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Is Your Exercise Band Gathering Dust?

Elastic exercise Band

 

Most of us have an exercise band somewhere in the house given to us by a physiotherapist or picked up during a health kick.  The team of personal trainers at Vintage Fitness who specialize in energizing the lives of people over 50 have hundreds of ways to use that band that is gathering dust!

This is a 3 part series showing how you can get a full body workout using just your band which you can do anywhere.

Week 1:  Chest and Back Band Exercises

Week 2: Tricep (back of arm) and Shoulder Band Exercises

Week 3: Leg Band Exercises

Chest and Back Band Exercises:

Back Pull Down

Back Pull Down

Benefits of the exercise:

Strengthens the upper and mid back

Tips:

  • Keep a tall spine
  • Keep the shoulders relaxed
  • Put the band at 45 degrees away from your body and pull it right into your chest

How many should I do?

  • 10 times

Video:


Back Row

Back Row

Benefits of the exercise:

Strengthens the posture muscles

Tips:

  • Keep a tall spine
  • Keep the shoulders relaxed
  • Keep the arms close to the body and point the elbows directly back

How many should I do?

  • 10 times

Video:


Chest Press

Chest Press

Benefits of the exercise:

Strengthens the chest muscles

Tips:

  • Keep a tall spine- don’t slouch or lean forward
  • Keep the shoulders relaxed

How many should I do?

  • 10 times

Video:


Good Luck!

Erin

Vintage Fitness

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Vintage Fitness is an in home personal training company in Toronto, Canada.  We specialize in energizing the lives of people over 50 with exercise. 

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