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Lose lbs with the LBS Challenge

Lighter, Brighter Summer Challenge

The LBS Challenge kicks off on the 2nd August and will give you 6 weeks to make the most of being active and enjoying some summer fun.

The Challenge is to burn additional calories through exercise and activity and watch those lbs fall away. This Challenge will drive home the importance of exercise, not only to your weight loss goals but also to your health. Regular moderate exercise substantially reduces the risk of major diseases and it boosts your mood and self-esteem.

Members can post news of their progress and inspire others with news of activities undertaken and calories burnt.

Get out and about… the world is your oyster.. And remember all exercise gives you extra calories to enjoy food treats!

Here's some Ideas and Inspiration from WLR members

"It’s soooo worth it! ‘How slim and firm that woman is…’ It took a moment before I realised it was me… The exercise and calorie counting is definitely worth it. The calorie counting gets us slim and the exercise calories firms us up." Karynr

"Rebounding – Great for days when you can take your rebounder outside – exercise and work on your tan at the same time." Molly Malone

"Body Combat – Informal, fun and so energetic. Plus an hour burns a fabulous 647 kcals." Reverie

"Aqua-Aerobics – ‘I really want to sing the praises of aqua aerobics. After 4 weeks I have lost inches off my waist and bust." Jean Briggs

"Treadmill – I am finally back on my treadmill. I love this machine. I have gone down 4 sizes since January." EI

"Walking – ‘This Walking Stuff Really Works – I am finding that I have a lot more energy. I have discovered it actually works." LizBeth

"I walk my dog over hilly fields and through the woods." Margarete

"Inches are going down thanks to my new walking programme." GirlyGirl

"Belly Dancing – Definitely worth trying, you can’t not enjoy it!" Taz2002

"Dance Mats – It’s very addictive. 60 minutes and we’d burnt off over 400 kcals." Nomes

"Sit Ups and Stomach Toning – Doing sit-ups every other day. I have noticed a good difference in muscle tone on my upper stomach." J

"I love Sunny Days – Get yourselves out for a bike ride or even a long walk on these nice days." Emsy1981

"Horse- Riding is Fun – I love every minute. Also feel it is toning up my bum and thighs nicely." BethCurrie

"Exercise!!!!! ‘I never thought I would say it… but after months of regular exercise I think I am addicted!" Marsde

Get the kids out and enjoy:

  • Bat & Ball
  • Swingball
  • Throwing Frisbees
  • Fly a Kite
  • Paddleboats

Be Adventurous Try:

  • Rock Climbing
  • Abseiling
  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Trampolining
  • Archery
  • Horse Riding
  • Tidy up your garden for the next barbecue
  • Put on some music and wash the car
  • Explore your neighbourhood. Walk up and down every street nearby and discover new things!!

Try It Free

Start the Lighter, Brighter Summer Challenge today. You can keep an online exercise diary, see how many calories you need and how many you eat. Take a Free Trial and log on to the WLR LBS Challenge message boards to join in. Start Free Trial.

Take our FREE trial »

Further Information

www.walking-routes.co.uk - Links to hundreds of walks throughout the UK

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Try It Free

Start the Lighter, Brighter Summer Challenge today. You can keep an online exercise diary, see how many calories you need and how many you eat. Take a Free Trial and log on to the WLR LBS Challenge message boards to join in. Start Free Trial.

Take our FREE trial »

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