Tackling CHILDHOOD Obesity
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TLS SHAPE UP employs proven science to help children create lifelong habits that support long-term weight loss and maintenance. But the program is about much more than weight loss. Through TLS Shape ...

TLS SHAPE UP employs proven science to help children create lifelong habits that support long-term weight loss and maintenance. But the program is about much more than weight loss. Through TLS Shape Up, children and their families can learn more about making healthy lifestyle choices, building positive self-image and understanding how our bodies respond and react to nutrition and exercise.

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    • Ages10-17
    • The statistics are daunting. Overthe past three decades, the number of overweight children inAmerica has skyrocketed.Today, approximatelynine million children over 6 years of age are considered extremely overweight and 54 percent ofAmerican children say they are concerned about their weight. For years, MarketAmerica’sTransitionsLifestyle System®has helpedadults withweight management. However, with childhood obesity becoming a growing threat, MarketAmerica decided to address the issue. What developed was, quite possibly, the company’s most important venture to date. Those involved in developing the program didn’t realize that it would also become one of the most emotional, profound experiences of their lives. Youhavetobeabletoputyourselfinapositionto makeadifference.Thisisreallythebeginningofthesolution.” —DennisFranks Executive VicePresident, MarketAmerica PLAY: The Big Issue
    • TLSShapeUpisnotaone-timefixforaweightproblem;itisa commitment to a healthier life.TLS Shape Up is designed with kids, for kids.There are no gimmicks, just proven results. TLS Shape Up is based upon the principles of the glycemic index — the very principles that have made theTLS program for adults so successful.TLSShapeUpisdesignedtoaddressthespecificneedsandconcer ns of the 10-17 age range, teaching them how to take charge of their lives and bodies. It teaches goal setting and planning skills, while educating kids and their families about the fundamentals of goodnutritionandexercise.TLSShapeUphelpskidsandtheirfamiliesunders PLAY: Webisode1: Find out whyMarketAmerica tookonthechallengeofchildhoodobesit y tand that their decisions today will affect them tomorrow. TLS Shape Up employs proven science to help children create lifelong habits that support long-term weight loss and maintenance. But the program is about much more than weight loss.ThroughTLS Shape Up, children and their families can learn more about making healthy lifestyle choices, building positive self-image and understanding how our bodies respond and react to nutrition and exercise. Thisprogramisnotjustaboutweig htloss.It’saboutgroomingthenextgene ration.It’saboutgroomingthefamily.W e’reteachingsomuchmorethanweightl osswiththis.” PLAY: Webisode 2: See the amazingstories of the teens who have changedtheir lives withTLS Shape Up —LydiaMartinez Directorof TransitionsTMFieldDevelopment, MarketAmerica PLAY: Webisode 3: Seehowthe struggles of being overweight can harm a kid’sself-esteem
    • With thatinmind,theTLSShapeUpTMprogramhas beendesigned to provide children with the tools they need to not just lose weight, but make conscious decisions regarding overall health.These lessons are taught through the uniqueTLS Shape Up 12-week program — KitAtakeskidsthroughthefirstsixweeks,and KitBtakesthemthrough the last six weeks.The kits include DVD lessons, nutritional supplementation and the exclusiveTLS Shape Up Daily Journal, which helps children boost their success in the program by monitoring behavior, marking trends and learning accountability.The kits, in combination with personalized coaching, take children through each segment of the 12-week program providing education, motivation and personal expression. PLAY: Webisode 4: See how kidsboosttheirselfesteemthroughtheTLSShapeUpProg ram TheTLS Shape Up program launched in 2009 with a select group of children who took part in a pilot program.At the end of this 12-week pilot, the results were staggering. In all, the 18 participants who participated in the trial program lost a combined 183 pounds and 29.5 percent body fat over the course of the program. Eight of these participants made their way to MarketAmerica’s 2010 ma WorldConference in Miami,where theywere greeted with standing ovations and immediate support from more than 20,000 ® PLAY: Webisode 5: See how kidschange not only their bodies, but also their lives withTLS Shape Up attendees. Validation came that day not only for those eight youthwho worked hard to get to that point, but for a program intended to change lives. PLAY: Webisode 6: See how kidsexceed expectations and achieve greatresults
    • The endresult ofTLS ShapeUpTM? Long-lastingchange, personalachievement, ahealthier andmore positiveattitudetoward self-image, body image and the future. Butdon’ttakeourwordforit —witnessthestoriesofchildren whohaveexperiencedfirsthandthepersonalvalidation thatTLS Shape Up has provided them. See the differenceTLS Shape Up has made not only in their physical appearance, butintheirconfidenceandself-esteem. PLAY: PLAY: ma®WorldConfere nce2010,February2010 ma International Convention 2010,August 2010 Aswesaidbefore,thestatisticsaredaunting.Weknowit’sdifficult. Today’syouthfacemorepressuresandinfluencesthan ever before.Those burdens carry tremendous weight — both emotional and physical. Don’t let those stresses weigh your children down. Don’t let them become a statistic. TofindoutmoreaboutTLSShapeUpandhow itcanchangeyour child’s life,contactLinda Lotito-Lehrbach orvisitusonline at http://www.shop.com/TLS+Shape+Up+Starter+Kit+B-559078541-p+.xhtml Ages10-17