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What is the best way for an overweight 11-year-old to lose weight?

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You can lose weight by exercising, and you should really sign up for gymnastics. It gets you muscles going just eat healty okay. Hey, I was overweight you just have to remember one simply rule if you are gaining weight then you are simply taking in to much and not using the food you intake as fuel so its just beeing stored up in fat cells for future use. I used to weigh 360 pounds when I was 13, and I ran around outside every day. Ialso ate alot to . So stick with it you won't see results at first but you will soon. Hi, when I was your age I was overweight myself. First I would say that as I began to enter my teenage years (13 or so) I dropped a lot of the weight. There're a lot of things that happen as you grow up and weight loss can be one of them. However, if you wish to get a good start, you can do some simple exercises. See a doctor first if there are some physical complications to keep you from doing these. Do some good stretching exercises and warm up properly. This will help prevent injuries. Jog in place for 30 seconds or so, and then do about 10 jumping jacks to get your blood pumping. To tone up your arms, do some push-ups. Make sure your arms form at least a 90-degree angle. Try doing 10 good ones until you get the hang of it. Then do some crunches. Make sure you pull with your stomach muscles, and not your neck. Again, do 10 good ones until they don't tire you out, then increase by 5 or so. Walking is great for fat-burning too. I would try to walk at least 20 minutes on a treadmill, or better yet, outside. Make sure you get a good stretch on your legs beforehand! When you're done, do some more stretches to cool down. Again, this will help injuries. And don't forget your diet! Eat smaller portions, and drink lots of water. You can lose a lot of weight just by cutting out sugary snacks and sodas. And remember, have confidence in yourself. Don't let anyone get you down or tell you you can't do it. Let that motivate you to try even harder.

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