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Not necessarily.

Weight training can be done safely by young children. However, using weights that are too heavy, improper form, and inadequate rest can injure the young athlete and cause permanent damage. A youth weight training program should be supervised by an experienced and knowledgeable trainer who is familiar with the special needs and limitations of children.
There is no scientific basis for the claim that Weightlifting will stunt your growth. However, it is important to use proper technique an avoid overtraining, as this can cause injury and may affect future vertical growth.

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โˆ™ 2010-02-17 05:06:51

I heard one of my friends say squats and some-other stuff can stunt your growth but i looked it up and all the professionals say that's not true. Lifting weights does not stunt your growth.

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