These are orthopedic aids which consist of weights strapped either around the wrists, ankles or thighs. These are intended for a complete physiotherapy program.
These are easy to wear and very useful in the strengthening of muscles and also helps in improving the movement.
These are available with weights ranging from 0.5kg to 5kg. Most commonly these weight cuffs are used for overall fitness of the body.
1. Soft and comfortable
2. Perfect grip
3. Improves muscle tone, strength, and stamina
4. Fits both ankle and wrist
These weight cuffs are made up of soft cotton fabric for a comfortable feel. It consists of a buckle closure which helps in easy adjustment to fit varied sizes of wrists and ankles.
The Velcro strap is long enough to keep the cuff snugly and weights in place during any movement.
Inside the cuffs are steeled shots, sand or iron pellets that are double sewn so that the weight cuff holds on to the area securely.
1. Athletic training exercises.
2. Home workouts.
5. Cross Fit training.
6. Physiotherapy exercises.
7. Core strength training.
9. Muscle Toning.
10. Arm and thigh muscle shaping.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. When should one use ankle weights?
Ankle weights should be used only during core strengthening exercises. Their use is avoided while walking or running as it can strain the leg and ankle joints and muscles with a risk of an injury.
2. What are wrist weights?
Wrist weights are meant to increase the resistance during some aerobic exercises. The weight which one wears on the wrist should not be heavy it should range from 1 to 3 pounds on each wrist.
Where to buy it?
Weight cuffs are available in Hyderabad at:
TrueCare Surgicals (Store 1)
Address: H.No 1-100, G2, Hitech City main road, Opposite Indian Oil Petrol Pump, Madhapur, Hyderabad, Telangana 500081.
TrueCare Surgicals (Store 2)
Address: Nizampet X road, Near Sri Holistic Hospital, Behind Vasireddy Swagruha Foods, Kukatpally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500072