Stretch Bands, also known as, Resistance Bands can be used for rehabilitative purposes, to increase strength and overall good health. It is fantastic for a variety of exercise which include;
Targets: Chest, triceps, abdominals
Instructions: To progress the pushups, wrap the band behind the upper back in a locked grip using the thumbs. Come into a pushup position and lower the chest towards the ground. At the bottom, push hands down towards the floor to raise chest up into a straight arm starting position.
Targets: Quads, glutes, lower back
Instructions: Step on the resistance band, spread feet wide, bend your knees to place the band behind the neck for added resistance to the squat. Initiate the movement by pushing hips back before bending knees and distribute your body weight towards the back portion of your foot. Stand straight up again by extending your knees and straightening your hips to a fully upright, standing position.