I love resistance bands. I have one that is attached to a bar. It's suppose to be used for palates. But you can do so much more with it. I can wind the bands around the bar and do bicep curls. Or put it over my head and rest the bar on my neck and do squats and lunges. I got mine at Big 5 but I have seen them at walmart for 20 bucks. I have gotten my monies worth and then some.
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5/26/14 3:04 P
Resistance bands are a great way to begin your strength training routine. And they aren't just for beginners. I know body builders who use them as part of their training routine too. I've been using them for years.
Most exercises that a person can do with hand weights can be done with resistance bands. Where to start ? I would start by joining SERGEANTMAJORs resistance band team. He's got a bunch of beginner to advanced routines posted.
Some exercises that you could do with the bands include rows, lateral raises, front raises, shoulder presses, chest presses (you'll need a study post to wrap the bands around to do that), squats with the bands, bicep curls, dead lifts, etc.
NOTE, this trainer is using a circular band. You can do the same things with ones with handles.
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