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Yes, this is old enough. Lifting will not stunt your growth as the myth grows. Just make sure you do it correctly, and get supervision at first.

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Is it ok to lift weights at 13 years olds i am a 13yr old boy i am 5 foot 4 and i weigh 115 and i was wondering if it would stunt my growth if i starting to lift weights?

It actually is okay to lift weights at your age. I am a 14 year old girl and i bench press a bunch of weights and i have not stunted my growth. Guys are mad to lift weights I'm not suppose to lift weights but i am strong enough to do it. The answer to you is yes.

Should individuals over 65 years of age should not lift weights?

Ideally, individuals over 65 years of age should not lift weights. As one ages, muscles and bones weaken and it could be easy to damage or cause injury to oneself.

At what age is it safe for a boy to lift weights?

About 12.

If you lift weights at an early age can you become STERILE?


Is it OK for 10-year-old boy to lift weights?

No, it is not advisable for 10-year-old boy to lift weights because of skeletal immaturity at that age. Wait until age sixteen or 15 at least.

65 years of age should not lift weights?

65 is a great time to get started. I would just get a trainer for a session or 2 though to show you how to do things correctly, and especially make sure you are healthy enough to do it. But muscle strength is important when you get up in age just for quality of life.

Should 16 year olds lift weights?

If they want to lift weights it's perfectly fine. It's not like smoking, in weightlifting you can start at any age ;)

Can you lift heavy weights at age 12?

Yes, this is old enough. Lifting will not stunt your growth as the myth grows. Just make sure you do it correctly, and get supervision at first.

My cousin would like to know is it safe to lift weights at the age of 12 twice a week?

It depends on how large the weights are....

How old do you have to be to join work out world?

The perfect age to build muscle is 18, but you can start working out at 16, though it is not recommended that you lift heavy weights or weights you're forcing your body to lift.

What age to you have to be to lift weights?

I would wait until you are 12 yrs. old to start.

Can teenagers lift weights?

A teenager CAN lift weights of 7 kilograms MAXIMUM. If a teenager lifts heavier weights, it may affect their growth. For example, my cousin has 13 years old, she's a girl, and lifts weights of 6kilograms each.... so yeah, it's not really affective in that case. But if a teenager (13-16 years old) lifts MORE than that, it will affect they're growth. Plus, I recommend that the minimum age of lifting heavier weights is when they are 17 years old or older. Especially boys, that always want to be like, stronger and good-looking when they're lifting weights. :) Hope this helps!

Can i lift dumbbells if i am 5''6 and weigh 124lbs and 16yrs old if i can lift weights how much should i lift pls help me tanx?

What ever your age, you can lift dumbells. I lift 10kg per arm Comfortably and i am 13, have you tryed picking up weights yet? and if you have how much can you lift? Reply back please.

Is it OK for a small boy to lift weights?

It depends on the age of the boy. Do you mean a small boy in height or a small boy in age? If you mean a young boy, the answer is no. Because of the skeletal immaturity of youngsters, it is not advisable that they train with weights. They should play regular sports to develop co-ordination and all-around fitness. Then start to lift weights at around age sixteen.

At what age should kids start to lift weights?

I think about 8-14. Does not stunt growth.

Is it safe to lift weights at the age of 9?

Depends how much they weigh and how strong they are

At what age did john cena lift weights?

he started when he was real young but he got really in to it at about 16

Why is it risky to lift weights at a young age?

because your muscles haven't developed fully yet .

Can you lift weights at age 65?

yes of course, as long as you have proper instructions and are in good health.

At what age is it OK to lift weights?

You can lift wights at any age you want in private, but in places like gyms and sports centers expert trainers say you should be 15-16+. Although a 12 year old could lift weights, their arms and bodies aren't fully grown. Although they look alright on the out side they could cause damage on the inside.

Should a 12-year-old lift weights?

Yes. There is almost no age that is too young to life weights because it is so beneficial. As long as you learn how to do it correctly, it is a good thing to do.

Does your child age 12 need a Canadian passport to fly?

yes the child of 12 years of age does need a passport, i think the age that you need a passport is 8 years of age. No, the passport would not generate enough resistance to provide lift. The child would probably need wings to fly.

How many days a week should swimmers weight lift?

They should lift weight about three times a week. This depends on the age of the swimmer, though, as lifting weights for younger swimmers is strongly discouraged.

Do you stop growing if you lift weights at a young age?

No, that is a myth. Weight training will not stunt your growth. However, that does not mean that it is advisable before the age of about 16.

Is it safe for a 13-year-old to lift weights?

It depends how mature the 13 year old is, but at this age a lot of growing is happening, and the bones tend to be softer, so i would recommend lifting not heavy weights for muscle mass but more lighter weights for muscle tone.