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Yes this is very VITAL for future muscle development. I and others recommend 13 as a good age to start lifting, depending on what body type you are will determine the weight you should be lifting. After lifting to grow the muscle i would recommend muscle milk, or other types of protein shakes to build the muscles and repair them as well.

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Q: Should a boy be a certain age before doing any weight training?
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Should you do speed training before weight training?

The simple answer to the question is yes you can but it depends. Typically you should not do speed training before weights primarily because speed training should be done when you fresh (not fatigued) Doing weighs before will tire you. However, there is a training effect called "Potentiation" which basically mean that if you excite your muscles through weight training before you do a sprinting effort your muscle will produce more power than without the stimulation - more force means that you will run faster. Of course care has to taken with how heavy the weight is and the volume of the session.

What should you eat before weight training - eggs or whey protein?


Is cardio more effective before or after weight training?

Cardio should be done after weight training because if it is done before weight training the individual will become fatigued. It is better to weight train without being too fatigued in order to work harder and receive superior results. If your question refers to which way burns more calories cardio should be done after because weight training burns calories as well, and as explained before cardio done before will cause one to perform poorly when weight training.

How should weight training often start?

Before you start weight training it is always important to stretch so you do not pull any muscles while working out.

Should you consult with a doctor before you begin weight training?

Yes its importnat to get a physical first

Should you run before weight training?

No. Running before your weight training routine can exhaust you of all your energy and you may not be able to workout to your fullest capabilities. If you want to run, then you can push the running to past the weight training workout. This way you can both workout in best form and run.

What should you eat before weight training?

I recommend a high-protein diet. But don't eat right before training an hour or two prior would be better.

How many times a week should you engage in weight training to build muscles?

it really depends on your body weight/type. you should discuss this with your local physician or practitioner before you begin any training scheme. good luck :)

Why is weight training good for your bones?

/This answer will need to be improved/ Before puberty starts, weight training is terrible for your bones.

Does weight training stunt your growth?

Weight training will not stunt your growth. However, that does not mean that it is advisable before the age of about 16.

Can you do cardio about an hour before weight training?

There are many documented studies which show that aerobic activity before weight training decreases strength for that weight training session. I would do aerobics after weights. It all depends on what you focus is, weights or aerobics.

What is the difference between weight training for strength and circuit weight training?

Circuit training usually involves a series of complex movements that are geared toward a certain task, such as playing sports. Regular weight training is meant to work a certain, more specific muscle group for its own sake, rather than to a greater end.

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