... 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)
... 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)
... Excercise will not stunt your growth. Thats mostly false. ... (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)
... I'm 16, still growing, and I was wondering if anyone knew if exercising stunts your growth?
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... 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. ... (2 replies)
... focus exercise is warranted, bicep curls and tricep pressdowns may be done, using free weights or machines. ... (2 replies)
... Generally, the release of human growth hormone through exercise is beneficial, IMO. Exercise is known to spur growth too. ... (2 replies)
... If you plan on weight training at your age, make sure you eat A LOT or else it can stunt your growth. ... (4 replies)
... Lifting for strength and size will not stunt your growth if you use proper form. ... (5 replies)
... ering adequately. The workout is important to building muscle, but if you don't allow your body to rest and recover then you're never going to see results. The growth happens outside of the gym. ... (3 replies)