Resistance bands as effective as weight machines; Offer a portable, low-cost workout

December 16, 2010

Champaign, IL—Expensive weight machines may provide strength gains and increased muscle mass, but according to strength and conditioning expert Dr. Phil Page, strength bands are just as effective. “Research demonstrates that elastic resistance training provides as much benefit in strength gains as the use of more expensive and cumbersome weight-training equipment,” says Page, who has […]

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Livestrong.com mentions Strength Band Training

December 16, 2010

The Strength Band Training book was mentioned in an article on Livestrong.com about strength training with bands. Livestrong.com is partnered with the Lance Armstrong Foundation and provides fitness and wellness information. The website also provides a nice overview and history of Thera-Band resistance bands.

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Exercises for Muscle Balance

December 1, 2010

These simple exercises using an elastic band can help maintain normal muscle balance in the upper body and lower body. Click on the image below to download the PDF: For more information on muscle imbalance, visit www.jandaapproach.com.  Get Adobe PDF reader here

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Strength Band Training 2nd Edition now available

November 17, 2010

The second edition of Strength Band Training is now available! Learn how to use elastic bands and tubing for resistance training, stretching, and sport-specific training.  Resistance bands are great for strength and conditioning as well as health and fitness training. Strength Band Training provides the scientific basis for elastic band exercises, basic strength training for […]

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