Category Archives: Childhood Obesity

Weight Loss Success Stories

July was a great month that started with an interview with Maureen O’Boyle and ended with many amazing weight loss success stories. Here is a recap for the month: (Click here to see video!)

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Maureen O’Boyle from WBTV News 3 visited our program to interview our teens and parents with amazing weight loss success stories. One of those teens was Marquis (14 y/o) who lost 25 pounds in just 4 months. Before joining the Lean Teen Program, Marquis tried to lose weight with a personal trainer but was not following a balanced nutrition plan. However, once Marquis became a Lean Teen he finally got the help he needed and the pounds started to disappear. Continue reading

The Power of Habits

At the Lean Teen Program, we are a lot more than just fitness and weight loss. Our mission is to give teens the tools to transform their lives and build healthy habits that will last a lifetime. We focus primarily on helping teens develop healthy eating and exercise habits because I strongly believe that to transform their lives, our teens must first learn to master their habits. Their habits will control their destiny!

We don’t realize the power that habits have over our lives because they are automatic. We eat a cookie, watch television, and surf the internet without giving it much thought. Not realizing that our habits shape us. And though each habit means very little on their own, the meals we order, how often we exercise, and the amount of television we watch, together these habits have enormous impact on our health, productivity, and happiness. Continue reading