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Thread: Weight Lifting and Growth Stunts

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    Senior Member Canadian Crippler's Avatar
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    Weight Lifting and Growth Stunts

    From many different people, I here many different things about how weight lifting can stunt your growth. Now I have come to get all YOUR advice on the situation.

    Does weight lifting stunt your growth? What exercises do/dont? Any other information about this would be helpful. Im trying to get into good shape, but I dont want to sacrifice a few inches for it. Thank in advance peeps.
    "I added some db curls with the pink weights for a bit of a burn." - Rookiebldr

    "im assuming the holy (big) 3 are: curls, bench, legs?" - Saggas

    "had a huge ass burn on my triceps while I was doing those kickbacks, so they'll likely be staying with my exercise program." - Zearoth

    "most of my burned calories coming from something called Basal. Wtf does a leaf have to do with any of it?" - Votorx

    "We have a lot of people like that on our campus, all hippies and things, that go around preaching against corporations, jocks, preps, accountants, and anyone else that feels the need to shower more than occasionally." - Shankerr

    "Damn man why are some women just so demonic and evil.. its like you wanna get a stake and mallet and an erection at the same time." - WBBIRL

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    mind/body zen's Avatar
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    If anything, resistence exercise stimulates human growth hormone which could increase skelital bone length if you are in that stage of growth (obviously you wont grow taller from human growth hormone if you are 40 years old).

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    Dec 2003
    you can probably search this forum for this topic. There has been many posts about this.


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