AREAS OF INTEREST: HAND WEIGHTS, ANKLE WEIGHTS, WEIGHT VEST, BURN CALORIES, BURN FAT. by: Tom Seabourne Ph. D Years ago, experts cautioned that ankle weights were a precursor to leg injuries. It was theorized that repetitive stress on shins, feet, and knees increased cases of shin splints, plantar fasciitis, and patellar tracking problems. And instead of … [Read more...] about INCREASE YOUR CALORIE BURN BY ALMOST TWICE AS MUCH BY ADDING SOME RESISTANCE TO YOUR WALK.