Resistance bands are a great addition to any exercise routine and come in a variety of sizes, lengths, and resistance. These little contraptions are simple to use and you can bring/store them anywhere. Whether you are on a budget, traveling constantly, or simple looking for a new workout to put into your routine, resistance bands are where you need to turn! Resistance bands come in a variety of resistance levels. Typically they will come in a 3-pack (easy, medium, hard) or sometimes they’re sold separately. Always buy at least two resistance bands. One that will challenge you, and one that you can graduate to when you are not being challenged enough.
So what exercises can do you with this over sized rubber band? We took the top 7 resistance band workouts we could find and are sharing them with you! Click on the exercise name for a full description.
1.) Front Squat.
This high-intensity exercise strengthens your entire lower body, especially your thighs and glutes.
This move strengthens the glutes as well as improving hip stability.
3.) Bent Over Row.
This exercise helps to strengthen your back muscles.
4.) Pull Aparts.
One of the most common resistance band workouts that helps target the back muscles.
This makes a great addition to any chest targeting exercise.
6.) Upright Row
This exercise targets your entire upper body.
This is a great way to target your biceps without using dumbbells or weights.