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what age is recommended for a child to start doing weight training with dumbells?

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Dr. David Escobar
8 years experience Family Medicine
No recommendation: There is no recommended age. A child can start weight training when and if they are interested in doing so, and so long as they are properly instructed in how to properly lift; safety first! as a general rule for prepubertal kids, they should stick with lighter weights and avoid max. Weights.
Answered on Feb 2, 2015
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