Resistance bands are very strong bands of rubber used as resistance
exercise equipment. They are ideal for fitness workouts when travelling
and are under-estimated by many as to their effectiveness.
Resistance bands [also called dyna bands] are used widely by sports
physiotherapists to build up strength in target muscles and for
recovery therapy in sports injuries.
Resistance Band Levels
Spri makes very user friendly exercise equipment. Their resistance
bands are color coded to identify their resistance level. To identify
the reistance level of other brands, check the thickness and the
ease of stretch to determine resistance.
For both brands the lighter the resistance the thinner the band
Spri Resistance Bands
Spri resistance bands are color coded. Different Colors of bands
correspond to different resistance levels.
- Yellow Bands -
are for beginners; providing 3 pound resistance
- Green Bands -
are light resistance for the beginner/moderately fit person; providing
about 6 pound resistance
- Red Bands - are
medium resistance for moderately fit/fit persons; providing about
10 pound resistance.
- Blue Bands are
heavy resistance designed for the very fit person person; providing
about 15 pound resistance.
- Purple Bands -
are ultra heavy resitance designed for the extremely fit person;
providing about 20 pound resistance.
Reebok Resistance Bands
Reebok bands come in three levels. The bands are not color coded,
so you need to identify the resistance by using the thickness of
You can also adjust the level of the tube by shortening the band.
This increases the force required to move it through a set distance.
You can shorten the effective length of the band by adjusting where
you stand on it -or wrapping the ends around the handles or your
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