Steemit Daily 100+ Rep Fitness Challenge Day # 46 - 1/21/18 - Total Team Reps: 69,450

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11 Steemians (new record) for 2,632 total reps today. Welcome new member @doctorneo from Norway! Our daily physical and blogging efforts cover better health, teamwork and motivation, so please helps us spread the word.

Still recharging my voting power...

Countries represented:
@belemo - Nigeria
@bentheredonethat - France
@cygon - New York, USA
@dj123 - ?
@doctorneo - Norway
@kellerkulturist - Germany
@khufu - Australia
@lordcarlo297 - Aruba
@mightpossibly - Norway
@myleskshupe - Oklahoma, USA
@ninjamike - California, USA
@povilas - United Kingdom
@rmsbodybuilding - United Kingdom
@steemmatt - USA
@thevillan - Australia
@xced2806 - ? (female power)
@xxlobo21xx - Arkansas, USA

More people are joining simply because they've SEEN this blog series, and wish they saw it sooner. In the spirit of helping others be healthy and join a supportive team, please help us by resteeming for visibility.

You know that exercise is important, so start with just one day of sharing 100 reps of your choice and go from there. We support each other every day, and we'll support you, so why not give it a try?

These people are creating their own original posts to prove their hard work, so please support their passion and dedication.

TOTALS: 69,450 reps done across 17 Steemians in 45 workout days.

Cumulative Results: #'s vary with different start dates
@rmsbodybuilding = 23,134 reps (33.3%) - 45/45 days(perfect attendance)
@thevillan = 14,414 reps (20.7%) - 25/45 (perfect attendance since starting)
@myleskshupe = 7,254 reps (10.4%) - 18/45
@povilas = 5,381 reps (7.7%) - 26/45
@steemmatt = 5,160 reps (7.4%) - 45/45 (perfect attendance)
@lordcarlo297 = 3,432 reps (4.9%) - 19/45
@xxlobo21xx = 3,167 reps (4.6%) - 13/45
@mightpossibly = 1,791 reps (2.6%) - 18/45
@ninjamike = 1,745 reps (2.5%) - 8/45
@cygon = 1,316 reps (1.9%) - 5/45
@kellerkulturist = 731 reps (1.1%) - 4/45
@bentheredonethat = 650 reps (0.9%) - 3/45
@khufu = 656 reps (0.9%) - 4/45 (incredibly hard workouts)
@belemo = 320 reps (0.5%) - 2/45
@xced2806 = 158 reps (0.2%) - 1/45 (come back)
@doctorneo = 120 reps (0.2%) - 1/45 (welcome per @mightpossibly)
@dj123 = 101 reps (0.1%) - 1/45 (come back)

The Challenge: At least 100 honest reps of exercise every day. No excuses. No bullsh*t. Just actions, positivity, and results. Only post AFTER your reps are done.

  • If you can't contribute yet, try to eat natural foods and stay well hydrated without the sugar for now.

  • It's ok to start with a number you're comfortable with if you can't reach 100. You choose what exercises to do.

  • 30 minutes of dedicated brisk walking, running, or SPINNING (new) can count as 100 reps if you're unable to lift or need to rest.

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My Daily Challenge Completed - 120 reps:

-40 Bar Calf Raises (40) [one set]
-30 Shoulder Bar Presses (75 pounds)
-25 Behind Back Bar Wrist Curls (75 pounds)
-15 Shoulder Bar Raises (10 pounds)
-10 Bar Thrusters (75 pounds) [squat into shoulder press)


Daily Assessment: Staying fit can help keep your body young. When I'm in shape, people usually think I'm 5-7+ years younger. It really helps reinforce the work. Being fit also helps you give off more positive energy and shows that you're committed to your body and health, which can carry over to other elements in your life. Congrats to everyone involved, and I hope you're continuing to, or starting to, turn back the clock with these efforts. What we're doing is preventative too.

Ate a decent portion of chicken and 5 eggs with onions. Have a few beers for the NFL playoff games and a poker night. About two more weeks until I go to the gym for the first time since Jan 11, 2017.


Feedback from @mightpossibly:

"I'd also like to add that I find it deeply satisfying to do these reps, which is a big deal. I've always hated the gym and prefer to exercise at home. But I've lacked the discipline to do it. It sort of feels like I have gym buddies now, without the hassle of going to the gym."

Please see my first post linked below for my motivation, the challenge background, rules, and details for the Steemit Silver Coin prize! It's also got some personal stuff about why I'm doing this, so it could be a good motivator.

Original Intro Post With My Motivation

32 Day Update With Progress Pictures

-DAY 1: 370 total reps from 2 Steemians (both 45/45 since)
-DAY 2: 375 reps from 2 Steemians
-DAY 3: 1,368 reps from 3 Steemians
-DAY 4: 415 reps from 2 Steemians
-DAY 5: 1,900 reps from 3 Steemians
-DAY 6: 530 reps from 3 Steemians
-DAY 7: 300 reps from 2 Steemians
-DAY 8: 311 reps from 2 Steemians
-DAY 9: 550 reps from 2 Steemians
-DAY 10: 927 reps from 3 Steemians
-DAY 11: 1,273 reps from 3 Steemians
-DAY 12: 642 reps from 2 Steemians
-DAY 13: 514 reps from 2 Steemians
-DAY 14: 883 reps from 3 Steemians
-DAY 15: 474 reps from 4 Steemians
-DAY 16: 616 reps from 4 Steemians
-DAY 17: 697 Reps from 4 Steemians
-DAY 18: 490 reps from 2 Steemians
-DAY 19: 769 reps from 3 Steemians
-DAY 20: 1,089 reps from 5 Steemians
-DAY 21: 1,594 reps from 5 Steemians
-DAY 22: 1,523 reps from 4 Steemians
-DAY 23: 1,619 reps from 5 Steemians
-DAY 24: 2,964 reps from 4 Steemians
-DAY 25: 1,849 reps from 5 Steemians
-DAY 26: 2,574 reps from 6 Steemians
-DAY 27: 2,295 reps from 6 Steemians
-DAY 28: 1,748 reps from 5 Steemians
-DAY 29: 2,001 reps from 6 Steemians
-DAY 30: 2,396 reps from 6 Steemians
-DAY 31: 2,064 reps from 8 Steemians
-DAY 32: 2,650 reps from 10 Steemians
-DAY 33: 2,315 reps from 8 Steemians
-DAY 34: 2,030 reps from 8 Steemians
-DAY 35: 2,382 reps from 9 Steemians
-DAY 36: 1,989 reps from 7 Steemians
-DAY 37: 2,403 reps from 9 Steemians
-DAY 38: 2,100 reps from 7 Steemians
-DAY 39: 2,714 reps from 10 Steemians
-DAY 40: 2,280 reps from 7 Steemians
-DAY 41: 2,432 reps from 7 Steemians
-DAY 42: 1,846 reps from 9 Steemians
-DAY 43: 1,835 reps from 10 Steemians
-DAY 44: 2,606 reps from 9 Steemians
-DAY 45: 2,632 reps from 11 Steemians (1 new/new max people)

Daily Rep Count:
620 by @thevillan (won't rest again until the spring)
324 by @rmsbodybuilding (man, machine, or Terminator?)
320 by @povilas (solid rep uptick)
300 by @lordcarlo297 (1hr 50min run)
250 by @xxlobo21xx (makes yoga balls manly)
246 by @myleskshupe (I think his kids do more reps than me)
182 by @khufu (hard complex exercises with weird names)
120 reps by @doctorneo (welcome him & his patented parent workout)
120 by @steemmatt
100 by @kellerkulturist (rest day cardio)
50 by @belemo (very sick, but still manned up for some reps)

Total again through 45 days = 69,450

Conditions:

  • Weights not required.
  • Do real reps with good form, aiming for 100+.
  • Start your reply with "Challenge Completed".
  • Reply with the type of exercises and # of reps for each in a list.
  • Cumulative tallies appreciated as a separate line.
  • Only submit reps you've done, not ones you're planning to do.
  • Use the tag "fitnesschallenge".
  • Upvoting or resteeming daily posts is greatly appreciated to reach more people.

Advice:

  • Stretch before and after your exercise.
  • Breathe properly on each rep.
  • Quality over quantity.
  • Hydrate throughout and afterwards.
  • Eat a healthy snack with protein after.
  • Do exercises you enjoy at first to build momentum for harder ones.
  • Take before pictures to appreciate your results over time.
  • Feel good about your accomplishments.

-Please follow daily and join when you can.

-Please also check out the blog posts of the entrants below for details and workout advice.

@steemmatt

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My Daily Challenge Completed - 120 reps:
-40 Bar Calf Raises (40) [one set]
-30 Shoulder Bar Presses (75 pounds)
-25 Behind Back Bar Wrist Curls (75 pounds)
-15 Shoulder Bar Raises (10 pounds)
-10 Bar Thrusters (75 pounds) [squat into shoulder press)

Today's workout log + discussion of Romanian Deadlifts.

Total reps - 312!

Challenge Completed - 488 reps

Haha @steemmatt you crack me up. "Won't rest again till the spring"

Saturday - At least 1 1/2 hour stretching, yoga and a few pushups

Sunday - 112 reps (various and mostly new hands and arm exercises)

Today - resting/stretching

Assessment: I'm having trouble typing, hands particularly sore after new exercises yesterday. Need less typing, less reps and more rest. "Discovered" some new arm-muscles and how to exercise them (very inspiring!). To-do: Borrow some weights and a pull-up bar to have at home. And a kettle-bell?

On the other hand (get it?), I'm noticing that my wrist muscles are feeling noticably stronger lately, so I gotta be doing something right. Still, I think I need to develop a more wholesome/complete exercise program for the long term.

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Are there garage sales in Norway or is that an American thing? Come spring time, if you have garage/yard sales, there are usually some weight sets people want to get rid of.

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Good idea! We do have fleamarkets in the spring. Not so much garage sales I think

Challenge complete!
Squats-30
Straight leg deadlift (forgot to include this one in my post lol)-30 reps
Leg press-30
Calf press-30
Seated leg curls-30
Outer thigh machine-30
Inner thigh machine-30
Calf raises-30
Total: 240 reps
Original post here!! Legs

Challenge Completed - 262 reps
Routine of today:

  • Squats 4 sets with 8 reps
  • Bench Press 3 sets with 8 reps
  • Flies 2 sets with 10 reps
  • Unilateral Shoulder Press 3 sets with 10 reps
  • Dips 3 sets with 8 reps (8/7/5)
  • Calf Raise 3 sets with 12 reps
    Conditioning:
  • Running for 30 minutes

New training video: https://steemit.com/fitness/@kellerkulturist/yqibcz09
Click on the image to get to d.tube. Changed the music to Rock. What is your opinion on that?

@steemmatt: Have you thought about creating a discord server for this group ? This would be a great addition to this challenge.

Daily challenge completed (315 reps)
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