Wall Squat (With Ball)

The wall squat is an easier alternative to the regular squat and is typically used for those who are recovering from an injury. In most cases, the injury involves the lower back. If you require lumbar stability, the wall squat is an ideal exercise to help with...
Tendonitis

Tendonitis

Tendonitis is the inflammation or irritation of tendons.  Signs and symptoms include pain, swelling, and redness around the affected area.  Any part of the body can develop tendinitis but the main occurrences are in the heels, elbows, shoulders, and wrists. There are...
Resistance Band Tubes [Chords]

Resistance Band Tubes [Chords]

Resistance tubes or “chords” are a form of resistance bands that are rubber tubes with ergonomic handles and available in several different color-coded resistance levels. Like the bands, you can do countless number of strength training exercises that help...
Flex Bar

Flex Bar

Flex Bars are an effective way to treat the tendons in your elbows more commonly known as ‘tennis elbow”.  Studies have shown that people who have performed eccentric exercises with flex bars have shown significant improvement over those who have undergone...

Resistance Bands

Resistance bands offer you a different type of workout.  With its versatility and varying resistance levels, you can effectively target muscles from every angle with its full range of motion.  Despite its simplicity, people are generally surprised at how much of a...
Resistance Band Color Chart

Resistance Band Color Chart

We’ve mentioned the many benefits resistance bands have when you use them for fitness exercises and rehabilitation. Use them to get in shape or use them to help you recover from an injury. Due to its versatility, you can use resistance bands to target virtually...
Resistance Bands vs. Iron Weights

Resistance Bands vs. Iron Weights

Which Is Better? Whether you choose to use free weights or resistance bands is entirely up to you.   Some of the best home gym setups, however, include both.  The purpose of this post is not to try to persuade you to use one more than the other but to educate you with...
Reasons to Use Resistance Bands

Reasons to Use Resistance Bands

Resistance bands have become an increasingly popular fitness tool for those looking to tone muscles and increase strength.  Bands like Thera-band, an APTA (American Physical Therapy Association) endorsed product, are also ideal tools for Physical Therapy.  Like free...

Standing Tricep Extensions

Double Arm Tricep Extension This exercise can also be performed with both arms. Grab both ends of the resistance band and pull it behind you. While keep your elbow up and facing forward, extend your arms straight up. Complete about 2 to 3 sets of 12 to 15 reps each....

Lateral Raise

The lateral raise is an excellent exercise that targets the deltoids and is performed by raising your arms from the side of your body. Step on the middle of the band with your feet shoulder width apart and grasp the end of the bands. Raise your arms from the side of...