Small Equipment • 52m
Resistance bands have been used extensively by physiotherapists for many years as an alternative to weights. The bands provide resistance throughout the exercise and the tension can be adapted to suit your own abilities. The resistance mut be used in conjunction with control of the movement, particularly as you release the band tension. They can be used effectively to strengthen the upper and lower body whilst necessitating the stabilisation of the shoulder girdle, hip and pelvis and ‘core’ muscles.
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