Strength-Training Exercises for Teens

When children enter their teenage years, pressure lingers often.

Some experience pressure to participate in various social activities, while others feel pressure to look a certain way. Because of this, it's common for teens to be curious about exercising in an effort to improve their health and appearance.

Before a teen enters a weight room, however, it's important they understand the basics of strength training. Not all exercises are safe for beginners, especially without correct guidance and coaching.

Because many teens have undeveloped stability in the core and trunk, it's recommended to begin with basic movements. When someone is fairly new to the gym, mastering simple exercises will likely yield greater results in the future.

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