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What age is recommended for a child to start doing weight training with dumbells?

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David Escobar
Family Medicine
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In brief: No recommendation

There is no recommended age.
A child can start weight training when and if they are interested in doing so, and so long as they are properly instructed in how to properly lift; safety first! as a general rule for prepubertal kids, they should stick with lighter weights and avoid max. Weights.

In brief: No recommendation

There is no recommended age.
A child can start weight training when and if they are interested in doing so, and so long as they are properly instructed in how to properly lift; safety first! as a general rule for prepubertal kids, they should stick with lighter weights and avoid max. Weights.
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