Does doing gymnastics during your growing ages stop you from growing tall and give you a chubby body?
I'm not short neither am tall and have started puberty 3 years ago now I'm 13. So I do gymnastics and my mum says I don't grow because of it. Is this true? she says to stop it till I grow a little taller.
- FredLv 71 year ago
Your height is determined by your inherited genetics and has nothing to do with gymnastics.
- JosieLv 61 year ago
No. = overstressing joints MAY give you arthritis in later
life but won't affect height.
- ron hLv 71 year ago
intense aerobics can make you stop producing estrogen. REALLY intense. Next time you go to a doc, ask that he talk with your mother. A CHUBBY body? Look for some pics and video of gymnasts.
- edwardLv 71 year ago
A girl i know was a gymnast, she was average girl height at 5 foot 6. But like all gymnasts, she was not chubby, she was fit
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- oldprofLv 71 year ago
Your mum is blowing smoke gas.
Your growth is determined by your genes and your nutrition. It you have tall genes and you eat well. you'll grow tall even on the parallel bars. Otherwise...not.
- kelvinLv 71 year ago
none of that is true