Yoga for Teens Health

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The causes of childhood obesity are well-known and complex. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that as many as 18% of adolescents are overweight or obese. Lack of physical exercise and poor nutrition are the leading culprits. Here’s how yoga can help children and teens release excess weight and transform their thinking about food.

I’m Fat

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I am not fat like I used to be. At my peak I weighed 368 pounds with a 56 inch waist. I was a big boy back in the day. I was 17 when I started losing weight. I didn’t do it right, but I had great motivation. I wanted to get laid. Julie was my motivation. She was gorgeous, and way, way out of my league, and I knew I would have to get in shape to have her.