User Tag List

Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: weight training

  1. #1
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    hamilton
    Posts
    21
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default weight training

    hello .. im 16 years old kinda skinny..want more strenght and stamina and to be fit.. should i start weight training?? heavy weight or light weight( with alot of reps).. anyone that knows can you please post.. thanks

  2. #2
    Regular Member DinkAlot's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Location
    dcbadminton.net
    Posts
    12,203
    Mentioned
    2 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    Don't do heavy weights, you're still growing and going with heavy weights may stunt growth.

    Best to go with light weights and more reps. Once you stop growing, say 21-22, then go ahead, knock yourself out with the heavy weights.

    Caveat: if you lift, you need to stretch more (if you don't already). Lifting makes you stiff and tight; and that's, of course, not good for badminton.

  3. #3
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Melbourne, Australia
    Posts
    3,653
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    I being doing weights for years now and i for a starter, only start off with 5-10kg. Doing small amounts of weights but many times will give you strength. Doing 50kg+ will only increase your muscle size but not much strength.

  4. #4
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2004
    Location
    Ottawa
    Posts
    1,110
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    Don't be scared off from the weight room by some of these people. You don't see tons of short former highschool football players do you? Plyometric exercises like top end sprinting are much tougher on your bones and joints. No one says kids/teens shouldn't sprint...

    What's important is that you use a variety of exercises, and by that I actually mean exercises other than bench press, curls, and leg press. Stay away from machines as much as possible - learn to move weight by yourself using your own lifting skills. Also, make sure to keep track of your progress. At your age, it is possible to gain a lot of strength very quickly, but if you don't know exactly how much you did last time, you won't know to increase the weight.

Similar Threads

  1. Weight training?
    By 6332268 in forum Techniques / Training
    Replies: 1
    : 07-27-2009, 08:58 PM
  2. Weight Training In Class
    By KazeCloud in forum Techniques / Training
    Replies: 19
    : 08-03-2008, 02:00 PM
  3. Weight training for badminton..
    By shaunx in forum Techniques / Training
    Replies: 2
    : 01-31-2008, 11:06 AM
  4. Weight Training
    By Lefty in forum Jonas Rasmussen Forum
    Replies: 20
    : 11-27-2003, 07:49 PM
  5. weight training
    By andy in forum General Forum
    Replies: 1
    : 06-07-2000, 10:17 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •