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The Oxygen Challenge

The Oxygen Challenge 8

Join a 90-day fitness and nutrition challenge like no other — with expert coaches Sohee Lee and Carmel Rodriguez.

Get full access to Outside Learn, our online education hub featuring in-depth fitness and nutrition courses and more than 2,000 instructional videos when you sign up for Outside+.

Get ready to power up, be inspired, and slay your health and fitness goals. The Oxygen Challenge is back!

Beginning May 2, you can join coaches Sohee Lee and Carmel Rodriguez to kick off your spring fitness routine with energizing and downright fun workouts. Plus, connect with the coaches and other participants in a private virtual community to keep you accountable and motivated to stick with it.

Learn how to train smarter, stay injury free, and build strength from your toes to your fingertips. With greater confidence in your body and mind, you’ll fall in love with fitness again!

The Oxygen Challenge 8 is available exclusively to Outside+ members. Join for just $47.88 to gain access to The Oxygen Challenge 8! 

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Visit Outside Learn today to access pre-challenge perks and get to know your coaches.

What to Expect

  • 90 days of detailed workout videos
  • Training tips and exercise demos with progressions/regressions
  • Downloadable workout calendar and weekly workout files
  • No-nonsense nutrition guidelines
  • More than 40 delicious, simple, and adaptable recipes
  • A grocery list of all needed ingredients
  • A private accountability group where you can connect with your coaches and other OC8 participants
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Meet Your Coaches

Sohee Lee is an NSCA-certified strength and conditioning specialist, female-centered health coach, and author whose approach to fitness is all about balance. She holds a master’s degree in health psychology and specializes in the art of creating healthy habits and, more importantly, sticking to them. Her workouts are no-nonsense, evidence-based strength training, designed to keep you progressing no matter what equipment you have on hand. When it comes to nutrition, she works to help clients and social media followers improve their relationships with food and avoid the potentially harmful effects of outdated diet strategies.

Carmel Rodriguez is a certified trainer, mom of two, fitness model, and entrepreneur. Her signature BodyMa (short for Body Mastery) training style gets your muscles working from head to toe — and even through your fingertips and the tips of your toes. Her unique, tried-and-true workouts cater to any fitness level, from stay-at-home parents to hardcore athletes looking to take their mobility and flexibility up a notch. On her social media, she’s amassed a dedicated following and uses her platform to inspire others on their own path to healthier living. 

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The Oxygen Challenge 8 Community

We’ve created a new Oxygen community space that is unique, fun, enriching, and supportive. It’s also private and ads-free! You’ll be able to connect with both OC8 coaches and other Outside+ members from all over the world, ask questions, share your successes, talk through your struggles, and celebrate your transformations. Being part of a group of supportive women, even a virtual one, can help you stay motivated and on track, especially on those days when you might feel like throwing in the towel. 

5 Good Reasons to Join Us

  1. You’ll experience exclusive content and thought-provoking conversations you can’t find anywhere else.
  2. You’ll meet people who share your interests, who live near you, who do the same things, or who care about the same topics.
  3. You can make better, more well-informed decisions about the things that are important to you.
  4. You can swap stories, experiences, and ideas (not necessarily advice) around our shared mission.
  5. You can find a little inspiration each and every day.
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One Contest — 5 Winners!

Join The Oxygen Challenge 8 Contest and you could win a digital cover shoot and feature on Oxygenmag.com!

If you’ve ever dreamed of being featured on Oxygen, now is your chance! The Oxygen Challenge 8 Contest is a time-limited event open only to Outside+ members participating in the Oxygen Challenge 8 program. 

Five contest categories (Digital Cover, Biggest Transformation, Fittest Mom, Fittest Masters Athlete (40+), Biggest Motivator) give you more chances to be recognized for your achievements.

View complete rules HERE. Contest entry is optional. The entry period closes on May 16, 2022. 

Check out some of our previous Oxygen Challenge participants and their amazing results.

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About Outside+

Built to align with you and your health journey, Outside+ is loaded with benefits for your active lifestyle:

  • Full access to The Oxygen Challenge 8 and Contest
  • Unlimited digital access to more than a dozen Outside Network publications including Women’s Running and Clean Eating
  • Outside Learn online courses built by fitness pros
  • Premium training plans from Today’s Plan
  • 100+ meal plans with recipes, shopping lists, and meal prep instructions
  • Event discounts, a gear credit, and more!
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FAQ

How do I join The Oxygen Challenge 8?

If you are an Outside+ member you will have free access to all courses on Outside Learn, including The Oxygen Challenge 8. If you are not an Outside+ member you will need to purchase an Outside+ membership to access The Oxygen Challenge 8 programs.  

When does The Oxygen Challenge 8 start?

The Oxygen Challenge 8 begins on May 2, 2022, however, you can begin the Challenge at any time after that date, provided you have an active Outside+ membership

What equipment do I need?

The workouts can be done at home with minimal equipment. We recommend you have a yoga/exercise mat and at least one set of dumbbells, preferably one lighter weight (5-8 pounds) and one heavier weight (10-20 pounds). A bench and a pull-up bar are optional.

When I sign up for Outside+, how do I access The Oxygen Challenge 8 programs and how long will I have access?

When you sign in to your Outside+ account, you can visit Outside Learn from the top navigation to access each coach’s program. Information on how to prepare for the program and enter the OC8 Contest can be found in the first lesson. A few days prior to the start of the program, the downloadable files, including the shopping list, will be available to help you prepare. The workout videos and remaining lessons will be available when the program launches on May 2nd.

Do I get access to both programs/coaches with my Outside+ membership?

Yes!

When I sign up for Outside+, how long do I have access to The Oxygen Challenge 8 programs?

You will have access to both programs and all courses on Outside Learn provided you have an active Outside+ membership.

What is the purpose of the private community?

The private community is a great place to connect with the coaches and fellow Challenge team members. Our intent is to provide a safe space to ask questions and share your successes, struggles, and transformations. Joining the OC8 Community is optional.

How can I join the private OC8 community?

Visit the first lesson of either OC8 coach’s program to find the link to request to join the private community. Please use the email address associated with your Outside+ membership so that we can verify your request. Due to the anticipated volume of requests, please allow 48 hours to be added to the group.

How do I join The Oxygen Challenge 8 Contest?

With your Outside+ membership, you are eligible to enter The Oxygen Challenge 8 Contest which runs concurrently with the launch of the program on May 2, 2022. Entries will be accepted between May 2 through May 16 and you will be able to access the entry form from the first lesson in either Oxygen Challenge 8 program. You can enter to win up to 5 separate Contest categories: Digital Cover, Biggest Transformation, Fittest Mom, Fittest Masters Athlete (40+), and Biggest Motivator.

What is your refund policy for Outside+?

Access to The Oxygen Challenge 8 is only through Outside+ membership and there are no refunds for Outside+. However, if you elect not to renew your Outside+ membership, your access to any free member perks will automatically end one year after redemption. 

OK, I’ve looked through the FAQs and still have a question. Who can help me?

Please contact the Outside Help Desk here. Depending on the volume of requests, we will do our best to get back to you within 24 hours, Monday through Friday.