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Nov 30, 2016 6:29:47 PM

Every wintertime workout warrior knows just how difficult it can be to stay motivated when temperatures dip. Facing the cold just doesn’t seem appealing when you can curl up with some hot cocoa and watch Netflix. But if you’re focused on strength training, you’ll lose a lot of ground if you regularly skip workouts during the winter. To help motivate you, here are some tips for how you can get outside and maintain your strength-training progress during winter:

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Nov 22, 2016 8:22:17 PM

Ever noticed how people who perform those controlled, strict muscle ups, tend to grip the bar with their wrists almost on top of the pullup bar? This technique of hand placement is called a ‘false grip’, and is one of the most important teaching points in performing a strict muscle up.

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Nov 10, 2016 8:59:35 PM

Calisthenics – Bodyweight Training – Street Workout. Regardless of the term, many of us have a general understanding of what it is. We can thank Instagram and YouTube for the rapid dissemination of this “seemingly new” modality of strength training. Some of the most recognizable first movers in this sport are Hannibal for King and Frank Medrano. Their viral videos spread across the globe and spawned a movement akin to what Bob Marley did for reggae music. Their natural bodyweight extraterrestrial strength, without the intervention of iron weights, intrigued the masses and helped spawn a movement.

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Nov 2, 2016 5:13:55 PM

Do you ever find yourself struggling with Handstands? Are you looking for a way speed up your progress? Turns out our Resistance Bands provide an excellent set of training wheels for support to help guide you into correct position. They help support part of your bodyweight so you can focus on improving your form and increasing strength.

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Sep 28, 2016 1:05:18 PM

Resistance bands offer a great advantage in every aspect of your training. The most important thing is that with resistance band exercises, you will be able to do the specific exercise in the correct movement pattern. The reason why this is so important is because it solidifies your muscle memory. Muscle memory is the way the nervous systems interacts with your muscle recruitment pattern to perform a specific exercise.

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Aug 30, 2016 6:40:44 PM

 

 

Getting in a workout during a busy day can be challenging, but for those who work in office jobs or sit for most of the day, it’s imperative to get up and get moving at least once an hour. Sitting for long periods of time can increase the risk of heart disease and other illnesses, so finding a few minutes to get active can be hugely beneficial.

The problem is usually finding the spare time to do it. However, there are several calisthenic workouts you can do to get your heart rate up and raise your energy level. Here are some of the best.

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Aug 24, 2016 6:22:42 PM

Growing populations of fitness enthusiasts have found street workout inspiration on Instagram or YouTube but often the videos they discover only display the difficult dynamic movements such as muscle ups, or static movements such as front levers and planches. These exercises require a tremendous amount of strength and stability, making them near impossible to perform for novices.

Exercise resistance bands offer a significant advantage compared to training with only your bodyweight; you are able to remove “x” amount of pounds [or kg] from your own body weight, while still performing the same core movements. This in turn means, that you will teach your neuromuscular system the correct body mechanics and which muscles to activate during the movement progressions.

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Apr 15, 2016 2:51:36 AM

Our friends over at Calisthenics 101 (https://www.calisthenics-101.co.uk) have put our assisted pull-up bands to good use to showcase 10 different assisted exercises you can try to get the most from your bands. Give their article a read and let us know what you think.

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Mar 4, 2016 5:57:00 AM

As a fitness blogger it’s only natural I love fitness, so I’m always shocked when I hear my boyfriend complaining about how he hates exercise. But when I hear his workouts I can’t really blame him, they seem like torture just not like a whole lot of fun. While workouts should be aimed at getting yourself in shape, they don’t have to be miserable. And if you hate your work out, you’re a lot less likely to do it. As someone who looks forward to exercise, here are my best tips for getting to love fitness.

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Mar 3, 2016 3:05:00 AM

When you’re busy, finding time to exercise can be difficult. But Rubberbanditz is all about functional fitness. So even when you don’t have time to do an entire workout in one time block, you can break out your band and use it during the day. Wondering how that would work? Here’s the best times to break out your Rubberbanditz resistance band throughout the day.

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