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Is working out bad for growth?

Is working out bad for growth?

Exercise and growth: At nineteen i would imagine you are done growing. But, you will always do better physically if you do include regular exercise to your life style. But, exercise in now way inhibits or encourages one to growth. ...Read more

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Does starting working out at gym as a 14 years old onwards, reduces or stops the process of height growth?

Does starting working out at gym as a 14 years old onwards, reduces or stops the process of height growth?

No: To my knowledge there is no evidence in the medical literature showing that teens who work out will have stunted growth. Having said that, it would be reasonable to avoid really heavy weight lifting, and instead focus on functional weight training as well as cardio workouts. ...Read more

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Does working out at the gym 3to5 times a week effect growth ? I am 16 (1/2) 174cm what is my estimated height?

Does working out at the gym 3to5 times a week effect growth ? I am 16 (1/2) 174cm what is my estimated height?

Yes, u get stronger: Sorry, i couldn't resist. I assume you're wondering about your height, in which case, exercising will not affect your potential height. If you are 174cm tall, then your estimated height is 174cm. Ok, no more jokes. Your potential height depends upon your parents' heights. Check out http://children.Webmd.Com/healthtool-kids-height-predictor & http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/child-growth/an01610. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me if sleeping 6 1/2 hours bad for growth?

Can someone tell me if sleeping 6 1/2 hours bad for growth?

It is good : The fact is a good night's sleep is essential for health. Sleeping in the right position at night for 7-8 hours without any interruptions is what doctors recommend. Following good sleep hygiene will help you to achieve 7-8 hours of healthy sleep. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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