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I Choose Joy! 6-Week Fitness Challenge #1, Week 1

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Today we start our 6-week fitness challenge!  Are you ready to lose some inches and get healthier before the holidays?  I am!  My goal is to lose 1-2 sizes by November 12.

We’re going to keep each other accountable and encourage each other to keep at it by linking up here each Monday.  I know I need the challenge spirit to keep me motivated. Exercising is not my favorite thing to do!  Link up your blog post telling us how you did the previous week.   I’ll share how I did, as well as highlighting a few of you!

If you don’t have a blog, no problem!  Just leave a comment here each Monday telling us how you did.

(Also, if you missed the start date, join in with us at any time!)

The rules:

1.  Choose any exercise program and do it 4 times each week for 6 weeks (starting Monday, October 1 and ending Monday, November 12.).  Examples of an exercise program are a DVD, gym, class, a 30-minute walk, etc.  I’ll be doing  T-Tapp, of course!   I want the most benefits for the least amount of time invested.  🙂  (Notice, I didn’t say the least amount of effort.)

2.  Link up your blog posts each Monday with a report on what and how you did during the previous week (how many work-outs, any inches or pounds lost, benefits to your health).  If you don’t have a blog, just leave a comment.

3.  Bonus–Add a new healthy habit each week, such as drinking more water, eating more fresh vegetables, getting 10,000 steps with a pedometer, etc.

4.  Please follow I Choose Joy! (see sidebar) so that I can remind you to come back here each week to link up your update.  Also, please leave a link back here so others can join us! I’ll be posting on my Facebook page throughout the weeks to keep us all motivated — so be sure to Like I Choose Joy! (link in sidebar).

5.  I’ll have a couple of prizes to give away at the end of the challenge!



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  2. I’ll start my 30 minute walk today, first in the morning after I drop my 2 children off to school and the second is after my oldest gets home. My first walk is pushing my daughter in the stroller so I get an extra workout first thing in the morning. I also have committed to just drinking water all week and one juice (100%) in the morning for some extra energy. Let the fitness begin!

    1. Sounds wonderful, Brandi! I think I’ll do a stroller walk, too!

  3. You’ve got a great challenge here! I am working out 6 days a week with the running, kickboxing, resistance, and stretching, but I love it!

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