With three to 8 weeks completely off training, you will lose some muscle. The good news it only takes 2-3 weeks to retain it.
Bands are particularly useful for the core because they force you to stay as tight as possible and help to create tension in your body.
There is a reason that dumbbells, cables, and bodyweight exercises have been around for eons and are still used today—they work.
Whether you are an athlete or an office worker, preventative maintenance on your body is a big deal.
One wall, one bench, one band - hundreds of ways you could go. Endless days of challenging workouts. Be stoic. Throw out what isn't necessary and free yourself to thrive.
There are plenty of ways to work on your legs that don't involve a squat or a barbell.
A great exercise for rear delts, traps, rhomboids and rotator cuff muscles.
Embrace some irregularity in your program, and you'll end up prepared for anything.
Training with bands helps you to build the requisite strength for the full movement.
These movements won't get you more Instagram followers, but they will keep you fit until the final whistle of the season.
It's easy to place too much emphasis on soft-tissue and mobility work as a warm up prior to training - how much time are you wasting on a weekly basis?
Here's a push up regression that allows you to engage all the muscles required for a proper push up.
Taking your open water swimming to the next level requires you to break your stroke into its parts.
Bands are much like drugs - once you get hooked, it is difficult to get off them.
If you're looking for a high-quality product to use for travel and on-the-go workouts, this kit is a great starting point.
Want to use the same training method that works for Andy Bolton and Dr. Fred Hatfield?
Truth be told, I shed a tear every time I witness a band-assisted, short range-of-motion pull up.