Mélina Lamarche

By Mélina Lamarche

February 18, 2015

Health

Stretch it out!

Article revised on 19 June 2017

Resistance bands can be used in many ways to exercise different parts of your body: buttocks, hamstrings, biceps, triceps… In fact, with a little imagination, you can strengthen all your muscle groups, and at very little cost!

Benefits of resistance bands

  • Even tension throughout each exercise
  • Comfortable grip
  • Very affordable
  • You can take them everywhere (home, work, hotel, travel, etc.)

If done regularly, the strengthening exercises will boost your muscular endurance, enhance your silhouette and protect your muscles and joints from injury.

Here are three resistance band exercises you can do to get started.

resistance bands arm

 

resistance bands back

 

resistance bands legs

Source: Marie-Claude Roy, Kinesiologist

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