-
x

Meet New Friends!

Recommended friends are based on your interests. Make sure they are up to date.

Friends ff8c072dd79a91c1300f032d674241a8d64367100ffb1f25fa3f9bec4a05319f
Kidzworld Logo

Quiz the Coach - I Fainted In Gym!

Quiz the Coach - I Fainted In Gym! - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Dec 27, 2006
( Rating: 1 Star Rating)

Quiz the coach helps teen and tweens with sports and fitness related issues and problems like obesity or healthy eating habits. The coach also gives great tips and advice on Cheerleading, skateboard tricks and P.E. dilemnas. - Page 6

So ya dig sports but need some help with your game? Don't understand some of the rules of football, basketball or hockey? Got a gripe about P.E. class, skateboarders, cheerleading, coaches, or anything? Why not ?

1Hey Coach,
All of the people in my school call me ugly and fat, except my boyfriend. He says I'm perfect - but would be even more perfect if I dropped 20 pounds. The problem is I'm 5'6" and only weigh 135 pounds. I always thought my weight was pretty normal, but I guess not. I tried losing weight a few months ago, and it worked (I took off 15 lbs!) but then I started feeling weak and I even fainted in gym! I've since put the weight back on and the teasing came back! I know if I keep the weight off I'll be fairly attractive but how do I do it without feeling weak and fainting?
serpia

Hey serpia

You're best move is to ignore those dorks at school and dump your boyfriend, and talk to a doctor. The other kids at school aren't medical experts, while your doctor will be able to tell you if you really need to lose weight, based on your age, body type, height and mass. A doctor, or maybe even your coach, will also be able to give you some eating and exercise advice to help you reach a healthy weight safely. (But, to be honest, I'm pretty sure you aren't overweight right now). Either way, there's no point pushing yourself at the gym or overexercising until you feel weak or pass out. It's unsafe and will lead to bigger health problems in the long run.

As for your boyfriend, give him a warning - either he changes his attitude or gets dumped.He should be beating up or threatening the other kids who are teasing you at school. Good boyfriends stand by their girl and stick up for them when they are being picked on, even if it means taking some heat themselves. That's certainly more supportive than telling you that "you're perfect, but would be more perfect if you'd drop 20 pounds." You should also talk to a teacher or a school counselor about the other kids who are teasing you. Telling someone that they're fat or ugly is a form of bullying which shouldn't be tolerated at school.

Do you need tips or advice on sports, fitness or health? to the Kidzworld Coach. Keep in mind peeps, the Kidzworld Coach isn't a doctor or a professional athlete or anything like that. He's just a dude who digs sports, plays 'em and knows a lot about 'em. You should always talk to your 'rents, a doctor or your school gym teacher before starting a new sport or a new exercise.

Related Stories:

  • I Hate My Stomach
  • I Always Get Cramps
  • I'm Overweight
  • More Quiz the Coach
  • 0 Comments

    Related Stories

    F1056096039312

    How Much Does This Dude Weigh?

    • 300 pounds.
    • 500 pounds.
    • 700 pounds.
    • 1000 pounds.

    Sports In The Forums

    _BigfootKing_
    TEXANS LET GO!!!!!
    reply about 5 hours
    Footballer777
    chelsea are actually good
    reply 1 day
    77crystals
    77crystals posted in Basketball:
    Jammy45: HECK YEAH! Dude I made it to varsity, we can be tough and still like to dress up nice or ya'know wear makeup we don't need a guys pity #girlpower [s:p/1ofb] [s:p/1rnt] [s:p/1rnu]
    reply 1 day
    Jammy45
    Jammy45 posted in Basketball:
    "Beastlygirl44" wrote: My team (WC) have lost ALL FOUR GAMES in the two years we have been playing against FR and JA. We have a possible fifth game (rematch against JA) in a few days. Wish us luck! Good luck dear... practise a lot hard and win this.. remember, your aim on the basket, not anything else...
    reply 1 day
    Jammy45
    Jammy45 posted in Basketball:
    There's a match between my team (CJS) and (LFSJS) in September... Practising a lot hard... wanna win this too...
    reply 1 day