Weight Loss Tips for Teenage Boys
Teenage boys are constantly under pressure. They face pressure at home for keeping up with their studies, at school when it comes to the race of being hunk around and from ideal body images that float all around them. Yes, overweight and obese teenage need to lose weight but it should come at the cost of a weakened self esteem and castigation.
Weight loss Tips for Teenage Boys:
There is no magic mantra to losing excess weight boys! You have start eating healthy. It means cutting out the fries, burgers and pizzas. Sure, you can indulge once in a while but reaching for the packet of potato every time you crave for a snack is absolutely wrong. Eat more fruits, vegetables and other items that stack on the good things such as iron, protein and carbs!
Make the food count
Eat slowly. Chew your food and take time. This allows the brain to register that you are eating which in turn will help you stop once you are full. Eat in small portions and between intervals. Do not eat one big meal and think that it will suffice for the entire day. This is the way in which the body begins to horde fat. Again, if you have a midnight craving, wait for the moment to pass. More often than not we lunge at food the moment we feel a hunger pang. But if you wait for a few minutes or just rink water, you will realise that probably it was in fact a false alarm!
Whether teenage boys want to lose weight so as to look good or are genuinely concerned about their health, it is important to know that along with a healthy diet, exercise is also a must. An adequate exercise regime for teenage boys looking to lose weight the healthy way is a mix of cardio, muscles strengthening and aerobic exercises. Our tip for weight loss is to exercise daily in order to build resistance and also lose weight.
While you are going all out and doing everything you can to lose weight, boys remember than adequate rest will not only relax your mind but will also help repair your muscles. Sleep and rest are necessary for the body to relax so that it can take strenuous exercising sessions and not fall prey to injuries. Our tip to you; cut back on the partying and the gaming and sleep on time!
Parent; encourage not criticise
Young teenage boys can get easily hassled by the constant admonition that some parents unleash. This one is for the parents; be an apt example for your child. If you take your health seriously, your teenage boy will too!
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Source: Onlymyhealth editorial team Aug 18, 2011
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