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Oct 5th, 2013, 22:46 PM  
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Do You Incorporate Weights Into Your Cardio Workout?

I have a friend who wears ankle and wrist weights when she walks. Do you incorporate weights into your cardio workout? I might not mind wrist weights when I walk but I'm not sure I would want ankle weights.
Oct 6th, 2013, 02:34 AM  
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I have some ankle weights that I use when I do leg lifts. I haven't worn them for walking or running but that is a good idea. I think I will have to do without the wrist weights due to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. I wouldn't want to do anything to aggravate that.
Oct 7th, 2013, 01:03 AM  
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I've been thinking about incorporating some sort of weights during my power walks. I'm not really sure how much of a difference it would make. Do you think it is worth the purchase and the effort? The only things I lift are grocery bags that I carry up the stairs to my apartment!
Oct 7th, 2013, 07:25 AM  
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When I do my DVDs I use handweights, it just adds a bit extra resistance and helps you burn more and build up a bit more muscle! I have considered wrist/ankle weights, but I think for me it'll be another thing that sits in the cupboard after a couple of weeks
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