Written by our Human Movement Specialists
What are Resistance Bands?
Whether you are a professional athlete or a beginner, everyBODY can benefit from using resistance bands.
Resistance bands come in a variety of strengths indicated by different colors. You can purchase the band on your own, cut to a length custom to your needs, with handles or in a closed loop. One isn’t necessarily better than another, just a matter of personal preference and type of exercise you are doing.
Why use are Resistance Bands?
They are a great way to stretch and strengthen no matter your experience level.
Unlike weights they do not rely on gravity for resistance which allows for a greater range of movement and less risk of injury.
They are lightweight and compact making it easier to maintain your fitness routine while traveling.