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Teenage Weight Loss

"I'm having trouble with my weight. What can I do that will really help?"

You need to lose weight but don't know where to start? First, click these links for some tips that will help you.

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What you should do next

If you've clicked through on those links you should have gotten some really good ideas about how to lose weight and you'll have a much better idea of what you need to do right now.

In fact the entire website is just loaded with tips and techniques on teenage weight loss that are going to really help you get a nice body. Just click through the site. There's something on every page that will help you lose weight.

It's simple to read. But if you find any words you don't know make sure you look them up in the dictionary. Otherwise you won't be able to follow it and then it won't work.

It's easy to have faith in yourself when you're a winner, when you're number one. What you've got to have is faith in yourself when you're not a winner.

Vince Lombardi

Some more info about diet

No wonder you have trouble with your weight.

  • You are surrounded by junk food.
  • All the food at the drive through is junk food.
  • All the food in the vending machines is junk food.
  • The food in the school cafeteria is junk food.

There are some kinds of food that make you sloppy and weak. And then there are other kinds that help you get lean and strong. Take the time to figure out which is which.

Some things are obvious. Are you going to build lean muscles and sexy abs with French fries? Nope. So, you can have a few fries and some pizza. But what happens if you eat them every day? You won't look the way you want to look.

No, if you want to be lean and muscular and look great, shoot for eating right about 90% of the time. That should be good enough to get you where you want to be.

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Make sure you are getting some lean, healthy protein every time you eat. Lean protein is something like:

  • eggs,
  • lean pork (not bacon -- it's full of fat),
  • tuna,
  • chicken breast,
  • tofu (tofu is made from soybeans -- good for vegetarians)
  • or turkey.

When it's "lean" then it doesn't have too much fat in it. For example a lot of hamburger is loaded with fat. And then if you fry it in fat you just double the amount of fat you're eating. Fat has a lot of calories.

So if you grab a bag of chips (potato chips are probably the worst things you could eat -- they're not potatoes, they're just grease holders) then eat something with it that will help your body be strong, like some chicken breast or tuna.

When you eat junk food, eat something good with it.

Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work.

H. L. Hunt

Best exercise for weight loss

The best time to start exercising regularly is when you're young. If you get good habits now you'll have a lot easier time for the rest of your life.

Here's the most important thing to know about exercise: Any exercise is better than no exercise.

You can spend a lot of time sitting, watching TV or looking at a computer. That's not helping your body. So anything you do when you're not sitting is healthier for you.

Find something fun:

  • Go for a walk.
  • Ride a bike.
  • Skateboard.
  • Roller skate.
  • Snow boarding.
  • Water skiing.

There are a million things you can do...

Grab some friends and go on a hike. Getting out and getting some air in your lungs will make you feel better than you ever have. And especially when you're feeling down, a good long walk can cheer you up again.

Weight loss exercise programs

To really get in shape you'll need a program you can follow. You need to workout 3 or 4 times a week for best results.

Your program should include exercise for you legs, chest and back. The simplest program would be running (legs), pushups (chest) and pullups (back)...

  • Run a mile or two, and maybe add in some sprints to your runs.
  • Do 3 or 4 sets of pushups (do knee pushups if they're too hard.)
  • And do 3 or 4 sets of pullups (you can support yourself with your legs until you get stronger.)

Here are some links to exercise programs you can do:

Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second. Give your dreams all you've got and you'll be amazed at the energy that comes out of you.

William James

Have you been given bad advice?

The other thing that can trip you up is following advice that's wrong.

A lot of the opinions you get from family and friends about teenage weight loss might be wrong. If they're not experts they might be telling you things that won't work or that are harmful.

And then some of what you read is just lies made up to fool you and take your money. Things like "lose 12 pounds in one week" and all of that. That kind of thing never works.

I talk to people every day about weight loss, and it's amazing the amount of false information that they have.

So watch who you listen to. If they're telling you something that is "fast and easy" for teenage weight loss then watch out. Some things in life are fast and easy. And some aren't.

It's not easy to lose weight and get a slim, healthy, sexy body. You can lose weight, but you can't do it overnight and you can't do it without effort.

But, if you follow some of the advice on this page then...

  • You can have a body you can be proud of.
  • You can finally be happy with the way you look.
  • You can stop being embarrassed.
  • You can wear the clothes you like. And you'll look good in them.

If you do these things, they will work for you. So, get started!

Where to start:

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

Most popular pages:

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

You can always reach us:

  • 28960 US Highway 19 North, Suite 115
  • Clearwater, FL 33761
  • (727) 771-8282

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