Mid-year fitness goals check: have you been taking steps to achieve the targets you set at the start of the year? While some of us have strived to make a conscientious effort to work in regular sweat sessions each week, it’s not too late for the rest of us to catch up!
And one easy way to power up your workout? With a trusty set of wrist and ankle weights! In a Harvard Health Publishing article, Terry Downey, a physical therapist at Harvard-affiliated Spaulding Rehabilitation Network recommends weighted wrist bands as a tool for “targeted exercise if you can’t grip a dumbbell”.
With proper use and guided exercises, these wearable weights can be incredibly impactful in helping you check off those once-lofty fitness goals. Here are some of our favourite ankle or wrist weights, accompanied by real-user reviews on some of these picks!