Diet and exercise are both good ways to lose weight, but something like crunches probably aren't the best idea to lose weight without some type of cardio. If you just want to lose weight, I would suggest at least 10 or 15 minutes of cardio exercise a day, whether it be running, doing jumping jacks, whatever.. As long as it gets your heart pumping. In the lines of crunches, if you are specifically trying to target your stomach and midsection, do as many crunches as you can until it starts to burn, and then do about half as many more. If you don't feel the burn, you're not helping yourself any (no pain, no gain - right?). Don't just do straight crunches, either, try situps, and even pushups if possible to work more of your torso. Every person is different, so I can't say whether or not crunches will even help, at 12, your body may not be ready for muscle development, so you won't have a 6 pack, but anything that burns calories will help you lose weight. Just eat healthy, and do a good amount of cardio. Try doing some crunches before AND after as a warm up and a cool down. Oh and don't forget to stretch! It sounds silly, but you will be happy in the morning when you aren't half as sore as you could have been!
first, write down everything you eat and their calories,and add it up at the end of the day. you can reduce it by a few hundred to reduce weight gain but if you want to lose 1 lb a week, 1,630 calories a day would do it.
It all depends on how many calories you take in a day. A normal 12 year old girl should have to take in about 1200 calories a day. Balance that with just the right amount of exercise and you should be fine. 12 year old girls and boys regularly shouldn't have to lose any weight at this age.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE A 12-YEAR-OLD TO LOSE WEIGHT
It depends on your height and other factors such as, do you intend to include exercise and what type of dietary changes do you intend to make and commitment.
It works best if a 12-year-old loses weight with parental or medical supervision.
This is the age where bone density and other physical developments are taking place, and a poor diet or minimal intake of nutrients could cause long lasting effects that will carry through to adulthood.
In addition, counting carbohydrates, rather than severely restricting calories, will avoid slowing down your metabolism and, by that, achieve healthy lasting weight loss.
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Best ways for a 12-years-old to lose weight
i am 14 years boy . please give steps to doing crunches . how many crunches i could do in a day and how many after my ap comes out ?
I'm no expert, but I'm trying to get off it myself. It is--in effect--out of my system almost entirely. I am feeling the effects of that. One thing to keep in mind is that the brain chemistry is affected. Withdrawal from a drug that produces stimulation and altertness--including SSRIs like prozac--is likely to produce fatique and dullness for awhile. I don't know how long this lasts... but the brain has to get used to a new normal, and things may be uncomfortable for awhile.
It depends on the individual. For people with a high-body-fat percentage to begin with, it could take longer. Also, it depends on other factors such as how much exercise and how many calories are being eaten, which affect the weight lossof the person.
You should NOT take laxatives to lose weight as it is dangerous to your health. You don't lose fat by taking them, but you do lose valuable fluids and essential nutrients.
it can take as long as two days or two weeks it depends on what you are doing to lose weight
Yes, but it would take you a long time to lose a few pounds.