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Reply From Holly, Age 11 - 08/16/12 - IP#: 99.240.133.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
I'm overweight too. You're not alone. I have this game for the Wii called Zumba Fitness 2 and it is really fun! It's a dancing game that is great exercise and you can personalize your profile on it to put your height and weight so it can show your weight loss progress. Also, you can take real Zumba classes at a local gym. I know it might be embarrassing going to the gym but it is SO worth it! And for those bullies, they are only picking on you because they're insecure. So hold your head up high and pretend they don't exist because they are SO not worth your time.

From Kamille, Age 13 - 04/10/11 - IP#: 67.181.1.xxx  go to original board
Ht. 5'3", Start: 140 lb, Today: 146 lb (BMI %tile: 94), Goal: 120 lb - heyyyyyyyyyyyy
today is sunday, what better way to lose weight than in the begiinging of the week
anyway, i made up this new workout called a wall-up
it is like a pushup, but u do it on the wall instead of the floor
it really works
anyway, wish me luck, and good luck to u guys to
give me tips

Reply From Grace, Age 12 - 04/03/11 - IP#: 173.27.158.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
Well, it is hard to exersize in the winter. You can do the simplist things. Leg lifts during commercials, lifting soup can if you dont have weights, and just keep moving. You can do sit ups, too. You have to make a goal that you KNOW you can reach. I will tell you about MY story. I was 5'2" and 145 lb. I made a goal to be able to fit in my old jeans by the summer. I am now 5'3" and 120. In 3 months I have lost 25 lb! Maybe start with a smaller goal, then eventually exersizing and eating healthy with become a habit! I wish you the best luck! Don't forget to have fun. Envolve your friends if you are comfortable, and find someone to talk to about how you feel. Also, stay on this site. It helped me, SO much (: Good luck!

Reply From Kamille, Age 13 - 02/27/11 - IP#: 76.127.101.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
yeah, ive been "big" ever sine i was born.
now im huge.
dont give up!!! just try to do simple exercise and give up one fatty food at a time.
for exercise, u should go to exercisetv.tv. they have lots of exercise videos

Reply From Aleksandra, Age 12 - 12/24/10 - IP#: 67.172.212.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
do u have any younger siblings? try wrestiling with them, you'll always win and the calories will just slide off

From Kamille, Age 12 - 07/28/10 - IP#: 76.127.101.xxx  go to original board
Ht. 5'1", Start: 140 lb, Today: 139 lb (BMI %tile: 96), Goal: 120 lb - im taking tae kwon do classes now they r fun and exercising

Reply From Ella, Age 11 - 04/09/09 - IP#: 64.134.87.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
Well, you could just start with walking around the block once a day and eating a bit less. When you can walk around the block well, try jogging around twice, or something like that. Don't think of it as exercise and a diet, think of it as, let's say, a walk around with friends and a new favorite food!
Good luck
- Ella

Reply From Emmie, Age 12 - 06/19/06 - IP#: 24.140.12.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
Instead of eating while watching Tv, exercise! You can do crunches, jumping jacks, leg lifts... the list goes on and on and you can burn calories by watcing your favorite shows!

From jenna - 01/30/05 - IP#: 69.0.49.xxx  go to original board
Hi guys! U guys are probably getting sick of me, but I just wanted to ask if going sledding burns a lot of cals. Today I went sledding for 1 1/2 hrs with my friends and the hill was big. Climbing up it was A WORKOUT!! By the time I got back to the top I was exausted!! BUT IT WAS SOOOO FUN!!! My friends and I went about 20 times up and down the hill. thankz! ~jenna~

Reply From April, Age 12 - 07/04/04 - IP#: 205.251.142.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
Maybe try some sit-ups? I find they are really helpful. Do as many as you can every night, and every morning. Right now, I do 35 sit-ups three times a day. You might not be able to do that many at first, so don't worry. I started out doing 10 sit-ups twice a day. I think I've come a long way!

Reply From hello kitty - 07/01/04 - IP#: 66.169.203.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
like if you watch mtv like turn it on while music videos are on and then dance for 5 songs through and take 5 songs break and then like do another 5 songs

Reply From April, Age 12 - 07/01/04 - IP#: 205.251.142.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
- Try not to eat anything before bedtime.
- Don't eat out too often, and go to Subway more then McDonald's, or A&W
- I've heard that counting calories works really well.
- The heathiest sport of supposed to be SWIMMING because it exercises every part of your body. Try swimming with your friends.
- Take up something new. One of my favorite sports is canoeing, try that. Or maybe take up tennis or something.
- Exercise with a friend. It makes it funner and more enjoyable.
- Help your Mom around the house. It burns calories! Weed the lawn, my favorite chore, Vacume, dust, mow the lawn, walk your dog. You could do any of these chores!!!
hope this helps, April

From Aleesha, Age 12 - 06/29/04 - IP#: 216.8.150.xxx  go to original board
Buy and eye toy for Playstation 2. I lost 3 pounds just from that:) And I've only had it 3 days! I know you probably think I'm crazy, it's a video game, but it doesn't have controllers. You actually have to move to play. And it's fun!

Reply From April, Age 12 - 06/28/04 - IP#: 205.251.142.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
Hey, one of the best things to burn calories is to skip rope. Did you know that research indicates that 10 minutes of jumping rope is equal to 30 minutes of running at a 5.7 mph pace? Cool, huh? It's fun too! You can skip while watching TV, so then it won't be a waste of time. Some other things to try are, Don't eat anything one hour before bed. Drink lots of water. To make exercising more fun, do it with a friend. Hope I'm of help to you! :P!

Reply From Brittney, Age 12 - 06/20/04 - IP#: 198.81.26.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
Listen, my name is Brittney, I looked up on the internet and found out that if you drink less cokes and carbinated water that might help a little. Also there are some excercises you could do to lose weight. Like lay on your back , knees pushed in like you are going to do a sit-up, then count 1-to-2, then raise your legs up at a 45` angle(degrees) hold that for 5 seconds do that for a while for at least 12 times.