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Weight during growth and puberty
Not everyone grows and develops on the same schedule. However, teens do go through a period of faster growth. During puberty, the body begins making hormones that spark physical changes like faster muscle growth especially in guys, and spurts in height and weight gain in both guys and girls. Once these changes start, they continue for several years, where the average person can expect to grow as much as 10 inches or 25 centimeters during puberty before he or she reaches full adult height. Most girls and guys gain weight more rapidly during this time as the amounts of muscle, fat, and bone in their bodies changes. All that new weight gain can be perfectly fine as long as body fat, muscle, and bone are in the right proportion. Because some kids start developing as early as age 8 and some not until age 14 or so, it can be normal for two people who are the same height and age to have very different weights are hights. It can feel quite strange adjusting to suddenly feeling heavier or taller, so it is perfectly normal to feel self-conscious about weight during adolescence. A lot of people do this thing.