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New Year Challenge 2007

Hi everyone,
We are starting our New Year Challenge on January 1, 2007. This is the time to shine. So many of us are so determined to lose the weight, get toned and healthy.

Sat. Dec 30, 9:35am

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please post a link.

Saturday, December 30, 2006, 10:42 AM

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I will be posting the rules and points here no later than tomorrow morning. It's been a pretty hectic day for me. I haven't even purchased my New Year's Eve dress!!!!
Will have to do that tomorrow morning but I'm going to post the challenge info as soon as possible.
I promise

Saturday, December 30, 2006, 8:07 PM

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January 6 Week Challenge
WEEK 1 Jan.1 to 8, 2007
Task Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Food Log/Journal
Tracking Calories
Drink 8 glasses of water
No eating 3 hours before bed
Eat Fresh
Avoid white products
Get at least 7 hours of sleep
Eat every 2.5 to 3 hours
Eat 3 meals & 2 sancks
10 minutes of relax time
No alcohol
Emotions/ Triggers
At least one 30minute workout

Bonus Points
Extra workout
Posting Pictures
Posting Measurements daily
Above are the tasks at hand for the next challenge. I have to go over to BB to check my post with the points since I do not have it on my husband's laptop.
More to come in a minute.

Saturday, December 30, 2006, 8:09 PM

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Here are the points for the new challenge...the rules are posted above and this excel file has been uploaded on our yahoo group site. Please refer to that site for a copy of it.


Keeping a food log= 1 point
Keep track of calories=1 point
Drink at least 8 glasses of water per day= 1 point
No eating 3 hours before bed= 1 point
Eat fresh foods (no processed or packaged stuff)= 2 points
Avoid white stuff (sugar, bread, flour, rice) = 2 points
Get at least 7 hours of sleep= 1 point
Eat every 2.5 to 3 hours= 2 points
Eat 3 meals & two snacks daily= 2 points
Do at least 1 workout daily at least 30 minutes long= 2 points
Get at least 10 minutes to relax= 1 point
Post measurements on a weekly basis= 1point
Post photos (optional)= 1 point
No alcohol= 1 point
Write down Emotions/ Triggers= 2 points
Extra workouts= 2 points (these will be extra BONUS POINTS)

So here you have it the RULES for the new challenge and the points that go with it. I would encourage everyone to post their points daily for easier tracking. Take the file that has been uploaded onto yahoo and use that to track your points. Since we are starting on Monday, January 1, you would post your points on Tuesday and so forth. I think I pretty much have covered everything.

Did I miss something? If so tell me :)
Again the challenge is not set to one particular workout. I have also noted the beginning of the challenge and the end date of the challenge on the yahoo group calendar. Take a look and let me know what you think.

If there are any other rules and/or points you would like to suggest to be added please let me know and I'll add them in.

I think this is it.


Saturday, December 30, 2006, 8:26 PM

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Rosa - the challenge sounds good. But could you please post a link to the team. Thanks.

Saturday, December 30, 2006, 11:48 PM

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What is the name of the group or team and where do we go in yahoo for the excel info??? Would love to join your group!

Sunday, December 31, 2006, 3:50 AM

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For those of you interested in joining the team I've been asked to post the link of our yahoo group site.
In order to get access to it, you need to register, do that and you'll find the Excel File when you click on files on the left hand side corner of the screen.

Here's the link to yahoo.

Sunday, December 31, 2006, 9:14 AM

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the name of the group is SLIM WITH US and the name of the team is BEACH BODY LADIES....hope this helps.
Let me know if there are any more questions.

Sunday, December 31, 2006, 9:15 AM

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for anyone interested, please check out
amazing website...whether it's for individual or group use.

Check it out.

Sunday, December 31, 2006, 4:36 PM

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thanks for leading the charge

I just joined Peertrainer and hooked up with a group with Carol. Now I'm on this thread and joined the yahoo group as well.

another interesting site (a little cluttered but full of good stuff) is otherwise known as Dotties Weight Loss Zone. All kinds of food and exercise info, including calorie and points counts for restaurant meals.


Sunday, December 31, 2006, 10:14 PM

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