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Resistance Bands & The Versatile Workout Experience

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Resistance Bands & The Versatile Workout Experience
Resistance bands are one of the most versatile fitness accessories out there. There are multiple benefits to using resistance bands, they are compact, portable, lightweight, inexpensive, can be used anywhere—the gym, at the park, in the office, or your home. Resistance bands come in various colors and thicknesses. Each size and color typically correlates with a certain resistance level.

With all of those facts in mind, it’s safe to say that resistance bands are truly irresistible. You can use resistance bands for exercises that target any body part without putting extra pressure on the joints. And while the usual strength exercises focus on bigger muscle groups, resistance band exercises can be great for targeting those smaller muscles that function as stabilizers, too. Below is an exercise guide for the Resistance Bands.

1. BICEP CURL

How To: Stand on the resistance band with both feet and hold the band with your palms facing forward. Keeping your elbows close to your torso, slowly curl your hands up to your shoulders and then slowly release your arms to the starting position.

Muscles Worked: bicep.

2. BENT-OVER ROW

How To: Stand on the resistance band with your feet shoulders width apart. Bend your knees, hold the band with your palms facing towards you. Pull your hands towards your chest with your elbows facing outwards. Hold for a second and slowly return to the starting position.

Muscles Worked: back muscles.

3. WALL LATERAL PULLDOWN

How To: Stand with your back against the wall, place the resistance band around your thumbs or wrists and stretch your arms straight up over your head. Pull your arms down and your elbows to the side, bent at a 90-degree angle, while stretching the band and bringing your shoulder blades together. Return to the starting position.

Muscles Worked: Lats Upper Back
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