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Me and my best friend are trying to loose weight and wee need help.

Okay so I'm 16 turning 17 in 4 months. I'm a girl, 5.7" 185 pounds. I carry almost all of my weight in my thighs. I have a pretty small stomach but I would like it flatter and toned i really want abs. My best friend is 15 200 pounds 5.3" and she carrys her weight in her stomach she has no thighs. she just wants to loose her stomach an tone her flat butt lol.

So we that if by Sep. 20 (my b-day) we are both around 140 we are going to get our hips pierced. But we need help. We are young so we don't have money for a gym membership or Jenny Craig or p90x.We were considering fat camp but its to much money. So we just really need help getting started.

Like a diet plan,things we can eat,things we should stay away from,a meal plan or something. A good website with like free workout videos and stuff. We are really motivated and dedicated. Both of us are ready to be thin and get our confidence back. We just need some help. Please any weight loose tips you could give would be great. Any help you could give at all would just be awesome

Thanks in advance for all your help.
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649848 tn?1534637300
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What to eat?  We don't do meal plans, per se, but I can give you some ideas.   Stick with as many fresh veggies as you can, low/no fat dairy, lean protein, whole grains, good fats, nuts, seeds, etc.  

Stop drinking sodas - drink water instead.  Stay away from candy bars, cookies, anything with with white sugar and flour.  Swap white rice, for brown, and regular pasta for whole grain. Opt for whole fruit instead of fruit juice.  Limit portion sizes.

You should probably talk to your parents and get their support.

Exercise - walking is about as good as it gets and you don't need a gym membership to do it.  Aim for at least 30 minutes/day.  

You can google "exercise videos" and I'm sure there will be a lot of sites from which you can watch for free.  You might also check out some yoga videos.  Yoga is excellent exercise as it helps tone muscles, as well as build them.

649848 tn?1534637300
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By the way, 45 pounds and 60 pounds is too much weight loss in only 3.5 months.  You might want to set your sites a bit lower.  Safe weight loss is 1-2 pounds/week.
757137 tn?1347200053
You might want to change your eating habits in stages. First, if you are on sodas, eliminate them. When you have adjusted to that, cut out candy and desserts. Then cut out junk food. You are almost there...

Now increase your intake of vegetable and fresh fruits. Once you are on a healthy diet, consisting of moderate portions, you will never have to think about your weight again.

You will not achieve your goal by your birthday, but you will be slimmer and more attractive by then and the change will be noticeable.

2639356 tn?1340036370
totally agree
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