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Looking for a Fitness Challenge

So my new show that I'm a little obsessed with is one from the Style Network (I know, me watching Style Network, of all things). It's called "Our Big Fat Weight Loss Story", and each episode is about how a family learns to lose weight and get healthy together, sometimes with mixed results.  The cameras and various experts check in with them over a four-month period to see what progress they're making, and to encourage them on their journey.  One of the things I really like is that it encourages them to work towards a fitness challenge of some type.  Something fairly difficult that they have to train for.  And some of them have been doozies. 

So this got me to thinking that I should have a fitness goal/challenge of some kind, that I've never done, but that I will work towards and accomplish say in 6 months.  I think it's a fabulous idea, but my only difficulty is in coming up with and deciding on something. So far I've thought about hiking Mount Olympus, or a friend suggested a 22-mile Antelope Island bike ride. Not sure about either of those.  I have to draw the line at marathons and triathlons - Ix-nay to both of those.  I'm open to other suggestions though, so if you have any feel free to send them my way. Once I decide on something I'll let you all know, and I'll keep the blog updated with how training goes.  And any of my readers are welcome to join me in the effort (Hint, hint).


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