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I want to train my legs by walking around daily by having small sand weighs 1-2 kilo around my ankle... Can this cause damaga to my feet somehow?

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Dr. Lori Wagner
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Don't recommend

Weights around the ankles while walking can place abnormal stress/ possibly hurt your knees.
These weights are primarily meant to use in specific movements for muscle groups while stationary, .

In brief: Don't recommend

Weights around the ankles while walking can place abnormal stress/ possibly hurt your knees.
These weights are primarily meant to use in specific movements for muscle groups while stationary, .
Dr. Lori Wagner
Dr. Lori Wagner
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry

In brief: I would be more

Concerned with your knees.
Just make sure you can handle the amount of weight you are using and don't do anything to strenuous.

In brief: I would be more

Concerned with your knees.
Just make sure you can handle the amount of weight you are using and don't do anything to strenuous.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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In brief: Yes

It is much better to use hand weights or a weight vest than ankle weights.

In brief: Yes

It is much better to use hand weights or a weight vest than ankle weights.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Dr. Alan Ettinger
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