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Best Resistance Band?
I am looking for a resistance band or bands to use for arm curls. I am told I need a couple tied together-- does anyone know a good one for a guy?
Mon. Jun 26, 8:53am
While I like bands for stretching/resistance style exercises, I prefer resistance tuves for pure strength work, and Spri makes excellent ones. You can buy them online at www.spri.com or at some sporting goods stores (I got mine at Big 5). The spri can be purchased with a door attachment (loop style) so that you can do some great tricep, back, core and chest work at a variety of angles.
Monday, June 26, 2006, 12:42 PM
Bodylastics is a great option for guys, we just reviewed their product after using it. We will be doing a video interview with the founder of bodylastics in the next few weeks. Very interesting product, and cheap relative to systems like Bowflex if you are looking to build muscle.
Monday, March 09, 2009, 10:08 AM
Oh, I like the look of those Bodylastics!
I like that it's a graduated system and that they are "easy on the joints!" Definitely what I need right now. Thanks!
Monday, March 09, 2009, 12:25 PM
The company just sent us a couple in the mail- I am going to check them out myself and maybe we will do a little contest to give away one of them for those who are interested.
Monday, March 09, 2009, 1:44 PM
Best Resistance Band
I run boot camp classes and for durability / progression I am very pleased with
They are by far the strongest most versatile bands that I have used over the years.
Tuesday, March 10, 2009, 11:22 AM
Do Resistance Bands Work?
description of resistance bands vs free weights:
"The research performed on elastic resistance suggests that not only does elastic resistance offer similar benefits to free-weight resistance, but it actually has several benefits that outweigh (pun intended) those of free weights. This means that a program using elastic tubing resistance can provide similar benefits to a program that uses free-weight resistance, such as increased muscle strength, increase muscle tone and size and decreased body fat. In addition, a program that uses elastic tubing resistance can also provide benefits that are not offered by free-weight resistance programs, such as more functional strength, better injury prevention, greater ability to change muscle emphasis during exercises, greater muscle power development and easier use."
Wednesday, March 11, 2009, 3:17 AM
Video Interview With Blake Kassel
Ok, here is a link to the interview that we promised.
As an fyi, Joshua Wayne is a bit of a fitness nut in addition to being a world class coach. We both love this system, and we have started to do a bunch of exercise videos which I will link to on this thread:
Monday, March 30, 2009, 3:27 AM
Back and Lat Workout Using Resistance Bands
video of how bodylastics works to workout back muscles:
Monday, March 30, 2009, 3:31 AM
this is a video showing how to work your abs and obliques using the bodylastics system. there are a bunch of other products out there- ripcord and some others. bodylastics blows them out of the water in terms of quality and value.
We have reviewed systems from Total Gym, Bowflex and this $50-100 product is every bit as effective. There is also a link to a coupon on the blog post.
Monday, March 30, 2009, 3:40 AM
I'd be interested in winning some resistance bands! :)
Monday, March 30, 2009, 7:49 AM
oh yeah? We have a spare set of the TO Bands set... what sort of contest should we have?
this band set is truly excellent, and will really benefit someone looking to get very fit.
Maybe we do something like the person who comes up with the best article describing why resistance band training works and how to go about doing it?
btw- my biceps are really coming to life. my "guns" as I am starting to call them!
Monday, March 30, 2009, 8:03 AM
I like it...a project, some research...sounds good to me!
p.s., my husband was showing off his 'guns' to our daughter when she said, 'No daddy, put your guns away!' We laughed and thought how that could be interpreted at preschool!
Monday, March 30, 2009, 9:01 AM
new workout videos are available on the bodylastics website for those of you who have bands. you just watch them like you would watch a youtube video:
Saturday, March 13, 2010, 10:20 AM
From PEERtrainer- you can now get Bodylastics on Amazon:
this is the version you want to get if a guy will be using them:
Saturday, March 27, 2010, 3:49 PM
this is the version to get if only a woman is using them:
Saturday, March 27, 2010, 3:50 PM
been using Bodylastics for two years now, they are awesome.
Friday, February 11, 2011, 8:32 PM
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