September 04, 2018
What is a resistance band? A resistance band is an exercise tool that was initially mainly used by people who were recovering from an injury. A resistance band was used as a rehabilitation exercise tool for training and strengthening the muscles of people who were recuperating. However, now, resistance bands are widely being used in daily exercise routines. They have now combined with your everyday training and have known to become as resistance band exercising. Gyms, fitness centres and such are making use of resistance bands in their exercise training programs. Types The only point of similarity between...
March 22, 2018
Resistance bands have gained immense popularity over the past few years as they are extremely pocket-friendly and very effective. Their portability is another factor that is making them every gym lover’s staple. The main aim of a resistance band is to increase the overall muscular strength of an individual and as their name suggests: they increase resistance. Resistance bands come in two forms either with handles usually referred as resistance tubes and the ones without the handle. They both are very similar in nature and can be used interchangeably, but there are some minor differences between the two which we...
October 16, 2017
For those of you who might not fully understand yet, osteoporosis is a disorder in which a reduction of bone mass and the associated structural changes lead to decreased bone strength and increased bone fragility. However, it has been observed that resistance band workouts can help combat osteoporosis. Let’s find out more about this ailment and how resistance bands can help. Understanding Osteoporosis It is characterised by decreased collagenous bone matrix (organic) and minerals (inorganic), both components leading to reduced bone formation and increased bone loss. It is also the most common type of metabolic bone disease. This metabolic...
March 14, 2017
Everyone wants to lose weight and get into better shape, but not all of them have the extra cash required to get a gym membership, let alone take out the time to exercise from a busy schedule. However, these 10 hands on fitness ideas will guarantee that you squeeze in a generous dose of healthy activities while putting no pressure on your wallet! 10 Best Fitness Ideas That Can Help You Save Money and Time Exercise from home There's no need for you to go and buy a fancy gym to stay fit; if you're dedicated to your health,...
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January 22, 2017
This short video provides the best basic exercises for speed increase using the mini resistance loop bands. The exercises are mostly focused on balance strengthening and activating fast twitch muscle fibres. By completing these exercises you will increase strength and mobility for abductors, glutes and quads. The exercises in the video can be used in explosive circuit workouts for HITT training. The video just shows a slow motion rep so you can see the exercise in more detail and correct yourself for form. In order to increase speed you need to mix a number of different training systems....