30 day shred Challenge Completed

November 9, 2010

 

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Well, last friday week was my week 6 (sorry I didn’t update).  I completed 6 weeks in total, 2, 5 day weeks on each 3 levels (I took the weekends off).

I did finally break down and weight myself and was shocked and surprised that I had lost 10lbs!!

I think 10lbs in 6 weeks is pretty reasonable, (considering I didn’t change my diet) so I am going to continue shredding, doing a new level each week or two with heavier weights and (full out) also running a couple of times a week.  You just can’t beat 20 minute workouts!

Overall, my clothes fit better, I have more energy!!!  That is a huge one!  I can get through a hard work out and feel like I can take on the world, ok maybe that’s a stretch.  But I am feeling good, and strong.  Last week I even ran a whole 1 1/2 miles without stopping or dying.  That is un-heard of for me, I am so not a runner (though I wish to be).  My endurance is getting better and better, no way am I going to let this slip!

I am also going to try to cut my portions of food down, I will still cook the foods I love, but just eat less of them.

Shredding buddies, how did you do?

Anyone have another workout video to recommend?  Is it 20 minutes?

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Candi @ Family Stamping and FOOD! November 9, 2010 at 8:08 am

You are rockin’ awesome!!! Good for you! I’m starting over today and have a 5K planned on Saturday morning with a bunch of friends.

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Sweet Pea Reply:

@Candi @ Family Stamping and FOOD!, Way to go, keep me updated on how your doing.

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Heather November 9, 2010 at 9:24 am

Wow! That is amazing. I’m inspired to start this!

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Sweet Pea Reply:

@Heather, You should Heather, keep me updated if you do, support from others really kept me motivated.

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Kristen November 9, 2010 at 9:46 am

I am so happy for you! And this is really encouraging for me – I’m in a weight loss competition at work and planning to start the Shred this week.

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Sweet Pea Reply:

@Kristen, Awesome Kristen, oh yes shredding will do the trick, best of luck to you on your challenge.

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sheila November 9, 2010 at 6:36 pm

GREAT JOB! Plus, I love Jillian. But I just do yoga. I do the Namaste series on FitTv. But I really should do something like what you’re doing. You are inspiring, I’ll say that.

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Stephanie @ Our Marriage Adventure November 10, 2010 at 7:51 am

That is awesome! Congrats on your shredding skills. Alex and I bought the DVD, however it remains on our kitchen table in the plastic. /forshame! We really do mean to try it, but I’ll be the first to admit I’m kinda lazy about taking 20 min to actually WORK out.

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Sarah November 10, 2010 at 10:37 am

Good work! That must feel so good. A nice thing to have before heading into the holidays, too.

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Heather S November 10, 2010 at 2:43 pm

Based on your post I am asking for this for Christmas. I have a hard time fitting in exercise but 20 mins with that kind of result? I should be able to do it!

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Andrea November 13, 2010 at 4:50 pm

Hellooo! New reader here – and a fellow “Shredder”! I’ve had the most amazing results from doing Jillian’s miraculous 20-minute workouts. The whole concept of a short but powerful workout has been perfect for me, & I’m glad it’s working for you too :)

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M @ Betty Crapper November 15, 2010 at 9:02 pm

Congrats on losing 10 lbs. That’s wonderful.

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Selma March 12, 2013 at 7:18 am

Those are brilliant results! I think 10 lbs in 6 weeks is a far more healthier and steady weight loss result. Well done!

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