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NO, lifting weight won't stunt ur growth

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What following constitutes a good anaerobic workout?

Lifting weights

Can people stop growing taller by lifting weights?

People do not stop growing by lifting weights. It was believed that weight lifting damaged the growth plates and stunted growth. It CAN happen, but only with very heavy weights, such as sets of 3-5 reps. They say no one should do HEAVY weights until they are 18, or fully grown.

Does ankle weights make you taller?

Using weights promotes growth.

Does lifting weights help to make you taller?

That;s an interesting question. I am happy you asked this. I am a major science wiz. I am 15 years old. I recently had a theory that weight lifting could improve growth if done properly and safely. I started weight lifting when I was 14 years old. One thing to make sure of is to lift weights your body can handle and weights that are not too light or way too heavy for you. I was lifting some heavy weights. Though I still grew an inch TALLER! I was 5'8 and grew to another inch over the summer. I am now 5'9. My shoulders got wider and stronger. My chest also got bigger and harder as a result of weight lifting. But doing weight lifting wrong can damage your growth plate and stunt your growth in the process. It won't stop but it will slow down as a result of damage. So if your doing it or want too do it. Then I suggest lifting weights good for you. Make sure you have an adult who has weight lifted before has more than enough experience with weights. Weight lifting is very good because our muscles need that kind of stress factor in order to improve in performance wise.

Can lifting weights make you punch harder?


Can lifting weights be an exercise?

Lifting weights is an exercise

Does lifting weights help you grow?

Weight training can help your muscles grow bigger and stronger, but it won't necessarily help you grow taller.

Do lifting weights make you stronger?

yes after week or so.

What can make you stronger?

Lifting up weights.

Why is stretching different from lifting weights?

Because lifting weights requires actual weights it puts resistance on the muscles to make them stronger bigger and more durable unlike stretching, these two are completely different from each other.

Will lifting weights stop your growth?

no. it in fact encourages growth. i started training when i was 16 and actually got taller as a result. even when i was 11 i lifted weights sometimes and i was still the tallest kid in my grade. still am :)

Will lifting weights before you are 16 make you short?

I have never herd of that, im 16 and i have been lifting weights for 2 yrs and it hasn't made me short I have never herd of that, im 16 and i have been lifting weights for 2 yrs and it hasn't made me short

Can weight lifting during your growth spurt make you taller?

not necessarily

Will lifting weights help you gain muscle?

Lifting weights will make your muscles contrast and burn fat from your body while strengthening the muscles at the same time. It will help you gain muscle.

Is lifting weights just for an hour for 1 year still make your muscles big?

Are you asking "Will lifting weights one hour per year result in increased muscle mass?" If so the answer is NO!

Does lifting weights make you skinny?

No it makes you have more muscels tending to make you weigh more.

How do you gain weight by lifting weights?

Exactly as you said: by lifting weights. Regardless of what type of weight-lifting program you are following, lifting weights will (and should; if not, increase the weight/reps) will increase muscle size and ultimately lead to a heavier weight.

Do you get fat if you quit lifting weights?

This answer depends on your diet. If you continue to consume the same amount of calories after you quit lifting, then yes you may get fat. Lifting weights burns calories and muscles need these calories to build more muscle. If you quit lifting weights, your body no longer needs as many calories. Also, your metabolism will slow after you quit lifting weights. Now, if you quit lifting weights and also cut calories, you will not get fat.

What does lifting free weights mean?

it just means lifting weights that is not on a machine like using a curl bar

What is the kinesthetic effect?

it's the feeling you get after lifting weights where everything feels lighter and werid. not only after lifting weights but also putting leg weights on etc.

Does lifting weights make you shorter?

No, the worst thing that'll happen is it will stunt your growth.

Does lifting weights make you stronger?

yes must of the time yes must of the time

When lifting weights when do you breathe?

When you are pushing up, or the second half of lifting the weights like if your benching, then you breath out when you are pushing up

What is the subject and predicate of Lifting weights builds muscles?

Lifting weights = subject builds muscles = predicate

On a bright crisp morning Kyle can be found lifting weights running laps and doing sit-ups.?

lifting weights running laps