Categories

TheraBand High Resistance Band Exercises: Elevate Performance. Accelerate Recovery.

TheraBand High Resistance Band Exercises: Elevate Performance. Accelerate Recovery.

TheraBand High Resistance Band Exercises: Elevate Performance. Accelerate Recovery.

TheraBand High Resistance Bands allow you to use elastic resistance for advanced rehabilitation and rehabilitation exercises in the clinic and during at-home physical therapy.

Learn more about TheraBand High Resistance Bands:

5 TheraBand High Resistance Band Exercises: Steps & Images

1. Bicep Curl

bicep curl

  • Begin by standing on the band with both feet shoulder-width apart
  • Hold the band with both hands, palms facing up toward the ceiling
  • Curl your hands upward towards your shoulders, while keeping your elbows at your sides
  • Slowly return to your starting position and repeat

2. Front Squat

Front Squat

  • Begin by standing on the band with both feet shoulder-width apart
  • Hold the band above your shoulders with your palms up and elbows bent
  • Push your hips back and lower your body into a squat, as if you’re sitting in a chair
    • Keep your knees over your ankles
  • Push up from the squat returning to your starting position and repeat

3. Overhead Press

Overhead Press

  • Begin by standing on the band with both feet shoulder-width apart
  • Hold the band in both hands, just outside your shoulders with your palms facing forward
  • Press the band upward, directly over your shoulders, until your arms are straight
  • Return to your starting position and repeat

4. Lunge

Lunge

  • Place the band over your shoulder
  • Stand with one foot in front of you and one foot behind you
  • Stand on the band with your forward foot
  • Go into a lunge
    • Bend your back leg into a kneeling position
    • Keep your knee over your ankle as your front leg moves into position
  • Push back up to your starting position and repeat
  • Switch to the opposite leg and repeat

5. Deadlift

Deadlift

  • Stand on top of the band with your feet wider than shoulder-width apart
  • Grab the band with both hands, creating two separate loops around your feet
  • Point your toes forward and slightly bend your knees
  • Tighten your core and keeping your chest up and your head facing forward
  • Drive your hips back, but not lower than your knees - this is your starting position
  • Contract your glutes and drive them forward, while standing up
  • Pause, then return to your starting position, then repeat

Are You Stretching the Band Enough While Exercising?

Each band as a visual indicator printed directly on the band. When the oval surrounding the resistance band is stretched into a circle, the band has reached 100% elongation.

Learn more about how visual indicators make TheraBand High Resistance Bands easier for patients to use.

Medical Disclaimer: The information provided on this site, including text, graphics, images and other material, are for informational purposes only and are not intended to substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other healthcare professional with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your condition.