Benefits of Lifting Weights for Kids and Teens

If you’re worried about strength training being detrimental to your children’s growth don’t be! Studies have shown that kids as young as six years old can lift weights without any negative effects. The key is proper technique and supervision from a qualified coach. Here are 5 benefits of lifting weights for kids/teens you shouldn’t ignore:

 

  1. Increased strength
  2. Improved body composition
  3. Strong Bones
  4. Improved mental health
  5. Greater self-confidence

 

Credit for the Article: Marcus Borg

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