Thursday, February 7, 2013

February Fitness Challenge - Week 1!

The first week of the February Fitness Challenge is wrapping up. How did you do on your goals?

Here are the goals that I set for the month, & my progress against them.

1) Track my calories in MyFitnessPal every day, & stay within my calorie allotment 90% of the time. In February, that boils down to 25 days. It's my birthday month, so trying to be realistic. - Let's see, I tracked my calories every day, & have stayed within my calorie allotment six of the seven days last week (went over on a day of back-to-back super high calorie burn - skiing & 9 mile run). That's 86%, but close.
2) Get 1,000 minutes of cardio. - I'm at 422 minutes, so well on my way to this goal!
3) Complete 10 strength workouts. - I'm at 2 workouts, so need to step this up.
4) Complete 7 stretching workouts. - I'm at 1, so this needs to be a focus for the rest of the month.
5) Bonus goal - attend a Pilates or Barre workout class. I have a Groupon for a local studio, but have never made it given M's travel schedule & the kids. I'd love to make this a priority. - I called & left a message at the studio, & registered for a class next week. Haven't heard back, but this should work!

If you haven't joined the challenge, you can join for the next three weeks & still be entered to win the prizes! You'll get an entry for each week where you participate in the challenge, & the random drawing winners will each receive $25 via paypal.

If you have a blog, comment with the link to your Week 1 wrap up. If you don't have a blog, detail your goals & progress in the comments!

Can't wait to hear how you all did. :-)


  1. all the best for your fitness challenge!

  2. Here's my post....

  3. Congratulations! I am trying to get back on track after my week of indulgence in Florida.

  4. Here is my post from week 1.

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