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Are there any potential dangers of starting a 12 year old boy on light weight training if he is properly trained and instructed?

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Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: None, If...

Properly trained, instructed, and supervised; none.
Unsupervised, max lifts, overuse; muscle/tendon injuries, slipped growth plates, damaged grwoth plates, etc.

In brief: None, If...

Properly trained, instructed, and supervised; none.
Unsupervised, max lifts, overuse; muscle/tendon injuries, slipped growth plates, damaged grwoth plates, etc.
Dr. James Eitner
Dr. James Eitner
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Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

Growth plate damage.
Isotonic exercises are best at this age(using his own body weight).

In brief: Yes

Growth plate damage.
Isotonic exercises are best at this age(using his own body weight).
Dr. Kelly Kane
Dr. Kelly Kane
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