6 reasons your kids should be lifting weights

Before I begin extolling the benefits of kids pumping iron, let’s get the biggest elephant in the room out of the way. The whole notion that weight lifting can damage children’s growth plates is 100% true. A theory that dates back to 1970’s study on Japanese child labourers that found that constant lifting of heavy [...]

By | 2017-11-09T07:45:39+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Blog, Chris Wharton's Posts|0 Comments

Young athlete development: Resistance Training, is it safe?

Young athlete development: Resistance Training, is it safe? In my experience in the sport and exercise industry, I have come across a lot of people with questions, concerns, and assumptions regarding young individuals performing resistance exercise (pre-teen). I believe it is a subject with a stigma attached to it, with differing views and opinions irrespective [...]

By | 2017-03-09T12:11:27+00:00 October 3rd, 2015|Fitness, Personal Trainer, Personal Training, Young Athlete Development|Comments Off on Young athlete development: Resistance Training, is it safe?