A 47-year-old member asked:
Do you think it could be beneficial to walk with weights?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Family Medicine 25 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.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
4.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 12, 2013
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
$44 video appointments with $19/month membership*
*Billed $57 every 3 months. Cancel anytime.
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.