Walking for Fitness in a Weight Vest

Incorporating a Weight Vest into Your Walking Fitness Program

Resistance Wear Vests & Walking

Walking can be much more than taking a stroll. When you're adding walking for fitness to your routine, it can have numerous health benefits in addition to being an enjoyable way to spend an afternoon. Regular aerobic exercise such as walking leads to improved cardiovascular health, improved muscular fitness and puts you at lower risk for a variety diseases and other health issues including a lower risk of stroke and coronary heart disease. Additionally, walking will put you at a lower risk of high blood pressure, high cholesterol and type 2 diabetes. Finally, you'll be at lower risk of several forms of cancer. Incorporating a Resistance Wear weight vest into your walking routine will allow you to really take advantage of everything walking offers you!

Want more reasons to add a walk to your fitness routine? Walking exercises nearly every part of your body including your legs, knees, ankles, arms, hips and butt, abdominals, shoulders and neck. It exercises your body and  your mind as walk the neighborhood, track or treadmill. Low impact exercises such as walking will allow you to relax while you workout and truly enjoy your time.  How often do you need to walk to enjoy these benefits? Really, not long at all. Getting active for just 150 minutes a week leads to most of these benefits. That's only 2½ hours a week!

Additional benefits of walking with a Resistance Wear weight vest on include:

  • An instant core workout while working on other body parts. Put on the vest and your triceps and biceps workout instantly begins working your core.
  • Naturally increased endurance by applying strength to movement during walks.
  • A safe, but effective training approach. The Resistance Wear vest allows you to continue to perform your functional body movement. No injuries!
  • Muscle confusion. Keep doing your normal routine and super-charge it with the vest. The physics of any exercise change when you add weight.
  • Progressive results. Challenge yourself every time!

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