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How is training beneficial for youth? - October 2nd, 2019

Whats up Goliath family, Jaco here for the first official volume of #WisdomWednesday

This weeks question is “How is training beneficial for youth?” 

A predominant percentage of our athletes are youth so this is a great question for us to dig into. So let’s go! 

The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP), is the organization that I am a Certified Personal Trainer through. They are considered to be the Gold Standard in fitness and is highly accredited in the world of health and wellness. 

In 2008 CSEP issued a position stand confirming that there is no minimum age for resistance training. They advised that resistance training (RT) instruction should be appropriate to the individuals age and include proper warm up and cool down, an appropriate selection of exercises and appropriately size