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Wondering How to Stay in Shape Whilst Away? Try Resistance Band Exercises

Wondering How to Stay in Shape Whilst Away? Try Resistance Band Exercises

Up until recently resistance bands were only ever associated with elderly women, however resistance band exercises have there place, especially if your going on holiday and don’t fancy packing your dumbbells!  Also great for when working out at home too.

resistance bands on legs

Granted you are not going to be lifting to your maximum, but you can still have an intense workout with these flexible friends, as there is resistance through every part of the exercise, unlike free weights.

My friends and I took these over the park on our boot camp Sunday session and boy did we all felt it the next day!  Even the kids had fun joining in too 🙂

children exercising using resistance bands

Here Macy, Lucy and Lydia giving them a try!


There are various types on the market.  Some have handles or are just a big piece of continuous elastic.  You want to choose one according to the type of exercise your doing and your strength.  Here are a few of my favs:


[easyazon_link identifier=”B011KZ152K” locale=”UK” tag=”proteprinc-21″]Resistance Loop Bands – Set of 4 Premium Exercise Bands – Great for Improving Mobility and Strength, Yoga, Pilates or for Injury Rehabilitation – Suitable for Women and Men – Made From Natural Latex Material – Lifetime Guarantee[/easyazon_link] – £7.99 + FREE DELIVERY

[easyazon_link identifier=”B00URGQGDM” locale=”UK” tag=”proteprinc-21″]BESTOPE® Premium Latex Resistance Bands Exercise Bands Set Exercise Loop Crossfit Bands for Strength Weight Training Fitness Resistance Strap (15 to 35 lbs)[/easyazon_link] – £6.79 + FREE DELIVERY

[easyazon_link identifier=”B00NSNXJM2″ locale=”UK” tag=”proteprinc-21″]Gallant Resistance Band Light, Yellow[/easyazon_link] – £6.49 + FREE DELIVERY

Resistance Band Exercises

There is a wealth of infographics and videos on resistance band exercises for you to try.  I have included a couple of my favourite videos for you to try.

The bow tie band she refers too can be purchased here:

[easyazon_link identifier=”B000B88P5S” locale=”UK” tag=”proteprinc-21″]Cando 14-inch Red Bow-tie[/easyazon_link]

Please let me know how you get on, as I’m interested to here your thoughts.

resistance band squat

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