Resistance Band Exercise Videos - Tube Exercises
Can you Really
Achieve Benefits from Exercises Resistance Bands
First of all,
resistance bands (more common name for surgical tubing) were never meant to take
the place of all the equipment in the gym such as dumbbells, barbells and cable
machines. While infomercials for the products suggest they are superior, they
are in fact neither superior nor inferior than the aforementioned fitness equipment.
On the other hand, resistance band exercises offer benefits that you cannot get from free weights
and vice versa.
The physical advantage of resistance bands during exercise derives from
their stretching property. Their stretch makes exercises more difficult as the range of motion
increases. This can help you strengthen your muscles at different points
which could allow you to balance out your muscles if you have weaknesses at the
end of the range of motion.
The majority of resistance band users will not likely be too concerned with
the resistance being at the end of the range of motion but rather simply the
Tips for Getting the Most out of Resistance Band Exercises
First and foremost, perform each and every motion under complete control
when using resistance bands. Unless you are specifically trying to be
more explosive and have been instructed to do so, make sure you feel the tension
on your muscles through the entire range of motion.