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Doctor insights on: Reduce Height Lift Weights As Kid

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I'm 16 and if i lift weights in gym did it effect my height?

I'm 16 and if i lift weights in gym did it effect my height?

No: Old wive's tale. Properly done weight lifting does not do this. Supplemental steroids can stunt growth if improperly taken, however. ...Read more

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I want to reduce weight. Is any medicine wich help in reducing weight my height 6 feet wt 105 kg. Fm child hood i was not over weight.

I want to reduce weight. Is any medicine wich help in reducing weight my height 6 feet wt 105 kg. Fm child hood i was not over weight.

See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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I lift weights 4 times a week, will playing ball twice a week reduce my time in the gym?

I lift weights 4 times a week, will playing ball twice a week reduce my time in the gym?

Examine your goals: Kudos to you for staying active! are you questioning that you need more couch-potato time or has the exercise regimen become too all-consuming? Is there an underlying eating disorder? Are you exercising for stress relief or to stay/get in shape? Are you avoiding something outside the gym? Re-evaluate your goals so you can figure out how much "time in the gym" is too much? ...Read more

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At what age is it okay to let a child start to lift weights to help with sports performance?

At what age is it okay to let a child start to lift weights to help with sports performance?

Use a trainer: Weightlifting like many sports activities can be beneficial if done right & can produce significant injury if done wrong. Any pre-teen/teen should be supervised by a professional, preferably one certified in the area.Early training focuses on technique & low intensity weights. Power lifting & body building are not recommended until the kid reaches skeletal maturity (final height, b.O., shaves). ...Read more

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What are forms of cardio that do not reduce your lean muscles? I run long distances and lift weights, the next day my arms get smaller.

What are forms of cardio that do not reduce your lean muscles?  I run long distances and lift weights, the next day my arms get smaller.

Refer to answer: Are you interested in health or fit body. Size of the muscle always does not reflect power and endurance together and proportional. Do an exercise or exercises that you can maintain through your sixties. Health is not by exercise and size of muscle it is more in nutrition and diet. Long distance running is going to change your metabolic rate to lower and you will get obese, it can not maintain it. ...Read more

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Whats average height and weight of children at 6?

Whats average height and weight of children at 6?

Sex assigned: Please see this website. Boys and girls are plotted on different charts: http://www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts/charts.Htm. ...Read more

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I'm 22 my height is 5'4 and weight is 63 how much should I reduce?

Ideally you want: Your bmi to be under 25. Assuming you mean 63 kilos for weight, your bmi is 23.9, you are fine, just do not gain more weight. ...Read more

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26 f n my weight is 84 n height is 5.1 my weight is fine or should I reduce. .

BMI calculator:: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/obesity/bmi/bmicalc.htm gives your body mass index as 15.9 which is significantly underweight for a 26 year old female. You could stand to gain a bit. ...Read more

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Should i purchase a weight and height chart for kids?

Should i purchase a weight and height chart for kids?

Get online: Go to the cdc website & you can go through the statistics page & select growth charts. That link brings you to various growth charts for different age and gender. Download the one you want. www.cdc.gov or www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts. ...Read more