Weight Vests Frankfort KY
Round Rock, TX
Fort Smith, AR
Do you ever wonder how firefighters build their calendar-ready physiques? It's from carrying around all of that extra gear. Weight-vest training is built on this same type of strength, muscle and bone density-building principle.
I think of it like this: By wearing a weight vest during my most active time of day be it when I'm going on a walk, jog or just when I'm vacuuming the house I'm getting the same strength training benefits without having to go through the motions of lifting weights.
Weight-vest training is good for more than just firefighters competitive athletes, bodybuilders and middle-aged women can all reap its benefits. You see, the principles behind training with a weight vest are very simple you're basically training your body to handle a more weight than it's used to.
Your body is essentially "tricked" when your muscles tell your brain that you've put on extra weight. However, when you remove the weight vest your body continues to be on alert to handle this extra weight. As a result, your strength, muscle tone, bone density and agility improve.
It's unfortunate when a woman is frightened away from weight training because she's fearful she'll add a ton of mass to her petite frame. Take my word for it, ladies in reality this is impossible without the regime, workout and diet of a female bodybuilder.
Weight training especially with something like a weighted vest is beneficial for thin women, as they run the highest risk of developing osteoporosis. Training with a weight vest will also have positive fat-burning/muscle-producing results for overweight women who would normally shy away from public gyms.
I strap my weight vest on when I absolutely must clean my apartment over going to the gym (and I very rarely miss going to the gym).
Women should look for the following in a weight vest (start at $100 online):
- A minimum of 15-pounds of removable weights.
- A vest with a short-body design, so it would rub or cha...