We often see people warming up on a bike trying to increase their body temperature. But does this seem to be an appropriate way to warmup? The biggest amount of our population works in a sitting position for about 8 hours every day. So why would you choose a warmup in a sitting position? Wouldn’t it be a way more efficient to prepend a functional warmup which prepares you for your upcoming strength or interval trainings session? There is just this one right answer, “of course”. However, we expect a warm-up to do a lot more.
You set yourself a goal and you are totally motivated to go for it. For the first weeks it´s not a big deal to stay focused and to work out for two to three times a week. But faster than intended your daily routine influenced by family and work stress is back. Your initial motivation goes down and your regular workout routine slides into the background. Is that a known cycle for you?
Does your daily routine mostly consist of unbalanced movements, like sitting in front of a worktable staring at your computer for around eight to ten hours? Are you standing all day long in the same position? After you finished working you tie your running shoes, or bike on an exercise machine to get out of your comfort zone for at least 30 minutes? If that’s the case you should care about the term “Piriformis-Syndrome”.
If you scroll through Instagram and don't see a mini-band workout video, were you really on Instagram? Powerbands had slingshotted to full social peak, and no wonder: Powerbands are a great tool to have in your fitness gear arsenal. They can add an extra challenge to any go-to exercise move, they're totally portable and the easiest way to make body-weight exercises, like Freeletics, more effective.
Originally a proven alternative to free weights and machines for the elderly and injured, powerbands have been confirmed to boost muscle strength and functional performance in healthy folks too. But that's not the only reason. Let us count the ways...
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