Resistance bands (powerbands) exercise, such as the use of minibands, superbands, therabands and tubes, has been used for almost a century. It originally was used as a fitness technique, but eventually progressed to be used as a rehabilitation device used by physical therapists, chiropractors, personal and athletic trainers. Today it is used commonly in both fitness and rehabilitation facilities around the world
An easy way to assist your Calisthenics training and trying new exercises is the use of assisted resistance, or so called resistance bands. Let’s have a look at some resistance bands exercises you can incorporate in your next training session.
Rock out with the band. One of the best tools you can keep in your workout arsenal or gymbag are basically powerbands. They can help you take bodyweight exercises to the next level, are a great addition to any strength training routine and the exercise variations are endless.
Resistance band training has long been known for quick results without all the fuss. You don’t need heavy weights and a gym to see inches melt away. You can become strong and get into shape quicker than you might think.
If you’ve been at the gym recently and notice someone weightlifting with bands wrapped around their biceps, they are likely trying out a new training regimen called Blood Flow Restriction Training, or BFR. The strategy behind Blood Flow Restriction Training is to maintain arterial blood flow to a muscle, while preventing the venous return of blood. This form of training, also known as occlusion training, involves placing a wrap, band, or cuff around the leg or arm while exercising.