The instant association that most people have with bodybuilding is that they need to have heavy resistance weights to do their exercises. The fact is the muscle needs to have enough resistance to break down the muscle. This can be accomplished with bodyweight, heavy resistance weights and also power bands.
Power bands tend to be underutilised in and outside of the gym. This is because many people don’t really know how to use them effectively to workout their body properly. In this post, we’ll share some power band exercises that you can do to help build and sculpt muscle.
Wrap the resistance band around the pole and pull the band away from the bar. You want to contract your core (in particular, your obliques).
Tie 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 raises
Bend 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 press
Stand 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.…