How Do You Use Theraband Exercise Bands?
Theraband and other exercise bands help build muscle tone and flexibility without impact on joints. They are particularly useful to someone who is just beginning an exercise program, or who wants to ramp up the intensity of an existing workout to get past a plateau. Exercise bands are used to isolate specific muscles and muscle groups, to assist a given limb with moving a little farther and expending a little more effort. Adding exercise bands to an existing workout can help avoid sticking at a plateau, the point where your body has adjusted to the exercise and is no longer increasing speed, endurance and strength. Hold your exercise band as if it were a jump rope, so that the center is just barely brushing the floor. Step both feet into that loop while holding each end of the band in your hands. Wrap each end around your palm once or twice. Pull hands to hips, then waist. This should require stretching the exercise band. If it does not, the band is too long. Cut 4 to 6 inches from eac