This workout uses resistance bands a type of elastic resistance. The bands increase strength, mobility and function, as well as reduce joint pain. Bands and tubing rehabilitate injuries, improve the functional ability of older adults, improve athletic performance, and aid in treating many chronic diseases. In addition, resistance bands are lightweight and portable, take up very little space and are safe and easy to use. In this routine, a variety of strength training exercises are shown for a complete, total body workout.
Try these simple exercises to use at office, home, traveling. They are designed to build cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular fitness,flexibility-3 key components of balanced exercise program. Conveniently, this workout does not require exercise clothes or any large pieces of equipment. A resistance band is the only piece of equipment. Resistance bands are lightweight and portable, take up very little space and are safe and easy to use.
A great alternative to dumbbells for general fitness is the oft forgotten rubber tubing or elastic bands. They can be used in many similar exercises as free weights and with the proper program, can help improve your balance, increase muscular endurance and joint stability.
Resistance Band Training can help you look better, feel better, and move better so, ultimately, you can live better. “big claims from a 'simple rubber resistance band.'Yes, whether you want to get stronger, faster, lighter, leaner or more mobile, improve your balance or your back-hand, Resistance Bands are the ultimate functional training tool.
Gluteus Maximus (your butt) muscles are without a doubt the most important muscles in sports and can fill out a pair of jeans quite nicely. We spend our lives sitting of them but without them we would be dragging our hands on the ground. They are important for balance and strength throughout our entire body. Here are my... top 3 glute exercises.
Posted by Shane Mclean @ Thursday, February 07, 2013 @ 12:13pm