The Quantum Band Difference

Quantum bands are manufactured to the highest quality standard using 100% latex (No pencil eraser filler). They are manufactured in layers using a “Latex Bonding” process similar to how a car tire is constructed. This continuous layering process substantially increases the strength, elasticity, and durability of the bands by creating a matrix like construction similar to a burlap bag but with the ability to stretch. This, in turn, prevents the band from stretching out and thinning out with repeated use. Something not possible in tubes and molded flat bands. Flat layered bands like the Quantum Bands are approximately 15% to 20% more expensive to manufacture than flat molded bands, but considering they are 400x more durable this easily offsets cost difference with the longevity of use.

Unfortunately, from a consumer standpoint, there are many of types of elastic tools referred to as “resistance bands”. However, the quality and characteristics of the different band types vary wildly. Refer to the chart below to see the difference.

The Quantum Band Difference

 

Progressive Ascending Resistance

When you strength train with a free weight tool like a dumbbell – kettlebell – barbell or sandbag,  you’re training against a “Constant Resistance” that remains the same from the beginning to the end of the movement. With bands, you’re training against an “Ascending Resistance”  that increases and becomes progressively harder the further you stretch the band into the exercise. This is why all Quantum bands are listed with a variable resistance, instead of a set poundage. Please refer to our band chart to see the estimated resistances variance of each Quantum band.

Learn more about the advantages of strength training with an “Ascending Band Resistance vs. Lifting Weights”

Resistance Band Training vs. Lifting Weights – Part I
Resistance Band Training vs. Lifting Weights – Part II

 

Do we want a chart instead to show these benefits???

 

Quantum Quality Customer Guaranteed

I wish I could say a Quantum Band never breaks but since it is not an iron dumbbell or kettlebell, it is possible which is why we have a 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty on all Bands.  

Interestingly 99.5% of all Quantum Band breakage is a result of poor attachment points that cut the band or repeated over stretching of the band during use which tethers the band and ultimately leads to a jagged torn band. Obviously, both of these scenarios are easily avoidable with proper teaching and coaching which is the #1  mission of Resistance Band Training Systems. However, regardless how much we educate, mistakes can be part of the learning process.   That is why we have our Quantum Quality Customer Guarantee. If your band breaks for whatever reason, email us a picture of the broken band at support@resistancebandtraining.com to show us. This helps us identify why the band broke and that it is truly a Quantum Band. If it’s a first-time incident and the band has not surpassed our Standard 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty, we will replace the band along with providing you recommendations on how to prevent future breakages.

 

Let’s Get Better With Bands

Dave Schmitz