Band training allows you to train the body as a complete kinetic chain.Training the body as a complete kinetic chain is important if your goal is to be able to keep doing all the things you enjoy on a day-to-day basis well into your 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. Being strong is good, but having muscles working together to create strength is what will keep the body performing at a high level for a very long time.
Building a Home Band Gym allows you to train for fitness and performance Anytime, Anywhere while eliminating the hassles and health concerns that come with having to rely on a local gym.Less than 50% of the individuals that pay for a gym membership actually use it. In many cases this is because people get bored with the same old environment and routine. Or they get tried of all the hassles that come with going to the gym. Things like crowds, not being able to get on equipment when you want, having to clean up after someone and social interruptions. That is why so many people these days enjoy having a home band gym versus relying on a gym to provide them with a workout solution. Today's article touches on 8 reasons people like having bands versus the gym.
Example of Band Pulling Variations
Example of Band Pushing Variations
Why Training Handles Build Greater Strength
Why You Want to Link Bands Together
Why a Band Utility Strap is Like Having Your Own Adjustable Cable Column
Why You Should Incorporate a Towel into Band Training
This flow warm up is a perfect example.
Learn more by reading Training in Multiple Planes of Motion
Playground Band Training
If loading is poorly controlled, unloading will not optimally happen.Bands challenge the phase of strength necessary to actually move the applied resistance. Free weights are gravity dependent and cannot alter the effects of gravity.
ATTACK YOUR CORE in EVERY WORKOUT, with EVERY EXERCISE, on EVERY REP!!
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It’s no secret that our population is getting older while staying highly active. It’s called the active aging fitness population.Many of us are a member of the active aging fitness population. This is AWESOME! However, the fact of the matter is Father Time is still going to have his say on how your body is going to change. If your exercise program does not reflect and address those changes, problems are going to occur. Knowing some of the physical changes that occur as we age, made me begin to look at why and how band training can dramatically improve, slow down or even postpone these changes. Hopefully, after reviewing some of these age-related changes, it will become even more obvious why incorporating resistance band training into your workout routines is critical.
If you're not changing, the likelihood is you're not getting better.Like any training device, there are resistance band training pros and cons. I want to address these resistance band training pros and cons in hopes of helping clear up some of the questions, concerns, misunderstandings, myths and confusion you may have about resistance band training. I'll also address how it compares to free weight training. However, before I have you dive into reading this article, lets review several general understandings. I want to make sure we're all on the same page when it comes to what I mean by resistance band training.
Best Way to Start Training with Resistance Bands
Learn more by reading - Why Bands BreakThese are important facts to reinforce the point that, yes, bands can break. However, training error and poor quality manufacturing is the primary reason they break. Plus, comparing tubes to flat bands is like comparing apples to oranges. Also, making sure flat bands are layered not molded is an important key to band durability. For those bands that last for years, it comes down to proper recommended application of training and consistent band care.
What Good is Strength if You Can't Use it to Do Things YOU Love??On that note, I want to share with you "why resistance band training" will make YOUR at home workout routines fun while helping you keep your body feeling and most importantly...Moving Great so can keep doing what you love to do.
Getting body weight strong means first making sure you bring the right muscles to the party.If you don’t believe how important mastering body weight exercises are, watch our children try to do a simple push-up or pull-up. It's pretty eye opening. Also remember, as we age these simple movements will be the difference between staying independent and needing assistance with life.
Here is how 1 band can allow you to train 30 Different Exercises.
Muscles are dumb...they don't know if you have a band or dumbbell in your hand, I promise.
Your Warm Up
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