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Is it a good idea to let a teenager with hormonal rage start bodybuilding?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Depends on dfn

Emotional lability in adolescents caries a variety of labels & you might see it early or late in the 3-5 yr span that marks most male puberty.
The aap & professional trainers rec heavy lifting/body building be delayed until skeletal maturity.In lay terms that means at final height /when kids shave etc. Training before this point is focused on form and technique with lower poundage.

In brief: Depends on dfn

Emotional lability in adolescents caries a variety of labels & you might see it early or late in the 3-5 yr span that marks most male puberty.
The aap & professional trainers rec heavy lifting/body building be delayed until skeletal maturity.In lay terms that means at final height /when kids shave etc. Training before this point is focused on form and technique with lower poundage.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. George Valdez
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes but

Make sure they work with someone who is responsible and knows how to do so safely.
There is large amount steroid and unsafe supplement use out there, but reasonable body building builds confidence and promotes health, gets rid of extra energy.

In brief: Yes but

Make sure they work with someone who is responsible and knows how to do so safely.
There is large amount steroid and unsafe supplement use out there, but reasonable body building builds confidence and promotes health, gets rid of extra energy.
Dr. George Valdez
Dr. George Valdez
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