In this article published by AAP News & Journals Gateway, it goes over how lifting weights for preadolescents and adolescents is ultimately very beneficial for that individual. It goes outside the typical guidelines for just getting stronger by explaining how lifting at this age can help with rehabilitation along with multiple benefits to those suffering from cerebral palsy. Of course, this article presents the downs to weightlifting at this age, but these problems are only limited to poor form and supervision. On the other hand, there are no long term harmful affects to a young individual on their cardiovascular system or their potential growth, regarding their future. This article also provides the opinions and guidelines from numerous certified health organizations. These organizations provide their notion to when a teen should start lifting weights and given requirements to do so.