Lifting at young age?

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  1. nwmrkt

    nwmrkt New Member

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    Is it okay to start liftin at a young age? Say as in your highschool years.
    And I know there are pros but are there and real cons?
     
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    yes it's fine.

    no
     
  3. gourmizz

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    if you do it right, your fine

    if you try to act all big and get way out of your league / just act stupid

    no
     
  4. MaineSucks

    MaineSucks OT Supporter

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    Wendler started at 14

    I started at 15

    many here started around that age. its fine to start young, but it needs to be the time to instill proper form and basic lifts.
     
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    dirtysouthboy New Member

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    I wish i would of started younger.
     
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    me too, i would have had the basics down alot sooner
     
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    I wish I would have learned proper form a lot sooner.
     
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    i started at 18 :wtc:
     
  9. khari

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    My coach is teaching a couple of 10-12 year olds how to power clean/snatch right now. In other words, it's fine.
     
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    :werd:
     
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    what "basics"?
     
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    i started at 20 :wtc:
     
  13. MaineSucks

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    bench
    squat
    deadlift
    powercleans

    form first
     
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    Ricey McRicerton New Member

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    I started lifting on and off the summer before 9th grade, but I just got serious about it last year.
     
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    Yeah, almost all highschool teams will make their players lift.
     
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