Tips to Stop Resistance Bands from Snapping

The popularity of resistance bands has increased significantly over the years, but education about their proper use often hasn’t kept up. Although efficient, inexpensive and easy to use, some practical knowledge is needed to avoid breaking bands during exercise. Resistance bands pose hazards just as other fitness equipment, when not treated properly. The two main… Read More »

Are Resistance Bands Effective?

Expanding Your Workout Equipment Options Resistance bands have an unassuming look compared to the die-cast metal of dumbbells and hefty exercise machines we’re used to seeing in the gym. Thus it’s common for people to wonder if a thin latex band or rubber tube really can offer a serious workout. Especially when its use is… Read More »

Flat Resistance Bands vs Tubes: How to Choose

Technically resistance tubes are made of rubber compound while its cousin, resistance bands, are most commonly made from flat strips of latex. Manufacturers tend to use the term “resistance bands” to describe both types interchangeably. Don’t be fooled however; there are meaningful differences between the two as well as pros and cons to consider. Pros… Read More »

Bodylastics vs Black Mountain Products Resistance Bands

Although there are other viable options Bodylastics and Black Mountain Products dominate in terms of the popularity of their tube-style resistance bands. Beyond offering good quality at a fair price, another significant contributing factor is that both companies offer sets containing everything you need. Right out of the box it’s enough to deeply explore the… Read More »