Folks who have young daughters (or sons) interested in weight training worry about what they have heard about the ill effects of training too young: stunted growth, injury, impaired development, etc. However, an appropriately designed, monitored, and instructed weight training program is safe for kids.
As the population ages, osteoporosis, or brittle bone disease, is a growing concern. Though osteoporosis is not just a condition that affects older women, they are one of the groups most at risk for it. How to put together a fitness program that will give you bones of titanium!