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17 Jan 2004

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what sort of weight training should a 15 year old do to gain muscle?
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01 Jan 0001

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The best weight training for a 15 year old is light and easy learning the proper form and technique. The reason for this is many-fold but probably the primary reason is that you have not finished growing yet and if you do heavy weight-bearing exercise you may damage the growth plates that are found in many of the long bones of the body.

Murray's answers are excellent-but just wait till you at least 16 before you start proper and heavy weight training.

Hope this helps,

Conrad Booysen-Biokineticist
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