Exercise, or resistance, bands have been around for decades in the fitness world. They offer an easy way to do strength training without the need to access hand weights or weight machines. Many people add them into their everyday routine for a bit of challenge or a change of pace. They are great options for people who travel and want to take a workout with them on the road.
Fitness bands act much like rubber bands. They offer resistance when you try to stretch them out. This resistance offers your muscles a workout when used during exercise.
What Kind of Exercises Can I Do With Exercise Bands?
You can easily do dozens of exercises with these resistance bands. Here are a few to get you started. Go for about 10 reps on each:
Exercise bands are great for working out just about every part of your body. If you want to learn how to use them effectively, you can get help from a certified personal trainer. The trainer can help you learn to use the bands properly and teach you a variety of moves to help you get fit.
For help getting an exercise band routine going, get in touch with me, Ralph Roberts. I am a personal trainer at the Amarillo Downtown Athletic Club with several years of experience. Contact me today to schedule a personal training session.
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