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Does weight lifting stunt growth?

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Dr. Randall Mohler
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: No

Strength training won't stunt growth and is a great way to improve your health.
Whether you're young and growing fast or stopped growing taller a long time ago, focus on good form and control to minimize the risk of injury.

In brief: No

Strength training won't stunt growth and is a great way to improve your health.
Whether you're young and growing fast or stopped growing taller a long time ago, focus on good form and control to minimize the risk of injury.
Dr. Randall Mohler
Dr. Randall Mohler
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Dr. Wenjay Sung
Podiatry

In brief: Generally no

It's generally a myth that lifting weights can stunt growth, however bad posture or habits can cause injury.
Growth is usually determined by genetics and nutrition more than weight lifting.

In brief: Generally no

It's generally a myth that lifting weights can stunt growth, however bad posture or habits can cause injury.
Growth is usually determined by genetics and nutrition more than weight lifting.
Dr. Wenjay Sung
Dr. Wenjay Sung
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