Workout Tips

Three Unique Uses for the Resistance Band

Stretch the limits of your routines with these useful tips.

You’re probably aware that elastic bands are effective for adding resistance to just about any lift, and can also be used alone for simple exercises like biceps curls and triceps pressdowns. With a little imagination, however, bands can be incredibly versatile.

Add these three moves to your routine to create a unique training stimulus for your rear delts (band pull-aparts), core (static holds), and hamstrings (seated leg curls). If your gym doesn’t have bands, get a set from or some FlexBands from


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