The Fit In February Developer Challenge begins

Starting Date: 2/1/2009
Current Date: 2/1/2009
Starting Weight: 263.9lbs
Current Weight: 263.9lbs

So February First marks the start of the Fit In February Developer Challenge, and I am starting up my fitness goals again, so why not try for the challenge!

You can read the official rules yourself. There are a couple of ways to attempt to win, I am going to go for all three.

1. Most weight lost

2. Highest percentage lost

3. Most active participant

Part of #3 is to create a blog post about the contest at the beginning (check). Post a picture of yourself (See below), a before shot as part of the blog post (check). You can also earn a point a day by twittering about the contest (check). Another way to earn points is to post a video of you participating in the contest (check), I’ve done that below as well.

How am I going to win this contest? My exercising as much as possible and controlling what I eat. I’ll try to hit the Wii Fit every day for some Yoga. Natalie and I also signed back up for the YMCA so I’ll be heading there to run/walk and work out, hopefully daily.

I really debated whether or not to post a shirtless photo of myself, I would rather not let people see how fat I really am, but then I figured, that might be a motivating factor.

Before Photos

Starting Point for FitFebDev Challenge Starting Point for FitFebDev Challenge


Recent Comments

Chris - I keep thinking about getting a Wii fit. I'm really curious to see how the Wii workout goes for a whole month! Keep up the great work and good luck with the Challenge!
Posted By: Caleb Jenkins on Feb 2009

So Caleb, the Wii Fit is fun, an entertaining way to get you active and doing things. In the video above I only did three things, the test, and then a Yoga Tree and then Headed Soccerballs. There is a lot more to it, though I think to win the contest the key will be cardio at the YMCA for me.

Posted By: Chris Hammond on Feb 2009

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