It's safe for children as young as age 7 to lift weights, doctors say. (credit: CBS 2)

Medical Myth: Weightlifting Dangerous For Kids

Why is weightlifting controversial for kids, especially when so many of them are overweight?


Lea Ann Ellison lifting weights during the late stages of her pregnancy. (credit: Nick Stern/WENN)

Pregnant Woman’s Exercise Routine Sparks Debate Around The Internet

Lea-Ann Ellison can lift more than most people and has the pictures to prove it. But, instead of a six-pack she has the belly of a woman who is eight months into a pregnancy.