April 2012 Matchup

Mini Challenge #6: Before & After Team Photo

Winners: Hulahoopers

“Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle.” – Sasha Cohen

Runners-Up: Drop It Like It’s Fat

Presenting our before and after pics. We dropped it like it was fat!!!

Runners-Up: 50 Shades of Weightloss

Team weight loss 103.00 lbs! Ranked #1 at Random House Ranked # 16 Overall

Mini Challenge #5: Alternative Ways To Soothe Photo

Winners: Hulahoopers

“Fitness – If it came in a bottle, everybody would have a great body.”- Cher All you need is a hulahoop… and… friends to hulahoop with you!!!

Runners-Up:Fit Over Fifty

Alternative Soothing Mini Challenge We are all walkers. Great way to raise serotonin levels and bring balance to your body. It is a soothing exercise that will help to reduce cravings. John 3:16

Runners-Up: Drop It Like It’s Fat

When the stress of life gets to us and we need soothing, rather than reach for the Oreos, we reach out to our friends and go have some fun. And nothing says fun like old school roller skating!

Mini Challenge #4: Fitness—Team Exercise Photo/Video

Winners: Hulahoopers

Have fun with us… start hulahooping!!!

Runners-Up: Fast Five

When we don’t feel like exercising we make ourselves jump on the treadmill for just 5 minutes, the next thing you know 5 turns into 10 and 10 turns into 20. In just 20 minutes you can walk over a mile and burn 160 calories. It is a great way to start the day to help us kick our metabolism up and burn more calories all day long.

Runners-Up: Drop It Like It’s Fat

Here’s our team doing Deep Extreme yoga together at Equinox. This is our warrior pose. Don’t mess with us! (But do vote for us.)

Mini Challenge #3: Second Nutrition Challenge—Favorite Team Recipe & Photo

Winners: Hulahoopers

Runners-Up: Fast Five

Strawberry Poppy Seed and Chicken Salad All natural chicken breast, romaine lettuce, fresh strawberries, fresh blueberries, mandarin oranges, fresh pineapple, pecans and fat free poppy seed dressing. 340 Calories

Runners-Up: Drop It Like It’s Fat

Team Drop It Like It’s Fat enjoying a delicious and healthy lunch at Dig Inn on East 17th Street. Spanish brown rice, braised beef and brussels sprouts, lemon chicken with steamed spinach, tomato and cucumber salad, wheatberry salad, Indian spiced carrots, roasted sweet potatoes, rosemary turkey, peanut butter and pomegranate pear shakes, etc. And all of it low in calories and mm mm gooood.

Mini Challenge #2: First Nutrition Challenge—Favorite Team Recipe & Photo

Winners: Fast Five

Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Soup: 2 cups of low sodium Roasted Red Pepper Tomato soup, 1/2 cup cooked Chicken breast chopped. 1/8 cup of mozzarella cheese, Place soup in pan on medium heat, bring to slow simmer. Add cooked Chicken and continue heating for 5 minutes. Pour soup into bowl add cheese. This recipe has 356 calories is low fat, high protein, make sure to use the low sodium style.

Runners-Up: Hulahoopers

Quick Colorful Salad For a quick and healthy meal, mix a cup of baby arugula, baby spinach, baby carrots, cherry tomatoes, 1 salary stick (cut into small pieces), ½ cucumber cut into 4 pieces or slices. Toss a few almonds, cashews, and pine nuts. Instead of dressing, sprinkle a little bit of salt and lime juice or apple cider vinegar and extra virgin olive oil.

Runners-Up: Fit Over Fifty


Mini Challenge #1: Team Synergy—Before Photo & Team Facebook Page

Congratulations to all of the teams that participated in the Team Synergy Mini Challenge! You all did a fantastic job.

Winners: Fast Five!

5 moms working to show their girls that they never need to DIE-it – they need to LIVE-It! Working together to LOSE Weight!!

Runners-Up: No Excuse Ninjas

We are a group of friends and family DETERMINED to reach our ultimate goal of being healthy. We have our eyes set on the prize, losing the weight and pushing ourselves to the limits whether we win this challenge with monetary prizes or not we are still winning!

Runners-Up: Team Losing the Lagniappe

5 lovely ladies on a mission to get rid of the lagniappe (which in Louisiana means “a little extra”)

Mini Challenge Vote Leaderboard

One Comment Add yours

  1. Deborah Pinkston says:

    Congrats to you all!!!

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