Hi I am 14 yrs old now and I am

Patient

Q: Hi I am 14 yrs old now and I am wondering if the whole lifting heavy weights will stunt your growth
Is this a myth or does it really stunt my growth?
I have be lifting a 10 lb dumbbell I am not sure if it will effect my growth or not?

Doctor

A:   Hi.
Thanks for your query.

Lifting heavy weights has nothing to do with stunting of the growth.
In fact the exercises should also be well balanced and under the guidance of a trainer. And I am sure you will get one.

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