Monday, May 16, 2011

GIVEAWAY!

It's no secret that I am in love with the 100 Push-Up Challenge. I posted a while ago about how my first round went, and some tips for how to go about completing the program. Since starting, I have noticed a huge difference in the look of my upper body--my shoulders, arms, chest, and back. If you haven't started yet, start now! It will be the easiest part of your fitness routine, and it can be done anywhere.

If you need a little extra help starting the program, then this giveaway will be PERFECT for you. I'm just about the luckiest girl in the world, because Steve Speirs, the creator of the 100 Push-Up Challenge, signed and sent me a copy of his book 7 Weeks to 100 Push-Ups.



This book is so informative and I can't stop reading it. Not only does it have a detailed plan for reaching 100 Push-Ups, but it is tailored to your current level of fitness. There are charts to help track your progress, as well as tons of information about which muscles are worked in different positions. If you're a total beginner, there is a section devoted to preliminary workouts that will get you ready for the challenge. If you're already a push-up pro, then you'll find advanced push-ups to master (clapping, on a Bosu ball, etc.) Steve happens to know a thing or two about fitness, and he just completed a 24 hour endurance run where he completed 106.25 miles. You can read about it, and lots more, on his blog.

Sold yet? If you want your very own copy of this book--signed by Steve himself--here's what you need to do:
Imagine your name there instead of mine!


Leave a comment here for each of the following:
Mandatory: Follow this blog, or let me know if you're already a follower! +1
Optional: Put this giveaway on your blog. +1
Check out my hubby's blog about our house building process and leave him a comment or follow! +1


Good luck--Giveaway will end at Midnight on May 18th. 

89 comments:

  1. Oh I am excited about this giveaway! i have been putting off the push up challenge because i have the worlds weakest wrist's! But I want to start asap! I follow your blog and love it!

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  2. I recently started following your blog! This is such good timing as I was struggling hardcore with push-ups this Sunday!

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  3. I am a follower! I've been wanting to try this challenge!

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  4. And putting this giveaway on my blog!

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  5. P.s. I started following your husbands blog and I left him a comment :) Figured I should encourage the man who is making a lovely gorgeous house for you to live in :)

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  6. I posted about the giveaway on my blog!

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  7. i am a follower from this morning!! and i would def like to be able to do 100 push-ups! (pretty sure i can do like 3 now.... girl ones!)

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  8. I need this book- my poor, poor flabby arms.

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  9. I am already a follower!! I actually started the 100 push up program but stopped at week 3. I just kinda forgot about it. Everyone I know who's done this challenge was never able to make it to 100 but they were able to do at least 50. If I could do 50 push ups that would be AMAZING compared to the 6 0r 8 I can do now.

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  10. posting a link on my blog, I was thinking about starting this challenge. I am currently at 22 pushup, but I've been stuck there for awhile now.

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  11. Yayyy I love the hundred push-up program, I've done it on and off for 2-ish years now and it has made a huge difference in my arm strength :D Before I started doing it I couldn't do any push-ups, now I love them!

    I'm a follower :)

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  12. I was just wondering about this 100 pushup challenge, I'm so excited for this give away!!

    I'm a follower and you better believe I'll be putting up a post relatively soon that includes your give away :)

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  13. Left your hubby some love on his blog. Very pretty property by the way!

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  14. And I blogged about your giveaway @ TwoYuppiesandaPuppy.com!

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  15. Already a follower! (and in the middle of the 100 pushup challenge myself, as you already know).

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  16. I follow your blog! Super cool giveaway! I love pushups.

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  17. WOOHOOOOO!!!! A Giveaway!!! Of course I follow youuuu!!

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  18. I follow your hubby's blog! (Great idea by the way--that's AWESOME!)

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  19. I commented on one of your hubby's posts:)

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  20. i'm a follower! and man, you are making me want to do push-ups... i gave up on the 100 challenge cause i was feelin' weak.. i think i'll decide to be strong this week and pick it back up! :)

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  21. I blogged about your giveaway AND I posted it on my sidebar:)

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  22. Commented on your Hubby's blog. It is really cool. :)

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  23. Of course I follow you! and I am laughing at the possibility of me completing 100 push ups. I may have to go get that book if I don't win.

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  24. I'm a follower! Whoohoo for push ups.

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  25. I have been following your blog.

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  26. I am linking to your post on my giveaway sidebar.

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  27. I have a random question- I'm enjoying your blog and I also checked out your husband's home building blog! But I am curious- do you two have jobs? I'm just wondering how you can have so much fun building your house, maybe you are a lucky person who doesn't have to work? Anyway maybe it's too personal but I am genuinely curiouis because you never talk about going to work, and I'm definitely jealous :D.

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  28. Whoo Hoo! I am a new follower!

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  29. I am now following hubbies blog. Wow, what a process. Good luck on your new home. Looks lovely!

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  30. I'm a follower. I think my upcoming vacation will be the perfect time to start this challenge I was already worried about missing my strength workouts!

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  31. Following your hubbys blog, what a great idea!

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  32. Woohoo! A giveaway! I'll share on Twitter!

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  33. I am an official follower of your blog :)

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  34. I'm a follower - and I love the pushup challenge!

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  35. i keep meaning to start the 100 push up challenge and keep forgetting! i'm going to set a reminder on my phone to start tonight!

    i follow you :)

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  36. I am a follower, and I gave a shout out to the giveaway and book in my part 2 posting about arms and core today: http://happyhealthystrong.blogspot.com/2011/05/lets-continue-to-talk-about-arms-adn.html

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  37. I'm following you......but not in a creepy way. :)

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  38. EEEEEk! The giant snake in the pond would make me NOT build my house there! lol I'm a total snake-phobe. lol I couldn't leave a comment on his blog for some reason. :(

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  39. I'm a follower!! And would love to win this book--I have noooo upper body strength!

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  40. And I'm putting the giveaway on my blog too!

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  41. And I left your hubby a comment! We built our 1st home ourselves......it was such a labor of love!

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  42. i'm trying to follow and it won't let me. i'm sure it's my error! i'm not very good with this whole blog tech stuff. i'll try again later! :)

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  43. i am of course a follower!!

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  44. commented on your hubby's blog!

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  45. commented on your main squeeze's blog too!

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  46. I mentioned your giveaway in my blog! http://wealthshealth.blogspot.com/2011/05/exciting-arrivals.html

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  47. I posted a link on my latest blog!
    http://duckontherun.blogspot.com/2011/05/week-5-day-4.html

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  48. I also posted a link on the sidebar of my blog!
    :)

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  49. forgot to mention that I'm following your husband's blog now too. My wife and I have been dreaming about buying a small plot of land and building a sustainable home on it, so I'm excited to see how the process works for you guys (and live vicariously through you until we get our land!)

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  50. I'm a follower of your blog!

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  51. I've posted your giveaway on my blog!

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  52. I'm now a follower of your hubby's blog!

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  53. Hubbs is blogging too, thats awesome and what better thing to document than each step of your home. That's so cool! So yes, i'm following :)

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  54. Annnnnd I linked the giveaway in my post - wouldn't have it any other way!

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  55. I just found your blog and my arms could use some push up therapy!

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  56. I am adding this giveaway to my blog today!

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