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Can lifting weights stop growth

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Probably not. In fact, there is evidence to suggest that regular exercise, including Weightlifting, may actually encourage growth (depending on many other factors, such as whether you're before, during, or after puberty).

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Does lifting weights stop your growth?

No it does not. That is a myth. Correctly performed weight training will not stunt your growth. However, that does not mean that it is advisable before the age of about 16. In addition, young people should be supervised to minimize the risk of injury.


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Will lifting weights stun your growth?

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Why have coaches tried to keep their athletes from lifting weights?

because lifting can cause growth to stop in your bone structure


Can people stop growing taller by lifting weights?

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Will your height stop if you lift weight over your head?

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