Am i ready to start working out?!

Question: Am i ready to start working out.?
including weight lifting.

I am 13 yrs old i weigh 118 pounds

162 cm tall i am athletic and good at sports.

and will it stunt my growth.?Health Question & Answer

You are old enough to lift weights if you can follow instructions.

Lifting weights will not hinder your growth. This is just an unfortunate myth that keeps being repeated.

Doctors recommend strength training for youth. It improves athletic performance and helps prevent injury.

Various medical websites have articles on this. For example, see the following statement linked from the Cleveland Clinic:

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