The Effects of Weightlifting on the Youth Physique

Misconceptions about weightlifting Weightlifting is a sport which is plagued by a number of misconceptions in the eyes of the public not least the involvement of the young in our sport. The mere mention of a young boy entering into the sport conjures up a vision of this poor boy struggling and straining away with huge weights, going purple in the face and breaking every bone in his body. Despite the objections of so many unknowledgeable people, tens of thousands of boys, and now girls, enter into the sport of weightlifting e very year the world over, many of them in their early teens.»
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