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... bodybuilding type stuff and not resistance training, running, sports and the like. So according to experts there is a risk of stunting growth but only with really intense high level weight lifting prior to puberty. But as for all the other exercises it's definately a good thing for young kids. ... (4 replies)
... Excercise will not stunt your growth. Thats mostly false. ... (4 replies)
... I don't believe that it can stunt growth, otherwise any promising basketballer would be told not to do or play any sport until they were 18 or so. Or...... ... (4 replies)

... Typically for a male that has gone through puberty the bones in the body have hardened and exercise should not cause any problem in stunting growth. ... (4 replies)
... I'm 14 at 5'9" and weigh about 165. does anyone know if by runnin for 20 min a day on a tredmill and doin sit ups, pull ups, and push ups will stunt my growth. and also doing basketball for about a 30min to 60min. Also what other things can i do that wont stunt my growth but still loose fat and tone muscles. ... (4 replies)
... If you set your mind on doing it, you can do it! ... (3 replies)
... For exercise, I suggest a program like Starting Strength. You can find the book online, but basically it makes you do squats, deadlifts, overhead presses, chest presses, barbell rows, and dips. ... (4 replies)
Pushups vs Gym
Aug 7, 2005
... Bodyweight exercise is plenty effective, but the obvious limitation is weight. You can increase reps but otherwise changing the intensity can be a bit tougher. I guess it depends on your goals. ... (2 replies)
Need some advice.
Jul 14, 2005
... focus exercise is warranted, bicep curls and tricep pressdowns may be done, using free weights or machines. ... (2 replies)
... a protein supplement if you can get enough protein in your diet through real food. Aim for about 1g of protein per kg of body weight per day. ... (5 replies)
... Working out too frequently can cause injuries, but it's usually more a factor of not recovering adequately. ... (3 replies)

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