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Which Weight Vest Is Right For Me?

A Guide to Weight Differences and Strategies

Weighted vests have become an essential tool in enhancing your workout routine, adding a new dimension to your fitness journey. Whether you’re just starting or looking to level up your workouts, selecting the right weight vest can make all the difference. At, we offer a variety of weight options to suit your needs. Let’s explore the different weights and strategies for each category:

Beginner-Friendly Weights: 15 to 20 lbs

If you’re new to weighted vests, it’s wise to begin with a lighter load to acclimate your body. Our range includes vests like the 15 LB V-MAX™ WOMENS WEIGHT VEST and the 20 LB BOX® SUPER SHORT WEIGHT VEST, perfect for beginners. These vests are great for brisk walks, bodyweight exercises, and cardio workouts.

Stepping Up: 35 to 40 lbs

As your strength and endurance improve, it’s time to graduate to a heavier vest. The 35 LB V-FORCE® SHORT WEIGHTED VEST and the 40 LB V-MAX™ SHORT WEIGHT VEST offer a moderate challenge. They’re suitable for squats, lunges, and more intense workouts.

Specialized Training: Basketball Vests

If you’re a basketball enthusiast, our specialized training vests are tailored to elevate your basketball game. Choose from the 30 LB V-FORCE® BASKETBALL TRAINING WEIGHTED VEST and the 40 LB V-MAX™ BASKETBALL VEST. These vests are designed to help you enhance your basketball skills, improve your agility, and increase your vertical jump. They’re the perfect addition to your basketball training regimen.

Pushing the Limits: 100 to 150 lbs

For the ultimate challenge, our heavy-duty vests are your go-to options. The 100 LB V-FORCE® LONG WEIGHT VEST and 150 LB V-MAX™ WEIGHTED VEST are designed for serious athletes. Ideal for strength training and advanced workouts, these vests will take your fitness to the next level.

Explore Our Collection of Weighted Vests

Selecting the right weight vest depends on your fitness goals and current fitness level. Remember to gradually increase the weight as you progress to prevent overexertion and injuries. Explore our collection of weight vests at, and take the first step towards a fitter, stronger you.

Browse our complete selection of weight vests here.

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