Originally Posted by Steve Liberati
omg isn't that dangerous what he's doing?!?!
I struggle with that conceptually. I have had several conversations with Glenn at Pendlay about Jr lifting. I also have followed some of the information that Peter has posted. I do not let him lift except on Sat or Sun and then it is only 2 or 3 sets with 3 - 5 reps. They have changed the schedule at gymnastics to 4 days a week with M, W, H for 2 hours and S for 3 hours so he is getting all the exercise he needs.
We lift / workout together more as a bonding thing than anything else. When he gets older he can decide on his own what he is going to do with lifting, but he will at least have a solid understanding of the basics.
What we think, or what we know, or what we believe, is in the end, of little consequence. The only thing of consequence is what we do. -John Ruskin