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Will being a gymnast stunt my growth?
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Dr. Samuel Freedman
Pediatrics
In brief: Stunted growth
Gymnastics usually does not affect growth at all.
In some cases it can delay puberty and growth of the exercise is for hours each day.

In brief: Stunted growth
Gymnastics usually does not affect growth at all.
In some cases it can delay puberty and growth of the exercise is for hours each day.
Dr. Samuel Freedman
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