Method 2 Training Your Feet Do interval training 2-3 times a week. ... Mix in long runs, shadow boxing, and short sprints on non-interval days. ... Pepper in 1-2 long, slow distance runs each week to rest and stretch your legs. ... Jump rope every day you train. ... Work on agility drills, like ladders and quick cuts.

Method 2 Helping Around the House Ask other people if they need help. Sometimes people, including your parents and siblings, won't always ask for your help. ... Set the table for meals. ... Do the dishes. ... Clean the floor. ... Take out the trash. ... Get the mail and newspaper. ... Clean up after yourself. ... Ask for regular chores.

Here are some things you can do to help relieve stress and tension at home: Think about the things you do that make other people in your family angry. ... Do extra chores; help out without being asked. Clean up after yourself. Avoid picking fights. Spend time caring for younger brothers/sisters.

Part 2 Being Responsible Around the House Do your chores. Think of the things that your dad is always asking you to do around the house. ... Take initiative. ... Keep your room tidy. ... Use the internet and your phone responsibly. ... Take care of your siblings.

Part 4 Protecting Yourself from Harm Avoid hitchhiking. Keep in mind, if you do decide to hitchhike, that there are drivers that will do some bad things to you. ... Protect yourself. ... Don't get pulled into prostitution. ... Avoid drugs and alcohol. ... Try to avoid getting arrested. ... Be careful around the other homeless people.

Part 2 Reinforcing Your Sickness in the Morning Wake up before your parents and quietly make fake vomit. Put it in the toilet and pretend to throw up. ... Be reluctant to get dressed. Don't volunteer to get yourself ready for school. ... Fake bags under your eyes. ... Pick at your breakfast. ... Protest if they suggest you stay home.