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What is the average height of a late 13 year old boy?

What is the average height of a late 13 year old boy?

Wow!Almost anything!: There's huge range of normal sizes for13-year old boys...On the cusp of puberty for some, late for others. There is a 13-year old in my pediatric practice only 4'7"; another, almost 6 feet! go to cdc website @ www.Cdc.Gov; type "growth charts" in the search box at the right upper corner of this webpage; click thru the menus until see boys charts geared for age13. Plot your son. He's probably ok. ...Read more

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How can I gain weight and height 13 year old boy?

How can I gain weight and height 13 year old boy?

Diet and exercise: Teenagers experience a growth acceleration in height and weight, which is influenced by overall health. Good nutrition, a balanced diet and daily exercise will help. ...Read more

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What is the average weight and height for a 13 year old girl? Her race is.. American, irish, german, french, indian, and english.

What is the average weight and height for a 13 year old girl? Her race is.. American, irish, german, french, indian, and english.

Average: Average height is 61.75 in (157 cm) and weight is 106 lb (47 kg). You can download a chart with growth information by age and gender from the cdc site. See :www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts. ...Read more

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What is the normal height for a 13 year old boy?

What is the normal height for a 13 year old boy?

Wow!Almost anything!: There's a huge range of normal sizes for13-year old boys...On the cusp of puberty for some, late for others. There is a 13-year old in my pediatric practice only 4ft7in; another, 6 feet! go to cdc website @ www.Cdc.Gov; type 'growth charts' in the search box at the right upper corner of this webpage; click thru the menus until see boys charts geared for age13. 50th %tile is "average". ...Read more

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Is it good for a 13 year old boy to exercise (weight training and cardio)?

Is it good for a 13 year old boy to exercise (weight training and cardio)?

Sure, but...: Of course a 13 year old should exercise, and exercise for all of us should contain both "weight" and "cardio". This should not even be considered exercise, but a part of good lifestyle. Now if you are asking about formal, heavy duty weight training, it can be done by age 13 but should be under the supervision of someone used to working with growing teens to avoid overuse which can occur with teens. ...Read more

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What's the fastest way to lose weight for a 13 year old boy?

What's the fastest way to lose weight for a 13 year old boy?

Teen age weight: The best way to loose weight is with control of diet and exercise. For most teens the fastest way to do this is to cut out sugary beverages from their diet (soda, juice, coffee drinks, gatorade, etc). From one 12oz sugary drink each day in addition to all the regular foods a person will gain almost 20lbs per year! cut that out and fast weight loss. Healthy weight loss is 1-2lbs/week. ...Read more

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What is the typical weight for a 13 year old boy who is 6'0?

What is the typical weight for a 13 year old boy who is 6'0?

145 to 180: 150 to 180 pounds falls into the 20 to 25 recommended BMI. Certainly at 13, we'd expect him to be at the LOW end of this! ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the best way to lose weight for a 13 year old boy?

Can you tell me about the best way to lose weight for a 13 year old boy?

Is he obese or : Overweight? If yes, i would consult with his physician. If he is not overweight - please discourage weight loss just to be skinny. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. Encourage him to do a mix of cardio workouts. ...Read more

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What is a healthy weight for a 13 year old boy? He is 5' 8" and currently 156.2lbs. Also, can you please give me a very detailed diet for him.

What is a healthy weight for a 13 year old boy?  He is 5' 8" and currently 156.2lbs.  Also, can you please give me a very detailed diet for him.

97%ile: He's in the 97th percentile. That means that 97% of boys the same age are shorter and lighter that he is. A good diet includes all the typical food groups: meats, fish, dairy, vegetables, fruits, complex carbs, avoidance of "junk" food. From his measurements he seems a vey healthy kid. ...Read more

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Hello, I'm a 13 year old boy, with a possible sprained ankle, and I wondered the severity of it. Swollen, no weight bear,instable.. I think, can'twalk?

Hello, I'm a 13 year old boy, with a possible sprained ankle, and I wondered the severity of it. Swollen, no weight bear,instable.. I think, can'twalk?

Time for a visit: At your age you are more likely to have a chip fracture of growth plate injury in the bones of the lower leg than a sprain. Elevate it when you can and keep it cool for the 1st 48 hours to reduce pain and swelling.However, you need to be examined and possibly an an x-ray to determine the proper therapy. ...Read more

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