Most things you do with a dumbbell or barbell can be done with a powerband. Will a resistance band deadlift give you exactly the same strength stimulus as a loaded barbell on the platform? Of course not. But that's not necessarily a downside. In fact, I would argue that the main benefit of powerbands is the way they provide a different stimulus to your muscles throughout your range of motion.
To really develop and maintain your fitness level as a female soccer player requires a combination of anaerobic and aerobic training. Think about it: you need the power to jump for a header or sprint 10 yards to a ball and recover quickly—and to last the full 90 minutes of a regulation game.
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.
Instant results, and even more impressive gains with Blood Flow Restriction Training (occlusion training), a fast way to make your muscles grow. If you've been searching for a novel way to ramp up muscle growth, here's a strategy that you might not have considered. As always, consult your physician or physical therapist to see if BFR training is right for you.
It’s Leg Day - Love it or hate it, but regardless of your feelings we hope you do the right thing and don't just skip it. Low load glute activation drills during the general warm-up have become increasingly popular in strength & conditioning, and they’re heavily used in the physical therapy setting as well.