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Excerpt — Youth Strength Training

Strength training impacts childhood obesity

Over the past three decades, the prevalence of childhood obesity has more than doubled for adolescents and has more than tripled for children.

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6 important considerations before implementing a youth strength training program

Considering a youth strength training program? Important information to read before you do.

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Properly administer a youth strength training program

When designing and overseeing weight programs for kids teachers should remain enthusiastic and focused on safety.

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A step by step guide for a proper bench press

Photos, tips, and guidelines for a safe and beneficial bench press exercise for youth.

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Rest and recovery time critical for youth strength training programs

Balance the demands of training with children’s need for recovery.

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