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                                             Healthy Living Challenge

Exercise your mind by reading and exercise your body through your new routine.

Directions:
1) Build up your exercise routine using the exercises listed.
2) Read a book that matches the exercise to complete that exercise.
Bonus! Try the exercise routine itself!

Duration: Open

Levels:
• Beginner - 5 exercises
• Intermediate - 10 exercises
• Advanced - 15 exercises
• Extreme - 25 exercises plus 1 repeat of 3 exercises

Minimum book length is 100 pages.

Exercises:
Endurance
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Strength
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Balance
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Flexibility
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message 5: by Kay Kay (last edited Jan 03, 2017 07:35PM) (new)

Kay Kay | 1794 comments I'll do this one. I am listing at Extreme, but I might just try them all. I can't climb a rope to save my life. I might need to learn how!

Endurance
• Brisk 10 minute walk - Read a quick book in one sitting Judy Moody
• Dance - Read a book with a main character who dances A Kiss from Mr Fitzgerald
• Yard Work - Read a book with someone who is a gardener Black Butler, Vol. 3
• Swimming - Read a book where water plays a critical role Miss Pickerell Goes Undersea
• Biking - Listen to an audiobook The Shadow of the Wind
• Stairs - Read a book that has the point of view switch between people My Lady Jane
• Tennis - Read a book with a yellow cover. Handing One Another Along: Literature and Social Reflection
• Basketball - Read a book with someone on a team. Grey Mountain
• Soccer - Read a book where the world is seen in black and white. The Death House
• Pokemon Go - Read a book with a computer nerd or geek or someone who likes video games.Saturn Run

Strength
# of 100's = reps
• Squat - Read a book that's title starts with S. The Source 11 reps
• Deadlift - Read a book with super humans. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts 1 & 2 3 reps
• Barbell Row - Read a book where someone waffles on a decision. Love That Dog
• Bench Press - Read a book with super villains. The Hike
• Triceps Pressdown - Read a book where someone is in a bad situation. Orange Is the New Black
• Barbell Curl - Read a book where someone changes the course of their life. The Watchmaker of Filigree Street
• Calf Raise - Read a book where someone gets a windfall. Her Fearful Symmetry
• Push Up - Read a book in a series with different main characters each book. In the Woods
• Pull Up - Read a book where someone raises their lot in life An Echo in the Darkness
• Rope Climb - Read a book with a tall object on the cover. The Abominable Snowman

Balance
• Stand on One Foot - Read a book with someone who is physically disabled The Clan of the Cave Bear
• Heel to Toe Walk - Read the first book in a spin off series The Sweetest Dark
• Front Left Lift - Read the first book in a series A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms
• Side Leg Lift - Read a middle book in a series Holly: The Doorstep Puppy
• Back Leg Lift - Read the last book in a series As Sure as the Dawn
• Knee Curl - Read a book that's title starts with K. The Kitchen House
• Toe Stand - Read a book where someone's life is unbalanced. The BFG
• Use a Balance Ball - Read a book where someone plays a sport. Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China
• Heel Raises - Read a book where the main character has a bubbly personality. Judy Moody Gets Famous!
• Wall Sit - Read a book where someone builds something physical. Paris

Flexibility
• Arm Across Chest - Read a book that's title starts with A. The Alienist
• Triceps Stretch - Read a book where someone uses their arms for a critical part of the story. Magic Burns
• Glute Stretch - Read a book that's title starts with G.
• Adductor Stretch - Read a book where someone is a runner.
• Single Leg Hamstring - Read a book where someone is betrayed. Unhinged
• Standing Quadriceps - Read a book where someone starts a new job. The Muse
• Standing Calf - Read a book that's title starts with C. Cold Shot
• Yoga - Read a book where someone is calm in the case of chaos. Among the Hidden
• Tai Chi - Read a book where someone meditates.
• Pilates - Read a book where someone is trying to get healthy. Dracula


message 6: by Kelly (new)

Kelly (ladykatala) | 5020 comments Karrie wrote: "I'll do this one. I am listing at Extreme, but I might just try them all. I can't climb a rope to save my life. I might need to learn how!"

Welcome Karrie! My husband just learned how to climb a rope awhile ago and was very proud. I'm still hopeless.


message 7: by ♛primadonna♛ (last edited Oct 19, 2018 11:35PM) (new)

♛primadonna♛ (lavenderbird22) | 121 comments COMPLETE!

Levels:
• Intermediate - 10 exercises

(view spoiler)

Endurance
• Brisk 10 minute walk - Read a quick book in one sitting Rat Queens, Vol. 1: Sass & Sorcery 10/25/16
• Dance - Read a book with a main character who dances The Cruel Prince 7/2/18
• Yard Work - Read a book with someone who is a gardener My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, Vol. 1 10/20/18
• Swimming - Read a book where water plays a critical roleThe Adventures of Captain Underpants 3/21/17
• Biking - Listen to an audiobook You 10/2/18
• Stairs - Read a book that has the point of view switch between people Kage Unmasked 9/20/16
• Tennis - Read a book with a yellow cover. The Color Purple 11/29/16
• Basketball - Read a book with someone on a team. Lumberjanes, Vol. 1: Beware the Kitten Holy 12/30/16
• Soccer - Read a book where the world is seen in black and white.March: Book One 7/7/18
• Pokemon Go - Read a book with a computer nerd or geek or someone who likes video games.His Baby to Protect8/14/18


message 8: by Emily (new)

Emily | 1013 comments Levels:
• Extreme - 25 exercises plus 1 repeat of 3 exercises

Starting with Endurance
• Brisk 10 minute walk - Read a quick book in one sitting
• Dance - Read a book with a main character who dances
• Yard Work - Read a book with someone who is a gardener
• Swimming - Read a book where water plays a critical role
• Biking - Listen to an audiobook
• Stairs - Read a book that has the point of view switch between people
• Tennis - Read a book with a yellow cover.
• Basketball - Read a book with someone on a team.
• Soccer - Read a book where the world is seen in black and white.
• Pokemon Go - Read a book with a computer nerd or geek or someone who likes video games


message 9: by Shan ~A~ (last edited Aug 06, 2016 04:28PM) (new)

Shan ~A~ (thebookglutton) | 713 comments Healthy Living Challenge (100 pg minimum)
Duration: Open
Start: August 3, 2016
End: ???
Level: Extreme - 25 exercises plus 1 repeat of 3 exercises
Progress: 2/28

Exercises:
Endurance
• Brisk 10 minute walk - Read a quick book in one sitting
• Dance - Read a book with a main character who dances
• Yard Work - Read a book with someone who is a gardener
• Swimming - Read a book where water plays a critical role
• Biking - Listen to an audiobook
• Stairs - Read a book that has the point of view switch between people
• Tennis - Read a book with a yellow cover.
• Basketball - Read a book with someone on a team.
• Soccer - Read a book where the world is seen in black and white.
• Pokemon Go - Read a book with a computer nerd or geek or someone who likes video games.

Strength
Note: The rep's for these books are based on how many hundred pages the book is. Example: 354 page book is 3 reps.
• Squat - Read a book that's title starts with S.
• Deadlift - Read a book with super humans.
• Barbell Row - Read a book where someone waffles on a decision.
• Bench Press - Read a book with super villains.
• Triceps Pressdown - Read a book where someone is in a bad situation.
• Barbell Curl - Read a book where someone changes the course of their life.
• Calf Raise - Read a book where someone gets a windfall.
• Push Up - Read a book in a series with different main characters each book.
• Pull Up - Read a book where someone raises their lot in life
• Rope Climb - Read a book with a tall object on the cover.

Balance
• Stand on One Foot - Read a book with someone who is physically disabled
• Heel to Toe Walk - Read the first book in a spin off series
• Front Left Lift - Read the first book in a series
• Side Leg Lift - Read a middle book in a series
• Back Leg Lift - Read the last book in a series
• Knee Curl - Read a book that's title starts with K.
• Toe Stand - Read a book where someone's life is unbalanced.
• Use a Balance Ball - Read a book where someone plays a sport.
• Heel Raises - Read a book where the main character has a bubbly personality.
• Wall Sit - Read a book where someone builds something physical.

Flexibility
• Arm Across Chest - Read a book that's title starts with A.
• Triceps Stretch - Read a book where someone uses their arms for a critical part of the story.
• Glute Stretch - Read a book that's title starts with G.
• Adductor Stretch - Read a book where someone is a runner.
Rhythm, Chord & Malykhin by Mariana Zapata 08/03/16
• Single Leg Hamstring - Read a book where someone is betrayed.
• Standing Quadriceps - Read a book where someone starts a new job.
Ruined by Tracy Wolff 08/06/16
• Standing Calf - Read a book that's title starts with C.
• Yoga - Read a book where someone is calm in the case of chaos.
• Tai Chi - Read a book where someone meditates.
• Pilates - Read a book where someone is trying to get healthy.


message 10: by Jenn (last edited Aug 06, 2016 10:57PM) (new)

Jenn (engelsigh) | 1191 comments Healthy Living Challenge (100 pg minimum)
Duration: Open
Start: August 3, 2016
End: ???
Level: Extreme - 25 exercises plus 1 repeat of 3 exercises

Exercises:
Endurance
• Brisk 10 minute walk - Read a quick book in one sitting
• Dance - Read a book with a main character who dances
• Yard Work - Read a book with someone who is a gardener
• Swimming - Read a book where water plays a critical role
• Biking - Listen to an audiobook
• Stairs - Read a book that has the point of view switch between people
• Tennis - Read a book with a yellow cover.
• Basketball - Read a book with someone on a team.
• Soccer - Read a book where the world is seen in black and white.
• Pokemon Go - Read a book with a computer nerd or geek or someone who likes video games.

Strength
Note: The rep's for these books are based on how many hundred pages the book is. Example: 354 page book is 3 reps.
• Squat - Read a book that's title starts with S.
• Deadlift - Read a book with super humans.
• Barbell Row - Read a book where someone waffles on a decision.
• Bench Press - Read a book with super villains.
• Triceps Pressdown - Read a book where someone is in a bad situation.
• Barbell Curl - Read a book where someone changes the course of their life.
• Calf Raise - Read a book where someone gets a windfall.
• Push Up - Read a book in a series with different main characters each book.
• Pull Up - Read a book where someone raises their lot in life
• Rope Climb - Read a book with a tall object on the cover.

Balance
• Stand on One Foot - Read a book with someone who is physically disabled
• Heel to Toe Walk - Read the first book in a spin off series
• Front Left Lift - Read the first book in a series
• Side Leg Lift - Read a middle book in a series
• Back Leg Lift - Read the last book in a series
• Knee Curl - Read a book that's title starts with K.
• Toe Stand - Read a book where someone's life is unbalanced.
• Use a Balance Ball - Read a book where someone plays a sport.
• Heel Raises - Read a book where the main character has a bubbly personality.
• Wall Sit - Read a book where someone builds something physical.

Flexibility
• Arm Across Chest - Read a book that's title starts with A.
• Triceps Stretch - Read a book where someone uses their arms for a critical part of the story.
• Glute Stretch - Read a book that's title starts with G.
• Adductor Stretch - Read a book where someone is a runner.
• Single Leg Hamstring - Read a book where someone is betrayed. The Lightning Thief 8/5/16
• Standing Quadriceps - Read a book where someone starts a new job.
• Standing Calf - Read a book that's title starts with C.
• Yoga - Read a book where someone is calm in the case of chaos.
• Tai Chi - Read a book where someone meditates.
• Pilates - Read a book where someone is trying to get healthy.


message 11: by Maya (last edited Sep 11, 2016 06:01AM) (new)

Maya (ferafaces) | 282 comments Exercises:

Endurance
Brisk 10 minute walk - Read a quick book in one sitting
Dear Life: Stories | Alice Munro | 8/7/2016
Dance - Read a book with a main character who dances
Fangirl | Rainbow Rowell | 8/6/2016
Yard Work - Read a book with someone who is a gardener
How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack: Defend Yourself When the Lawn Warriors Strike | Chuck Sambuchino | 8/?/2016
Swimming - Read a book where water plays a critical role
Halfway | Stephanie Void | 8/15/2016
Biking - Listen to an audiobook
The Last Lecture | Randy Pausch | 9/1/2016
Stairs - Read a book that has the point of view switch between people
Chasing Amanda | Robin Patchen | 8/7/2016
Tennis - Read a book with a yellow cover.
Bennington Girls Are Easy | Charlotte Silver | 8/15/2016
Basketball - Read a book with someone on a team.
Rush | Eve Silver | 8/15/2016
Soccer - Read a book where the world is seen in black and white.
The Innocent Mage | Karen Miller | 8/7/2016
There is no "gray" in this world. There is right or wrong, no question about it.
Pokemon Go - Read a book with a computer nerd or geek or someone who likes video games.
Love Lies Beneath | Ellen Hopkins | 8/?/2016

Strength
Squat - Read a book that's title starts with S.
Stars Above | Marissa Meyer | 8/15/2016
Deadlift - Read a book with super humans.
Gambit | C.L. Denault | 8/30/2016
Barbell Row - Read a book where someone waffles on a decision.
Unexpected Gifts (Castle Mountain Lodge | 8/?/2016
Bench Press - Read a book with super villains.
The Monstrumologist | Rick Yancey | 8/9/2016
Triceps Pressdown - Read a book where someone is in a bad situation.
Fight Club | Chuck Palahniuk | 8/21/2016
Barbell Curl - Read a book where someone changes the course of their life.
Hidden Gifts (Castle Mountain Lodge | Elena Aiken | 8/?/2016
Calf Raise - Read a book where someone gets a windfall.
Dead Wrong | Leighann Dobbs | 8/30/2016
Push Up - Read a book in a series with different main characters each book.
Trust Honor Love | J.M. Witt | 8/13/2016
Pull Up - Read a book where someone raises their lot in life
Kushiel's Dart | Jacqueline Carey | 9/1/2016
Rope Climb - Read a book with a tall object on the cover.
Expansion Pack | Clancy Teitelbaum | 8/31/2016

Balance
Stand on One Foot - Read a book with someone who is physically disabled
Kushiel's Chosen | Jacqueline Carey | 9/1/2016
Heel to Toe Walk - Read the first book in a spin off series
The Oathbound | Mercedes Lackey | 8/17/2016
Front Left Lift - Read the first book in a series
The Housewife Assassin's Handbook | Josie Brown | 8/10/2016
Side Leg Lift - Read a middle book in a series
Mistaken Kisses | Elena Aiken | 8/?/2016
Back Leg Lift - Read the last book in a series
Getting the Girl | Markus Zusak | 8/21/2016
Knee Curl - Read a book that's title starts with K.
Killer Cupcakes | Leighann Dobbs | 8/26/2016
Toe Stand - Read a book where someone's life is unbalanced.
UnderCovers | Kayli McGee | 8/26/2016
Use a Balance Ball - Read a book where someone plays a sport.
Fighting Ruben Wolfe | Markus Zusak | 8/?/2016
Heel Raises - Read a book where the main character has a bubbly personality.
Zack | Sawyer Bennett | 8/26/2016
Wall Sit - Read a book where someone builds something physical.
Rise: A Newsflesh Collection | Mire Grant | 9/6/2016

Flexibility
Arm Across Chest - Read a book that's title starts with A.
Anomaly Flats | Clayton Smith | 9/2/2016
Triceps Stretch - Read a book where someone uses their arms for a critical part of the story
Her Dark Angel | Felicity Heaton | 8/21/2016
Glute Stretch - Read a book that's title starts with G.
Game Player | B.J. Harvey | 9/9/2016
Adductor Stretch - Read a book where someone is a runner.
Daughter of the Red Dawn | Alicia Michaels | 9/2/2016
Single Leg Hamstring - Read a book where someone is betrayed.
The Academy - Thief | C.L. Stone | 9/3/2016
Standing Quadriceps - Read a book where someone starts a new job.
Emmaline Waters, This Is Your Life | Maggie Bloom | 8/24/2016
Standing Calf - Read a book that's title starts with C.
Crewel | Gennifer Albin | 8/17/2016
Yoga - Read a book where someone is calm in the case of chaos.
Misplaced Love | Lily Zante | 9/2/2016
Tai Chi - Read a book where someone meditates.
On Demon Wings | Karina Halle | 9/7/2016
Pilates - Read a book where someone is trying to get healthy.
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft | Stephen King | 9/3/2016

Reps!

1. Glute Stretch - Read a book that's title starts with G.
Game, Set, Match | Nana Malone | 9/9/2016
2. Brisk 10 minute walk - Read a quick book in one sitting
Bake, Battle & Roll Guys | Leighann Dobbs | 9/9/2016
3. Yard Work - Read a book with someone who is a gardener
A Zen for Murder | Leighann Dobbs | 9/9/2016


message 12: by Moderators of NBRC, Challenger-in-Chief (new)

Moderators of NBRC | 31470 comments Mod
Welcome to the challenge everyone! :)


message 13: by Danielle Gypsy Soul (last edited Aug 24, 2016 09:23PM) (new)

Danielle  Gypsy Soul (afdaniellet) Healthy Living Challenge (100 pg minimum)
Duration: Open
Start: August 24, 2016
Level: Extreme - 25 exercises plus 1 repeat of 3 exercises
Progress: 0/28


Exercises:
Endurance
• Brisk 10 minute walk - Read a quick book in one sitting
• Dance - Read a book with a main character who dances
• Yard Work - Read a book with someone who is a gardener
• Swimming - Read a book where water plays a critical role
• Biking - Listen to an audiobook
• Stairs - Read a book that has the point of view switch between people
• Tennis - Read a book with a yellow cover.
• Basketball - Read a book with someone on a team.
• Soccer - Read a book where the world is seen in black and white.
• Pokemon Go - Read a book with a computer nerd or geek or someone who likes video games.

Strength
Note: The rep's for these books are based on how many hundred pages the book is. Example: 354 page book is 3 reps.
• Squat - Read a book that's title starts with S.
• Deadlift - Read a book with super humans.
• Barbell Row - Read a book where someone waffles on a decision.
• Bench Press - Read a book with super villains.
• Triceps Pressdown - Read a book where someone is in a bad situation.
• Barbell Curl - Read a book where someone changes the course of their life.
• Calf Raise - Read a book where someone gets a windfall.
• Push Up - Read a book in a series with different main characters each book.
• Pull Up - Read a book where someone raises their lot in life
• Rope Climb - Read a book with a tall object on the cover.

Balance
• Stand on One Foot - Read a book with someone who is physically disabled
• Heel to Toe Walk - Read the first book in a spin off series
• Front Left Lift - Read the first book in a series
• Side Leg Lift - Read a middle book in a series
• Back Leg Lift - Read the last book in a series
• Knee Curl - Read a book that's title starts with K.
• Toe Stand - Read a book where someone's life is unbalanced.
• Use a Balance Ball - Read a book where someone plays a sport.
• Heel Raises - Read a book where the main character has a bubbly personality.
• Wall Sit - Read a book where someone builds something physical.

Flexibility
• Arm Across Chest - Read a book that's title starts with A.
• Triceps Stretch - Read a book where someone uses their arms for a critical part of the story.
• Glute Stretch - Read a book that's title starts with G.
• Adductor Stretch - Read a book where someone is a runner.
• Single Leg Hamstring - Read a book where someone is betrayed.
• Standing Quadriceps - Read a book where someone starts a new job.
• Standing Calf - Read a book that's title starts with C.
• Yoga - Read a book where someone is calm in the case of chaos.
• Tai Chi - Read a book where someone meditates.
• Pilates - Read a book where someone is trying to get healthy.


message 14: by Ashley M (last edited Nov 27, 2016 09:05PM) (new)

Ashley M  (read-a-hol-ic) | 762 comments Healthy Living Challenge
Duration: Open
Level: Extreme - 25 exercises plus 1 repeat of 3 exercises
Minimum book length is 100 pages.

Exercises:


Endurance
• Brisk 10 minute walk - Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 11/25/16
• Dance - Read a book with a main character who dances
• Yard Work - Read a book with someone who is a gardener
• Swimming - Read a book where water plays a critical role
• Biking - Listen to an audiobook
• Stairs - Read a book that has the point of view switch between people
• Tennis - Read a book with a yellow cover.
• Basketball - Read a book with someone on a team.
• Soccer - Read a book where the world is seen in black and white.
• Pokemon Go - Read a book with a computer nerd or geek or someone who likes video games.

Strength
Note: The rep's for these books are based on how many hundred pages the book is. Example: 354 page book is 3 reps.
• Squat - Read a book that's title starts with S.
• Deadlift - Read a book with super humans.
• Barbell Row - Read a book where someone waffles on a decision.
• Bench Press - Read a book with super villains.
• Triceps Pressdown - Read a book where someone is in a bad situation.
• Barbell Curl - Read a book where someone changes the course of their life.
• Calf Raise - Read a book where someone gets a windfall.
• Push Up - Read a book in a series with different main characters each book.
• Pull Up - Read a book where someone raises their lot in life
• Rope Climb - Read a book with a tall object on the cover.

Balance
• Stand on One Foot - Read a book with someone who is physically disabled
• Heel to Toe Walk - Read the first book in a spin off series
• Front Left Lift - Read the first book in a series
• Side Leg Lift - Read a middle book in a series
• Back Leg Lift - Read the last book in a series
• Knee Curl - Read a book that's title starts with K.
• Toe Stand - Read a book where someone's life is unbalanced.
• Use a Balance Ball - Read a book where someone plays a sport. Fancy Nancy: Nancy Clancy, Soccer Mania 11/26/16
• Heel Raises - Read a book where the main character has a bubbly personality.
• Wall Sit - Read a book where someone builds something physical.

Flexibility
• Arm Across Chest - Read a book that's title starts with A.
• Triceps Stretch - Read a book where someone uses their arms for a critical part of the story.
• Glute Stretch - Ghosthunters and the Totally Moldy Baroness! 11/24/16
• Adductor Stretch - Read a book where someone is a runner.
• Single Leg Hamstring - Read a book where someone is betrayed.
• Standing Quadriceps - Read a book where someone starts a new job.
• Standing Calf - Read a book that's title starts with C.
• Yoga - Read a book where someone is calm in the case of chaos.
• Tai Chi - Read a book where someone meditates.
• Pilates - Read a book where someone is trying to get healthy.

Reps:
1- Glute Stretch - Ghosthunters and the Muddy Monster of Doom! 11/25/16
2- Brisk 10 minute walk - Fancy Nancy: Nancy Clancy Sees the Future 11/26/16
3-


message 15: by Moderators of NBRC, Challenger-in-Chief (new)

Moderators of NBRC | 31470 comments Mod
welcome to the challenge :)


message 16: by Michelle (last edited Dec 25, 2016 09:26AM) (new)

Michelle | 2899 comments Healthy Living Challenge
Duration: Open
Extreme - 25 exercises plus 1 repeat of 3 exercises

Exercises:

Endurance

• Brisk 10 minute walk - Read a quick book in one sitting

• Dance - Read a book with a main character who dances
(1) Frog Music by Emma Donoghue - 12/13/16

• Yard Work - Read a book with someone who is a gardener
• Swimming - Read a book where water plays a critical role
• Biking - Listen to an audiobook

• Stairs - Read a book that has the point of view switch between people
(1) Lamb to the Slaughter by Karen Ann Hopkins - 11/27/16

• Tennis - Read a book with a yellow cover.
• Basketball - Read a book with someone on a team.
• Soccer - Read a book where the world is seen in black and white. - A Man Called Ove by Frederic Backman - 11/30/16
• Pokemon Go - Read a book with a computer nerd or geek or someone who likes video games.
(hide spoiler)]

Strength

Note: The rep's for these books are based on how many hundred pages the book is. Example: 354 page book is 3 reps.
• Squat - Read a book that's title starts with S.
• Deadlift - Read a book with super humans.
• Barbell Row - Read a book where someone waffles on a decision.
• Bench Press - Read a book with super villains.

• Triceps Pressdown - Read a book where someone is in a bad situation.
(1) - Burning Bright by Tracy chevalier - 12/1/16 - Mazey Kellaway winds up pregnant after sleeping with John Astley
(2) We Are Water by Wally Lamb - 12/24/16 - Annie Oh is molested as a child.

• Barbell Curl - Read a book where someone changes the course of their life.
(1) Buddhism for Dudes: A Jarhead's Field Guide to Mindfulness by Gerry Stribling - 12/3/16

• Calf Raise - Read a book where someone gets a windfall.
• Push Up - Read a book in a series with different main characters each book.
• Pull Up - Read a book where someone raises their lot in life
• Rope Climb - Read a book with a tall object on the cover.
(hide spoiler)]

Balance

• Stand on One Foot - Read a book with someone who is physically disabled
• Heel to Toe Walk - Read the first book in a spin off series

• Front Left Lift - Read the first book in a series -
(1) The Haunting of Sunshine Girl by Paige McKenzie - 12/6/16

• Side Leg Lift - Read a middle book in a series
• Back Leg Lift - Read the last book in a series
• Knee Curl - Read a book that's title starts with K.
• Toe Stand - Read a book where someone's life is unbalanced.
(1) Firespell by Chloe Neill - 12/10/16

• Use a Balance Ball - Read a book where someone plays a sport.
• Heel Raises - Read a book where the main character has a bubbly personality.
• Wall Sit - Read a book where someone builds something physical.
(hide spoiler)]

Flexibility

• Arm Across Chest - Read a book that's title starts with A.
• Triceps Stretch - Read a book where someone uses their arms for a critical part of the story.
• Glute Stretch - Read a book that's title starts with G.
• Adductor Stretch - Read a book where someone is a runner.
• Single Leg Hamstring - Read a book where someone is betrayed.
• Standing Quadriceps - Read a book where someone starts a new job.
• Standing Calf - Read a book that's title starts with C.

• Yoga - Read a book where someone is calm in the case of chaos.
(1) Dark Inside by Jeyn Roberts - 12/12/16

• Tai Chi - Read a book where someone meditates.
• Pilates - Read a book where someone is trying to get healthy.


message 17: by Allyson (last edited Dec 27, 2019 03:06PM) (new)

Allyson | 52 comments Healthy Living Challenge
Level: Extreme

Endurance

• Brisk 10 minute walk - Read a quick book in one sitting Novecento. Un monologo by Alessandro Baricco *****/Princeless, Vol. 1: Save Yourself by Jeremy Whitley ****
• Dance - Read a book with a main character who dances
• Yard Work - Read a book with someone who is a gardener - The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett - *****
• Swimming - Read a book where water plays a critical role - The Wide Window by Lemony Snicket ****
• Biking - Listen to an audiobook - The Ersatz Elevator by Lemony Snicket ****
• Stairs - Read a book that has the point of view switch between people - Wonder by R.J. Palacio ***
• Tennis - Read a book with a yellow cover - Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts 1 & 2 by J.K. Rowling **
• Basketball - Read a book with someone on a team. - Dancing in My Nuddy-Pants by Louise Rennison ***/Check, Please! Year Two by Ngozi Ukazu ****
• Soccer - Read a book where the world is seen in black and white. - Everyone's a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too: A Book by Jomny Sun **
• Pokemon Go - Read a book with a computer nerd or geek or someone who likes video games. - Cress by Marissa Meyer ****

Strength

Note: The rep's for these books are based on how many hundred pages the book is. Example: 354 page book is 3 reps.

• Squat - Read a book that's title starts with S. - Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo *****/Spell on Wheels, Vol. 1 by Kate Leth ***
• Deadlift - Read a book with super humans. - Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia *
• Barbell Row - Read a book where someone waffles on a decision. - Lysistrata by Aristophanes ****
• Bench Press - Read a book with super villains. - Supergirl: Being Super by Mariko Tamaki ****
• Triceps Pressdown - Read a book where someone is in a bad situation. - The Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 3: Commercial Suicide by Kieron Gillen ***
• Barbell Curl - Read a book where someone changes the course of their life. - The Son by Veronica Roth **
• Calf Raise - Read a book where someone gets a windfall.
• Push Up - Read a book in a series with different main characters each book. Fairest by Marissa Meyer ****
• Pull Up - Read a book where someone raises their lot in life - 5 to 1 by Holly Bodger ***
• Rope Climb - Read a book with a tall object on the cover. The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein ****

Balance

• Stand on One Foot - Read a book with someone who is physically disabled - Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles ***
• Heel to Toe Walk - Read the first book in a spin off series - Heartstopper: Volume One by Alice Oseman - ****
• Front Left Lift - Read the first book in a series - The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan ***
• Side Leg Lift - Read a middle book in a series - Alex + Ada, Vol. 2 by Jonathan Luna ***
• Back Leg Lift - Read the last book in a series - Alex + Ada, Vol. 3 by Jonathan Luna ****
• Knee Curl - Read a book that's title starts with K. - Knocked Out by My Nunga-Nungas by Louise Rennison ***
• Toe Stand - Read a book where someone's life is unbalanced. - Death: The Time of Your Life by Neil Gaiman ****
• Use a Balance Ball - Read a book where someone plays a sport. Never Never: Part Three by Colleen Hoover and Tarryn Fisher *
• Heel Raises - Read a book where the main character has a bubbly personality. - Double Act by Jacqueline Wilson ***
• Wall Sit - Read a book where someone builds something physical. - Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson ****

Flexibility

• Arm Across Chest - Read a book that's title starts with A. - Andria by Terence ****
• Triceps Stretch - Read a book where someone uses their arms for a critical part of the story. - Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare *****
• Glute Stretch - Read a book that's title starts with G. - Giant Days, Vol. 2 by John Allison ****
• Adductor Stretch - Read a book where someone is a runner. - Nice Try, Jane Sinner by Lianne Oelke *****
• Single Leg Hamstring - Read a book where someone is betrayed. - An Abundance of Katherines by John Green *
• Standing Quadriceps - Read a book where someone starts a new job. - The Help by Kathryn Stockett ****
• Standing Calf - Read a book that's title starts with C. - Candide by Voltaire ****
• Yoga - Read a book where someone is calm in the case of chaos. - The Hostile Hospital by Lemony Snicket ****
• Tai Chi - Read a book where someone meditates. - Come as You Are: The Surprising New Science that Will Transform Your Sex Life by Emily Nagoski ***
• Pilates - Read a book where someone is trying to get healthy. - Doing It!: Let's Talk About Sex by Hannah Witton ****


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Ally Power (allyaidk) | 23 comments I'm in!
Level: Extreme
Duration: July 26th, 2018 -


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♛primadonna♛ (lavenderbird22) | 121 comments ♛Primadonna♛ wrote: "COMPLETE!

Levels:
• Intermediate - 10 exercises
Directions:
1) Build up your exercise routine using the exercises listed.
2) Read a book that matches the exercise to complete that exercise.
Bonus!..."


It took 2 years but I'm finally done!


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Elle (elleay) | 150 comments Healthy Living Challenge
Duration: October 20, 2018 - ?

Level: Extreme - 25 exercises plus 1 repeat of 3 exercises
Exercises: 0/25
Reps: 0/3

Endurance
• Brisk 10 minute walk - Read a quick book in one sitting
• Dance - Read a book with a main character who dances
• Yard Work - Read a book with someone who is a gardener
• Swimming - Read a book where water plays a critical role
• Biking - Listen to an audiobook
• Stairs - Read a book that has the point of view switch between people
• Tennis - Read a book with a yellow cover.
• Basketball - Read a book with someone on a team.
• Soccer - Read a book where the world is seen in black and white.
• Pokemon Go - Read a book with a computer nerd or geek or someone who likes video games.

Strength
Note: 100 pages equal a rep
• Squat - Read a book that's title starts with S.
• Deadlift - Read a book with super humans.
• Barbell Row - Read a book where someone waffles on a decision.
• Bench Press - Read a book with super villains.
• Triceps Pressdown - Read a book where someone is in a bad situation.
• Barbell Curl - Read a book where someone changes the course of their life.
• Calf Raise - Read a book where someone gets a windfall.
• Push Up - Read a book in a series with different main characters each book.
• Pull Up - Read a book where someone raises their lot in life
• Rope Climb - Read a book with a tall object on the cover.

Balance
• Stand on One Foot - Read a book with someone who is physically disabled
• Heel to Toe Walk - Read the first book in a spin off series
• Front Left Lift - Read the first book in a series
• Side Leg Lift - Read a middle book in a series
• Back Leg Lift - Read the last book in a series
• Knee Curl - Read a book that's title starts with K.
• Toe Stand - Read a book where someone's life is unbalanced.
• Use a Balance Ball - Read a book where someone plays a sport.
• Heel Raises - Read a book where the main character has a bubbly personality.
• Wall Sit - Read a book where someone builds something physical.

Flexibility
• Arm Across Chest - Read a book that's title starts with A.
• Triceps Stretch - Read a book where someone uses their arms for a critical part of the story.
• Glute Stretch - Read a book that's title starts with G.
• Adductor Stretch - Read a book where someone is a runner.
• Single Leg Hamstring - Read a book where someone is betrayed.
• Standing Quadriceps - Read a book where someone starts a new job.
• Standing Calf - Read a book that's title starts with C.
• Yoga - Read a book where someone is calm in the case of chaos.
• Tai Chi - Read a book where someone meditates.
• Pilates - Read a book where someone is trying to get healthy.

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Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 1130 comments Nothing But Reading Challenges
Healthy Living Challenge
Duration:
6/21/2019 - Til Done!

Progress: 30 out of 28
Levels:
• Beginner - 5 exercises
• Intermediate - 10 exercises
• Advanced - 15 exercises
• Extreme - 25 exercises plus 1 repeat of 3 exercises

Exercise your mind by reading and exercise your body through your new routine.

Directions:
1) Build up your exercise routine using the exercises listed.
2) Read a book that matches the exercise to complete that exercise.
Bonus! Try the exercise routine itself!

Duration: Open

Minimum book length is 100 pages.

Exercises:

Endurance


• Brisk 10 minute walk - Read a quick book in one sitting
A Spindle Splintered by Alix E. Harrow - ***** - 12/26/2021 - 128 Pages
• Dance - Read a book with a main character who dances
Falling Stars by V.C. Andrews - **** - 9/29/2019 - 416 Pages
• Yard Work - Read a book with someone who is a gardener
Better Homes and Hauntings by Molly Harper - ***** - 9/28/2019 - 318 Pages
• Swimming - Read a book where water plays a critical role
Desert Solitaire by Edward Abbey - **** - 3/22/2021 - 337 Pages
• Biking - Listen to an audiobook
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain - ***** - 12/30/2021 - 352 Pages
• Stairs - Read a book that has the point of view switch between people
A Mackenzie Family Christmas: The Perfect Gift by Jennifer Ashley - **** - 12/25/2021 - 202 Pages
• Tennis - Read a book with a yellow cover.
Nature Anatomy by Julia Rothman - ***** - 12/19/2021 - 224 Pages
• Basketball - Read a book with someone on a team.
Changing the Game by Jaci Burton - **** - 7/10/2019 - 299 Pages
• Soccer - Read a book where the world is seen in black and white.
The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner - *** - 12/28/2021 - 161 Pages

• Pokemon Go - Read a book with a computer nerd or geek or someone who likes video games.

Quiet The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain The Boxcar Children (The Boxcar Children, #1) by Gertrude Chandler Warner A Spindle Splintered (Fractured Fables, #1) by Alix E. Harrow A Mackenzie Family Christmas The Perfect Gift (MacKenzies & McBrides, #4.5) by Jennifer Ashley Nature Anatomy by Julia Rothman Desert Solitaire by Edward Abbey Better Homes and Hauntings by Molly Harper Falling Stars (Shooting Stars, #5) by V.C. Andrews Changing the Game (Play by Play, #2) by Jaci Burton

Strength
Note: The rep's for these books are based on how many hundred pages the book is. Example: 354 page book is 3 reps.

• Squat - Read a book that's title starts with S.
The Search by Nora Roberts - ***** - 9/28/2021 - 488 Pages
• Deadlift - Read a book with super humans.
The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman - ***** - 7/17/2019 - 329 Pages
• Barbell Row - Read a book where someone waffles on a decision.
The Women of the Copper Country by Mary Doria Russell - ***** - 9/14/2021 - 352 Pages
• Bench Press - Read a book with super villains:
The Masked City by Genevieve Cogman - ***** - 4/12/2021 - 357 Pages
• Triceps Pressdown - Read a book where someone is in a bad situation.
House Arrest by K.A. Holt - **** - 12/17/2021 - 304 Pages
• Barbell Curl - Read a book where someone changes the course of their life.
The Ninefold Key by Rebecca Brandewyne - **** - 12/5/2021 - 456 Pages
• Calf Raise - Read a book where someone gets a windfall.
Cloche and Dagger by Jenn McKinlay - ***** - 9/6/2019 - 281 Pages
Push Up - Read a book in a series with different main characters each book.
The Sweetest Thing by Jill Shalvis - **** - 12/28/2021 - 348 Pages
• Pull Up - Read a book where someone raises their lot in life
America for Beginners by Leah Franqui - ***** - 11/24/2021 - 320 Pages

• Rope Climb - Read a book with a tall object on the cover.

The Sweetest Thing (Lucky Harbor, #2) by Jill Shalvis House Arrest (House Arrest, #1) by K.A. Holt The Ninefold Key by Rebecca Brandewyne America for Beginners by Leah Franqui The Search by Nora Roberts The Women of the Copper Country by Mary Doria Russell The Masked City (The Invisible Library, #2) by Genevieve Cogman The Invisible Library (The Invisible Library, #1) by Genevieve Cogman Cloche and Dagger (Hat Shop Mystery, #1) by Jenn McKinlay

Balance

• Stand on One Foot - Read a book with someone who is physically disabled

• Heel to Toe Walk - Read the first book in a spin off series

• Front Left Lift - Read the first book in a series
Beyond the Highland Mist by Karen Marie Moning - **** - 11/10/2021 - 375 Pages
• Side Leg Lift - Read a middle book in a series
Blameless by Gail Carriger - ***** - 10/22/2021 - 355 Pages

• Back Leg Lift - Read the last book in a series

• Knee Curl - Read a book that's title starts with K.

• Toe Stand - Read a book where someone's life is unbalanced.
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab - ***** - 10/22/2021 - 442 Pages

• Use a Balance Ball - Read a book where someone plays a sport.

• Heel Raises - Read a book where the main character has a bubbly personality.
Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli - *** - 11/29/2021 - 186 Pages

• Wall Sit - Read a book where someone builds something physical.

Stargirl (Stargirl, #1) by Jerry Spinelli Beyond the Highland Mist (Highlander, #1) by Karen Marie Moning Blameless (Parasol Protectorate, #3) by Gail Carriger The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab

Flexibility

• Arm Across Chest - Read a book that's title starts with A:
Ain't She a Peach by Molly Harper - ***** - 12/8/2021 - 305 Pages
• Triceps Stretch - Read a book where someone uses their arms for a critical part of the story.
The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket - ***** - 9/22/2021 - 176 Pages

• Glute Stretch - Read a book that's title starts with G.

• Adductor Stretch - Read a book where someone is a runner.

• Single Leg Hamstring - Read a book where someone is betrayed.
Sew Deadly by Elizabeth Lynn Casey - **** - 12/21/2021 - 288 Pages
• Standing Quadriceps - Read a book where someone starts a new job:
Ill Wind by Nevada Barr - ***** - 12/14/2021 - 320 Pages
• Standing Calf - Read a book that's title starts with C:
The Calling by Kelley Armstrong - **** - 10/30/2021 - 326 Pages
• Yoga - Read a book where someone is calm in the case of chaos:
The Duke's Perfect Wife by Jennifer Ashley - **** - 12/23/2021 - 296 Pages
• Tai Chi - Read a book where someone meditates.
Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater - **** - 10/25/2021 - 391 Pages
• Pilates - Read a book where someone is trying to get healthy.
Living Oprah: My One-Year Experiment to Live as TV's Most Influential Guru Advises by Robyn Okrant - **** - 11/8/2021 - 288 Pages

The Duke's Perfect Wife (MacKenzies & McBrides, #4) by Jennifer Ashley Sew Deadly (A Southern Sewing Circle, #1) by Elizabeth Lynn Casey Ill Wind (Anna Pigeon, #3) by Nevada Barr Ain't She a Peach (Southern Eclectic, #2) by Molly Harper Living Oprah My One-Year Experiment to Live as TV's Most Influential Guru Advises by Robyn Okrant The Calling (Darkness Rising, #2) by Kelley Armstrong Blue Lily, Lily Blue (The Raven Cycle, #3) by Maggie Stiefvater The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #1) by Lemony Snicket


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