The End of the 12CC

Christmas Eve and the end of the 12CC. Yes – it was 12 weeks ago you took your ‘pre’ photos and started the 20:20 challenge. Since then you have completed the Chair Challenge and 24 daily challenges with the Advent Calendar. To finish the 12CC off, it’s time to take your photos again. In order to make a good comparison, try and take the photos in the same place and clothes as last time. If you
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Advent Challenger

Christmas Scene

Sunday 1st December – you are probably reading this with the taste of chocolate on your tongue from day 1 of your advent calendar. However, the Proof is not in the Advent Calendar, it’s in The Advent Challenger – a virtual calendar with a mixture of challenges, recipes and all round fitness fun. You can even do this alongside your chocolate calendar, as it means you can enjoy the treat and then work it
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Half way there!

We are 6 weeks into the 12 weeks ’til Christmas Challenge and so far you have taken your ‘before’ photos, completed 2 exercise challenges and hopefully been more aware of what and how much you are eating. We now have 6 weeks to go and as the ‘C‘ word gets closer things becomes a little harder – the colder weather helps to decrease our motivation for healthy eating & exercise and an increase
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Chair Challenge

The Chair Challenge – your 20 minute daily workout that will get your heart pumping, thighs talking and triceps toned. The challenge involves a repeat of 4 different exercises, all performed using a chair, whilst in the comfort of your own home. You are aiming to complete this everyday for 20 days… You will complete 4 Exercises – Step ups, Mountain Climbers, Squats and Tricep Dips, one after the other, without stopping. After all 4
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20:20 Exercise Plan

Stage 2 of the 12CC is your 20:20 Exercise Plan. You are aiming to complete this every day for the next 20 days. You will be carrying out 20 exercises which alternate from a repetition exercise (20 reps), to a holding exercise (20 seconds). For example, after completing 20 Jumping Jacks, you will be holding a Hip Bridge for 20 seconds and then completing 20 repetitions of a Spotty Dog etc. Make a copy of
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12 Weeks ’til Christmas

T he nights are getting darker, your summer wardrobe has been packed away and the Cadburys Roses tins are on display in the supermarkets. It can only mean one thing – Christmas is on its way! Don’t get me wrong, I love Christmas (probably more than I love a pudding) but we are now on the 3 month countdown to the most indulging time of the year. The cold weather and dark
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