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Exercise Of The Week: Resistance Band Lat Pulldown

The lat pulldown is another exercise that can be completed using resistance bands and door anchors. You can also modify the setup like I have, wrapping the band around a pullup bar, or however else works best for you. Latissimus dorsi (Lats)Image courtesy of: kimberlyberg.net To complete the exercise: Stand with one foot about a… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Resistance Band Lat Pulldown

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Exercise Of The Week: Side Steps With A Resistance Band

This week's exercise is another leg exercise that can be ramped up using a resistance band. The instructions for this are simple: Start with your feet about shoulder length apart, with the resistance band around both ankles. The band should be somewhat snug, but not overly so. With your knees slightly bent, step sideways with… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Side Steps With A Resistance Band

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Exercise Of The Week: Leg Lift Using An Exercise Ball

This week's exercise is a leg lift using an exercise ball. This will help build abdominal and lower back strength. Lie face up with your legs straight and an exercise ball between your ankles. Raise your shoulders and head slightly off the floor and keep your arms out by your sides with hands just off… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Leg Lift Using An Exercise Ball

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Exercise Of The Week: Lat Extensions Using Resistance Bands

This week we'll continue using the resistance bands with a door anchor. This exercise, the straight-arm lat extension can be done either standing or kneeling. Kneeling allows for isolation of the latissimus dorsi muscle (see image below). SET UP Anchor: Secure the band(s) to the door with the door anchor at the top of the door.… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Lat Extensions Using Resistance Bands

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Exercise Of The Week: Hamstring Stretch

This week's exercise stretches the hamstrings and calves. Start by lying flat on the ground on your back, with your legs out straight. Keep your lower back on the ground, and slowly raise one leg up, (keeping the leg straight). You can reach with your arms, and carefully pull the leg towards you for a… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Hamstring Stretch