9th-
Tuesday-
Wednesday-1
Thursday.-1
Friday-
Saturday-
Sunday-1
Monday, 16th-

TOTAL:

emoticon emoticon emoticon
2. Fitness CHALLENGE: Circuit Training
Circuit training is a great way to do resistance training and aerobic training in one workout. You select a certain number of exercises, and go from one exercise to the next with little or no rest, until you've completed all of them. A circuit can be set up any way--it's fun to be creative. You can do a full body circuit, a lower body circuit, core circuit, upper body circuit, etc. By doing the exercises consecutively, your heart rate stays in the aerobic zone, at the same time developing lean muscle tissue. You can also add in exercises like jump rope and step-ups.

Circuits are great for all levels, beginners up to advanced. A circuit of 6-8 exercises is usually a good beginner level, working up to 12-15 exercises done twice for advanced. As you can see, a circuit can last as short as 10-15 minutes and go up to 60 minutes.

Time Involved: 10-60 minutes

Body Benefit: Workout in half the time!

*I want each of us to do some circuit training this week! You can make up your own routines, or use something like The 30 day Shred with Jillian Michaels (20 minutes). But, it has to be something that changes up the exercises back and forth, from strength to cardio, with NO pauses in between to be considered Circuit training for this challenge!
A minimum of 20 min. (or 2- 10 min. circuits for those of us not ready for 20 min.)(YET!)

Here is a site for samples and more info:

www.sport-fitness-advisor.com/circuit-tr
ai
ning.html

If you need help designing a workout please let me know, and I will be happy to help you design one to fit your needs and fitness level!

For each minute of circuit training you perform you will receive a Point.

Points:
Monday, 9th-
Tuesday- 27 minutes
Wednesday-
Thursday.-
Friday-
Saturday-
Sunday-
Monday, 16th-

TOTAL-

3. Recipe CHALLENGE:
You will get 5 points for every SPARK recipe you try this week. To find these recipes you can go to www.SparkRecipes.com. Be sure to get your Spark Points for trying it as well!
P.S. - If you would like to share the results with your spark~friends PLEZ do! Start a thread under general discussion!

Points:
Monday, 9th-
Tuesday-
Wednesday-
Thursday.-
Friday-
Saturday-
Sunday-
Monday, 16th-

TOTAL-

4. Sleep CHALLENGE:
Since Sparkpeople is featuring Sleep this month, I thought we should do the same!
This challenge is going to be carried over EVERYDAY THIS MONTH, for the rest of the month of August! So be prepared!
Here is how it will work. For every night you get 7 hours of sleep, not 6:45, or 6:50, but SEVEN hours, you will earn 10 points! For every minute over seven hours, give yourself an additional point. For every minute over 9 hours of sleep, I want you to start deducting points! There is No need for us to get more than 9 hours of sleep a day, Sorry!

Example: 8 hrs. and 15 min. of sleep = 10 (for the 1st 7) + 60 (for the next hour)+plus 15= 85 points!

Points:
Monday, 9th- I'm too excited about going to Aimee's party, I can't sleep!
Tuesday- Slept toooo much!( but I reallly did need it)
Wednesday- 10 points
Thursday.-
Friday- Can't sleep without my husband! :(
Saturday-Can't sleep with my husband! :(
Sunday-
Monday, 16th-

TOTAL-

emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
5. Calorie CHALLENGE:
One of the BEST ways to stay on track and lose weight and stay healthy is to keep track of your calories.
(Losing weight is nothing more than more calories burned then calories consumed!)
Be in control of what you are putting in your mouth! Spark has a great way to keep this in check. For this calorie challenge, all you have to do is stay within your daily calorie range for Spark (OR if you do this on your own and know you calorie intake amount). You will get 10 points per day you stay within your calorie amount. (If you need help with the food tracker just let me know!)

Points:
Monday, 9th- 10 points
Tuesday- 10 points
Wednesday-10 points
Thursday.- 10 points
Friday-10 points
Saturday-
Sunday-
Monday, 16th-

TOTAL-


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BONUS! BONUS! BONUS! BONUS! BONUS! BONUS!
****************************************

WEEK 2 BONUS POINTS: We know that there is a high range, and a low one for our calorie tracker. Well, for everyday you stay at the LOW range and do not go over by more than 50 calories you will earn an additional 100 points!

Example: Say your range is; 1,400- 1,600 calories a day. Well, if you hit 1,600 or less you earn 10 points automatically.
But, for the Bonus if you hit 1,400-1,450 you will earn the 100 point Bonus!
(*Note; if you fall below the minimum please penalize yourself the 100 Points! We don’t starve ourselves on this team! We are the “LIVE IT’S”! We honor our Temples!!!

Points: Did you do it? Were you able to stay within 50 calories of your minimum for the day? If so, give yourself the bonus points here.

emoticon
Points:
Monday, 9th- 100 points
Tuesday- 100 points
Wednesday-
Thursday.-
Friday-
Saturday-
Sunday-
Monday, 16th-

TOTAL Bonus Points-
****************************************

Extra Added Bonus Challenge (per Rachel’s request!)

You will be able to earn an additional 25 points a day for each day you get your points posted before 12 midnight eastern time!
(This is a great one for those like me; who are always trying to exercise after midnight! This will force me to do it earlier! This will in turn help us to earn our sleep points! YEAH...Thanks Rach! Love Ya Girl!)
(25 points)

Points:
Monday, 9th- 25 points
Tuesday- 25 points
Wednesday-25 points
Thursday.-25 points
Friday- 25 points
Saturday- 25 points
Sunday-25 points
Monday, 16th-

TOTAL-

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TOTAL Week 2 “Live It” POINTS:
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Edited by: CD6281318 at: 8/16/2010 (00:24)
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I am UP to the challenge!!

Week two of our Dog days of Summer Challenge is on!
Will you step up to the challenge?
Will you push yourself that extra bit this week?
YOU CAN DO IT! Let's GO FOR IT LIVE IT'S!!!

1. Article CHALLENGE: There is a plethora of information out there at our disposal. Let’s take advantage of it!
*For every FITNESS/HEALTH related article you read (doesn’t have to be just from Sparkpeople. It can be virtual, or in an actual magazine (hard copy)) you will get 1 point.
If you find something worth sharing PLEASE do! You can start a new thread in the general discussion forum for this.
(1 point per article read)

Points:
Monday, 9th- None today
Tuesday- None today
Wednesday- 1 (got my new Women's Health mag today!!)
Thursday.- None today-no free time!
Friday-4
Saturday-4
Sunday-3
Monday, 16th- 0, busy day

TOTAL: 12

2. Fitness CHALLENGE: Circuit Training
Circuit training is a great way to do resistance training and aerobic training in one workout. You select a certain number of exercises, and go from one exercise to the next with little or no rest, until you've completed all of them. A circuit can be set up any way--it's fun to be creative. You can do a full body circuit, a lower body circuit, core circuit, upper body circuit, etc. By doing the exercises consecutively, your heart rate stays in the aerobic zone, at the same time developing lean muscle tissue. You can also add in exercises like jump rope and step-ups.

Circuits are great for all levels, beginners up to advanced. A circuit of 6-8 exercises is usually a good beginner level, working up to 12-15 exercises done twice for advanced. As you can see, a circuit can last as short as 10-15 minutes and go up to 60 minutes.

Time Involved: 10-60 minutes

Body Benefit: Workout in half the time!

*I want each of us to do some circuit training this week! You can make up your own routines, or use something like The 30 day Shred with Jillian Michaels (20 minutes). But, it has to be something that changes up the exercises back and forth, from strength to cardio, with NO pauses in between to be considered Circuit training for this challenge!
A minimum of 20 min. (or 2- 10 min. circuits for those of us not ready for 20 min.)(YET!)

For each minute of circuit training you perform you will receive a Point.

Points:
Monday, 9th- 60 (kickboxing)
Tuesday-30 (Wii circuit training w/ Jillian Michaels)
Wednesday- 60 (Kickboxing)
Thursday.- Got some fitness, but not circuit training-played softball
Friday-too sore to function today...nothin'
Saturday- Got some fitness, just not this kind!
Sunday- Got some fitness, just not circuit training!
Monday, 16th- 60 min Kickboxing

TOTAL- 210

3. Recipe CHALLENGE:
You will get 5 points for every SPARK recipe you try this week. To find these recipes you can go to www.SparkRecipes.com. Be sure to get your Spark Points for trying it as well!
P.S. - If you would like to share the results with your spark~friends PLEZ do! Start a thread under general discussion!

Points:
Monday, 9th-None tried today, but tried a great new cake recipe that's only 140 calories per slice
Tuesday- Tried another new one, but not spark
Wednesday- None today
Thursday.- None today
Friday- None today
Saturday- None today
Sunday- None today
Monday, 16th- None today...didn't do very good on this part this week

TOTAL- 0

4. Sleep CHALLENGE:
Since Sparkpeople is featuring Sleep this month, I thought we should do the same!
This challenge is going to be carried over EVERYDAY THIS MONTH, for the rest of the month of August! So be prepared!
Here is how it will work. For every night you get 7 hours of sleep, not 6:45, or 6:50, but SEVEN hours, you will earn 10 points! For every minute over seven hours, give yourself an additional point. For every minute over 9 hours of sleep, I want you to start deducting points! There is No need for us to get more than 9 hours of sleep a day, Sorry!

Example: 8 hrs. and 15 min. of sleep = 10 (for the 1st 7) + 60 (for the next hour)+plus 15= 85 points!

Points:
Monday, 9th- Nope, only 6.5 hrs
Tuesday- Nope, only 6.5
Wednesday- Nope, 6.5
Thursday.- 55 points FINALLY I got 7 hours and 45 minutes
Friday- Not even close...not quite 5 hoursSaturday-
Saturday-115 8 hrs and 45 min...wow
Sunday-60 8 hours
Monday, 16th- Nope 6 hrs 45 min

TOTAL- 230

5. Calorie CHALLENGE:
One of the BEST ways to stay on track and lose weight and stay healthy is to keep track of your calories.
(Losing weight is nothing more than more calories burned then calories consumed!)
Be in control of what you are putting in your mouth! Spark has a great way to keep this in check. For this calorie challenge, all you have to do is stay within your daily calorie range for Spark (OR if you do this on your own and know you calorie intake amount).
You will get 10 points per day you stay within your calorie amount.
Points:
Monday, 9th- 10 points (only missed the bonus by 12 calories!!!)
Tuesday-10
Wednesday-10
Thursday.- Nope, not today-I splurged
Friday- Bad Aimee Bad
Saturday- Stupid Hot tamales
Sunday-10
Monday, 16th- 10

TOTAL-60


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BONUS! BONUS! BONUS! BONUS! BONUS! BONUS!
****************************************

WEEK 2 BONUS POINTS: We know that there is a high range, and a low one for our calorie tracker. Well, for everyday you stay at the LOW range and do not go over by more than 50 calories you will earn an additional 100 points!

Example: Say your range is; 1,400- 1,600 calories a day. Well, if you hit 1,600 or less you earn 10 points automatically.
But, for the Bonus if you hit 1,400-1,450 you will earn the 100 point Bonus!
(*Note; if you fall below the minimum please penalize yourself the 100 Points! We don’t starve ourselves on this team! We are the “LIVE IT’S”! We honor our Temples!!!

Points: Did you do it? Were you able to stay within 50 calories of your minimum for the day? If so, give yourself the bonus points here.

Points:
Monday, 9th-No bonus...missed it by 12 calories!!
Tuesday-NO...sigh...missed it by 16 calories!
Wednesday- 100 points (1218 woo hoo)
Thursday.-Not even close!
Friday- Uh, no
Saturday- Negatory
Sunday- Nope, and I'm ok with it
Monday, 16th- 100 1225 ha...I did it!

TOTAL Bonus Points- 200
****************************************

Extra Added Bonus Challenge (per Rachel’s request!)

You will be able to earn an additional 25 points a day for each day you get your points posted before 12 midnight eastern time!
(This is a great one for those like me; who are always trying to exercise after midnight! This will force me to do it earlier! This will in turn help us to earn our sleep points! YEAH...Thanks Rach! Love Ya Girl!)
(25 points)

Points:
Monday, 9th- 25
Tuesday- 25
Wednesday- 25
Thursday.- Nope, not tonight-softball until midnight!
Friday- 25
Saturday- 25
Sunday- 25
Monday, 16th- 25

TOTAL- 175

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TOTAL Week 2 “Live It” POINTS: 887
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Edited by: AIMEEM77 at: 8/16/2010 (21:58)
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emoticon Week two of our Dog days of Summer Challenge is on!
Will you step up to the challenge?
Will you push yourself that extra bit this week?
YOU CAN DO IT! Let's GO FOR IT LIVE IT'S!!! emoticon

emoticon 1. Article CHALLENGE:

*For every FITNESS/HEALTH related article you read (doesn’t have to be just from Sparkpeople. It can be virtual, or in an actual magazine (hard copy)) you will get 1 point.
If you find something worth sharing PLEASE do! You can start a new thread in the general discussion forum for this.
(1 point per article read)

Points:
Monday- 2
Tuesday- 1
Wednesday- 1
Thursday - 0
Friday- 0
Saturday - 1
Sunday- 0
Monday, 16th- 1

TOTAL: 6 points

emoticon 2. Fitness CHALLENGE: Circuit Training

For each minute of circuit training you perform you will receive a Point.

Points:
Monday- 40 (bike 15 min.2.25 miles; walk/jog 15 min. 1.19 miles; strength train 10 min. (all continuous)
Tuesday- 20; (30 day shred level one)
Wednesday- No circuit training today! emoticon
Thursday.- 50 min. (bike riding followed up with strength training)
Friday- 0
Saturday- 0
Sunday- 0
Monday, 16th - 50 (walk, strength train, push-ups sit-ups, jogging in place.

TOTAL- 160 min.


emoticon 3. Recipe CHALLENGE:
You will get 5 points for every SPARK recipe you try this week.

Points:
Monday - 5 (ricotta and strawberries)
Tuesday- 5 (Yummy BBQ Sauce)
Wednesday- 5 (White Chicken and corn Chili) great!
Thursday - 0
Friday- 0
Saturday- 0
Sunday - 0
Monday, 16th- 5 - Almond ricotta creme

TOTAL- 15 points

emoticon 4. Sleep CHALLENGE:

Here is how it will work. For every night you get 7 hours of sleep, not 6:45, or 6:50, but SEVEN hours, you will earn 10 points! For every minute over seven hours, give yourself an additional point. For every minute over 9 hours of sleep, I want you to start deducting points! There is No need for us to get more than 9 hours of sleep a day, Sorry!

Example: 8 hrs. and 15 min. of sleep = 10 (for the 1st 7) + 60 (for the next hour)+plus 15= 85 points!

Points:
Monday - didn't even earn the 10 points today :(

Tuesday- didn't earn the 10 points today either!

Wednesday- 1:45 am - 9:25 am (10 points for the 7 hours + 40 points, for the 40 min.

= 50 points today! emoticon

Thursday.- 12:30 am -8:15 am (10 points for the 7 hours + 45 points for the 45 min.

= 55 points today emoticon

Friday- 25

Saturday - No! only 6:45 min

Sunday- 7 hours and 30 min.

= 40 points

Monday, 16th emoticon - going out with a bang this week!

minus 100 points!

TOTAL points - 70 points


emoticon 5. Calorie CHALLENGE:

You will get 10 points per day you stay within your calorie amount.

Points:
Monday - 10
Tuesday- 10
Wednesday- 10
Thursday - 10
Friday - 10
Saturday- oh no!
Sunday - 10XXX no points ate B4 bed and went over!
Monday, 16th - 10

TOTAL - 60 points


****************************************
BONUS! BONUS! BONUS! BONUS! BONUS! BONUS!
****************************************

WEEK 2 BONUS POINTS: We know that there is a high range, and a low one for our calorie tracker. Well, for everyday you stay at the LOW range and do not go over by more than 50 calories you will earn an additional 100 points!

Example: Say your range is; 1,400- 1,600 calories a day. Well, if you hit 1,600 or less you earn 10 points automatically.
But, for the Bonus if you hit 1,400-1,450 you will earn the 100 point Bonus!
(*Note; if you fall below the minimum please penalize yourself the 100 Points! We don’t starve ourselves on this team! We are the “LIVE IT’S”! We honor our Temples!!!

Points: Did you do it? Were you able to stay within 50 calories of your minimum for the day? If so, give yourself the bonus points here.

Points:
Monday - not happening today! :P
Tuesday- 100
Wednesday- 100 (1278 calories)
Thursday - 100
Friday - 100
Saturday - No way it was happening today! emoticon
Sunday - Not today either, MYBAD!
Monday, 16th - 100

TOTAL Bonus Points- 500
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Extra Added Bonus Challenge (per Rachel’s request!)

You will be able to earn an additional 25 points a day for each day you get your points posted before 12 midnight eastern time!
(This is a great one for those like me; who are always trying to exercise after midnight! This will force me to do it earlier! This will in turn help us to earn our sleep points! YEAH...Thanks Rach! Love Ya Girl!)
(25 points)

Points:
Monday - to late tonight! :(
Tuesday- 25
Wednesday- 25
Thursday - 25
Friday - 25 (posted it earlier, but it didn't save for some reason.)
Saturday - 25
Sunday - 25
Monday, 16th - nope

TOTAL - 150

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emoticon TOTAL Week 2 “Live It” POINTS: 961
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1. Article CHALLENGE: There is a plethora of information out there at our disposal. Let’s take advantage of it!
*For every FITNESS/HEALTH related article you read (doesn’t have to be just from Sparkpeople. It can be virtual, or in an actual magazine (hard copy)) you will get 1 point.
If you find something worth sharing PLEASE do! You can start a new thread in the general discussion forum for this.
(1 point per article read)

Points:
Monday, 9th-1
Tuesday-0
Wednesday-3
Thursday-1
Friday-1
Saturday-0
Sunday-0
Monday, 16th-1

TOTAL: 7

2. Fitness CHALLENGE: Circuit Training
Circuit training is a great way to do resistance training and aerobic training in one workout. You select a certain number of exercises, and go from one exercise to the next with little or no rest, until you've completed all of them. A circuit can be set up any way--it's fun to be creative. You can do a full body circuit, a lower body circuit, core circuit, upper body circuit, etc. By doing the exercises consecutively, your heart rate stays in the aerobic zone, at the same time developing lean muscle tissue. You can also add in exercises like jump rope and step-ups.

Circuits are great for all levels, beginners up to advanced. A circuit of 6-8 exercises is usually a good beginner level, working up to 12-15 exercises done twice for advanced. As you can see, a circuit can last as short as 10-15 minutes and go up to 60 minutes.

Time Involved: 10-60 minutes

Body Benefit: Workout in half the time!

*I want each of us to do some circuit training this week! You can make up your own routines, or use something like The 30 day Shred with Jillian Michaels (20 minutes). But, it has to be something that changes up the exercises back and forth, from strength to cardio, with NO pauses in between to be considered Circuit training for this challenge!
A minimum of 20 min. (or 2- 10 min. circuits for those of us not ready for 20 min.)(YET!)

Here is a site for samples and more info:

www.sport-fitness-advisor.com/circuit-tr
ai
ning.html

If you need help designing a workout please let me know, and I will be happy to help you design one to fit your needs and fitness level!

For each minute of circuit training you perform you will receive a Point.

Points:
Monday, 9th-None 0
Tuesday-0
Wednesday-0
Thursday-0
Friday-0
Saturday-0
Sunday-0
Monday, 16th-0

TOTAL-0

3. Recipe CHALLENGE:
You will get 5 points for every SPARK recipe you try this week. To find these recipes you can go to www.SparkRecipes.com. Be sure to get your Spark Points for trying it as well!
P.S. - If you would like to share the results with your spark~friends PLEZ do! Start a thread under general discussion!

Points:
Monday, 9th-None 0
Tuesday-0
Wednesday-0
Thursday-0
Friday-0
Saturday-0
Sunday-0
Monday, 16th-0

TOTAL-0

4. Sleep CHALLENGE:
Since Sparkpeople is featuring Sleep this month, I thought we should do the same!
This challenge is going to be carried over EVERYDAY THIS MONTH, for the rest of the month of August! So be prepared!
Here is how it will work. For every night you get 7 hours of sleep, not 6:45, or 6:50, but SEVEN hours, you will earn 10 points! For every minute over seven hours, give yourself an additional point. For every minute over 9 hours of sleep, I want you to start deducting points! There is No need for us to get more than 9 hours of sleep a day, Sorry!

Example: 8 hrs. and 15 min. of sleep = 10 (for the 1st 7) + 60 (for the next hour)+plus 15= 85 points!

Points:
Monday, 9th-115 (you know I had to set my alarm because I often get more than 9 emoticon ..sleep apnea?)
Tuesday-100
Wednesday-100
Thursday-115
Friday-100
Saturday-100
Sunday-10
Monday, 16th-100

TOTAL-740

5. Calorie CHALLENGE:
One of the BEST ways to stay on track and lose weight and stay healthy is to keep track of your calories.
(Losing weight is nothing more than more calories burned then calories consumed!)
Be in control of what you are putting in your mouth! Spark has a great way to keep this in check. For this calorie challenge, all you have to do is stay within your daily calorie range for Spark (OR if you do this on your own and know you calorie intake amount). You will get 10 points per day you stay within your calorie amount. (If you need help with the food tracker just let me know!)

Points:
Monday, 9th-Under 0
Tuesday-10
Wednesday-10
Thursday-10
Friday-10
Saturday-10
Sunday-10
Monday, 16th-10

TOTAL-70


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BONUS! BONUS! BONUS! BONUS! BONUS! BONUS!
****************************************

WEEK 2 BONUS POINTS: We know that there is a high range, and a low one for our calorie tracker. Well, for everyday you stay at the LOW range and do not go over by more than 50 calories you will earn an additional 100 points!

Example: Say your range is; 1,400- 1,600 calories a day. Well, if you hit 1,600 or less you earn 10 points automatically.
But, for the Bonus if you hit 1,400-1,450 you will earn the 100 point Bonus!
(*Note; if you fall below the minimum please penalize yourself the 100 Points! We don’t starve ourselves on this team! We are the “LIVE IT’S”! We honor our Temples!!!

Points: Did you do it? Were you able to stay within 50 calories of your minimum for the day? If so, give yourself the bonus points here.

Points:
Monday, 9th-0 Under
Tuesday-0
Wednesday-0 100 over
Thursday-0
Friday-0
Saturday-0
Sunday-0
Monday, 16th-0

TOTAL Bonus Points-0
****************************************

Extra Added Bonus Challenge (per Rachel’s request!)

You will be able to earn an additional 25 points a day for each day you get your points posted before 12 midnight eastern time!
(This is a great one for those like me; who are always trying to exercise after midnight! This will force me to do it earlier! This will in turn help us to earn our sleep points! YEAH...Thanks Rach! Love Ya Girl!)
(25 points)

Points:
Monday, 9th-25
Tuesday-0
Wednesday-25
Thursday-25
Friday-0
Saturday-0
Sunday-0
Monday, 16th-25

TOTAL-100

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TOTAL Week 2 “Live It” POINTS:917
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emoticon Week two of our Dog days of Summer Challenge is on!
Will you step up to the challenge?
Will you push yourself that extra bit this week?
YOU CAN DO IT! Let's GO FOR IT LIVE IT'S!!! emoticon

emoticon 1. Article CHALLENGE: There is a plethora of information out there at our disposal. Let’s take advantage of it!
*For every FITNESS/HEALTH related article you read (doesn’t have to be just from Sparkpeople. It can be virtual, or in an actual magazine (hard copy)) you will get 1 point.
If you find something worth sharing PLEASE do! You can start a new thread in the general discussion forum for this.
(1 point per article read)

Points:
Monday, 9th-
Tuesday-
Wednesday-
Thursday.-
Friday-
Saturday-
Sunday-
Monday, 16th-

TOTAL:

emoticon 2. Fitness CHALLENGE: Circuit Training
Circuit training is a great way to do resistance training and aerobic training in one workout. You select a certain number of exercises, and go from one exercise to the next with little or no rest, until you've completed all of them. A circuit can be set up any way--it's fun to be creative. You can do a full body circuit, a lower body circuit, core circuit, upper body circuit, etc. By doing the exercises consecutively, your heart rate stays in the aerobic zone, at the same time developing lean muscle tissue. You can also add in exercises like jump rope and step-ups.

Circuits are great for all levels, beginners up to advanced. A circuit of 6-8 exercises is usually a good beginner level, working up to 12-15 exercises done twice for advanced. As you can see, a circuit can last as short as 10-15 minutes and go up to 60 minutes.

Time Involved: 10-60 minutes

Body Benefit: Workout in half the time!

*I want each of us to do some circuit training this week! You can make up your own routines, or use something like The 30 day Shred with Jillian Michaels (20 minutes). But, it has to be something that changes up the exercises back and forth, from strength to cardio, with NO pauses in between to be considered Circuit training for this challenge!
A minimum of 20 min. (or 2- 10 min. circuits for those of us not ready for 20 min.)(YET!)

Here is a site for samples and more info:

www.sport-fitness-advisor.com/circui
t-
training.html


If you need help designing a workout please let me know, and I will be happy to help you design one to fit your needs and fitness level!

For each minute of circuit training you perform you will receive a Point.

Points:
Monday, 9th-
Tuesday-
Wednesday-
Thursday.-
Friday-
Saturday-
Sunday-
Monday, 16th-

TOTAL-

emoticon 3. Recipe CHALLENGE:
You will get 5 points for every SPARK recipe you try this week. To find these recipes you can go to www.SparkRecipes.com. Be sure to get your Spark Points for trying it as well!
P.S. - If you would like to share the results with your spark~friends PLEZ do! Start a thread under general discussion!

Points:
Monday, 9th-
Tuesday-
Wednesday-
Thursday.-
Friday-
Saturday-
Sunday-
Monday, 16th-

TOTAL-

emoticon 4. Sleep CHALLENGE:
Since Sparkpeople is featuring Sleep this month, I thought we should do the same!
This challenge is going to be carried over EVERYDAY THIS MONTH, for the rest of the month of August! So be prepared!
Here is how it will work. For every night you get 7 hours of sleep, not 6:45, or 6:50, but SEVEN hours, you will earn 10 points! For every minute over seven hours, give yourself an additional point. For every minute over 9 hours of sleep, I want you to start deducting points! There is No need for us to get more than 9 hours of sleep a day, Sorry!

Example: 8 hrs. and 15 min. of sleep = 10 (for the 1st 7) + 60 (for the next hour)+plus 15= 85 points!

Points:
Monday, 9th-
Tuesday-
Wednesday-
Thursday.-
Friday-
Saturday-
Sunday-
Monday, 16th-

TOTAL-

emoticon 5. Calorie CHALLENGE:
One of the BEST ways to stay on track and lose weight and stay healthy is to keep track of your calories.
(Losing weight is nothing more than more calories burned then calories consumed!)
Be in control of what you are putting in your mouth! Spark has a great way to keep this in check. For this calorie challenge, all you have to do is stay within your daily calorie range for Spark (OR if you do this on your own and know you calorie intake amount). You will get 10 points per day you stay within your calorie amount. (If you need help with the food tracker just let me know!)

Points:
Monday, 9th-
Tuesday-
Wednesday-
Thursday.-
Friday-
Saturday-
Sunday-
Monday, 16th-

TOTAL-


****************************************
BONUS! BONUS! BONUS! BONUS! BONUS! BONUS!
****************************************

WEEK 2 BONUS POINTS: We know that there is a high range, and a low one for our calorie tracker. Well, for everyday you stay at the LOW range and do not go over by more than 50 calories you will earn an additional 100 points!

Example: Say your range is; 1,400- 1,600 calories a day. Well, if you hit 1,600 or less you earn 10 points automatically.
But, for the Bonus if you hit 1,400-1,450 you will earn the 100 point Bonus!
(*Note; if you fall below the minimum please penalize yourself the 100 Points! We don’t starve ourselves on this team! We are the “LIVE IT’S”! We honor our Temples!!!

Points: Did you do it? Were you able to stay within 50 calories of your minimum for the day? If so, give yourself the bonus points here.

Points:
Monday, 9th-
Tuesday-
Wednesday-
Thursday.-
Friday-
Saturday-
Sunday-
Monday, 16th-

TOTAL Bonus Points-
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Extra Added Bonus Challenge (per Rachel’s request!)

You will be able to earn an additional 25 points a day for each day you get your points posted before 12 midnight eastern time!
(This is a great one for those like me; who are always trying to exercise after midnight! This will force me to do it earlier! This will in turn help us to earn our sleep points! YEAH...Thanks Rach! Love Ya Girl!)
(25 points)

Points:
Monday, 9th-
Tuesday-
Wednesday-
Thursday.-
Friday-
Saturday-
Sunday-
Monday, 16th-

TOTAL-

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TOTAL Week 2 “Live It” POINTS:
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That's All FOLKS!

It's pretty simple but it should keep you all going! At least I hope so! If you have any questions, don't hesitate! Just send me a Sparkmail! I am always here!

Have FUN everyone!
Blessings,
Wildflower
P.S. Be sure to tally up your points at the end of each week! Thanks!


Edited by: WILDFLOWERR_ at: 8/16/2010 (13:13)
Leader of Wildflowerr's Live~It's!
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