30 Day Fitness Challenge

30 Day Fitness Challenge – I Am Working Out Daily for 30 Days

I have been feeling pretty blah recently, so I’ve decided to work out every day for the next 30 days.

I’ve been feeling bloated and I’ve gained weight this spring. I am working through treadmill and bodyweight workouts. I am updating this post daily as my progress continues.

Starting Weight

I’m currently at 155.2 pounds. I haven’t tracked my weight since August, but at that time I was 148.6. It’s only 6.6 pounds. It’s pretty significant to me because I see it in the mirror and in photos and how some of my clothes are fitting.

Starting Measurements 15 Days 30 Days
Weight: 155.2 pounds 152.6 pounds 152 pounds
Bust: 34″ 34″ 34″
Waist: 37″ 34.5″ 36″
Hips: 38″ 36.5″ 37.5″
Thighs: 21″ 21″ 21″
Bicep: 12″ 12″ 12″
Neck: 13″ 12.5″ 12.5″

Day One

An Bang Beach steady state workout with a few running intervals with iFit trainer John Peel.

Miles: 1.8
Duration: 27:33

Day 1 results

Day Two

I pushed myself with iFIT Trainer Sanya Richards-Ross on an interval run on the Palisadoes Trail. Sanya pushed me through this 2-part workout consisting of walk-run intervals at and RPE 7.

Miles: 2.7
Duration: 36:36

day 2 results

Day Three

I did a runner’s flow yoga in the morning, then I went on at lunch to get a run in iFIT Trainer Stacie Clark. For today’s workout, I ran 1:2 work-to-rest ratio intervals walking and jogging at an RPE of 7 along Ao Nang Beach, a popular destination among locals and tourists alike.

Miles: 1.8
Duration: 32:25

30 Day Fitness Day 3

Day Four

Run through a few different pushes at consistent effort levels with Zac as you explore Ruakaka Beach at an RPE of 6. There will be 2 pushes for 5 min at 4 RPE, 5 min at 6 RPE, and 5 min at 5 RPE.

Miles: 2.85
Duration: 40:46

Day 4 results

Day Five

I only did half the workout in the morning because I ran out of time. I ran beach with iFIT Trainer Knox Robinson pushing through intervals that gradually increase in RPE every 2-minutes. The workout felt pretty good, so I might try to do the whole run at some time.

Miles: 1.44
Duration: 20:12

Day 5 results

Day Six

I started the workout I did yesterday for the full time, which was 40 minutes total. Then I did the Fresh Lower-Body Mobility with Gerell Webb afterward for another 11 minutes to stretch out.

Miles: 2.9
Duration: 51:53

day 6 results

Day Seven

I started with a body weight workout while I was watching tv in the morning. We took Hank on a long walk before 9 a.m. and I wanted to chill out before I got on the treadmill.

I juuuust completed the monthly iFit challenge, so I figured I’d select something I’m comfortable with. Once I got on the treadmill, I did workout number 2 & 3 of the Bora Bora Bootcamp Series. I completed nine full rounds of this series in 2022. So it’s kinda my favorite.

Miles: 3
Duration: 44:17

day 7 results 1
day 7 results 2

Day Eight

I did walking, jogging intervals, and as lateral movements in this workout on the stunning Temae Beach in Moorea with iFIT Trainer Stacie Clark.

Miles: 1.69
Duration: 25:33

Day 8 results

Day Nine

Join iFIT Trainer Stacie Clark for a total-body workout on Matira Beach in Bora Bora. You’ll alternate between a power walk and a jog the entire time, with Stacie coaching you on proper form throughout.

Miles: 1.6
Duration: 0:21:57

Day 9 Results

Day Ten

Work out on the black sand of Lafayette Beach in Tahiti! With iFIT Trainer Stacie Clark, you’ll power walk, jog, and side shuffle down the beach. Then you’ll finish with a 90-second push and a quick cooldown.

Miles: 1.6
Duration: 0:21:49

Day 10 Results

Day Eleven

This workout started with 30-second power walks, followed by a mix of 2-minute jogs and 2-minute power walks. Then we finished with some tabata dumbbell exercises off your machine.

Miles: 1.43
Duration: 25:13

day 11 results

Day Twelve

I did the exact same program as yesterday. This workout started with 30-second power walks, followed by a mix of 2-minute jogs and 2-minute power walks. Then we finished with some tabata dumbbell exercises off your machine.

Miles: 1.42
Duration: 25:12

Day 12 Results

Day Thirteen

Join iFIT Trainer Stacie Clark on the black beach of Papara in Tahiti, where she’ll lead you through short interval sets of shuffle, skip, and stride movements.

Miles: 1.51
Duration: 23:24

Day 13 Results

Day Fourteen

Worked out with iFIT Trainer Stacie Clark at Papeete Ocean Park in Tahiti. We worked through 30-, 45-, 60-, and 90-second intervals. Finished with total-body cross-training off your machine.

Miles: 1.56
Duration: 26:41

Day 14 Results

Day Fifteen

Welcome to PK18 Beachβ€”the only white sand beach on the island of Tahiti. iFIT Trainer Stacie Clark will coach you through three blocks of steady-state intervals at a 2:1 work-to-rest ratio. Then you’ll finish with some total-body dumbbell exercises!

Miles: 1.8
Duration: 00:25:16

day 15 results

Day Sixteen

Worked out on the north end of Temae Beach on the beautiful island of Moorea, where iFIT Trainer Stacie Clark coached through steady-state intervals at a 1:1 work-to-rest ratio. I finished strong with some total-body dumbbell exercises.

Miles: 1.7
Duration: 00:28:00

day 16 results

Day Seventeen

Today was on Matira Beach for an interval workout with iFIT Trainer Stacie Clark. We worked on builds by playing with different paces ranging from 50–75% max effort.

Miles: 2.07
Duration: 27:13

day 17 results

Day Eighteen

Focus on endurance today with iFIT Trainer Stacie Clark. I worked through power-walking and jogging intervals at 50% and 75% efforts. I tried to do the total-body cross-training, but I didn’t make it through round one. I was sore and tired.

Miles: 2.10
Duration: 27:32

day 18 results

Day Nineteen

Skip, run, and power walk on the private beach of the St. Regis Resort in Bora Bora with iFIT trainer Stacie Clark. The skips are the most difficult part of the workout!

I’ve also reached 90 workouts for the year – win!

Miles: 1.9
Duration: 25:51

day 19 results

Day Twenty

This was an interval workout on Matavai Beach with iFIT Trainer Stacie Clark. I did four rounds of jogging and power-walking intervals.

Miles: 2.23
Duration: 26:53

day 20 results

Day Twenty-One

My calf wasn’t feeling great this morning. I was three minutes into my run and I had to stop. I picked this upper body workout to complete instead, but it was too slow for me. I was waiting for the trainer to begin the new round of sets, but she just kept talking. I turned it off after 10 minutes.

I went back later and did a yoga and Pilates sequence with iFIT Trainer Jeni DelPozo which was a series of moves to stretch and strengthen my hips.

Miles: 0.20
Duration: 0:42:55

day 21 results

Day Twenty-Two

I made it to the last workout of the Bora Bora Bootcamp Series with iFIT Trainer Stacie Clark. I started with 1-minute jogs and 1-minute runs at 75% effort. Then it went to 30-second quick jogs and 15-second walks. And there was a cross-training exercises at the end!

Miles: 1.96
Duration: 32:21

day 22 results

Day Twenty-Three

I’ve done this walk before, but the town of Puerto de Mogan, Spain is so beautiful. It was a cultural walk with iFIT Trainer Tommy Rivs Puzey.

Miles: 1.73
Duration: 32:01

day 23 results

Day Twenty-Four

I joined iFIT Trainer Chris Clark in walking along the sandy shores of Aruba. I worked on speed play of mostly a 4.1 and a slower pace of 3.6.

Miles: 1.88
Duration: 30:45

day 24 results

Day Twenty-Five

This workout rotated between working your arms and core. And I also used dumbbells.

Miles: 0
Duration: 16:40

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Day Twenty-Six

Get ready to sweat in this interval workout on Matavai Beach, where iFIT Trainer Stacie Clark will lead you through four rounds of jogging and power-walking intervals. Enjoy a nice cooldown with beautiful ocean views at the end.

Miles: 1.79
Duration: 21:11

day 26 results

Day Twenty-Seven

Join iFIT Trainer Stacie Clark for a total-body workout on Matira Beach in Bora Bora. You’ll alternate between a power walk and a jog the entire time, with Stacie coaching you on proper form throughout.

Miles: 1.57
Duration: 21:57

day 27 results

Day Twenty-Eight

For the first interval walk of this series, you’ll head to Playa Carillo with iFIT Trainer John Peel. You’ll push for two minutes at an RPE of 5, then recover for four minutes at an RPE of 3.

Miles: 1.58
Duration: 0:28:45

day 28 results

Day Twenty-Nine

I did two workouts.

Climb alongside iFIT Trainer Stacie Clark as she pushes you to the top of Signal Peak, where you will take in breathtaking views of St. Lucia. Be prepared to get out of your comfort zone as you push with purpose!

Get ready to join iFIT Trainer Alex Gregory in a scenic walk through the iconic Gorge Du Verdon! Alex will give you some fun facts about the Gorge Du Verdon as you take in the breathtaking views. Work hard and have fun!

Miles: 2.68
Duration: 0:51:22

day 29 results

day 29 results

Day Thirty

Feel the spirit of the islands in this yoga workout with iFIT Trainer Heather Jenson. As you flow through this flexibility session, soak in your surroundings and enjoy the sound of crashing waves.

Miles: 0
Duration: 21:18

day 29 results

My Results

Total Miles: 52.49
Total Duration: 14:43:31

Overall, I lost three pounds. I didn’t change my diet, but I was motivated enough to push myself every day. I pushed myself and I’m proud that I accomplished what I set out to do.

How to Stay Motivated

Staying motivated can be a challenge at times, but there are several strategies you can try to maintain your motivation. Here are some tips:

  • Set clear goals: Define specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound SMART goals. Having a clear vision of what you want to achieve will help you stay focused and motivated.
  • Break it down: Break your goals into smaller, manageable tasks. This makes them less overwhelming and allows you to track your progress more easily. Celebrate small victories along the way to stay motivated.
  • Find your “why”: Understand why your goals are important to you. Identifying your underlying motivations and the benefits you will gain from achieving your goals can provide you with a sense of purpose and drive.
  • Create a positive environment: Surround yourself with positive influences, supportive people, and an inspiring workspace. Remove distractions that hinder your progress and create an environment that promotes focus and productivity.
  • Visualize success: Use visualization techniques to imagine yourself successfully achieving your goals. Visualizing the desired outcome can boost your motivation and make it more likely to become a reality.
  • Maintain a routine: Establish a consistent routine that aligns with your goals. Having a structured schedule helps you stay disciplined and ensures that you allocate time and energy to work on your objectives.
  • Seek inspiration: Find sources of inspiration that resonate with you. Read books, listen to podcasts, watch motivational videos, or connect with individuals who have achieved similar goals. Their stories and insights can keep you motivated during challenging times.
  • Take care of yourself: Physical and mental well-being play a crucial role in maintaining motivation. Prioritize self-care activities such as exercise, proper nutrition, adequate sleep, and relaxation. When you feel energized and balanced, it becomes easier to stay motivated.
  • Track your progress: Keep a record of your achievements, no matter how small. Seeing the progress you’ve made can be incredibly motivating and reinforce your belief in your abilities. You can read more about how I lost 9.4 pounds in 3 months.
  • Embrace failure as a learning opportunity: Understand that setbacks and failures are a natural part of the journey. Instead of letting them discourage you, view them as valuable learning experiences that can help you grow and improve. Use failures as opportunities to adjust your approach and move forward.

Remember that motivation may fluctuate over time, and that’s normal. It’s important to stay committed to your goals, even when your motivation wanes. By implementing these strategies and finding what works best for you, you can cultivate a mindset that keeps you motivated on your path to success.

What motivates you? Let me know in the comments below!

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