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 workout they can really get from them.

There are 3 types of resistance bands.

1. Elastic Tubes with Handles – These are reinforced rubber tubes with ergonomic handles.  You can use these bands for virtually every type of strength training exercise including triceps, biceps, legs, and chest press.

ProductTube/Band ResistanceColorDiamter/Measurements 
Thera-Band Exercise Tubing 25' CUT TUBING - EXTRA THINExtra LightTan.062 ID x .031 wall
Thera-Band Thin Soft Grip Tubing, Yellow, 48-Inch
LightYellow.200 ID x .045 wall
Thera-Band Medium Soft Grip Tubing, Red, 48-Inch
Light MediumRed.200 ID x .057 wall
Thera-Band Heavy Soft Grip Tubing, Green, 48-Inch
MediumGreen.200 ID x .069 wall
Thera-Band Tubing Soft Handle, Color: Blue 48inMedium HeavyBlue.200 ID x .085 wall
Thera-Band Tubing Soft Handle, Color: Black 50inHeavyBlack.200 ID x .098 wall
Thera-Band Super Heavy Soft Grip Tubing, Silver, 50Extra HeavySilver.200 ID x .125 wall

2. Resistance Bands – Unlike the resistance bands with handles, these bands are long elastic bands without handles but are equally effective and can be used for all strength training exercises.

Resistance Bands

 ProductBand ResistanceColorSize
tanThera-Band- 6 Yard- TanExtra ThinTan6 yds
yellowThera-Band 6-Yard Exercise Band (Yellow, Light)
ThinYellow6 yds
red_Theraband 6yd Red MediumMediumRed6 yds
6-yard-band-greenHygenic Thera-Band Resistive Latex Exercise Band 6 yards, Heavy, GreenHeavyGreen6 yds
6-yard-bandHygenic Thera-Band Resistive Latex Exercise Band 6 yards, Extra Heavy, BlueExtra HeavyBlue6 yds
Theraband-20060-Professional-Resistance-Band-Black-(Special-Heavy)-6-Yard-RollTheraband 20060 Professional Resistance Band Black (Special Heavy) 6 Yard Roll
Spcl HeavyBlack6 yds
silverYogaAccessories (TM) Precut 6' Thera-Band - Silver (22 mils)
Spr HeavySilver6 yds
gold6 yd Therapy Band - Gold/MaxMaxGold6 yds

3. Loop Bands – These are circular bands that look like rubber bands that are used to increase strength and balance.  They come in lengths of 8, 12, and 18 inches and come in the following colors and resistance levels:

ProductBand ResistanceColor  
Thera-band resistance loops - 12" thin yellowLightYellow
Thera-band resistance loops - 12" medium red
Thera-band resistance loops - 18" heavy green
Thera-band resistance loops - 12" Extra Heavy blue
Extra HeavyBlue


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