There is no fear of building big muscles with these Reebok soft light
hand weights. Rather than 'lifting' these weights and targeting specific
muscles these soft tactile 'fitness sticks' are intended to add a subtle
micro amount of resistance. Resistance training is one of the fastest
ways of burning fat and adding weights (even little ones) to cardio
exercise is a fast track method for getting quicker, better results.
For the best results use the weights to remind you to work a little
harder with your arms and shoulders when you are on the move, if you are
working out to a fitness DVD then any time you raise your arms above
your head you will get more cardio and lean muscle reaction simply by
having the fitness stick in your hands.
The added adjustable straps help to keep control of the weights and
reduce the need to squeeze the handles hard when you are moving quickly
(this stops your blood pressure 'spiking' – known as the 'pressor
response'. Having a relaxed grip actually reduces tension in your arms,
neck and shoulders, which in turn lets those muscles work more