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Old 11-08-2012, 06:05 AM   #5
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Default Re: Sparring with a weighted vest?

Originally Posted by NVSemin View Post
I saw people sparring wit weights on legs.
Weighted vest?
On the surface it should help develop speed, endurance. In practice, maybe 20lb is a bit too heavy for 150lb. From rapid moves you may get back injury, also it put stress on your knees. So, I guess you gotta be careful by securing those areas first with stretching and building up muscles
May I ask through what mechanism could that improve speed and endurance?
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