Episode 12

Q&A: I’m embarrassed about my body



According to one recent study, body image issues are teenagers’ third greatest concern behind bullying and exam stress.

So we weren’t surprised when we received an email from Josh in Manchester asking for help in this area of his life. He said, “I’m embarrassed about my body. I’m overweight and want to get in shape. I’ve tried before but I always fail. What should I do?”

Kevin provides the answers to this question and identifies two critical things you must do if you want improve your health in this episode of The Unstoppable Teen Podcast.

“If you don’t look after your body, you’ve got nowhere else to live.”

You will learn:

  • The importance of getting professional help and expert advice if you want to improve your health(1:55)
  • The quality of your health doesn’t come down to luck (2:40)
  • How your friends affect the shape of your body (3:47)
  • The curious story of the boy with the stone (4:49)
  • The incredible impact your daily habits have on your health (8:22)
  • Why short-term quick fixes don’t work (9:11)
  • How to take responsibility for your own wellbeing (10:12)
  • The key to improving your nutrition (11:46)
  • How teenagers’ taste buds are different to adults’ taste buds (13:35)
  • Where you can find healthy food recipes that taste good (14:36)
  • The minimum amount of time you need to exercise every week to maintain good health (16:03)
  • How to discover a form of exercise you enjoy (17:45)
  • The key to improving the shape of your body (18:24)
  • Which chemicals your brain releases into your system that make you feel good when you’re exercising (20:21)
  • The first thing you need to do if you want to enhance your health (22:04)
  • Three types of goals you can set that will help you improve your body (23:41)
  • The secret to taking immediate control of your own wellbeing (25:52)
“The key to improving your body is discovering healthy recipes that taste good and forms of exercise that you enjoy.”
Kevin Mincher – Teen Performance Coach

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