Episode 43: Should young kids lift weights?

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In the Zone
Should young athletes lift weights? What are the risks and benefits for resistance training for kids?

That’s Gotta Hurt
Andy Schleck – former Tour de France champion cyclist
Alexander Dale Oen – Norwegian breaststroke swimming champion
Ray Allen – Boston Celtics guard
LaRon Landry – New York Jets safety
Freddy Galvis – Philadelphia Phillies second baseman
Drew Storen – Washington Nationals closer

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Fan Favorites and Trash Talkers
Comments from listeners on the show and our previous discussions

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