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Are ankle weights beneficial?

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Dr. Vic Kalman
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: They can be

I personally do not like ankle weight.
I prefer to "closed chain exercises." these involve exercises like partial squats, lunges that promote strength of the entire extremity and promote core and balance training as well. There is nothing wrong with ankle weights but i prefer using the whole body and get more bang for the buck.

In brief: They can be

I personally do not like ankle weight.
I prefer to "closed chain exercises." these involve exercises like partial squats, lunges that promote strength of the entire extremity and promote core and balance training as well. There is nothing wrong with ankle weights but i prefer using the whole body and get more bang for the buck.
Dr. Vic Kalman
Dr. Vic Kalman
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Ankle weights

They can help you increase muscle strength and tone, as well as endurance if you are using them for aerobic exercise.

In brief: Ankle weights

They can help you increase muscle strength and tone, as well as endurance if you are using them for aerobic exercise.
Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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