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Teen Weight Loss: Healthy Habits Count

Teens that are overweight often end up as unhealthy, overweight adults.

It is much easier to lose weight and get in shape when you're younger and your metabolism is still high. So when should an overweight teenager start to work on getting to a good weight? The right time is right now.

There is some good advice at The advice is written for parents, but it really applies to the teenagers themselves. After all, they are the ones that are going to benefit from taking off the extra pounds.

If your teen is overweight, he or she is probably concerned about the excess weight, too.

Weight and body image can be delicate issues, especially for teenage girls.

Teens need about 60 minutes of physical activity a day — but that doesn't necessarily mean 60 solid minutes at a stretch.

Now, what about this recommendation? Does the exercise have to be 60 minutes all at once? No, it doesn't have to be.

But think about it. What are you going to do, exercise 10 minutes here? Then 10 more minutes there?

No, the real way to do it is to get out and get some exercise.

Put down the video games, turn off the tv, leave the cell phone, and get out and get some exercise.

Run, walk, play some basketball, swim, ride your bike, or do any one of a million things. But do something. You'll be healthier and happier for it.


Where to start:

There is a lot of information on this site. The links below will get you off to a good start.

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These are some of our most popular pages. They are also some of the most helpful if you are finally ready to lose weight.

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