Welcome to Rubberbanditz!

November 9, 2009

Welcome to the new site! ...Read More

November 11, 2009

We are working out the kinks and extracting the air from the hose.  We will be ready to serve the masses pronto....Read More
Herald Sun Article- Published November 26, 2009

November 25, 2009 [email protected]; 419-6636 DURHAM — Ari Zandman-Zeman has always known he wanted to be an entrepreneur. He just didn’t know what kind of business he wanted to build. Zandman-Zeman has played Division I college basketball for the University of Northern Colorado, where he majored in business with a focus on entrepreneurship. He has also worked on grants from the Environmental Protection Agency, and...Read More
Steal A Little Time To Workout With Rubberbanditz

December 8, 2009

December 8, 2009 by Angela Shupe  / Link to Actual Article: As nice as it would be to visit the gym daily, that is one routine that doesn’t always fit into the average day. For some it is simply a lack of time, for others it is a lack of...Read More
Rotating vs. Twisting

December 15, 2009

Perhaps, people don't understand twisting. Could be because all we get hear from the medical field is how we should avoid "twisting" movements. As Mr. Schmitz put it, "Twisting is rotating without using your hips." While excess strain on your lower back is never an ingredient for pleasure pie, training your body to perform proper 'functional' movements with correct...Read More
Spice Up Your Meal… and the way you feel

February 25, 2010

Bored with your old recipes? Maybe it's time to spice up your cooking. Here are five great healthy suggestions to turn old duds into gourmet delights. Fennel Seeds: Fennel a plant native of the Mediterranean has a deep aromatic anise flavor. Albeit native to the Mediterranean, the herb has found its way into Middle Eastern, Indian, and North European cooking. This...Read More
Quick Tips to Jump-Start Your Fitness Engine

March 15, 2010

Powered with the help of Milton Gilder The tradition of New Year's resolutions is as old as Babylon yet how many of us actually follow through. According to research by Professor Richard Wiseman of University of Hertfordshire, only 12% of participants in a resolution study achieved their goals. So my guess is you probably haven't made good faith on your New...Read More
Health Shouldn’t Suffer During a European Vacation

March 31, 2010

European budget travel ideas that give you (not your wallet) a workout and a roof over your head for less than $45 dollars/night.  Thanks to Milton Gilder, we now know where to direct the taxi. Sunglasses. Check. Swim Suit. Check. Map of France. Check. Passport. Check. Don't you wish you can check off a list to bring you gym membership?...Read More
Strengthening Shoulders with Exercise Bands

May 16, 2010

The shoulder muscles are made up of three muscle groups which are the anterior deltoid, medial deltoid, and posterior deltoid. Of all the three muscle groups, the posterior deltoid the most neglected part in fitness routines because it is the most difficult one to target. Even so, that does not mean you cannot train your posterior deltoids while...Read More
How to Handle Those Pesky Muscle Cramps

May 23, 2010

LEG STRETCH WITH RESISTANCE BAND Muscle cramps can occur in any of the muscles in the body.It is an involuntary tightening of a muscle that does not relax.Muscle cramps can occur in people of all ages,...Read More

May 30, 2010

Weight Loss the Healthy Way Forget fad diets. The usually don't work, and often do not provide dieters with the proper nutrition needed to remain healthy, strong and active. If you feel that you need to lose weight (and often, this is something that is only in your mind, because of the pressures put on us by society to be super-skinny),...Read More
Don’t Forget to Workout Your Legs

June 7, 2010

Get those legs primed and ready! When you are working out, don't forget to do exercises to work your legs as well. There are all kinds of exercises that can be done for great-looking legs, for both men and women, who obviously have very different needs. Basically, men want bigger, more muscular legs, while women want good muscle tone while having...Read More
We are blogging! A lot!

June 15, 2010

Rubberbanditz is changing the way we do blogging. From now on, we will be posting more frequently with new workouts and stretches to do with your resistance bands, as well as news from the fitness world, healthy living tips and news, recipes and more. We will also be updating our Facebook and Twitter, so be sure to become a fan and...Read More
Free falling free weights: Beware!

June 17, 2010

I read an interesting study recently in the American Journal of Sports Medicine about weight training-related injuries over a 17-year period in the US. Almost a million people were injured, and over 90 percent of the injuries came from free weights as opposed to machines. Would you believe 65 percent came just from people dropping weights on themselves? I can...Read More
Friday Night Bites: Pecan-Crusted Salmon

June 18, 2010

You don’t need to have a crisis to realize the importance of a heart-healthy diet. Working easy and delicious meals into your week can bring you lasting benefits – experts say it can reduce your risk of heart disease by 80 percent. Sometimes it can seem difficult to keep the flavor while getting rid of the butter and salt, but I...Read More
Real-time workout videos coming soon!

June 19, 2010

We are now going to be posting weekly real-time exercise videos that you can do anywhere you can take your bands. Each video is five minutes long, so you can do it once as part of the rest of your work out, or you can repeat it for a few sets. We will also be posting an exercise guide so...Read More
Where is my video? You promised!

June 22, 2010

I announced that our first video was going up Monday. And that was yesterday, I know! We had it ready to go. In fact, we have it up on YouTube right now. But we aren't going to tell you the link no matter how much you beg. We realized a last-minute improvement that just had to get done, and we...Read More
Stretch: Lower-back lubricator

June 23, 2010

Before I finally tell you what in the world the lower-back lubricator is, a quick note on stretching. Stretching is a very important part of your workout. I have days where I really can’t handle a whole workout (my lazy days) so I stretch for 15 minutes, ride my bike for 15, and finish with another 15-20 of stretching. Your...Read More
Recipe: Lemon Chicken Pasta

June 25, 2010

There are lots of different foods that are important to maintaining your healthy, especially when you are working out. My favorite way to cook a healthy meal is to try to hit a few different elements in one dish. Meet: Lemon Chicken Pasta. This dish has vegetables, protein and whole grain. These are important to your diet for a few...Read More
Exercise your freedom: How to design your own workout

June 29, 2010

Designing your own workout routine can be a daunting task at any fitness level. The great thing about your bands is that you have all the equipment you need, but now you need to figure out what to do with them! That is how we will help. Each week we will post specific tips on how to design your own workout...Read More
Design your own workout: Fitness Quiz

July 1, 2010

To get ready to design your own workout, you must first figure out what your routine must accomplish. To do that, take this quiz: How long have you been working out? What is your typical schedule? It is important to think about how much time you have dedicated to exercise in the past and how much you want to dedicate. Although you...Read More
video: office workout 1

July 2, 2010

Our first exercise video is here! Once you learn the moves, print out the guide and take it with you on the go:   Workout Guide: Chest Press Lat Pull-Down Lateral Raise Reverse Curl Tricep Kick-Back For a complete workout, try four sets over the course of the day. Try either two 10-minute sessions or four 5-minute sessions. Follow along with the pace...Read More
May the Fourth Be With You

July 4, 2010

Who said sitting by the pool or on the beach has to be a sloth’s paradise.  Don’t let the yearning for self-improvement wither away in the sun’s rays.  Burn calories while getting sun burned! I’m celebrating my future grandparents in-laws’ 50th wedding anniversary in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico trying to muster enough energy to push myself away from the buffet table and...Read More
spreading the band love: FitSugar

July 6, 2010

FitSugar, an online fitness community, posted a great article today about the benefits of resistance bands. It talks about a few of my favorite reasons: you can use them to target specific muscles and to reach some often neglected muscle groups, you can use them to up the intensity of some of your basic moves like push-ups and squats,...Read More
Design Your Own Workout: The Layout

July 7, 2010

Even with a book of 200 exercises sitting right in front of you, it can be hard to actually come up with your total body routine. How do you make sure you hit everywhere you should be? How many exercises should you have? How many sets and repetitions should you do? Today, we are going to go through the basic layout...Read More