IN TODAY’S TOURIST WORLD people are looking for time and convenience solutions to their problems. One of the most frequent problems is that of harmful health conditions. Those conditions include obesity, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, and high cholesterol. Those conditions can be alleviated with exercise, but who has the time and money to hit the gym? But with the resistance loop band you can exercise at home, at work, or even while stopped at a traffic light when changing. The loop band is so small that it can fit in your pocket, purse, or glove box.
The following are simple and effective loop band exercises. Most can be done with a light 12-inch band. Beginners should perform sets of ten, wait one minute between sets, and complete three sets.
Sitting in a chair, place one end of the band under your right foot. Take the other end of the band with your right hand. Rest your right elbow on your right knee. Bend your right arm up as if lifting a dumbbell. Switch sides and repeat.
Hold one end of the band with your right hand on your right shoulder behind your neck. Reach your left hand behind your back and grab the other end of the loop. Place your left arm behind your back holding one end of the resistance loop band. Extend both arms with the right arm expanding up. Switch sides and repeat.
Extend both hands in front of you. Wrap the resistance loop band around both hands near the wrists. Move your arms past shoulder-width apart until you feel resistance and return to complete one rep.
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Sit down and grasp each end of the band with your hands, extend your left arm to the left, slightly above shoulder height. Bend your right elbow and pull your right hand back as if shooting a bow and arrow. Slowly return to starting position to complete one rep. Switch sides and repeat to complete one set.
Loop the resistance loop band around your legs. Lie on your side and slightly bend your knees. Lift your top leg up and down slowly. Keep your stomach muscles tight; it will feel like a crunch in the obliques. Repeat routine: switch sides.
Wrap the resistance loop band around both ankles and stand with your feet shoulder-width apart. Extend your leg back and forth until you feel considerable resistance. Switch legs and repeat the exercise.
Stand up straight with the resistance loop band around both ankles and legs shoulder-width apart. Extend your leg out to the side until you feel considerable resistance. Switch legs and repeat the exercise.
You should wait at least a day between exercises for any muscle group. These are the simplest and most effective exercises. By exercising in this way, you can build muscle, stimulate fat burning, and improve overall health.