Does lifting weights stunt growth?

Weight machines at the gym

“No” is the quick answer.

Weights can be lifted safely with progressive overload to build strength and power to a physical frame.

The myth that lifting weights stunts growth has been around for decades.

Jeff Cavaliere from Athlean X explains the details surrounding the myth of weights stunting growth in the following video.

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