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Ankle Weight Exercises Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Ankle Weight Exercises.

How to Use the Seated Calf Raise Machine

In this exercise, movement will come from the ankles. The Setup Sit on the seat of the calf raise machine. Place your thighs under the leg pad, just above your knees. Place the balls of your feet on the foot rest, allowing your ankles to hang...  Read more

How to Use the Leg Extension Machine

In this exercise, movement will come from the knees. The Setup Sit on the chair and place your feet behind the foot pads, which should make contact with your lower shin, just above your ankles. Adjust the seat so that the back of your legs lie...  Read more

Quick and Easy Stretching Routine

When you're short on time, proper stretching can be the first thing to go! That's why we created this short and effective full-body stretching routine that you can breeze through in fewer than five minutes. Remember to warm up first and never...  Read more

6 Essential Variables in Weight Training

Weight training is a critical component to the success of an athlete. By becoming stronger and increasing muscular endurance, an athlete is able to perform more efficiently and is better able to avoid injury. Furthermore, there are a numbe...  Read more

How to Use the Stationary Bike

If you’ve never tried a stationary bike, you’re missing out on a fantastic cardio exercise that strengthens your legs and lungs at the same time. A stationary bike is a low-impact option that's easy on your joints. Types of Bikes...  Read more

Hi starting again on losing weight and excerise
Updated 7/11/2014 8:56:55 AM

Hi, I just bought a 6mm yoga mat and since I was sick with Upper respiratory infection and getting better but maybe tomorrow or next week I will start going to gym and do my workout and the classes. I joined 24HRS Fitness. They have great cla...  Read more

My weight and food history is gone. Please HELP
Updated 7/12/2014 12:22:52 PM

A couple of days ago, I began having problems using SP on my phone(the only way that I ever use it) and it gave me a msg that I had to log in online to use it offline(even though I wasn't trying to use it offline). So I logged on to SP on my pc. Now,...  Read more

Weight Loss Plateau
Updated 7/11/2014 10:11:01 AM

Hi, for the past 2 1/2 months i have been dieting and exercising i have gone from 227 to 207. for the past 3 weeks though i have hit a plateau and i have hit it hard. i have been taking in between 1000-1500 calories a day and have been exercisi...  Read more

No longer preggo. Baby weight prepare to get lost
Updated 7/10/2014 3:25:29 PM

So I've been a member on this site for quite some time, though I've never actually stuck it out and continued to exercise and eat healthy regularly. -I would really like to change that. I was about 155lbs which was like a decent weight for me, then...  Read more

weight loss
Updated 7/11/2014 11:25:47 AM

more positive keep going...  Read more

disability and exercising

If you are disabled it is very hard to exercise so what I did was buy two one pound weights dumbbells and some 2 pound ankle weights and wear the weights on my ankles all day so that even when I get up tp use the bathroom I am exercising....  Read more

Wii fit!

Put ankle weights and arm weights before playing wii fit, not only do you get the benefit of being active on something really fun -- but the added resistance from the ankle weights and arm weights burns more calories!...  Read more

TOPS Friends

Friends from a TOPS weight loss support group. Welcome all TOPS and KOPS!...  Read more

You Asked: ''Is It Safe to Wear Wrist or Ankle Weights While Walking or Exercising?''

SparkPeople's fitness experts advise against wearing wrist and ankle weights while doing cardio exercise and other general daily activities. Even though they are lightweight (usually two pounds or less), the risk of injuring yourself by wearing t...  Read more

You Asked: ''How Can I Exercise with a Sprained Ankle?

When recovering from a sprain, the first goal is to slowly regain a full range of movement. The first 24 hours are important for icing, rest and elevation to reduce the amount of inflammation. It's important to start rehabilitation exercises as s...  Read more