Saturday, February 23, 2013

Video - When Can Children Start Lifting Weights?

This short video addresses the subject of weight training for kids - in reality, children are "weight training" from the time they are able to lift themselves up off their bellies. We just don't usually think of it that way. This quick video explains when and why kids might be ready (or not) to add external weight to their activities. (Always consult your child's doctor before starting any new weight-bearing exercise.)

Kid's Fitness - When Can Children Start Lifting Weights? David Kittner, a Youth Conditioning Specialist with Athletic Foundations in Brampton, discusses a concern parents have with their young kids lifting weights. This presentation was part of the St. Andrew's Catholic School Just For Par...

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