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February 10, 2023 3 min read

You've most likely seen them on television, at the park, or at the gym. Those who wear a high-tech band during exercise are enhancing their routine in some way. The truth is that there's a lot more to the resistance band than meets the eye. That said, resistance bands are the undisputed generalist when it comes to exercise tools.

Exactly what are you hoping to accomplish by working out? Resistance bands are an excellent tool for achieving your fitness goals, whether they be increasing muscle mass, decreasing body fat percentage, or simply improving your overall health.

How Do They Work?

A flat elastic band is, in essence, what a resistance band is. Expert physiotherapists and sports scientists have fine-tuned the elasticity to apply the optimal amount of resistance to stimulate certain muscle areas and aid in weight loss and body shaping.

In such a case, below are just a few of their main benefits.

  1. They Help Build Your Muscles

In contrast to a dumbbell, a resistance band doesn't exactly scream "oiled-up bodybuilder" in terms of appearance. However, this miraculous little item can completely revolutionise your strength training routine. The key is to utilise an appropriate band, perform exercises that focus on the desired parts of the body, and select an appropriate level of resistance.

You don't have to bench press 300 pounds to get very fit and strong; just ask anyone who follows a disciplined pull-up, crunch, and press-up regime.

  1. They Help You Lose Weight

No one hasn't fantasised about becoming a 'keto icon' and summiting the highest mountain this year. Okay, maybe not quite that drastic, but the quarantine-induced weight loss certainly won't hurt, will it? With no quick access to a gym and the prospect of a sedentary lifestyle at home, putting on extra pounds can seem like a certain conclusion. That said, resistance band activities may help burn off fat.

When combined with a good diet and lots of water, core training exercises may be unexpectedly painful and incredibly successful in shedding pounds, as anyone who has ever done Pilates and seen their instructor can attest. To keep things interesting, resistance band exercises incorporate movements from a wide variety of sports and other fields.

  1. They Aid in Your Overall Wellbeing

Indeed, resistance bands can have an effect on health. It is not a myth. Basically, it's a cross between yoga, Pilates, and regular gym work. The nicest aspect is how simple it is to set this up to suit your current disposition and long-term fitness objectives.

Here's a hypothetical situation you may picture or even test out with a band:

Have one end of the band in each hand and hold it out in front of you. By breathing in and out slowly and deeply, you can imagine your stress leaving your body with each breath. The next step is to swing the resistance band behind your back before bringing it forwards again. And again. You've just finished the "Pass Through" exercise, so congratulations!


It's no secret that we haven't been able to leave the house that much since the beginning of the pandemic. You are now unable to participate in social activities, enjoy dining out, exercise, or even play ball with your buddies that often. Nothing about this bodes well for your physical form as an active person. But what if we told you that instead of going to the gym, you could bring the gym into your home instead?

This is the moment when resistance bands are most useful. It's compact, affordable, multipurpose, and jam-packed with hundreds of exercises. Perhaps you won't even feel like going back to the gym once everything is 100% back to normal.

The benefits do not even stop there. Resistance bands can be a lifesaver whether you're pressed for time, on the road, or just plain cramped for space. You can take your small, portable gym with you everywhere you go.

If you are looking for a great source ofresistance bands in Australia, look no further than our amazing selection here at POWERBANDS®. Our mission is to improve the quality of our customer's lives through movement. Around here, we won’t settle for anything less than the finest POWERBANDS® ever manufactured. Check out our online shop for more of our resistance bands and their prices.