Dr. Andrew Arnold and Cranbourne Family Chiropractic and Wellness Centre recommends resistance bands to help with your recovery, posture and over all wellbeing.
- Cheap and Cost Effective
Under $20 for a decent set. Kits on line such as TAPOUT or T25 often include a set with their DVD’s.
- Versitile and Adaptable for different body types and Fitness Levels
No matter what level of fitness you’re at, resistance bands can work for you. They come in varying intensities and resistances, light, medium and heavy, and you can increase the intensity by looping the bands around your feet or hands or separating your feet for more or less slack. You could also use a combination of light and medium for example, to further increase the resistance.
- Used with Familiar Exercises
You can replace your traditional dumbbell or machine exercises with a band, and then increase the reps and speed. For example bicep curls or boxing.
- Whole-Body Exercises
Resistance bands have the capability to be used for a total body workout, targeting almost every muscle group in your body.
- Convenient and space saving
Resistance bands easily pack away which means you can take them anywhere, e.g. you hotel room.
Resistance bands avoid muscle adaptation which is key to challenging muscles. You can even alternate with free weights and exercise machines to keep mixing it up.
- Safe to use on your own
Everybody knows it’s always safe lifting heavy weights on your own. With bands these are virtually completely safe to be used on your own. They’re ideal therefore, for exercising any time, at home or on the road.
- Exercise Equipment – Band combo
Use your bands alongside conventional weights and machines.
- Fast, Effective, Safe
Resistance bands are simple, effective and safe at working your muscles. They can also help boost stamina, flexibility, the range of motion and more.
About the author:
Dr. Andrew Arnold is a Chiropractic Doctor, and Owner, Cranbourne Family Chiropractic and Wellness Centre.