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Starting weight training depends on exactly why you want to do so. For example, weight training can be a bad idea for many things, especially if you do not have a good trainer. You can begin weight training anytime after you are 16 years old. (There are stories of great body builders who have begun as early as 12) but beginning at around 16 is safer because you would have attained a decent bone growth and height

Remember to eat healthy and take the guidance of a good trainer without which the chances of you hurting yourself due to weight training are pretty high...

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