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Yes. But dont lift too heavy, you may hurt yourself. Have an elder supervise you so that you can be safe.

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Yes, it is. Infact, it's a great age to start - especially if you've started puberty. Just remember to lift weight every other day, and don't forget about the legs!

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At what age should one start lifting weights?

around 12 years old

What age should you start lifting weights at?

i started when i was 8 and im a girl. but i dont think really until 12. 10 for boys

Does lifting weights at the age of 9 stunt your growth?

Yes and quite badly

What age do you think someone should start lifting weights?

Well it depends on the person but usually not until they are 12. It still depends on the person, most boys start when they are11 though.

Is straining while lifting weights dangerous for a fit healthy ninety year male?

Yes. Straining while lifting weights is dangerous for anyone, male or female, regardless of age. If you're straining or having trouble keeping the weights under control, you're lifting too much weight.

Does lifting 40 pounds at 13 affect your growth?

Lifting 40 pounds at the age of 13 can affect your growth. It can cause a persons muscles to become weakened later on. The age of 13 is too young to be lifting heavy weights.

How old and how tall should you be to start lifting weights and how much should you be able to bench?

There is no specific age or height, i started when i was 13 and i was 5'11" and i could bench 115 on my first day.

Lifting weights at 8 years old affect your growth?

No, lifting will not stunt your growth as the myth grows. But at such a young age you need supervision, and make sure you do it correctly. There are many benefits of weight training, even at this age.

At what age do a person starts lifting weight?

They should start at age 18 or older

Should a boy be a certain age before doing any weight training?

Yes this is very VITAL for future muscle development. I and others recommend 13 as a good age to start lifting, depending on what body type you are will determine the weight you should be lifting. After lifting to grow the muscle i would recommend muscle milk, or other types of protein shakes to build the muscles and repair them as well.

Are lifting weights at age 12 harmful?

Yes because it can stunt your growth, but doing small amounts is alright because this will keep you toned.

Recommended age to start working out at gyms?

Lifting weights has not been proven to stunt a child's growth, however it can cause other problems. The age that is appropriate to start depends on maturity level and it is important that your child understand that moderation is key. He may be best served to start with a kid's exercise group in order to better learn good habits.