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Your spine and shoulders should be fine, the biggest risk is to the knees. In particular, running with any kind of weights (vest, ruck sack, etc.) puts much more stress on your knees. If you have bad running form, it's even more of a problem. Some quick points to think about: Make sure you have the right shoes for your total weight including the ruck ...


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There are a lot of answers floating around on here that pertain to you, but foremost I would point out that there is documented and peer reviewed evidence that strength training is effective for fat loss (more so than most cardio), so don't give it up. If you strip things down to basics, if you're adding strength and in a calorie deficit (starting from an ...


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Resistance training is anaerobic and does not, in itself, burn a significant amount of calories. Resistance training is not effective in weight loss or body fat reduction. More on RT and Weight Loss here: Resistance Training and Fat & Weight Loss A few years back there was a sensation in the fitness industry regarding weight training stimulating the ...


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Welcome to the Fitness SE! First off, well done on your weight loss so far! It takes a special kind of endurance to lose weight at that rate. Now, when you say that your weight loss has stalled, do you mean it has stalled completely? It is very likely that as you began lifting weights, your body started putting more of the diet into use, because when you ...



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