We’ve seen all of it earlier than—resistance band exercises (to not be confused with our Suspension Trainer™ exercises). Aka, these lengthy stretchy train bands. Some are massive round loops. Some are straight flat elastic. And many have built-in handles. There are tons of choices and so they’re nice for all-around coaching—and even sports activities rehabilitation or bodily remedy—however the ones with handles are normally cumbersome and restricted in use, whereas the non-handle resistance bands aren’t as efficient as they could possibly be as a result of they—shocker—damage the fingers a lot from the plastic digging into your palms.
We created Strength Bands to supply of us an excellent efficient, premium high quality resistance band to degree up anybody’s health from 5-150lbs. However, we’re at all times pondering past the established order, so we requested ourselves—past making a superior product, how will we make resistance band coaching simpler and more practical?
THE PROBLEM: RESISTANCE TRAINING COULD BE BETTER
Let’s go over just a few issues we love about Strength Band coaching and some issues we don’t love as a lot:
WHAT WE LOVE
Super transportable (like having a complete weight rack, sans the load)
More time beneath rigidity means your muscle groups are continually working
Super versatile—use gentle bands for bodily remedy or muscle activation/warmups; use lengthy bands for sprinter drills, looping it round your waist; use heavy bands for full-body strikes like again squats
An total actually superior technique to power practice
WHAT WE DON’T LOVE
Holding the band is tremendous uncomfortable—the plastic pinches and digs into your palms, particularly with heavier resistance, making it actually tough to load up with extra weight
When you may’t load up with extra weight, it’s tougher to get probably the most out of your exercise strikes
It’s difficult to get your hand in the precise place
THE SOLUTION: TRX® BANDIT HANDLE
Always the innovator, TRX® founder Randy Hetrick first got here up with the thought for a resistance band detachable deal with that was 1) tremendous acquainted and recognizable in design, 2) tremendous comfy, and three) arguably crucial—simple to placed on and take off (and naturally, have or not it’s intuitive to take action). The finish result’s our all-new product, the TRX BANDIT™
HOW IT’LL REINVENT THE WAY YOU TRAIN
Here’s what makes the TRX BANDIT™ essential in your coaching package:
Adding a deal with opens up a plethora of strikes and weights you could not obtain earlier than
Better consolation, management, and efficiency
More power, endurance, and mobility strikes
Instantly recognizable deal with design—no unusual or clunky designs right here
Lightweight and sufficiently small to slot in a backpack (or purse) together with your Strength Bands
Durable supplies you may depend on
Textured rubber coating so your grip gained’t slip
Simple lengthwise hole helps you to simply snap on a Strength Band or two
Once the Strength Band rests contained in the deal with, it stays put
To use it, simply ensure that the hole faces reverse whichever method you’re utilizing the band
Oh and FYI—we have now TRX Bandit-specific exercises and getting-started vids on our all-new TRX Training Club℠ app. Signing up is the best technique to work out together with your new Bandit handles.
BACK IT UP–WHAT IS RESISTANCE TRAINING, ANYWAY?
There are so many phrases on the market within the health world, typically it’s exhausting to maintain up. Here’s a fast little breakdown for you:
Resistance coaching is the overarching time period that power coaching and weight coaching fall beneath. At its easiest, it’s simply utilizing your body weight. It may also be coaching with a resistance band, free weights or something the place you’re pushing or pulling towards one thing with added resistance.
Strength coaching is resistance coaching with a particular objective in thoughts—power. It may be accomplished by way of free weights like dumbbells and barbells or weight machines and even resistance bands, all with the precise plan of constructing muscle or mass.
This is resistance coaching that makes use of free weights or weight machines to enhance normal well being and health with none clear-cut objective or plans.
Bottom line is—a resistance band (or in our case, a Strength Band) is a GREAT technique to do each normal resistance coaching and power coaching. One of one of the best components of resistance band coaching particularly is that, not like conventional weights, it offers resistance all through your complete course of a transfer. Translation: it by no means will get simpler. For all of the coaching geeks on the market, it’s an excellent efficient technique to get extra “time under tension,” which ends up in higher power good points quicker.
LET’S NOT FORGET THE MANY HEALTH BENEFITS
Physical and psychological well being advantages that may be achieved by way of resistance coaching embody:
Improved muscle power and tone
Maintaining flexibility and stability
Weight administration and elevated muscle-to-fat ratio
May assist scale back or forestall cognitive decline in older folks
Help with continual situations like arthritis and coronary heart well being
Improved mobility and stability
Decreased danger of damage
Increased bone density and power
Reduced danger of osteoporosis
Improved sense of wellbeing (like self-confidence, physique picture, and temper)
OH, AND DON’T FORGET…
Once you’re up and working, be sure you join TRX Training Club℠ so you may drop into LIVE courses 7 days per week and take your favourite On-Demand exercises anytime, anyplace. Don’t neglect to seize our all-in-one coaching methodology that makes health achievable for anybody, anyplace—our TRX® Suspension Trainer. All the anchor choices to set it up proper right here.