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Can my 14 year old son lift up heavy weights thank you?

Can my 14 year old son lift up heavy weights thank you?

Yes, conditionally : It's reasonable to begin weight lifting around the time of puberty. Your son needs qualified instruction and supervision. He should begin with light weights and higher reps (i.e. 10 lb. Dumbbell curls, 2 sets 15 reps/set). No maxing out. Someone knowledgeable should spot him for bench and overhead presses. Allow for at least one day of rest between workouts involving the same muscle group. ...Read more

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What is the average height and weight for a 14 year old?

What is the average height and weight for a 14 year old?

Depends: Many variables contribute. Sex. Pubertal stage/development. Annual visits with your doctor will allow for a complete growth chart to be established and lead to a more accurate discussion with your physician about what to expect. ...Read more

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Average weight for a 14 year old 5'5 female?

Average weight for a 14 year old 5'5 female?

110 lbs: Check this link for girls' growth charts http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/data/set2clinical/cj41c072.pdf ...Read more

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What is the average weight for a 14 year old boy?

What is the average weight for a 14 year old boy?

Wow!Almost anything!: There is a huge range of normal sizes for14-year old boys...On the cusp of puberty for some, late for others. Go to cdc website @ www.Cdc.Gov; type "growth charts" in the search box at the right upper corner of this webpage; click thru the menus until you see boys charts geared for age14. Plot your son. Hopefully he is good! if in doubt, talk with your pediatrician or nutritionist for more details. ...Read more

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What is the average weight for a 5'4, 14 year old male?

What is the average weight for a 5'4, 14 year old male?

100 lbs: The weight of a person depends not only on age, sex and height but also on many factors determining overall health, muscularity, body habitat etc, which are impart controlled by genetic factors. Lot of young males grow rapidly during puberty, starting at 13-14 till 17 yr's. ...Read more

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What is the average weight for a 14-year-old 5"1' female?

What is the average weight for a 14-year-old 5"1' female?

95-105: At 14 and 61 inches, you are at the 25% for your age and height. The corresponding weight for the 25% would be almost exactly 100 pounds. However, depending on your body frame type, and whether you are just 14 or almost 15, a range of 95-105 pounds would be perfectly acceptable. These are per the CDC American growth charts, so would also be a bit different if you live elsewhere in the world. ...Read more

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Healthy weight for a bigger boned 14 year old 5'7 girl ?

Healthy weight for a bigger boned 14 year old 5'7 girl ?

Around: 135 to 150 pounds - more if you are muscular. Take care. ...Read more

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What is a reasonable weight for a 14 year old girl who is 5'8"?

What is a reasonable weight for a 14 year old girl who is 5'8"?

BASED ON YOUR HEIGHT: YOU ARE ON THE 95 PERCENTILE FOR HEIGHT THE CORRESPONDING WEIGHT THEN 160 POUNDS. OTHER FACTORS LIKE IF YOU ARE INVOLVED IN SPORTS ARE IMPORTANT TOO... ...Read more