Mind Your Midriff: The Best Weighted Shorts, Pants, & Belts

Best Weighted Belt, Shorts, Pants Intro ImageWeighted clothes for the lower body are an excellent addition to any fitness regimen. Whether you’re just getting started with weighted clothing or you’re more experienced, you’ll find that weighted shorts, weighted pants, and weighted belts can offer distinct health benefits that other equipment can’t.

When I was brainstorming about my next article to add to BestHealthGear, I noticed that while I’ve covered many types of upper body weighted clothing (including weighted vests and the TITIN shirt), we’ve totally ignored lower body weighted clothing! Although lower body weighted clothing is less common than upper body, that doesn’t mean it’s any less effective. Read on to learn more about lower body weighted clothing and see our favorite weighted shorts and weighted belts out there! read more

Best-In-Class: The TITIN Weighted Shirt Review

Picture for Titin Weighted Shirt ReviewHere’s our TITIN Weighted Shirt Review!

Are you looking for the best weighted shirt on the market today, with awesome antimicrobial wicking material, customizability, and 8 lbs of weight capacity? How about double-stitched Sorbtek® material that wicks faster than UnderArmour gear? Do you want the added safety of a limited warranty (30 days on the shirts, 1 year on the gel weights)? If so, then keep reading our TITIN Weighted Shirt review below!

The guys at TITIN Tech were the first to ask, “what if a weighted vest and a compression shirt had a baby?” If someone could create a hybrid like that, it would have all the benefits of weight vests while solving for the vest’s biggest problem: uncomfortable fit. So they did it. read more

Two-For-One Special: The Best Wrist Weights & Ankle Weights

Image for the Best Ankle and Wrist WeightsMost weighted equipment can only be used for one purpose. You wear weighted gloves on your hands. You wear weighted vests on your torso. Et cetera. You’re probably thinking, This guy is dumb.. why is he talking about this? I came here to find the best ankle/wrist weights!”

I’ll cut to the chase. You just searched “best ankle weights” or “best wrist weights” and landed on this page, right? Well, that’s exactly my point! You’ll be shocked to find out that when it comes to ankle weights and wrist weights, there is no real distinction between them at all. All ankle weights are wrist weights. All wrist weights are ankle weights. Anyone who tells you differently is pulling a clever marketing trick to make more money. read more

Hand-Picked For You: The Best Weighted Gloves of 2018

Picture of the Best Weighted GlovesWeighted gloves, also called MMA gloves or power gloves, are primarily used for upper body fitness and come in various shapes and sizes. This type of glove not only promotes hand speed among boxers and martial artists, but also helps build muscle mass in the lower and upper arms. We highly recommend weighted gloves for any athlete looking to take their upper body fitness to the next level.

It’s important that you do your research when buying weighted gloves. Choosing a pair that doesn’t fit you well can lead to blisters and irritation. Lucky for you, our team has put together a comprehensive article of our favorites. Read on to see our list of the best weighted gloves on the market today! read more

Best Weighted Vests of 2018: Training Vests, Clothing, & More

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In this article, we will review the best weighted vests on the market today. There are many types of weighted clothing out there, but weight vests are by far the most versatile and popular. Weighted vests evenly distribute added weight around the torso/chest area, making them effective tools for a wide range of fitness purposes.

Adjustable weight vests come with lots of pouches into which you can add or remove your weights. Vest too heavy? Open up a few of the pouches and remove the weights. Getting stronger? Add add more weights to your weighted vest. read more

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