Anyone wear a weighted vest while running?

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  1. sea bass

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    does it make it harder on your knees?
     
  2. Acciaio

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    Goku!

    I used a 50 lb weight vest once and it just felt shitty to jog with it. There are better things you can do to get whatever result you're hoping for with the vest.
     
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    A kid at my gym wears one to run a couple miles in, do stairs, and then suicides.


    Motivated little 16 year old.
     
  4. MMJ4mil

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    dont do it. it will not make you a faster runner
     
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    i used to wear a weighted vest and it increased my vertical about 3 inches.
     
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    I use a 20lb one but only on the elliptical + speed walking (i dont jog). No significant knee pressure but I do feel a lot on my shoulders
     
  7. jehan60188

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    why not just push yourself more?
     
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