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How Can You Benefit From Resistance Band Workouts?

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  • Resistance bands can work on your muscles effectively, decrease your injury risk and promote brain-related benefits
  • Occupational therapists incorporate resistance bands into therapy because they’re mobile and help children develop neural connections and sensory integration, encourage motor planning and promote strengthening of the core
  • You can use resistance bands to help you perform strength training exercises and work on your whole body without using weights or resistance machines. Different resistance band exercises can target your arms, chest, shoulders, back, abs, butt and legs

Challenging yourself physically by using different equipment is one of the many ways you can raise your fitness level. Resistance bands can make your exercises more intense and allow you to leave your comfort zone, but you must know how to use them properly. In this guide, you can learn more about what resistance bands do, the types of resistance bands available for use, and different resistance band workouts for men and women.

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