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Can i jog and lift weights at the same time?

i just wanted to do something with my 5 pounders since i ditched them and went up one. Do i pump them with my arms or do i jog while i just let them hang there?

 
americansugar80

Asked by americansugar80 at 9:36 AM on Apr. 13, 2011 in Diet & Fitness

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Answers (5)
  • People job with weights all the time. You can do either, depend what you want to accomplish. I've seen people job while "punching" with weights.
    Dalimonster

    Answer by Dalimonster at 9:38 AM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • If you're jogging, I'd recommend NOT carrying 5lbs weights. running already puts a lot of stress on your body, adding weights to it is asking for injury. Increase your running time or intensity or if you have to carry weights, walk instead.
    Mom_2_cuties

    Answer by Mom_2_cuties at 12:53 PM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • I'd be moving them.
    meooma

    Answer by meooma at 9:38 AM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • I would say pump them with your arms while you jog.
    bether89

    Answer by bether89 at 10:31 AM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • I have heard many personal trainers say not to jog with free weights. They even have signs at my gym that say it's prohibited. Sometimes you can get 1-2lb weights that strap on to your ankles for walking....
    Molly4630

    Answer by Molly4630 at 3:02 PM on Apr. 13, 2011