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.
1) You want to be able to workout anywhere
• No need for a gym membership. Bands are light weight and totally portable, Just throw them in your bag and you can take your “gym” with you.
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.
Empty the tank with one of these 2 workout finishers
1. Countdown- 2 exercises 1a. High knees or run on the spot 1 b. Bodyweight Squat. Start at 20 reps for high knees then without rest do 20 bodyweight squats. The go down by 2 and do 18 high knees then 18 bodyweight squats. The 16, 14 , 12 , 10 all the way down to 2. Low impact way of cranking your heart rate.
2. Upper Body Tabata's. - resistance band. 20 sec work 10 sec rest- adavanced. 15/15. Intermd. 10sec work/ 20 sec rest beginner.