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This fitness challenge runs from July 23 until August 20.

Week 1 results are in!

First, my personal goals during this challenge:
Increase strength & stamina as measured by moving along in the C25K program and lose 6 pounds, or 1.whatever pounds per week.

– run the c25k 3x weekly
– Spend 30 mins cycling weekly
– Swim 1x weekly
– Watch nutrition 5-6 days a week, 1 junk day allowed.

Today is weigh-in day for the NBN Fitness challenge and….  (drumroll please!)…  I didn’t lose anything. Zip. Zilch. I am noticing a difference in definition in my calves and my belt is getting roomy, I’ll have to punch an extra hole soon. Perhaps the weightloss will show up next week.

I was right on track with my runs this week, I did three runs and an additional fourth short jog, I cycled for 30 mins on wednesday and hit the pool thursday! Exercise-wise this week was a success! Food-wise, I’ve kept the calories under control, I certainly haven’t overeaten but I haven’t been able to cut down/eat as well as I wanted to so I feel like I just stayed the same. I also had two junk-days (or, more like regular days) instead of the planned one day… Self-control… ugh. How’d you all do?

Also doing the challenge:

– Spender’s Broke who is doing a Warrior dash on Sept 17th… WOW, that looks intense and awesome! She’s set up a program to train for this.
– Serendipity who is hoping to pick up some healthy habits (me too girl, me too!)
– Travis Pizel from Our Journey to Zero who’s participating in not one, but two challenges, I’d wish him luck but I don’t think he needs it 😉 since he’s been doing soooo awesome already!
– Jackie from the Debt Myth wants to increase her time spent in the pool
Maggie@SquarePennies challenged herself to exercise 6 days out of 7 during the challenge period.

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