WoodchoppersWrap the resistance band around the pole and pull the band away from the bar. You want to contract your core (in particular, your obliques).
Assisted pullupsTie the band around the top end of a pole and then place one foot inside the band. You will use this to take off some of the weight when doing pullup and chin-up exercises.
Lateral shoulder raisesBend over with the band in front of your chest and stretch the band out as wide as you can. This movement should work out your deltoids (shoulders).
Band push pressStand with the bands underneath your feet and pull the band upwards so that it sits upwards on your wrist around your chest. Push the band up as if you are doing a push press with the barbell. Ensure that you extend the movement to the point where you can feel a contraction.
Band rowsStand with your feet in the middle of the band and pull the band up with 2 hands. Lean forward whilst doing the movement to contract different areas of the back muscles.
Band tricep extensions
Stand on the band with one foot and work the band around your body so that it lines up with your back.
Band bicep curls
Stand on the bands with both feet and grab the bands as if you were to start doing some bicep curls. Curl upwards in the same way that you would do a barbell curl, dumbbell curl or even a hammer curl. Make sure you work the contraction on the negative movement so that you can work the muscle in the movement. You can also see a mixture of band exercises in the videos below.
If there are any power band exercises that you like to do in your routine, let us know in the comments below.