Category Archives: Childhood Obesity

Focus on Habits not on Weight Loss

By offering the first fitness and weight loss program for kids and teens ages 8-18, we are helping our members literally transform their lives. Our proven program has a 90% success rate and includes nutritional guidance, group support, and exercise classes to train our teens how to change their habits and achieve their goals. It is the first complete program of its kind that is designed to empower teens with the tools to reach their full potential. Continue reading

Childhood Obesity: Call to Action

Why Is America Unfit and How Do We Get Fit Again?

Jack LaLanne known as the “Godfather of Fitness” started the fitness craze in the 1950s proclaiming to millions of television viewers that “exercise and a healthy diet are the keys to a great life.” With Gold’s Gym in the 1970s to CrossFit in the 2000s, the fitness industry has been growing rapidly and today there is a gym for just about anyone that wants to get fit. Yet with over 30,500 fitness centers in the United States, we are more unfit than ever before in the history of our country. How is it possible that while the fitness industry expanded the overweight and obesity rates among adults jumped from 47% to 67%? Continue reading

5 Myths about Teen Weight Loss


To build lifelong healthy habits it is important to start early! The reality is that once you are an adult it is very difficult to change your habits. If you don’t believe me, look at the numbers. Even though during the last 50 years over 30,500 fitness centers have been built, the overweight and obesity rates have continued to skyrocket from 47% to 67% among adults. Instead of training adults to change their habits, we need to teach our kids how to build healthy habits as EARLY as possible! Continue reading

Teen Weight Loss Program

One of every three children and teens in the U.S. is either overweight or obese. If you are a teen struggling with excess weight, you are not alone. Many teens today find it hard to maintain a healthy weight. And many parents find it hard to help their teens develop healthy eating and exercise habits.

The Lean Teen Program is the only year-round, affordable fitness and weight loss program designed especially for teens. By combining nutrition, support, and exercise, our program gives teens the tools to transform their lives and build healthy habits that will last a lifetime. Continue reading

Join the Movement!

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Did you know that 33% of our children are considered overweight or obese? That once they become adults that percentage will double to 67%?

According to our military leaders, most Americans are too overweight to serve in our military making obesity our greatest threat to national security. Obesity is also our country’s number ONE cause of death as more adults develop heart disease and stroke early in life. The GOOD news is that all this is preventable! Continue reading