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A 22-year-old male asked:

Hi. sir do lunges, bench press, squats, and core workout without weights, stunts or stops the growth of a 14 year old. i mean are these exercises appropriate for 14 year old. will it stunt his or her height?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Depends: If they has a coach teaching proper form & focuses on that rather than maximum weight they should be fine. If they are self taught or trying to power lift at that age they may get injured.

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A 22-year-old male asked:

Hi. Sir do lunges, bench press, squats, and core workout, stunts or stops the growth of a 14 year old. I mean are these exercises appropriate for 14 year old. Will it stunt his or her height?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Depends: If she has a coach teaching proper form & focuses on that rather than maximum weight she should be fine. If she is self taught or trying to power lift at that age she may get injured.
Last updated Jan 7, 2021

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