Physiosupplies Ireland have a wide range of Latex Resistance Bands, Tubes, Power bands and Loop Bands for Strength and Rehab exercises.
Do Exercise band workouts actually work?
Research has shown that strength gains from using elastic resistance bands are similar to training with dumbbells or weight machines, benefiting not only the average person but also athletes. Resistance-band training can even increase the stabiliser muscles to a greater extent than weight training.
Are resistance bands good for seniors?
Exercise bands are perfect for seniors as they are lightweight, easy to carry, and do not cost much. Resistance bands are strong, elastic bands that can be utilized to exercise all parts of the body so they are great for rehab and preventing muscle wastage.
Are resistance bands really effective at building muscle?
Absolutely. A 2019 study showed that training using resistance bands provides similar strength gains to using conventional gym equipment.
What are loop bands good for?
Loop resistance bands are great for stretching and increasing flexibility as well as working on your mobility. They are also very good for strengthening lower leg muscles and working on rehab exercises.
What are tubing exercises?
Some Resistance Tube Exercises that you can do at home:
- Chest Press. With resistance tubes, this can be performed seated or standing.
- Row. You will need an anchor strap for this unless you loop the tube over a staircase etc.
- Elbow Extension or triceps extension.
- Elbow Flexion.
- Knee Extensions
- Knee Flexions
- Hip Abductions
What are power bands used for?
Power & Mobility Bands are heavy duty loop bands and are most popular for cross-training and power lifting. They are also used for stretching and correcting mobility issues, adding variable resistance to weight training, and pull-up assistance.