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The Fit Crew

  • Family support kept teens motivated
    Even Saffron got caught up in the spirit of The Journal Gazette's Weighty Matters: Teen Edition weight loss summer program.
  • Teens sign off
    Three months ago, The Journal Gazette introduced the Fit Crew – eight area teens who participated in a weight loss program that hopefully would lead them toward healthier lifestyles.
  • checking in with the fit crew
    Jillian Findlay How the week went: So we've just started back to school, which is always interesting, especially this year because I'm a senior!

Staying active outside the gym

This week has been OK. I have fallen into a normal routine, and I'm making better choices. It's still hard but I am getting used to it. I have been really active with school activities like marching band, so staying active hasn't been too bad, although I haven't been able to get to a gym as much. Being active hasn't made staying away from food easy. Now that I am more active, it makes me hungrier more often so making the right choices is more important. Tip: Don't give in to peer pressure situations. Just because everyone else is eating pizza doesn't mean you have to. Want to know more about the Fit Crew? Read this.