Dreamspin Posted March 29, 2016 Report Share Posted March 29, 2016 This is my first challenge with the Rebellion and I'm excited! I start a new job on April 4th, so this is a great opportunity to add extra support and accountability to maintain the good habits I've started while off work. My Story Since childhood, I've struggled with depression and anxiety, and I recently went on sick leave because of stress at work. My body was weak, out of shape, and I had back, neck and shoulder issues. My journey is to become fit, flexible, strong, mentally balanced, and to go on adventures like the heroes in my favourite movies, books, and games. My long-term goals can be found at my character page here: https://www.nerdfitness.com/character/55351/ My Current State I'm 33 years old, 5'4", married with a daughter and two dogs. Measurements as of 3/14/2016: Weight: 129 lbs Neck: 13" Chest: 35" Biceps: 11" Waist: 28.5" Hips: 34" Butt: 39" Thighs: 20.5" Calves: 14" My Progress So Far Since joining the Academy on March 14, 2016, I have made the following achievements: Started a food log Started an exercise/workout log Moved to Paleo Level 7 diet Completed three workouts at Bodyweight Level 1 (twice a week schedule) Completed two NF Yoga videos Started going to Tai Chi classes Exercising at least once a day Going for longer walks regularly (about an hour) Progressed from doing knee pushups with sloppy form and taking breaks to doing 10 knee pushups with proper form Meditated occasionally My Goals April 1 - April 30, 2016 Habits to Maintain Paleo Level 7 diet Bodyweight workouts twice a week Yoga workouts twice a week Walking every day Food log Exercise log Tai chi classes at least once a week Goal 1 - Prepare for Success Prepare work lunches for the week the weekend before Supplies needed: enough containers for a week of food, cooking supplies For each week (total of 100 points): 25 points for preparing food the weekend before If food was not prepared the weekend before: 5 points each day that food was prepared the night before 3 points each day that food was prepared the morning before 2 points each day that food was bought that fit the Paleo diet Reward: 75-100 points: Steak and/or sashimi supper Goal 2 - Get My Om On Meditate for at least 5 minutes every day Reward: 25-30 days: Get a meditation cushion Goal 3 - Work That Body Complete three bodyweight workouts every week Graduate to Bodyweight Level 2 when ready (can complete entire workout in good form) Bonus 25 XP in Epic Quest Possible 12 workouts Reward: 9-12 workouts: Pull-up bar and new workout shirt 6-8 workouts: Pull-up bar Goal 4 - Let's Get Flexible Complete three yoga sessions every week (30 minutes and up) Possible 12 yoga sessions Reward: 9-12 yoga sessions: Float tank & new water bottle 6-8 yoga sessions: New water bottle 1 Quote My Character Challenges: Current | First | 2 | 3 Link to comment
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