A 22-year-old female asked:

What exercises are suitable for healthy teens looking to get lean muscle and tone up? any sports or activities or classes?

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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
Pediatrics 40 years experience
Walking, running ...: Brisk walking is a great starting exercise to start your routine. Jogging, swimming, dance and martial arts are other types of exercise great for toning and aerobic exercise. If you like team sports, consider joining a softball, volleyball, basketball team. There are many options depending upon what you like to do!
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Dr. Douglas Chang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 23 years experience
Something you enjoy: The most important thing is to do something, and the easiest things to do and to maintain are activities that you love. It can also be helpful to find a workout partner or group.
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