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posted: 21 May, 2012 01:29:50 PM
Re: Em,Thanks Hayley, Will give her more protein after her training sessions, she is complaining she is hungry at the moment, the more training sessions she does the hungrier she gets, thanks , will lay of the weights till I get an answer from Em.
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posted: 02 Jul, 2012 06:18:45 PM
Re: Em,Hi Myar,
I'm so sorry for the delay in getting back to you!
I would advise your daughter sticks to cardio and body weight resistance exercises at the moment and if any weights are involved they should be light ones.
At 12, she is still growing which means her bones/joints/muscles/tendons etc aren't fully developed yet. Depending on individual development, growth plates may have not yet fully fused, this paired up with the body still growing could leave your daughter vulnerable to load-bearing injuries such as ligament strains and muscle tears.
She will definitely benefit from the exercise she is currently doing and it is great that she is so active!
I hope this helps!