Strength Training Article

Read the article "Strength Training:  OK for Kids When Done Correctly" posted at the above site and answer the following questions:

1.  What are the benefits of strenth training for young athletes?

2. What is the difference between strength training and weightflifting?

3. Who can benefit from strength training?

4. List 3 guidelines for youth to consider when strength training.

5. What are 3 principles to consider when setting up a strength program?

6. What is your opinion on kids and strength training? Do you think kids should strength train? Why or why not? (please give this question a little thought!)

Extra credit: Go to the fitness center and perform 10 strength stations and record. If you bring it to your next meeting with me you can earn 10 extra credit points. (This is a one week only opportunity!)