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Do you think it could be beneficial to walk with weights?

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Dr. Pouya Shafipour
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: Carrying extra weight such as small dumbbells, or weights suited to various parts of your body such as calves, or chest does help with strengthening your legs, core, lower back and help with more weight loss.

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