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Resistance bands are everywhere, but many people have a hard time figuring out what they do and how to use them effectively.

Resistance bands or tubes are just one more tool in your strength training toolbox. They provide resistance to your muscles and that's all that matters when it comes to building muscle and strength. What makes resistance bands a great choice is their versatility - you can take them on business trips or vacations and you can use them to target every muscle in the body. I'm not a huge fan of using only resistance bands for strength training, but they can add a different element to your workouts when you use them in conjunction with other typs of resistance.

If you've been thinking about trying resistance bands but don't know where to start, take a moment to check out my article, Get Strong & Lean with Resistance Bands and then take a look at the resistance band resources below to get some ideas for how to use them.

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June 6, 2006 at 12:46 am
(1) todd says:

I love resistance bands for a tonifying workout. Has no one heard of Jack La Lanne? He first popularized resistance band workouts in the late 50′s. I found one of his old charts of resistance band workouts and it’s great.

March 8, 2007 at 5:26 am
(2) ALAN says:

How about that product that came out in ’64, with ajustable resistance, the Exer-Genie. Is there a place for that in the modern day work out?

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