What on earth am I supposed to do with this thing, you ask. At first glance, it’s hard to imagine that a no-frills latex band could give you one of the best workouts of your life, but it does!
Perceived by most as a far-fetched way to tone up and slim down, resistance bands are finally getting the credit they deserve in the competitive world of fitness accessories. No matter your age, fitness level or fitness goals, incorporating resistance bands into your training routine is guaranteed to give you a fitness boost and impressive results in record time. Their functionality, strength training benefits, safety and ease of use are nothing short of amazing; and you’ll know exactly what I mean when you stretch to the challenge.
Resistance is the core of all strength training, and super-strong latex bands capitalize on this principle better than any other fitness accessory on the market. By providing constant, multi-directional resistance that is not facilitated by free weights or machines, resistance bands are priceless additions to anyone’s workout regimen. In addition to increasing strength and promoting fantastic muscle tone, elastic resistance promotes increased physical mobility and flexibility without the risk of muscular or joint injury.
Since resistance band training requires you to remain in control throughout every exercise motion, muscles are obliged to remain contracted via slow, deliberate movements. This requirement promotes proper exercise performance and the incorporation of stabilizing muscle fibers that contribute to forming well-toned muscles with increased core strength.
BenefitsThe benefits of training with resistance bands are numerous and multifaceted. From health and personal well being to convenience and versatility, the advantages justify the bands’ rising popularity.
- Increased muscular strength and tone
- Increased flexibility
- Improved functional mobility and performance
- Improved cardiovascular fitness
- Weight and body fat loss
- Challenging at all fitness levels
- Physical therapy usage
- Fast, noticeable results
- Hundreds of exercise movements
- Exercises for every muscle group
- Compound/concentration muscle training
- Easy to use
- Various/customizable resistance levels
- Multi-directional resistance
- Various band configurations
- Lightweight and easily stored
- Usable anywhere (i.e. homes, gyms, hotel rooms)