The best resistance bands

3 Step Guide to Getting the Best Resistance Bands

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There are a lot of resistance bands for sale on Amazon with 5 star reviews. It's a maze. We wrote this post to help you find the right resistance band to maximize your athletic performance.

Step 1: Find the Right Type of Resistance Bands

There are 4 types of resistance bands

1. Big Rubber Bands

 Big rubber bands

You see these at weightlifting gyms a lot. They look like a rubber band you’d use to hold a stack of cards. Except, they are huge. They’re often used as supplemental resistance for free weight movements and calisthenics. Rogue Fitness makes a set called Monster Bands.  We use them in our home to help all of us do better pull-ups. We're terrible at pull-ups.

2. Mini Rubber Bands

Mini Bands 

Mini rubber bands are often used for hip, knee, and shoulder stabilization. You put them around your ankles, knees, and wrists. Perform Better makes a set called Mini Bands. In our home, we use mini bands to build stabilizer muscles.

3. Most Resistance Bands 

Most resistance bands

Most resistance bands are used to replace common exercises you do on machine weights. They are typically light to medium weight. The ends come with a handle of some kind. You probably have a set somewhere collecting dust. There are lots of "companies" that make these "resistance bands." 

4. Long Resistance Bands

The Best Resistance Bands 

Long resistance bands let you move in any direction with overload. You can literally move like you compete. This lets you both build skills, strength and conditioning at the same time.

If you're looking to maximize your athletic potential, get a long resistance band.

Step 2. Pick the Right Long Resistance Band Maker

There are a few companies making long resistance bands. We've decided to make the best resistance band for fight sport athletes. Willpower Bands are handmade in the USA, for athletes by athletes, from the best rubber you can find. This gives you the most reliable fitness equipment you can put in your backpack. You can challenge yourself like Juan Cervantes in the image up there. World Champion Muay Thai fighter making his flying knee more explosive.

We’re biased for obvious reasons. We built Willpower Bands to be the most effective and versatile resistance bands for athletes looking to improve sport-specific skills, strength, speed, endurance, and stamina. Here’s why Willpower Bands meet the needs of athletes best:

  1. Willpower bands are 16 feet long to let you move like you compete. But you can pack up Willpower Bands easy enough to stash in your backpack and take anywhere.
  2. Our patent-pending universal lasso system allows you to attach the bands to any part of your body quickly and easily. You don’t have to fumble with retying knots or switching attachments mid-workout. You can do 100s of sport-specific exercises with one piece of fitness equipment.
  3. Willpower Bands come in 5 different resistance weights. This allows you to adjust your movement time, tempo, and tension to focus on skills, strength, speed, endurance, or stamina at any given moment. 

Do you want to find the right resistance band to help you maximize your athletic potential? Go to Step 3. You will also get a free follow along workout video with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Blackbelt Robson Gracie with purchase.

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