Resistance Bands Danvers MA

If you wandered into a gym recently then I don't doubt that you've seen people working out with resistance bands. Entire fitness classes even fitness videos are dedicated to them. Read on to view more details.

Sports Authority
(978) 774-9400
Liberty Tree Mall, 100 Independence Way
Danvers, MA
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Modell's Sporting Goods
(781) 233-8885
343 Broadway
Saugus, MA
Hours
10:00AM - 9:00PM MONDAY - THURSDAY
9:00AM - 9:00PM FRIDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 6:00PM SUNDAY

Modell's Sporting Goods
(781) 395-0100
640 Fellsway
Medford, MA
Hours
9:30AM - 9:30PM MONDAY - THURSDAY
9:00AM - 9:30PM FRIDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 6:00PM SUNDAY

Modell's Sporting Goods
(617) 441-0050
170 Alewife Brook Parkway
Cambridge, MA
Hours
10:00AM - 9:00PM MONDAY - THURSDAY
9:00AM - 9:00PM FRIDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 6:00PM SUNDAY

Sports Authority
(781) 380-3380
250 Grossman Drive
Braintree, MA
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Modell's Sporting Goods
(978) 922-7774
North Beverly Plaza
Beverly, MA
Hours
10:00AM - 9:00PM MONDAY - THURSDAY
9:00AM - 9:00PM FRIDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 6:00PM SUNDAY

Sports Authority
(781) 935-5388
296 Mishawum Road
Woburn, MA
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Sports Authority
(617) 629-0102
133 Middlesex Avenue
Somerville, MA
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Sports Authority
(508) 229-0343
Solomon Pond Mall, 870 Donald J. Lynch Boulevard
Marlborough, MA
Services
Golf Simulator, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Jr. Season Lease, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Modell's Sporting Goods
(617) 441-0050
170 Alewife Brook Parkway
Cambridge, MA
Hours
10:00AM - 9:00PM MONDAY - THURSDAY
9:00AM - 9:00PM FRIDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 6:00PM SUNDAY

Resistance Bands

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Resistance Bands

If you wandered into a gym recently then I don't doubt that you've seen people working out with resistance bands. Entire fitness classes even fitness videos are dedicated to them.

Resistance bands offer a huge range of motion, as opposed to a machine that strictly dictates your range of movement. This allows you to create resistance from every direction the side, overhead, below like free weights, and even to combine several exercises. Bands also let you mimic movements such as a baseball bat, golf club or tennis racquet swing to perfect your sport.

I find this versatility important so I don't hit a plateau. After all, your body is smarter than you give it credit for. This is why I use a variety of weight machines, barbells, dumbbells, benches, stability balls, resistance bands and cardio machines in my workout it constantly gives my body the idea that it has to keep adapting itself, therefore I see constant gains. With resistance bands, I've incorporated their varying degrees of difficulty into my workout the lightest resistance for warm-up stretching and the medium and highest resistance bands for leg extensions, kickbacks and bicep curls.

When I'm traveling this is how I perform leg extensions with my resistance bands actually I just need one! I usually do 15 to 20 reps, in sets of 3, but start with 10 reps and 3 sets per leg.

  • I simply wrap the resistance band around a doorknob or chair.
  • I wrap the other end around my right ankle
  • Grasping a chair for stability, I step back with my left foot, far enough so that I can swing my right foot forward and without hitting anything (Figure 01).
  • I extend my right hip and leg pulling the resistance band back to feel the stretch (Figure 02).
  • I return my leg to original position (Figure 01).
  • Once a full set of reps has been completed with the right leg, I switch the resistance band to my left leg and perform the same exercise.
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